Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

Home educating family based in the UK. We try to make learning fun

No Neat Bows

I have always liked the idea of doing our topics in order, for me that makes sense.  And I always want to finish off a topic 100% and tie it up with a neat bow before we start the next … Continue reading

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Creating a Tudor Family Tree

My daughter’s British Kings and Queens History theme is still going  strong and I must admit I am finding it fascinating.  I went to school in South Africa so even though I did History as a subject for our equivalent … Continue reading

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Night Zookeeper. The Penguins of Igloo City

Last year my son read the first two Night Zookeeper books (The Giraffes of the Whispering Woods and The Lioness of Fire Desert) and loved them. He enjoyed the whole idea of the Night Zookeeper – a young boy who … Continue reading

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Feel the Force Book

I mentioned last year that I am actively looking for good Science books to add to our bookcase but over the weekend when we were reorganising the kids area and I was packing and repacking the books my son spotted … Continue reading

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Sensory Swimming Update

Last year I wrote a post about swimming with Sensory Kids and it seemed to really connect with a number of other parents with sensory kids so I thought I would give an update. One of the comments I received … Continue reading

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Shark Resources

At the beginning of this year my son became fascinated by sharks so I decided it would be a good learning topic for him and he has really enjoyed it (well he is still enjoying it as it is an … Continue reading

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Sharks ! a Chapter Book for Kids

My son is currently fascinated by marine animals and is wanting to learn more about sharks, whales and dolphins and although we have some of the stunning Usborne Beginner Chapter books which covered these animals and they are now too … Continue reading

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