Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rethinking maths

Looking back over the last year, I don’t think maths has been a great success.  We’ve been using a mixture of living maths activities (mainly based on books) and the Right Start curriculum.  The books have worked well but Right … Continue reading

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Birthday!

My big boy is 6!

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Birds and migration

Regular science sessions

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Fantasy read-alouds

We’ve recently read through the Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton. I loved these books when I was a child and spent hours drawing maps of different lands and pretending to visit them.  We’ve recently finished the last of the … Continue reading

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More Art Please!

One of my resolutions this year is to do more art – practice and appreciation. Today I was reminded of this when we started some art and Edward said excitedly “I love art!”  I’ve found a wonderful art book that … Continue reading

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We have started the return to a more normal schedule this week (although this begs the question of whether there is a ‘normal schedule’ as a home educator! I’m learning that the seasons of life – and therefore home educating … Continue reading

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