Category Archives: Homeschooling

Riddle of the Runes Review

We have been reading a lot of Viking books lately (fictional and factual) but my daughter did point out a few weeks ago that the women Vikings are never the main characters.  Which was true until now.  Oxford University Press … Continue reading

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Baking and Icing

I love my home-ed mom chats, they often spur me on to do something that I may have been neglecting.  On Friday I was chatting to a home-ed mom friend and we were talking about the importance of having our … Continue reading

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Vikings in Britain

I have mentioned a couple of time over the past few months that both my kids are loving Viking fiction stories and although the authors do manage to intertwine lots of Viking elements into the stories there is obviously still … Continue reading

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Planetarium Fun

We went to the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium for the first time and loved it.  They have some really great hands on science activities for the kids to do but as great as the Science side was (and I … Continue reading

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What type of Home educator are you ?

When people hear that we home educate they often ask me what type of educator am I ?  They want to put a label on it, on me.  A label makes everyone happy because they know what to expect.  Am … Continue reading

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Lucky Gecko Summer Holiday Box Review

Last weekend we were given a Lucky Gecko Summer Box.  We have never done subscription type boxes before but I have heard some good feedback about the Lucky Gecko Boxes (I have hear great things about their Ornithology Box) so … Continue reading

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Snake Paper Chain from Twinkl

I have am trying to make sure that our craft activities appeal to my little guy but with this heat we have been having my desire to get creative has vanished and I really needed something easy to set up … Continue reading

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