Writing your own computer games.

My son has wanted to be able to write his own computer games for ages – but I struggled to find some software he could use easily.  Read my review of the software I found to do it at Homeschooling-ideas.com.

Free Online Educational Game – Questionaut

Am sorry to just keep posting links, but I absolutely could not resist this one – Questionaut is the most beautiful point and click adventure game. As you click through the story you’ll come across unique obstacles and quizzes that you’ll need to click about to get through. Its on the BBC website under KS2 so […]

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

And other Geography resources!! I have just finished putting this resource page together here. I hope you enjoy it. If you have any further geography resources you can recommend, please leave a comment or email me. I would be very happy to hear from you.

Ancient Greece Resources Page

Just to let you know I have finished the Ancient Greece resources page. You can find it  here or under the Project section. I have pulled together all the resources I used when we were looking at Ancient Greece – including books, games and links. I hope you find it useful. Let me know if […]

Ancient Egypt Resources Page

I have now (finally!) finished putting together the Ancient Egyptian resources page. You can find it at here or under the Project section. I have pulled together all the resources I used when were were looking at Ancient Egypt – including books, games and links.

Board Game Review – Carcassonne

To keep everyone occupied during the endless ‘2 days before christmas’ period, I presented the family with a new board game – Carcassonne. It is based on the french town famous for its unique roman and medieval fortifications, and won game of the year in 2001. We have now played Carcassonne several times since we got […]

Escape Room Games

I don’t usually enjoy computer games very much, but I found myself sneaking off to play this escape room game Rental House (until the children noticed and took over!!).  It does take a long time to load but is very intriguing. A clue to this one is that the square on the dartboard is in position 15. […]

Geography Tetris

Found a great Tetris game – using UK counties instead of shapes. Its at http://www.mapmsg.com/games/statetris/uk/ and there are other countries available too – including USA states and European countries. Great for geography. Have fun!!

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