Category Archives: Homeschooling

Horace and Harriet – Friends, Romans, Statues

I definitely feel like we have hit the right combination of reading material with my daughter – she loves reading non-fiction as well as historical based stories, stories with a slight adventure and stories with strong women characters.  But my … Continue reading

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Enjoying Learning

I will never deny that I have moments when I wonder if we are doing enough learning activities.  Am I providing enough learning opportunities but still providing the kids with free time to explore and play on their own ?  … Continue reading

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DIY Electro Dough Kit

I have been wanting to look at electric circuits with the kids for some time and I recently spotted this Electro Dough Kit and thought it would be a great starter set.  And it is. This set comes with the … Continue reading

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Twinkl Go

As Part of our Twinkl membership we were given access to the Twinkl Go activities and I must say the kids and I have been enjoying them. Twinkl Go is a digital platform, so it is all paperless and can … Continue reading

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Explanatorium Nature Book

Last week I was busy looking for birthday presents and I picked up this amazing book and immediately added to my shopping thinking it could be a present for my son. But when I got home and showed it to … Continue reading

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Having fun writing poems

We are making a big effort to do more writing but we are trying really hard to find fun ways to work on the writing.  My oldest has gotten into writing book summaries for all the books she reads and … Continue reading

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Side-steps are Good

I often worry are we doing enough ?  Are the kids making enough progress / improvement?  Sometimes it feels like instead of 3 steps forward 1 step back it is 5 steps in a totally random different direction that has … Continue reading

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