Today's home education activity - a bit of game playing. Happy Farm was one of Tigerboy's Christmas presents, it's just at the right level for him in terms of counting, taking turns and swapping pieces. It doesn't take too long to play and is a very beautiful and tactile set made of wood. About the … [Read more...] about Happy Farm from beleduc.
Another day, another theatre. This time we were at New Wolsey studio in Ispwich, for an early years homeed group trip to Paper Dolls, based on the story by Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb. The illustrations hugely influence this production, featuring the paper dolls (Ticky and … [Read more...] about Paper Dolls at the New Wolsey studio in Ispwich.
A little while ago I took the three younger kids down to the O2 in London for a look around Sky Backstage. It was a fab day out - turns out the O2 is really accessible from here, we got a mainline train down to Stratford, changed to the Jubilee line and it's 3 stops down the line. Really easy. Even … [Read more...] about Cinderella and the Hulkbuster with Sky backstage at The O2
We (me and the younger three) are away at a youth hostel this week, for our traditional pre Christmas home ed camp. We're in Sheringham on the Norfolk coast and there is a lot of crafting and playing and reading and eating going on. Today though, I needed fresh air. And I declared that Tigerboy … [Read more...] about If you go down to the beach today – look out for the art.
Tigerboy is 3 and 4 months, and until today, he'd never had a haircut. He never wanted one. It was his hair, and I thought it should be his decision. And yes, I loved his gorgeous blonde locks, so very soft and fine. Occasionally it annoyed him by getting in his face or mouth, and I offered … [Read more...] about Boy hair.