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Decimals and Percentages workbook

Just over a month ago I wrote a post about what is included in the Schofield & Sims Fraction workbook so I thought I would follow up that post with one about what is included in the Understanding Maths: Decimals … Continue reading

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The Story of the Second World War for Children. Book Review

I must admit I have been avoiding the World Wars with the kids purely because I think they are complex, scary topics and I want to do them justice but I also don’t want to cause nightmares. Recently my daughter … Continue reading

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Fraction of a Number Domino Sets

I recently made my kids some new Fraction dominoes this time so they could practice calculating a fraction of a number (e.g. 2/5 of 150 – so the kids divide by the denominator (150 ÷ 5) and then multiple the … Continue reading

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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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Understanding Maths Series. Fraction Workbook

I have already written a few posts about the Understanding maths series by Schofield & Sims. It is a set of workbooks that I started using with my oldest just over a year ago and am now using the whole … Continue reading

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How Mountains Are Made

After watching a Planet Earth episode my son decided he wanted to relook at how mountains are formed. So while we were at the library picking up reserved books we quickly went to search for a mountain book and he … Continue reading

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Animal Skeletons

My kids LOVE learning about animals, and one of the more unusual aspects that they both find fascinating are the skeletons of the animals, particularly which sections are common and which sections are unique to different animals.  We have looked … Continue reading

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