Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

How to Draw Book Review

We have been working on our drawing skills lately and one of the resources that I have really enjoyed using with the kids is this book by DK  –  How to Draw The book starts with a general introduction into … Continue reading

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What about Secondary School ?

Aren’t you glad your little attempt at home educating is over now that your daughter will be starting secondary school in September ?  What, why are you not placing your daughter in Secondary school ? So you’ve found tutors for … Continue reading

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Fun, Easy, Colourful Paper Pictures

We have been having a super chilled few days and had some fun playing around with some new colourful paper that we bought. We started off with a few colouring pages (simple colour pages are easier) and we selected the … Continue reading

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On the Map Board Game

Last year the kids were given the Predators and Producers board game and I was so impressed with it that I wanted to try another one.  Oaka Books have three different Science Board games for Key Stage 2 and three … Continue reading

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Relaxing with Audio Books

We often go through phases with certain activities – we will have a period where we do a lot of art or spend ages gardening  and then it will switch and whatever it was that was occupying so much of … Continue reading

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Battle of Hastings

We have covered the Anglo-Saxons all the way up to Edward the Confessor so it was only natural that we moved onto the Battle of Hastings.  And it just so happens we were given a Battle of Hastings pack by … Continue reading

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Frog Diary / Frog Life Cycle

I mentioned how much my son is enjoying the Animal Diaries and we now have a third one – Frog (Animal Diaries).  And it is just as good as the other two. It is written in the same format – … Continue reading

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