Homeschool Safari, Wellbeing through Wildlife and Art in the Park: Educational Sessions by Knowsley Safari

Now we are back in lockdown, Knowsley Safari are offering some virtual educational sessions for all the animal lovers out there! They have HomeSchool Safari, Art in the Park and Wellbeing Through Wildlife. Here are all the details you need to know… Wellbeing Through Wildlife Wellbeing Through Wildlife is running 11am daily during Children’s Mental … Read more

Maths Websites For Primary and Secondary Children (Home Education/ Homeschooling)

I have been meaning to write this post for a while. We use, or have tried out at least, numerous maths websites for primary and secondary aged children as part of our home education (homeschool). I thought it would be useful to share these with other families; whether homeschooling long term, short term, or just … Read more

Learning Packs by Undercover Hippy Bus (Review, Discount Code and Giveaway)

Finding good quality useful educational resources is a priority. I find the core subjects are generally well covered. But sourcing activities that offer something different – thinking about the wider scope of valuable learning opportunities, such as children’s mental health resources, for example – is somewhat harder. Therefore I was delighted to discover the brilliantly … Read more

6 Fun Ways to Teach Your Child About Religion 

Teaching children requires a lot of time and patience. If lessons are boring or the tasks too tough, it can lead to their minds wandering and them getting easily distracted. Activities that are fun and engaging, and set at the right pace and level, will help your child learn more effectively. The same goes for … Read more

Maker Workshop: Book Review and Giveaway (x 4 Copies)

Maker Workshop by Dr Alison Buxton is full of fun STEM projects for children to carry out at home. Welbeck Publishing kindly sent me a copy of this book to review. The book has an interesting variety of projects. It is split into different sections; bionic bots, mega movers, home helpers, out and about, and … Read more

Book Review Journal (Ages 7+) by Shoohada Khanom: Review and Giveaway

Book Review Journal (Ages 7+) by Shoohada Khanom: Review and Giveaway

If you are a fellow home educator, or even if you are not, you might find the idea of a journal for children to write book reviews a really fun and useful idea. I received a book review journal by Shoohada Khanom to review and I am also running a giveaway for one lucky reader … Read more

YouTeachMeToo Tutorial Subscription Service: Review and Giveaway

YouTeachMeToo is an innovative educational subscription service that enables access to teaching videos. It allows parents and their children to watch and listen to teachers teaching in a range of schools across the UK, including mainstream, special schools and a Royal School for the Deaf. There are currently 2,000 videos to view, mainly primary currently, … Read more

Rockford’s Rock Opera Review & Giveaway Bundle

Rockford’s Rock Opera by Sweetapple is an ecological musical story about extinction, biodiversity, the value of the natural world and bringing endangered species back from the brink. It was created by a group of friends (Matthew Sweetapple and Elaine Sweetapple, husband and wife, and comedian Steve Punt) in an attic in Barnet, Hertfordshire and was … Read more

Educational Resources For The Family Home

Whether you home educate or not, educational resources are an important part of every family home. From books and writing equipment, to art supplies and games, here are some of our top essentials… Reading Material The number one must-have for all ages! Whilst this may seem like a given, I couldn’t write a blog post … Read more