Category Archives: Homeschooling

Encouraging their 2nd language

From day one of being parents we have spoken to the kids in our own home languages (I grew up in an English home and my hubbie grew up in an Afrikaans home).  We have stuck to it and now … Continue reading

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2019 Calendar

We have had a lovely break over Christmas and I am very slowly starting to think about our home education again – although to be totally honest both kids have been learning a lot over the break – trip to … Continue reading

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Snap Circuits

We recently gave my son a Snap Circuit set for his birthday and we have all been so impressed with this set that I thought I would share some photos and info on the set. Now there are a number … Continue reading

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My 5 Top 2018 Finds

Last Year I wrote a 5 Favourite New home-ed Items (2017) post and lots of readers really liked seeing which were my absolute favourites so I thought I would write another one for 2018.  This post is NOT sponsored – … Continue reading

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Mary Anning

A few years ago we went to a Dinosaur talk mainly so my kids could meet Nigel Marven (which they did and my son thought he was amazing) but while we were there we also listened to a talk about … Continue reading

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Discover Our Solar System Book

After our amazing trip to the Planetarium over the summer my son has become very interested in learning about our solar system and beyond.  He likes discovering facts about the different planets, how they move, what makes them similar and … Continue reading

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Creating our own Maps

Both kids have become really interested in maps.  We have found a number of their fictional Viking stories include maps and the kids love looking at them and figuring out where the different events written about in the stories occurred. … Continue reading

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