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Mental Maths Gym pages from Activity Village

I always say I am a big believer in maths practice.  But I also like finding different ways for the kids to do the practice so it does not become predictable.  This past week we started using the Mental Maths … Continue reading

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Twinkl Posters

We have different posters scattered around the house.  Some are semi-permanent and some we just put up while we are looking at a topic but either way these visual learning aids are a big part of both the kids learning.  … Continue reading

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Schofield & Sims Geometry workbook

Those of you who follow our facebook page know we have been doing a number of Geometry activities lately.  We have been exploring Geometry doing some more laid back activities, but my daughter was keen to get a workbook so … Continue reading

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Rock Explorer Books

We recently added the Rock Explorer Books to our home library.  There are 4 books in the set – Minerals, Rocks, Gems and Fossils.  I must start this post by admitting something Geography topics are not a strong area of … Continue reading

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Encouraging writing with little booklets

I am always on the lookout for fun writing activities for the kids.  Both of mine have incredible imaginations and come up with lots of stories but they are not big on putting the stories down into a written format.  … Continue reading

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Building our collection of Science Books

We are huge supporters of our local library but one of the strategies I have discovered since we started our home education journey is the power of a good selection of permanent books in the house.  My kids will often … Continue reading

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STABILO Woody pencils Giveaway AGAIN

In April I ran a giveaway for a set of STABILO Woody 3-in-1 pencils and STABILO have since contacted me and asked if I would like to give away 2 more sets of the pencils to my readers.  Since we … Continue reading

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