Exploring Poetry with Young Children

Please note the links in this post are affiliate links For a while now, I have been wanting to do more in the way of exploring poetry with the children. I always found it quite thought-provoking when I was at school and I think there is a skill to be…

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A Visit to St Matthew’s, Edgeley

A few weeks back, probably towards the end of the summer holidays, I went along to a community group called ‘Friendly Fridays’. It was there that I got chatting to a lady called Pam and when she learned that we home educate, she offered us a tour of a local…

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Hitting Reset and taking stock

Sometimes, it feels like, despite best efforts, we can be on a bit of a treadmill of life. Since June/July time I think it’s fair to say we weren’t a happy home. I am always honest about the challenges of home education. There’s no point in presenting an ‘insta-fabulous’ life.…

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FourFit Health Band Review

If you happen to follow me on Instagram, you’ll be aware that I spend a fair bit of my ‘free’ time in the gym. I enjoy working out and I have learnt that when I am working out I am better with the children. I feel better in myself and…

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Learning about Symmetry

As part of the Geography fair a few weeks back, I wanted to incorporate some maths for Daniel. He can be a tad resistant to maths at times, so ‘sneaking’ it in is always a bonus. He had been busy exploring his favourite flags, and at some stage, during this,…

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