Category Archives: Homeschooling

No Neat Bows

I have always liked the idea of doing our topics in order, for me that makes sense.  And I always want to finish off a topic 100% and tie it up with a neat bow before we start the next … Continue reading

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Feel the Force Book

I mentioned last year that I am actively looking for good Science books to add to our bookcase but over the weekend when we were reorganising the kids area and I was packing and repacking the books my son spotted … Continue reading

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Shark Resources

At the beginning of this year my son became fascinated by sharks so I decided it would be a good learning topic for him and he has really enjoyed it (well he is still enjoying it as it is an … Continue reading

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Learning from your Siblings projects

This past week has been a very relaxed learning week (I really needed a small break) but one thing that I realized was how much the kids were actually learning from the each other’s projects.  What do I mean ? … Continue reading

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Tough Days

I actually stopped and rewrote this post a few times for the simple reason that whenever I admit I have had a tough few days I normally get the response – “So just stick them in school ” – which … Continue reading

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Why I prefer printing colouring pages to colouring books

When we first had kids I fell into that mindset of buying colouring books and they were never used and then I would see another one in the store and think “Wow this is the one!” and buy that and … Continue reading

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Review -Understanding Maths – Number Patterns and Algebra Workbook

We are big fans of the Schofield & Sims workbooks and last year we used one of the workbooks from their Understanding Maths range (The Geometry One) and I was so impressed with it that I bought a few more … Continue reading

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