Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

Lightning Strike – a must read Victorian story

We read a lot, but this book is one of those that has blown us away. And I can honestly say that this story is going to stay with both of my kids for a long time. If you have … Continue reading

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Stealing Frankenstein

I am a bit of a planner, I like to try and get resources organised in advance – books that we are planning on using are often bought a few weeks (sometimes even months) earlier than needed. I just like … Continue reading

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Settlement Topic Pack

It feels good to be wrapping up some of our subjects ready for our Summer break. Our settlement topic was our last Geography topic and I actually feel like we ticked it off big time thanks to the Settlement Topic … Continue reading

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Releasing our Butterflies

We have done the whole Insect Lore a number of times over the years and every year I think, nah, we have done it enough and then someone asks and I order the caterpillars and the excitement starts all over … Continue reading

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Victorian History Hackers – a Twinkl eBook

As part of my daughter’s Year 8 History we have been looking at the Industrial Revolution and Victorian England and naturally her younger brother has participated in quite a few activities so I thought it might be fun to do … Continue reading

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