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What Your Year 3 Child Needs to Know – a Core Knowledge Book review

I know I am writing lots of reviews at the moment but it is that time of the year when lots of people are looking for learning resources so I thought it would help if I wrote summaries for all … Continue reading

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Starting Year 7 – Science Resource Ideas

Sticking with my starting year 7 resource idea posts this is what I have gathered for Science. Both my kids tend to heavily favour biology so we have actually already covered a lot of biology – especially animal biology but … Continue reading

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What Your Year 6 Child Needs to Know – A Core Knowledge Book

I am in the middle of writing posts about the different resources I am planning on using for my daughters year 7 and I realized I never actually wrote a post about the Core Knowledge Year 6 Book (What your … Continue reading

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There is no one shoe that fits all

I recently had an interesting chat with one of my home education mom friends. It started because she has been reading a book about home education that was just disheartening. The author had a set idea about how you do … Continue reading

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Way of the Waves – A Viking Mystery for Kids

Last year my kids were introduced to Alva – a feisty Viking girl who was brave but kind, not one to conform to the traditional views of girls and she even had a pet wolf. (Yes a pet wolf and … Continue reading

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Starting Year 7 – History Ideas

History is a BIG topic for my daughter, she really loves learning about all the different periods and the characters that lived in them.  So we end up doing a LOT of history which means we always end up with … Continue reading

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Space Race Game – a Physics Game Review

We already own two of the Oaka Books Games (The Predators and Producers game and the On the Map game) and both have been popular board games my kids. Both games have been a fun learning activity and one that … Continue reading

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