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

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

Physical Activities For Pre-Teens/ Teenagers (Gift Ideas)

Physical Activities For Pre-Teens/ Teenagers (Gift Ideas)

When children are young they are inherently very physical. For some this doesn’t change, but many lose a little of this as they reach adolescence. This is because other things begin to dominate their time and thoughts. However, regular physical activities for pre-teens and teens can foster good mental and physical wellbeing, as well as … 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

Trint Transcription Software: Review

Trint is a clever piece of software that transcribes any video and audio files into text. It was founded by Jeff Kofman, a former war correspondent for CNN. Jeff had to manually transcribe thousands of interviews throughout his career, so he decided to develop Trint, to save people the hours of time and effort it … 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

7 Simple Ways Kids Can Contribute to an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle: Guest Post by Veronica – My Parenting Journey

Families often live wasteful lives, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. Living an eco-friendly lifestyle with children can seem like a daunting task. Little humans can create a lot of waste, but there are plenty of ways kids can contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle. Now is the time to change your habits and … Read more

Dicovery Channel Smart Phone Telescope and Smart Phone Microscope Review: Educational Resources – STEM Science

Over the past couple of days, we have been having fun trying out two Discovery Channel products; a smartphone microscope and telescope. I was kindly sent both of these items to review from Paladone. Here are my thoughts… Discovery Channel Smartphone Telescope RRP £19.99 (Buy here via Amazon) Description Capture images from a greater distance … Read more

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