Gross Science – Revoltingly educational.

*We were kindly sent a Gross Science kit to try out and have some gruesome fun with at home* Stumpy the Odious Ogre; welcomes you to Gross Science, the totally awesome kit that will take you on a voyage of discovery of just how disgusting the human body can be. You can perform 12 horrid, […]

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Quizlet – helping with learning & studying

We are always on the lookout for apps and resources that are helpful for homeschool, homework, and educational support and we recently came across Quizlet and have been trying it out. Quizlet was first devised in 2005 by Andrew Sutherland, at the time a 15-year-old high school student in California who needed a flashcard application […]

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How to make an exploding rainbow

How would you like to make an exploding rainbow? STEM Ambassador and secondary science teacher, Leonie Briggs brings science to life with fun DIY experiment  from STEM Learning to help parents, carers and teachers to keep children inspired in science, maths, and computing Rainbows have become a common sight in recent months, adorning windows as a thank-you to […]

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How to Get Your Kids Interested in Learning Languages

*This post with some helpful tips to get your kids interested in learning languages was written in collaboration with Mary Johnson* As parents, aside from raising our kids to be happy and healthy, we also want what is best for them in terms of their futures. For your kids to have prosperous futures and to […]

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Brilliant kids learning resources – UnderCover Hippy Bus

*This is a review post, we were asked to review and share with our readers* As a homeschooling mum and someone who works with children in my day job, I am always on the lookout for brilliant kids learning resources for us to use for homeschooling and also that might be useful with the families […]

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Doodle Maths – making maths challenging & fun

*This is a review post* I am a big fan of apps and programmes that help me supplement the educational skills my children are developing and Doodle Maths is something we use to help with all sorts of number skills for homeschooling. A home learning programme that adapts to your child and helps them to […]

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Let it snow, or make your own…

*This post does contain affiliate links that generate me some revenue if you click and make a purchase* I am not the biggest fan of snow, mainly because we live in the UK and a few snowflakes seem to cause utter chaos and we don’t cope. Snow is pretty in pictures and on the ski […]

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What I miss and don’t miss now we are homeschooling…

We have now been homeschooling for almost seventeen months, and some days it feels like we have just started and the novelty hasn’t worn off, other days it feels like I can’t remember doing anything else. There are some things I miss and things I don’t miss now we are homeschooling so I thought I […]

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How we homeschool – the socialisation myth.

This time last year, we made a rather monumental, and life-changing parenting choice. We didn’t share with many people, initially, because we wanted to try and work out how our plan would look, and if it was working then we could share and if it didn’t work, we could go back to what we knew […]

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