Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

African Animal painting

We really love using our dimensional paint for art activities but we have mostly been using it for stained glass-effect type pictures so the kids and I thought it might be fun to use it for something else.  And with … Continue reading

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Geology Lab for Kids Book

I have never really like Geology.  If I am honest I found it a bit boring. So when the kids started getting a big interested in the type of rocks and how they were formed and what happens when the … Continue reading

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Mask Craft

We are definitely taking our time getting back into our normal rhythm after our Christmas break, so when my youngest asked if we could make some masks I got very excited and we quickly selected a few animal masks from … Continue reading

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Recharge

One of the most important lessons I have learnt in the five and a half years we have been home-educating is that it is a lifestyle.  You learn to stop and answer questions, when you don’t know the answers you … Continue reading

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Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel

We have had our Frog and Toad Are Friends book for ages.  I first bought it for my oldest when she was a preschooler as a story book.  I choose the book initially because of the sweet, gentle stories about … Continue reading

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Number Practice Books by Schofield & Sims

My daughter has been using the Schofield & Sims Written Calculation workbooks for a year now and we have both noticed how her Maths confidence has improved.  The format really suits her and each book in the series contains lots … Continue reading

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Monthly calendar

We have had a lovely Christmas with lots of family over but the lack of routine and uncertainty of what comes next is starting to take its toll on my two.  So I decided it was time to get myself … Continue reading

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