Category Archives: Homeschooling

Building road systems

My youngest is fascinated by Engineering.  He loves finding out how different structures have been built, the crazier the better and then he tries to recreate them.  One of his favourites has been an airport on a man-made island in … Continue reading

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Teachit Primary Free Animal Resources

Earlier this year I discovered the Teachit Primary website and started using some of the Free resources.  On the Teachit Primary website you can download all of their PDF documents by simply creating a FREE account. And they have A … Continue reading

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Botley – Coding Fun

Towards the end of last year the kids tested out Colby the coding mouse and both of them LOVED it.  Everything about the set was a winner with my two.  So when Learning Resources asked if we would like to … Continue reading

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New Aprons

I have mentioned before that I have a few Home Education Essentials that are not really traditional learning items – ie not books and stationary.  For us home education is a whole family adventure.  Home education is not something that … Continue reading

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CK or K spelling rule

My youngest has been trying to remember the ck or k spelling rule but it has just  not been sticking.  (The Rule – if the word has a long vowel sound or an extra consonant then you only use a … Continue reading

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Oaka Digital

A little while ago I wrote a post about one of the Oaka Topic Packs that the kids and I tried out and loved, well Oaka also have a digital library.  The Digital Library is geared for KS3 ages (ie … Continue reading

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Adding ed

We love simple home-made learning aids (not even sure if that is what you call it) but they seem to work well with my two visual learners and they help them when we are learning rules or patterns to apply. … Continue reading

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