Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

My 5 Top 2018 Finds

Last Year I wrote a 5 Favourite New home-ed Items (2017) post and lots of readers really liked seeing which were my absolute favourites so I thought I would write another one for 2018.  This post is NOT sponsored – … Continue reading

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Mary Anning

A few years ago we went to a Dinosaur talk mainly so my kids could meet Nigel Marven (which they did and my son thought he was amazing) but while we were there we also listened to a talk about … Continue reading

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Christmas lanterns from Twinkl

My kids love displaying decorations on our window ledges.  There is just something about Christmas that makes them want to full up all the window space with Christmas decorations.  This year we spotted the Christmas Lanterns on the Twinkl Resources … Continue reading

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Discover Our Solar System Book

After our amazing trip to the Planetarium over the summer my son has become very interested in learning about our solar system and beyond.  He likes discovering facts about the different planets, how they move, what makes them similar and … Continue reading

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Fun Christmas Cone People

The past week we have all been very slowly recovering some flu and have not done a lot of our usual activities, instead the kids have started with all their Christmas crafts.  One of the ones we worked on this … Continue reading

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Creating our own Maps

Both kids have become really interested in maps.  We have found a number of their fictional Viking stories include maps and the kids love looking at them and figuring out where the different events written about in the stories occurred. … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafting with Tiger Items

Last week I happened to go into our local Tiger store and I spotted some lovely Christmas ornaments which I bought not really knowing what we were going to do with them.  But as  it happened my daughter ended up … Continue reading

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