Nature craft ideas for children

We have been spending a lot of time outside lately and love that summer is just around the corner. We are praying for a wonderfully warm season but we live in the UK so heres to wishful thinking! I wanted to share with you some creations that the children have been making with such simple and natural products. Not all of these creations were made at home (although 90% were) the children attend an amazing forest school once a week where they are able to climb trees, make mud pies, learn about bugs, plants and den building as well as making some ...

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The Human body unit study - Download

So what is included in your unit study? This is a 36 page downloadable unit study full of hands on activities to complete as well as detailed facts, experiments and worksheets. Not all pages will need to be printed as many of the pages contain information and facts, which can be discussed and read on your computer, the activities and craft ideas can  also be followed on your computer. The only pages which will have to be printed are the fun worksheets. I have advised that this unit study is for 5 - 9  year olds however older children have enjoyed and learnt a lot ...

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Snakes Mini book - download

So what is included in your unit study? This is a 30 page downloadable study pack with a mini book for your child to complete. Use the study pack to gather all your information and facts about the amazing process of where snakes live, what they eat and how they lay their eggs plus so much more. Then you can have fun completing your mini book, using the facts learnt and activities included. Not all pages will need to be printed as the study pack contains information and facts, which can be discussed and read on your computer. The mini book will need to printed ...

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Learn to tell the time - Hour and half past

Rio has become increasingly interested in learning to tell the time lately so we have brought he a watch and are continually asking him what the time is, we have brought him a digital watch on the assumption that this will be an easier way for him to learn initially and then move onto an analog clock. I would love to hear your thoughts on this in the comments below. I made these cards today to help Rio understand hours and half past the hour, Rio loves them! They are so simple to make (they literally took me 10 minutes to make) ...

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Our 5 main senses unit study - download

 So what is included in your unit study? This is a 70 page downloadable unit study full of hands on activities to complete as well as detailed facts, experiments, and worksheets there is even a yummy recipe to help you learn about your amazing senses. Not all pages will need to be printed as many of the pages contain information and facts, which can be discussed and read on your computer, the activities and craft ideas can  also be followed on your computer. The only pages which will have to be printed are the fun worksheets. I have advised that this unit study is ...

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nature craft ideas for kids

Nature craft ideas for children

We have been spending a lot of time outside lately and love that summer is just around the corner. We are praying for a wonderfully warm season but we live in the UK so heres to wishful thinking! I wanted to share with you some creations that the children have been making with such simple […]

learn to tell the time, hour and half past ks1

Learn to tell the time – Hour and half past

Rio has become increasingly interested in learning to tell the time lately so we have brought he a watch and are continually asking him what the time is, we have brought him a digital watch on the assumption that this will be an easier way for him to learn initially and then move onto an […]

DIY, make your own iPad, tablet, kindle cover

Make your own iPad cover in a few easy steps

Make your own iPad, tablet or kindle cover in a few easy steps We have an iPad and the children have seen lots of really cool looking covers that you can buy from monsters to sharks yet they are REALLY expensive and I can never justify the price, so I thought, why not make our […]

homeschool curriculum year 1 kindergarten uk

Homeschool curriculum Year 1 / Kindergarten 2015-2016

I have had so many questions from you all asking what curriculum we use and how we plan it into our week so I thought I would do this post for you. Last year when Rio was in reception (preK) we didn’t really follow a specific timetable, we did English and Maths most days plus […]

Foreign languages for kids by kids

Foreign languages for kids by kids – review

Have you ever heard of Foreign languages for kids by kids?   Well I hadn’t until a few weeks ago and oh my goodness what a difference it has made to our lives already. We will be doing a few reviews over the next 6 months on this programme so be sure to subscribe so […]

vegan, dairy free, sugar free, gluten free, chocolate crispy cake

Vegan, sugar free, dairy free, gluten free rice crispy cakes

These little bites of yumminess are truly mouthwatering and so good for you too! You will never guess that they are free from, dairy, eggs, gluten and processed sugar because they taste AMAZING! You only need a few ingredients to make these too: rice crispies cacao powder cacao butter coconut oil Agave syrup vanilla extract […]

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DIY lego table

Do you have a table that looks like this??? Would you like it to look like this???   Yes?  Well keep reading……. My children love to play with lego and often sit and make lego cars, houses, robots etc but I wanted to make it a bit more fun and add even more imagination to […]

story stones, beginning sounds, alphabet stones

Alphabet and beginning sound story stones

I have seen quite a lot of story stones appearing on pinterest lately and think that they are a wonderful idea and great for story telling as well as creative writing and imagination role play. I wanted to create something a little different and aim this at a slightly younger audience. So we collected lots […]

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Water bomb phonics, numbers and sight words

Who wants to be inside sitting at a desk in a stuffy classroom when you could be outside in the sunshine having fun and learning too??! My children, like most, learn best when they are playing and what better way to help teach my children their numbers, phonics and sight words than with water bombs! […]