We are part of the Baker Ross blogging network and these fabulous seaside stickers were in our latest craft box. They’re new to the range and I think they’re wonderful. The children had a lovely afternoon making pictures with them.
It was history etc today. Slightly odd in that Big didn’t come with us, she was at a Kentwell friend’s birthday party. Shame the dates clashed as there were several extra participants in history she’d have loved to see, but that’s the way it goes. There’s apparently something coming up about tulips in the chapters [...]
Regular readers will remember that before Christmas we were having some difficulties with Smallest and get swimming lesson. From being almost desperate to go, asking each morning if it was her turn yet, she’d had a complete reversal of attitude and completely lost her nerve. I put this down to a change of teacher and [...]
Recently we were offered a subscription to Reading Eggs to review. Smallest liked it. A lot. I’ve been meaning to blog about it and as usual haven’t got a round tuit, and the subscription has expired. This is a Bad Thing. There is little more upsetting that a disappointed toddler. And when she tries to [...]
In what I hope will be the first of a series on resources useful for home education, early learning, and supplementing school, I’m reviewing Magictown which is available either as a website or an app. Sadly the app is for Idevices only at this time, so I haven’t had the opportunity to explore it, though [...]
One of the reasons given by the labour government for their investigations into home education and proposed legislation about it was to protect children from domestic servitude. I wonder what they’d have thought about the two hour home economics lesson that took place over yesterday and today, and resulted in Big providing tea for the [...]