Yesterday evening we performed a minor miracle and I arrived at an intended destination for an overnight stay within half an hour of the time I wanted to. Well, it's a miracle for me and mine anyway ;) perhaps because I was less stressed, the children were happier than usual and the evening passed … [Read more...] about Back to a routine? History etc anyway
We're using Story of the World Book 2 with our history etc monthly meetup. The idea is that each family does the reading separately and then we come together once a month and each family brings one or two craft type activities that support the reading we've all been doing. As we only got the book … [Read more...] about Historyetc – Design your own Kingdom – one of the ways we home educate.
It's history etc day hosted by Helen, with crafts supplied by Zoe and Katy, which mainly my children ignored and ran around with their friends in the sun. Apparently Smallest can climb the wrong way up quite a large slide now, turn herself around on the platform and then slide back down with a great … [Read more...] about Just to prove that we still home educate – chinese peg dolls.
Once a month or so we clamber in the car and trek a fair distance to meet up with other home educating families and join in a history club. It's based loosely on The Story of the World: Ancient Times, and I can't remember if this is our second or third session - may be the second one we've made but … [Read more...] about Minotaur peg doll puppet for historyetc
Especially when it has adverse effects on the children :( This morning we were due to set out early or mid morning for historyetc. I stayed up late trying to get stuff done beforehand, and then got up early to finish things off. And we still didn't leave home until 12.30 :( This meant that the … [Read more...] about I really must stop shooting myself in the foot.