Category Archives: Homeschooling

The JOY of siblings reading together

I am very lucky that my two kids adore each other and generally get along really well (of course they are siblings and siblings do have arguments) but they happily play together and really do enjoy each others company. For … Continue reading

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Forest School Adventure, A Gem of a Book

My kids love being outdoors, whether it is messing around in our garden or going to the local woodland area they love it.  So when I saw the Forest School Adventure book I was intrigued and when I started reading … Continue reading

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Encouraging writing with little booklets

I am always on the lookout for fun writing activities for the kids.  Both of mine have incredible imaginations and come up with lots of stories but they are not big on putting the stories down into a written format.  … Continue reading

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Building our collection of Science Books

We are huge supporters of our local library but one of the strategies I have discovered since we started our home education journey is the power of a good selection of permanent books in the house.  My kids will often … Continue reading

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Springwatch reading comprehension

While I was recently searching the Twinkl website for Reptile resources I came across a new series of reading comprehensions that they have created all about British Wildlife and based on the BBC Springwatch series.    All the resources are … Continue reading

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Just add Watercolour Books

About a months ago I was looking for some watercolour painting books for the kids.  I wanted something that would build on our current theme of choosing a colour palette and trying to add dark and light but I also … Continue reading

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Snake Life Cycle book and activities

I am sure I have mentioned a few hundred times how terrified I am of snakes – truly am.  Grew up in an area where we had snakes in our garden and I hated them (and I mean HATE) but … Continue reading

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