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New Resources

I get ridiculously giddy with excitement when we get some new resources (yes I am not joking – lets just call it a side-effect of being a home-educating mom).  I don’t buy all of our resources upfront I tend to … Continue reading

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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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Does It Fart?

So there is a title I never thought I would write.  Ever.  But my husband bought this book for my kids and it is Honestly one of the BEST ones we have ever bought them.  This book totally engages the … Continue reading

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Measuring Angles

We have recently been introducing some basic Geometry ideas and both of mine have kept asking for more and more angle activities – we have done a few activities were we identified the different type of angles, compared the sizes … Continue reading

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Talking about Angles

We have spoken about different angles before but just briefly so I decided it was time to start looking at them a bit closer.  To begin with we just stuck to three angles – right angles, acute angles and obtuse … Continue reading

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Botley – Coding Fun

Towards the end of last year the kids tested out Colby the coding mouse and both of them LOVED it.  Everything about the set was a winner with my two.  So when Learning Resources asked if we would like to … Continue reading

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Maths Basket April 2018

We started Maths Basket’s last year and they have proved successful with the kids and very useful for me so we are continuing with them this year.  The Maths Basket is a combination of Maths activities that I leave (in … Continue reading

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