Category Archives: Homeschooling

Distracting kids with eBooks

Yesterday our plans came to an abrupt halt.  We were suppose to be meeting friends but by the time we got there my son was doubled over with stomach cramps and not a happy little guy so we ended up … Continue reading

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Getting started on the Middle Ages with a book

It feels like it has been ages since we had a History topic (dance shows and two bouts of chickenpox are the main culprits) but finally both kids have latched onto a new time period – The Middle Ages.  I … Continue reading

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Magic Maths game by Orchard Toys

I love finding fun educational games that the kids can play at home.  Any time the kids get to practice maths, reading or spelling in a fun way that does not involve a worksheet is a bonus for me.  Because … Continue reading

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Circular Food Chains

I recently downloaded a few activities on the food chain for the kids but my kids were not impressed with them.  They both did not like the fact that the food chains were represented in a linear manner and that … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Hunt

I love getting out in Spring.  The weather is warmer, the flowers come out and the colours just feel so alive after winter.  Recently we bought a membership to the RHS Gardens (UK) and the kids and I have been … Continue reading

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