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Explanatorium Nature Book

Last week I was busy looking for birthday presents and I picked up this amazing book and immediately added to my shopping thinking it could be a present for my son. But when I got home and showed it to … Continue reading

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Swimming with Sensory Kids

Swimming has been a major “thing” is our house forever.  Originally my two sensory kids hated the idea of swimming and I mean hated.  I have lots of memories of them screaming hysterically when we tried to go swimming and … 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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Side-steps are Good

I often worry are we doing enough ?  Are the kids making enough progress / improvement?  Sometimes it feels like instead of 3 steps forward 1 step back it is 5 steps in a totally random different direction that has … Continue reading

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Free Measurement Dominoes

We have been talking quite a bit about metric units for measuring length and how you convert from mm to m, cm to m or mm to cm. We did lots of hands on examples where the kids walked around … Continue reading

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Magical Myths and Legends Review

When I first heard about the Magical Myths and Legends book I immediately asked if we could review it.  Two reasons really, firstly Michael Morpurgo – really that is enough for us.  We are HUGE fans of his work and … Continue reading

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Using Readers for History

I have mentioned a couple of times lately that my daughter is very interested in learning more History.  And the wonderful thing is she is not picky about which time period, she just wants to learn about anything and everything … Continue reading

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