Funky boots and triominos. Tissue paper hot air balloon team work. Best balloon there apparently. :) Fabulous light harp. I made this. Finishing the day with bubbles. The only drawback was the driving. 1 hour 45 on the way there, then I missed my junction on the way … [Read more...] about Photoblog: science alive.
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One of the plus points of being sent items for review is that very often I can work them into our educational plans. So it was great that we were offered a Wild Science Lip Balm Laboratory for Big to take a look at, as there are all sorts of educational experiences in a kit like that. First of … [Read more...] about Education courtesy of science kits and jigsaw puzzles.
I started yesterday with the best intentions to catch up on paperwork and blogging. We all know about best intentions :( Ah well, lots of other stuff was achieved instead. As part of my continuing (ongoing, proactive ;) ) campaign to improve Big's self-esteem as she compares herself to school … [Read more...] about SATs all folks!
For some reason that I don't quite understand, Big feels that she is behind where she would be if she were in school. I doubt that's true. There are definitely things she hasn't covered that she might have done, but there's an awful lot she's done that she'd not have done in school. However, this … [Read more...] about It's all about perception. Oh, and nutrition.
After a couple of days off working due to our hectic social life ;) I was quite pleased with the children's attitudes yesterday. Small did a sheet on telling time, plus a maths practice, and some reading, while Big did some copywork - writing over a poem printed out in jardotted which only elicited … [Read more...] about Orford castle.