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Why I prefer printing colouring pages to colouring books

When we first had kids I fell into that mindset of buying colouring books and they were never used and then I would see another one in the store and think “Wow this is the one!” and buy that and … 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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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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Chalk Pastel Autumn Leaves

A while ago my daughter was given some chalk pastel pencils.  I immediately loved them but my daughter initially struggled a bit as they smudge and she has a tendency to drag her hands over her pictures while she is … Continue reading

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Fun Skeletons

The kids don’t know much about The Day of the Dead but they did have a childhood storybook which they loved –Funnybones: A Bone Rattling Collection – and ever since then whenever they have seen Day of the Dead colouring … 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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Weather Myths

The last two days have been such fun days but long, fill days for the kids.  So this morning after we all woke up rather late I decided to change my plans for their learning activities for the day.  I … Continue reading

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