Tag Archives: spelling

Spelling Workbook

My son definitely needs a bit more guidance with spelling compared to his older sister.  She just seems to get the sounds and spelling rules and exceptions quickly whereas I am noticing more and more with him that he needs … Continue reading

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Adding ed

We love simple home-made learning aids (not even sure if that is what you call it) but they seem to work well with my two visual learners and they help them when we are learning rules or patterns to apply. … Continue reading

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At Home With Spelling Book Review

My son has recently started using a workbook by Oxford Press called At Home With Spelling 2 which is aimed at ages 5 to 7. Since I am that person who always reads everything I can about a book before … Continue reading

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Match and Spell Game

In August I spent quite a bit of time reading up and researching which books and games I would like to use with the kids.  I found the Orchard Toys game called Match and Spell and after reading some good … Continue reading

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Christmas present writing practice

My youngest is still working on his letter formation but he hates doing lines of letter practice and he is desperate to spell words. We have come up with an activity for him where he uses his letter formation pages … Continue reading

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Train of many uses and it is FREE

I think husbands / wives / partners of us Home Edders deserve a medal.  They are the ones who have to go to work while we get to stay home and have the fun with the kids, they come home … Continue reading

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Revision of sh, ch, th, wh

I believe in revisiting and revisiting and then revisiting some more what the kids learn at this age.  I think it is really important to make sure that the basic building blocks of their language skills and maths are solid. … Continue reading

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