I’ll readily admit that I like having a structure to our days and having things to work through. This doesn’t necessarily mean that I have a timetable of things we *have* to do at any given point, more I like having something pre-prepared that I can pick up and just…

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When I was younger my school set up penpals – I ended up with various penpals but there was only one where we exchanged letters for a substantial amount of time. She lived in Alabama and it must have been a good few years of exchanging letters. I still remember…

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We have had a real STEM month this month with our STEM fair and other things and I thought I’d already shared details of box seven from Letterbox Lab but I realised I hadn’t! We did this box at the beginning of this month and it brought with it the…

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Last weekend the children had an early bath so we all came downstairs to spend an hour reading before heading to bed. The children are a little spoilt with new books as we receive a steady supply through the post, but one that D spotted straight away was Red Alert!…

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Earlier this week we attended a STEM fair. It’s the third ‘fair’ we have attended now having previously attended a Geography fair and a history fair.  I’d asked the children what they wanted to do their project on, and they were keen to look at electricity. D has a snap…

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