Day 30…

Day 30 of our #100daysofhomeed and we were back home now. We walked up to the post office to collect a parcel we had missed while we were away. It was the new Zelda game, Breath of the wild, for Mr S to play on his new Switch. S already has plans to play it…

Days 26-29…

Days 26 to 29 of our #100daysofhomeed and we were away on a long weekend to celebrate my mum’s 50th birthday. We were visiting Filey  on the Yorkshire coast. It was my first long drive on the motorway and I was a bit stressed about driving there for the first time! We made it there…

Day 25…

Day 25 of our #100daysofhomeed and today we were packing to go off on our holidays for my mum’s (the girls Nana) birthday.  We went to a Playgym session at the local gymnastics club in the morning. The girls had been before with their childminder and I thought it would be a good way to…

Day 24…

Day 24 of our #100daysofhomeed and today was our weekly home ed group. This week’s theme was Books for World Book day on Thursday. S and A went straight to the craft table. A made a very quick picture before running off to play in the pretend kitchen and kept me well fed and watered…

Day 23…

Day 23 of our #100daysofhomeed and today was an impromptu snow day! The girls wanted to feel the snow falling and stuck their hands out of the back door to touch it as it started to snow. It was pancake day and S had asked to have blueberry pancakes for breakfast. I was very happy to oblige! …

Day 22…

Day 22 of our #100daysofhomeed and Mr S was off work today. We had a busy day today, but it was a really fun family day!  We went to Manchester museum as S has been asking to go back after we went a couple of months ago. She is very interested in dinosaurs and fossils,…

Day 21…

Day 21 of our #100daysofhomeed and we started the day with some water investigation with the measuring cylinders and pipettes. We talked about the different volumes and how many times we would need to pour the smaller measuring cylinders into the bigger one. Mr S and I showed A and S how to use the…

Day 20…

Day 20 of our #100daysofhomeed and it’s the weekend again. Saturday started with S investigating the measuring cylinders I had bought. She made towers with them and noticed how they fit inside each other. S has been showing an interest in maths recently. She has been spontaneously adding numbers; she added up the football score…

Day 18…

Day 18 of our #100daysofhomeed. The morning started with process art as we had paint and pva out while we were all still in our pjs!  We have a free access art cupboard with pens, pencils, crayons, paper, stickers, scissors and glue to allow the girls to select and create art as they want. I…

Day 17…

Day 17 of our #100daysofhomeed and we had a play date organised for today. We’ve made some new friends recently who are also starting out on a home ed journey too, so I invited them over for a play at our house. I spent a good hour in the morning trying to wrangle the house…

Day 16…

Day 16 of our #100daysofhomeed and we met with some friends from my Facebook due date group for K at Sealife Manchester.  It’s half term near us at the moment so it was busy as expected. The girls really enjoyed it, although getting round with K in the pram was a bit difficult with so…

Day 15…

Day 15 of our #100daysofhomeed and we had a great day today. First stop of the morning was a trip to the library to return some books and pick a new selection. A picked several Dinosaur-based story books and they both selected ‘Picken’ for Karina. S has fun with it too and I showed her…