Tag Archives: sight words

High Frequency Word Bookmark game

My son recently reminded me about a little game we used to play when he was just starting to recognise words, I never thought that much of it as it developed by accident but the fact that he still talks … Continue reading

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Little Acorns eBook and Calligrams

My kids love reading eBooks on the computer.  We have download a bunch of traditional stories for them but they also love “new” stories.  So this past week I download the Little Acorns ebook from the Twinkl Resources website. It … Continue reading

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At Home With Spelling 1 Workbook Review

I wrote a review about the At Home With Spelling 2 workbook which I am using with my son but I did not include anything about the first book as we never used it with either kid so I knew … Continue reading

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Jack and the Beanstalk Colouring Story

One of the reasons I love home educating the kids is the ability to adjust our schedule to suit the family needs.  We don’t stick to school holidays, rather we take breaks as we think the kids need it and … Continue reading

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Common Word poster games

We have two common word posters which were on a notice board by the kids desks but beginning of this year we moved the posters upstairs to the kid’s bedroom and a new game evolved.  It was quite by accident.  … Continue reading

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Our Readers

One of the questions I am asked on a fairly regular basis is what readers do my kids use ?  Honestly – any book that they enjoy is a great reader.  My number one priority is always making sure that … Continue reading

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Labelling our home

When my daughter was first learning to read we did a label the house activity (I made some simple word cards and she walked around the house labeling everything).  She thought it was a fun activity and did it a … Continue reading

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