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The Story of the First World War for Children – book review

Anyone who reads our blog probably knows by now that we LOVE history but I have admitted before that the World Wars are something that I have not really jumped into just because I was worried about the content and … Continue reading

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7 Times Table Dominoes

One of the ways we practice times tables is with dominoes. Really easy but the kids always prefer matching the dominoes to completing worksheets. So because my youngest has just learnt the 7 times table I thought it was time … Continue reading

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Comparing Collins and Oxford Key Stage 3 History Books

Early this year I wrote about the Collins History Books that my daughter choose while at a local book store. She selected them, so we decided to start using them for her Year 7 History but I kept feeling like … Continue reading

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A week’s break

I never really like answering the typical “so the schools are on holiday/ break next week are you also on holiday?”  Normally I just say “No we don’t follow school schedules” and leave it as that, because I often don’t … Continue reading

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Polydron – fun 3D shapes

During September the kids and I went to the Wonderlab at the London Science Museum. It was a brilliant outing and while we were there both my kids discovered the polydron framework items that were out as part of a … Continue reading

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River Topic Pack from Oaka Books

The kids and I have been learning about Rivers so I thought I would share one of the resources that we have been using – The Rivers, Processes and Flooding Topic pack from Oaka Books. We have used their topic … Continue reading

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Sick Day Activities

So what do we do when the kids are sick – I mean we are already at home so does it make a difference? Yes, it does. We do have sick days. Just because we are educating at home does … Continue reading

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