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Hama heaven and the MP who came to tea

I recently ordered some more Hama beads and they arrived before we went away last week, but we didn’t have time to do it until we got back on Friday.  When I opened the parcel, the children were in Hama … Continue reading

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Friday round up – 19th October 2012

Another week has flown by.  Last Saturday, Tiddler went to Dramabuds, Owl went to football and the other two had a quiet morning at home.  I think they have all given up on ballet, for the moment at least, which … Continue reading

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Learning together

How do you manage to teach all your children together?  I have been asked this so many times, and I’ve written about it a little bit in another post but in response to a number of requests I am going … Continue reading

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Friday round up – 20th July 2012

Random things I can remember about what we have been learning this week…. Science All – learning about stag beetles, beeswax and honey, seeds and vegetables at the Ecology Centre garden party Owl, Monkey and Rabbit – experiment about genetic … Continue reading

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Superheroes and Eco Warriors

This morning started off early as usual with Rabbit and Tiddler waking shortly after six o’clock.  However, after a while they went downstairs to play and then Monkey came in to our bed.  We often get up before him so … Continue reading

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Friday round up – 13th July 2012

Some of the things we have been learning this week. Maths Owl – rounding to the nearest 10 and nearest 100; estimating and measuring length and mass Monkey – 2D  and 3D shapes; symmetry; comparing and measuring length and mass; … Continue reading

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More pond dipping…can’t get enough of it

Today we went pond dipping again, this time as part of a larger group of home educators.  It was a 40 minute journey which I found quite stressful as I was tired after a sleepless night, but it was a … Continue reading

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Ecology Centre visit

On Wednesday afternoon we went to the local Ecology Centre with our Home Ed group.  Owl was in London with Granny and Grandpa, so I only had the younger three children with me.  However many children you have, it always … Continue reading

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Friday round up – 6th July 2012

One of the reasons I wanted to write this blog was so that I would have a record of the children’s learning but I am aware that it has been very patchy, so I am going to try doing a … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Another couple of weeks have flown by, and I haven’t had a moment to stop and reflect on anything.  We have been having a lot of fun but life has been very complicated, and I can only sustain this pace … Continue reading

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