Author Archives: ofamily

About ofamily

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

Free Times Table Dominoes

I have mentioned a number of times that both my kids like to practice maths with dominoes – well a maths version of dominoes. Nothing fancy just match two sides of the dominoe cards together. I was recently searching for … Continue reading

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Prefixes

When I was reading one of my daughter’s stories I noticed that she had a tendency to drop double letters when she combined prefixes with root words so I thought it would be good to revisit the idea of prefixes … Continue reading

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The Tap Dancing Pigeon of Covent Garden Book Review

This book is a bit young for my kids but I liked the message included in the book and since one of my neighbours is the author I offered to write a review on the book. When I first heard … Continue reading

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The Wonderlab at the Science Museum

We bought a year’s membership to the Wonderlab at London’s Science Museum which means we have been a few times so I thought I should write something about the experience. (Just to clarify this is not an ad I purchased … Continue reading

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What’s Where on Earth Dinosaurs and other Prehistoric Life – a book review

We recently went on a day trip to the Isle of Wight and while we were there we visited a Dinosaur museum. The kids were actually invited into a back area to see how they were busy rebuilding a dinosaur … Continue reading

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Weekends are just as good as Week Days

There seems to be a thought that home education happens during the week (okay this is normally what I hear from non-home educating parents) but it doesn’t. Yes the kids and I do activities during the week, yes we work … Continue reading

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Year 4 Resource Ideas

I have written a few detailed posts about what I am planning on using with my daughter as she starts year 7 but I have not really mentioned anything about my son who is starting year 4, I think that … Continue reading

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