Category Archives: Homeschooling

Reminding myself not to overschedule

I often worry about getting our home ed balance correct – the balance between weekly activities, one-off workshops, outings with friends and our home days.  I think I have a tendency to worry about those home days.  It is something … Continue reading

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Reading on the Underground

Yesterday we went into London for a special exhibit which for us means about an hour commute – one train and then the underground (tube).  The whole way there my daughter read her book – well with a few breaks … Continue reading

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Spelling Workbook

My son definitely needs a bit more guidance with spelling compared to his older sister.  She just seems to get the sounds and spelling rules and exceptions quickly whereas I am noticing more and more with him that he needs … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Maps

We are started reading some Anglo-Saxon Factual Fiction Books.  We are loving them but both my kids started getting a bit confused by the different characters and where they came from (something that is very important for my son to … Continue reading

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Get Mapmaking Book for kids

I have mentioned a few times that my son is fascinated by maps. He loves creating maps for fantasy lands to go along with stories they are reading or stories / games that they have created.  And I have loved … Continue reading

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Converting Body Measurement Worksheet

Our measuring animal activity went so well that I thought it would be good to try to build on that (especially for my youngest) so I had a quick search on the different websites that I use for another fun … Continue reading

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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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