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.

Animation and Filmaking

We have been stuck in this week (new puppy!) so the children have been making an animation. We made one some time ago by drawing a background picture (the sea) and taking still pictures of the drawn and cut out characters (fish) which we moved a fraction each time. When we strung the pictures together […]

Getting Organised!

Happy New Year!! I love the new year, and the new possibilities it brings. This is the time of year when I begin to think of the year ahead – and how to organise it!!  I like to sit down each morning for 10 minutes and plan my day.  When I was a working I was […]

The Dreamboard

One of my roles as a parent (as I see them) is to ensure that my children understand the concept of ‘goal-setting’ – how to set a goal and work towards achieving it, and to inspire them to have great dreams and hopes for their future.  This New Year we are going to create a […]


Just to let you know I have added an article about strewing with loads of ideas of free things for you to strew. The full article can be found here. A list of all my articles can be found here.

Make your own Top Trumps

My children really enjoy a good game of TopTrumps. For those of you who haven’t heard of it – it is explained in Wikipedia. Even before they could read the cards my children would say things like “the one at the bottom – a 2 and a 0” They liked that they could play a […]

Maths No Problem - The Singapore Maths Program

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We are listening to :

Anne of the Island
Anne of Green Gables

We are reading :

Myths and Legends retold by Anthony Horowitz

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

ASK Magazine

Recommended Resources :

My Review
Teach your child to read in 100 Easy Lessons

The Pre-schoolers Busy Book

Doing the Days

My Review

Favourite Home Education Books :

Free Range Education

John Gatto