Category Archives: Homeschooling

The Sea Book – a library gem

On a recent trip to our local library my son spotted this book The Sea Book and he immediately loved it. And when he showed me the book I have to admit I was impressed with everything about this little … Continue reading

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Learning with your arm in a cast

Over the weekend my daughter ended up fracturing her right elbow (well, we think it is fracture we have to wait until the swelling goes down for more x-rays). But it means her right arm has been placed in a … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter? Board Game for KS2 Science

My son is very much someone who remembers things that HE finds interesting or amusing but if it is not something he is interested it he seems to forget it very quickly. He loves animals so biology has always been … Continue reading

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WW1 fiction for kids

We like finding historical fiction books and since we have been reading quite a bit about the First World War I thought I would share two WW1 fictional stories that the kids have recently read and enjoyed. The first is … Continue reading

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Home education is a job

I must admit I have not thought of home education as a job before but I recently read a post – homeschooling like it’s my job and some comments my daughter made recently made me think that possibly it would … Continue reading

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War School For Dogs

With the reading we have been doing about the First World War the kids have picked up on an interesting theme – how animals were used during war time. The first example that really caught their attention were the pigeons … Continue reading

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Oaka Topic Packs are great for Home education projects

I have mentioned a few times that my kids are visual learners and that they like working on projects / topics and will often get themselves totally lost in whatever topic they are learning about. I am finding more and … Continue reading

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