Day 7…

Day 7 of our #100daysofhomeed and we had an exciting busy day today!  Mr S has been playing Paper Mario Colour Splash with the girls recently and they are really enjoying this game with him. They have been helping to solve puzzles and battle enemie. The game is in a world made of paper and…

Day 6…

Day 6 of #100daysofhomeed and We tried out a new board game today, Carcassonne. Mr S’s sister and brother-in-law sent it for Christmas and we finally got round to trying it out! The game is designed for ages 10+, but the girls got the basic concepts of putting the tiles down to complete roads and…

Day 5…

On Fridays S and A go to a childminders, who happen to be planning to home educate their daughter too! They went there while I was working and really enjoy themselves so we have continued to send them one day a week since K arrived. It gives me chance to spend time with K (and…

Day 4…

S told me that ‘this word is zoo because it has a z and oo, which makes a long ooo sound’. I’m so proud! I think this is the first word she has read herself without simply remembering what the word looks like. I’m in no rush to push her into reading before she is…

Day 3…

Day 3 of our #100daysofhomeed and we were out at our local home ed meet-up this morning. S and A went straight to the craft table to make Valentine’s cards. S put a D for Daddy on hers.  S cooperated with some other children constructing a gears set and then made this little scene with…

Day two…

Day two of our #100daysofhomeed. This morning began with some lego creations, this one is a garden. We also read lots of books, including  ‘wow said the owl’ (working on colours with A as she seems to have forgotten them all recently!) and the sea reptiles section of the dinosaur book we borrowed from the…

#100daysofhomeed

I saw on a couple of groups the idea of posting pictures of what you’ve been up to in your home ed day for 100 days. I think this has been in response to an article in the British press about a home ed family who use video games as part of their home ed…