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The Parts of a Flower

During our many walks we have started trying to identify the different flowers that we spot and just talk about plant life more. Things like how to you think those flowers came here – could it have been wind dispersal? … Continue reading

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KS2 Grammar Workbook

I really enjoy the Understanding English series from Schofield & Sims. One of the books included in this series is the Grammar one – which I actually used as a revision book with my daughter in her Year 6 (great … Continue reading

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Ancient Algebra = Fun Maths

Whenever possible I try and make Friday maths a bit different – puzzles, codes, games just something that is a bit more relaxed. During the week I was searching for some Algebra pages and I spotted this set on the … Continue reading

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Number Puzzle Book

I love the idea of number puzzles and word puzzles. I think they are a great activity for kids because there is always an element of logic and often an element of trial and error (which I think is important … Continue reading

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Reading the Classics with Oxford Children’s Classics

One of the book series that we come back to time and time again are the Oxford Children’s Classics. I purposely sought out these stories because I was determined the kids would be exposed to a wide range of books … Continue reading

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Revolution, Industry and Empire – Year 8 History Book

My daughter does not technically start year 8 until September but with the whole lockdown going on she wanted more history resources to read and actually kept asking me for the next History book by Aaron Wilkes (we have been … Continue reading

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STABILO Woody Pencils perfect for younger hands

With lots of kids at home at the moment I have been asked a number of times about resources that we used when the kids were younger.  And I always end up recommending these pencils to everyone with younger kids.  … Continue reading

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