Learning about Continents + Lesson Plan

Do you follow a curriculum for your children? I know in the US it’s much more common to ‘buy in’ a curriculum and follow that for your chosen subjects for the year. I have looked at a few, and we do dip in and out of various ones, but I…

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Making Maths Fun with PLYT

Please note that we were asked to review PLYT and were sent the game free of charge in exchange for this post   I’ve written before, and share often on my Instagram stories, that we are fans of board games in our little family. Board games take me back to…

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Learning about Dinosaurs

I’ve written a couple of times before about the ‘speaking and listening’ group that I initiated. It started with the WWF badges and then moved onto the RSPB badges and, as the children were enjoying it, we set a third meeting based on the theme of Dinosaurs. If I am…

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Learning about Forces and Motion

Today was the day of the Home Education Science Fair. We have now participated in a few of these fairs and I always find them such fantastic events and ones that are so good for the children. They enjoy sharing their work, as well as seeing what their friends have…

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Home Education in November

November has been an absolutely jam-packed month – we seem to have done lots of little bits and things, and a lot of finishing up of areas of work. It was always my intention to slow down as we moved into December and all the excitement that Christmas brings with…

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