I still get a fair few contacts via social media about home education, so I thought it was probably time for a bit of an update on where we are, how we're doing and what it looks like these days. Also, I was inspired by Adele over at Beautiful Tribe who wrote a beautiful post about resetting … [Read more...] about Home education, how's it looking these days?
Small, who is often self propelled, is also sometimes not. And at the moment he is in a slump. He's run out of Alex Rider (read the last book!), isn't enthused with Maths, not even all that focussed on the pokemon website he started. And as soon as this sort of slump hits in, he gets miserable. … [Read more...] about Project based deslumping
Today has been a LEGO® themed day. Last night I started a post on a book I've got for review, LEGO®-Based Therapy (I didn't finish it, you're going to have to hang on til tomorrow.) Then this morning, I got a lovely LEGO Education starter pack in the post, so our home education was brick … [Read more...] about Everything is awesome! or, LEGO® based home education.
Smallest isn't starting school this september. I *think* that the letter we had implied she would be due to start this time - she's 5 in November, so would presumably be one of the oldest in her year. I think there are a lot of things about school she'd love, but overall, I think that she'll enjoy … [Read more...] about Not starting school.
Buy at Amazon When we were offered the Ravensburger Prehistoric Expedition Science Kit for review, I glanced at the covering release, thought Small would enjoy it a bit, and expected something with a fossil kit in maybe an A4 sized box. Then it arrived. And it's huge. And it has loads of activities … [Read more...] about Ravensburger Prehistoric Expedition Science Kit