Home education podcasts

I’ve been listening to Home ed voices podcast and like hearing of different families approaches to home ed as well as some excellent resource suggestions…*must not buy more books*. This doesn’t interest the children too much, but it’s been good company when I manage to grab a cuppa or while I’m making dinner! We’ve recently…

Paddington’s postcards

I saw the Paddington’s postcards from UNICEF advertised on social media a few months ago. I thought it would be a great stimulus for geography and cultural studies, as well as learning about the lives of children around the world and supporting UNICEF. I thought I would share how we’ve been using it as part…

Baby I’m back…with a baby

Isn’t life busy? I started this blog and then life I wanted to write about got in the way! Anyway, we are now a family of 6 as we welcomed a baby boy to our family in September. He is a very happy (not so little) soul! Born at 10lb7 and continuing to grow like…

3D shapes

I recently got the Usborne First illustrated Maths dictionary to add to our bookshelf and to begin introducing more maths concepts to the girls. S has been flicking through the book by herself since it arrived at the weekend and asking us to read or explain parts she was interested in. This morning before breakfast…

And the final decision is…

This week we received notification of the allocation of Primary school places. We applied for a place for S as we had not made a 100% decision when the application deadline came around. I ended up logging in to our online system at around 2am as K was having an unsettled night and I was…

Easter week round up

Last week was the build up to Easter and the Bank holiday weekend. We popped to the library after visiting the post office on Monday to return some books (overdue again!) and pick out some new books for the next couple of weeks. There was Easter egg colouring set up and the girls had fun…