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A weekend camping on Brownsea Island
After a hiatus from blogging we’re kicking off with a smasher! We have just had a brilliant weekend camping on Brownsea Island in Dorset. Brownsea [...]
April, a round up of our month.
It seems an age since the beginning of the month, but it also feels odd to thing that it’s May 1st tomorrow. During April E had his first respite [...]
Spring or Winter: what’s with all the snow?
March has been a funny old month. I don’t know whether I’m coming or going! Is it spring or winter? I don’t even think the weather can [...]
Just keep swimming
We have had a very wet week, and I don’t just mean the weather. (Although all the rain has created lots of muddy puddles, perfect for jumping in!) It [...]
A New Year and New Adventures
It seems hard to believe that it’s now 2018 and we’re entering into our 4th year of home educating. We are only 2 weeks in and we already have [...]
DK’s Children Encyclopedia – A Review
As a home educator finding great resources is invaluable, so when we were offered the chance to review DK’s new Children’s Encyclopedia it [...]
A day in our life, Autism and Home Education
I’ve not done a “day in our life” post for quite some time. I thought some of you might enjoy reading about our day today, autism and [...]
What is learning?
What is learning? This is question that I have been thinking about a bit recently. R said to me, “I dont think I do any learning, should I go to [...]
Following our interests, A visit to Sealife Weymouth
The way we home educate mostly involves us following the children’s interests. For E most of those interests revolve around fierce animals. [...]
Medieval Jousting at Old Sarum
Yesterday we met up with some friends at Old Sarum in Salisbury for a medieval jousting event. Unlike most British bank holidays the weather was fantastic, [...]