Category Archives: Homeschooling

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar workbook for Key Stage 3 ages

Over the summer holidays when I was gathering together our Year 7 resources I did not select anything for Grammar, Punctuation or Spelling. I just did not get around to it and we were still finishing up with a Key … Continue reading

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Life Cycle Books

On a recent trip to the library my son spotted one of these life cycle books and immediately borrowed it and brought it home. He really enjoyed reading and asked if I could see if there were any other books … Continue reading

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Sutton Hoo

Last year we looked at the Anglo-Saxons in quite a lot of detail and we read about Sutton Hoo but our focus was on the life of the Anglo-Saxons, the migrations and the different kingdoms and rulers. We visited the … Continue reading

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Bee Boy Book 2 and Book 3.

About 2 weeks ago I came downstairs to find my son lost in the second Bee Boy Book (The Attack of the Zombees). We have had this copy for a little while but he has been reading a few series … Continue reading

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K’Nex just never gets old

We have recently been going through one of our K’Nex phases where the kids just seem to build creation after creation. And I realized it was just over 2 years ago that we started with our first K’Nex box – … Continue reading

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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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