I read Tigerboy a book the other day. It was the first time that I'd read him a book instead of having him on my knee while I read to Smallest. Given he's 9 weeks old I'm definitely slacking ;) We have books coming out of our ears in this house. Smallest loves to be read to, and she loves to read … [Read more...] about Planning early education with help from Baker Ross and Random House children's books.
Jonny had two apples
The lovely ppl at Orchard Toys sent me this Magic Cauldron Maths Game a couple of weeks back when I was bewailing basic maths skills on twitter. You see, we have a bit of a problem here. It's a confidence thing really, but quite a bit of the really basic maths stuff, like number bonds and … [Read more...] about Orchard Toys: Magic Cauldron game #review
So Big went away last night, dropped her off with a home ed friend, so that they could spend the day at UEA doing biology. By all accounts they had an absolutely fabulous time - she was full of it when I picked her up tonight. So that was excellent. Small managed mostly fine without her, apart … [Read more...] about Questionaut, biology and yet more lego
Aargh, days are slipping by without blogging again! Tim was away for a couple of nights at the beginning of the week, which cut down drastically on my (evening) computing time. It also meant a convoluted set of logistics for the Monday evening activities - Big was picked up slightly late for her … [Read more...] about AFK
Big is out for the day. She went out on a late breaking sleepover last night, and is now off to a toy museum with friends. Small, on the other hand, is exploring the concepts on mathletics. He was looking at 2D and 3D shapes, and then asked me what a 4D shape would look like, so I mentioned … [Read more...] about Dimensional discussions in a two child house.