Tag Archives: Oaka Books

Plate Tectonics

We have been watching the documentary series – How the Earth was made – it is fascinating and often talks about Plate Tectonics and how the different plate boundaries acted to create different land forms. So I thought it was … Continue reading

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Medieval Topic Packs

This past week I have still been out of it with the virus and as such we kept the home education routine to our scaled back version but the kids actually surprised us and ended up doing quite a bit … Continue reading

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Learning with your arm in a cast

Over the weekend my daughter ended up fracturing her right elbow (well, we think it is fracture we have to wait until the swelling goes down for more x-rays). But it means her right arm has been placed in a … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter? Board Game for KS2 Science

My son is very much someone who remembers things that HE finds interesting or amusing but if it is not something he is interested it he seems to forget it very quickly. He loves animals so biology has always been … Continue reading

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Oaka Topic Packs are great for Home education projects

I have mentioned a few times that my kids are visual learners and that they like working on projects / topics and will often get themselves totally lost in whatever topic they are learning about. I am finding more and … Continue reading

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Rocks and Soil Topic Pack

We have been looking at Rivers and Erosion quite a bit over the last few weeks but one of the starting points for this topic was been having an understanding about rocks, the different types of rocks and how the … Continue reading

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Spanish Armada Topic Pack

We are busy looking at Medieval England in quite a lot of detail at the moment but that does not stop the kids asking about other events that don’t slot in to the Medieval timeframe. This past week alone my … Continue reading

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