Home Education

Home Education Resource: Pawprint Badge Challenges

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We recently discovered a website that I think will be invaluable for the boys, particularly the younger two. Pawprint Badges is an organisation that supports teachers, group leaders and parents with free-to-download resource packs covering a wide range of educational…
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Review: Learning Resources Botley the coding robot

Everywhere I turn these days I see new toys popping up on the market. It’s the time of year when everyone is competing to be the must-have toy. Sometimes I look at what’s on offer to our kids today and…
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Roald Dahl Day: The BFG Project

The BFG is our favourite Roald Dahl story, so for Roald Dahl Day this year we decided to do a few related activities to mark the occasion. We have read the book so we watched the film, and my thoughts…
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Our Bat Walk with Wild Discovery

We have just returned from a 5 day break at Ribby Hall with fellow blogger Jane and her little boy, and we are full of tales of adventure! One thing I wanted to get written down while it was fresh…
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Horrible Christmas at The Lowry

Oh polar bear poo!  Wendy Watson’s Christmas presents have been stolen by evil Sidney Claus and it’s up to Wendy and her guide Shirley Holmes to travel through time and save Christmas! Horrible Christmas, based of course on Horrible Histories,…
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Keep your kids on track with Education Quizzes

I am of the view that the purpose of school is to provide a basic education to every pupil in its care, and the purpose of parents is to nurture those children and that education until they reach their full potential….
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Educational Play

Our favourite place to learn with the children is outdoors, but sometimes we just can’t venture out. I don’t like cold  or wet weather very much. The boys tend to play inside on days like that because I’m a bit soft! That doesn’t mean we…
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Shelter making in the woods

Day two of our #30DaysWild is all about building a shelter or den in the woods! We went over to Tatton Park in Cheshire to attend the Geronimo Festival that was held there. We had an amazing time and the boys…
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What’s On: Fashion on the ration

This weekend the Imperial War Museum North is hosting a marvellous weekend of fashion tips and tutorials with a difference. Fashion on the Ration is a collection of the wonderful ways men and women stayed stylish and on trend with…
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