As we are so very fortunate to have a steady stream of new books, the children know to leave the books on the ‘white box’ in our living room, which doubles as my ‘to review’ pile. However, one book arrived that I didn’t even get chance to look at; only…

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For some reason I forgot to write up last month’s letterbox lab so I will write up the last two together – I think these are boxes eight and nine. We really enjoyed doing these two boxes and I liked that they followed on from each other, so I was…

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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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I am a big fan of construction type toys – they often offer endless possibilities for imaginative play and learning. The children have been enjoying playing with two geo mags sets that we have been sent to take a look at; one of the geomags panel sets and the second…

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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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