Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

Birthday Cards with Dimensional Paint

We have had a few birthday’s lately and the kids have been getting a bit frustrated with the birthday cards that they make – apparently they have been a bit on the boring side – according to the kids.  So … Continue reading

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Core Knowledge Year 2 Book

It is that time of the year again when I start thinking about what we want to cover in our upcoming academic year.  I don’t do detailed planning (ie I do not create a plan that states on day 1 … Continue reading

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PAINT LAB for Kids – stunning art ideas book

We love doing art activities. But sometimes the kids want to paint something and they just don’t know what to paint.  This, for me, is the beauty of the Paint Lab for Kids book.  It is a visual gem filled … Continue reading

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Fraction shapes

As my youngest has been learning more about different fractions and my oldest is trying to get her head around decimals, I kept trying to think of MORE activities that the two of them could do together.  And as the … Continue reading

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THE STORY OF LONDON – part of the Usborne Young Reading Series

My kids and I are slightly hooked on the Usborne Young Reading Series. They have so many great titles, written at just the right level for the kids (nothing too gruesome and frightening) and perfect for our current History phase … Continue reading

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