Monthly Archives: March 2013



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Our week 25th February – 15th March

After the round of birthdays and parties over the past few weeks, life has quietened down! Phonics and Reading Edward continues to spend most of his free time with his head in a book so I’m not worrying too much … Continue reading

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Art and colour

Art in our house has become both prolific and spasmodic.  Prolific in that the children, especially Edward, independently produce multiple drawings per day, Isaac is going through a papercraft phase (daily making paper creations of his own design) and we … Continue reading

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Cambridge Science Saturday

On Saturday 16th, we went to the Cambridge Science Festival.  The festival runs for a few weeks but they have a huge number of family-friendly activities concentrated on ‘Science Saturday’.  Our children are still too young for many of the … Continue reading

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The Narnia series

We’re currently reading book 3 of the Narnia series – The Horse and His Boy.  I can’t think of any other books I’ve looked forward to reading to my children more than these!  We’ve read them in order, so The … Continue reading

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BFIAR Angus Lost

I’ve recently got back to our BFIAR books with Isaac and Lydia, this time with Angus Lost, the story of a dog and his adventures around his town.  We didn’t particularly follow the recommendations in the BFIAR manual but we … Continue reading

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Around the World through Books: Italy

We’ve just finished our virtual trip to Italy.  Italy provided lots of opportunities to learn – too many to follow in such a brief trip!  We didn’t really touch on the history or the language but we had lots of … Continue reading

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