Tag Archives: Big Cat readers

Pollination

I am trying to do more plant biology with the kids but they are not naturally that interested in plants, however I have realized that whenever we look at plants from an animal angle then both kids get involved and … Continue reading

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Tara Binns – STEM jobs for young girls

The Tara Binns books are a new series by Collins (part of their BIG CAT reading series) and when they asked if we would like to review them I immediately said yes.  These books have a female character learning about … Continue reading

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Introducing Romeo and Juliet

I love watching how one area of interest always leads the kids onto other topics.  I honestly never know where we are going to end up.  My daughter’s interest in the Tudors meant she has been reading up on Queen … Continue reading

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Wolves

We recently watched a few Wolf documentaries and the kids really enjoyed them.  There is one, a BBC documentary called The Snow Wolf – which traces a Mum Wolf after she loses her mate and she then moves through the … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Non-Ficton Reading

The kids have loved all the Anglo-Saxon Historical Fiction books that we have been reading and although the books are very good at explaining which sections are fact and which are fictional I still wanted to reinforce some of the … Continue reading

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Anglo-Saxon Kings

My daughter likes creating family trees and timelines showing how the different Kings and Queens are related.  She has actually created one massive timeline of all the Kings and Queens of Britain but now that we have been looking at … Continue reading

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Sister Queens

My daughter is enjoying her current History Theme – The Kings and Queens of Britain.  She is creating a rather LARGE poster showing the lineage / timeline / key facts etc but she has also been going off on tangents … Continue reading

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