​6 Quiet Read Aloud Activities for The Child Who Just Can't Sit Still!
Learning Through Literature, Preschool, Reception

6 Quiet Read Aloud Activities for the Child Who Just Can’t Sit Still

  Believe it or not, some children really can not sit still for more than 60 seconds. If you have a highly active child, a fidgeter or a child who just wont sit still, read alouds can become a real challenge. You may feel like your child isn't listening and the getting up and down… Continue reading 6 Quiet Read Aloud Activities for the Child Who Just Can’t Sit Still

Homeschool Project Save The Day DIY Bookcase
Learning Through Literature, Preschool, Reception

Homeschool Project Saves The Day – DIY Children’s Bookcase

  Get your homeschoolers building their own DIY Bookcase. Rally the kids together for a fun family projec! One that requires co-operation, creativity, team work and of which the results can be used and admired for a long time to come. It was one of hose days where nothing seemed to be going as planned.… Continue reading Homeschool Project Saves The Day – DIY Children’s Bookcase

Preschool Letter of The Week
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Preschool Letter of The Week

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. We love all of the books, products and resources we recommend to our readers.  We want to share them with you to simply give you a helping hand in your homeschool journey. If you make a purchase via one of these links we may receive a small commission at… Continue reading Preschool Letter of The Week

What Preschoolers Learn Through Playing Games
Homeschool, Preschool, Reception, What They Learn Through Play

What They Learn Through Playing Games

Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give you… Continue reading What They Learn Through Playing Games

Your OWn Big Summer Butterfly Count Our Homeschool Journey
Homeschool, Preschool, Reception

Your Own Big Summer Butterfly Count

Do you have little ones who love butterfly? Like us have you recently been doing a butterfly life cycle unit study? If so you'll want to check this out! Starting on the 20th July 2018, children, adults and butterfly enthusiasts across the UK, will be taking part in The Big Butterfly Count. People of all… Continue reading Your Own Big Summer Butterfly Count

Homeschoolin Preschoolers. What They Learn Through Role Play
Preschool, Reception, What They Learn Through Play

What They Learn Through Role Play

How much educational value is there in role play? I am yet to meet a child who doesn't love to engage in some form of role play. Some like playing at certain professions and others act out social situations with their toys or friends. Many little ones use this activity to make sense of the… Continue reading What They Learn Through Role Play

What Children learn through playing with building blocks. Picture of Duplo construction creation.
Preschool, Reception, What They Learn Through Play

What They Learn Through Building Blocks

Do you have a child who loves to play with building bricks? Are they content spending hours creating with wooden blocks, Duplos, Mega Blocks or Legos? If so never fear, your child is busy learning big things! This week we are covering what children learn during their play with building blocks. I know this is… Continue reading What They Learn Through Building Blocks

Image with little girl sitting on a pile of books infront of a purple mouse. With front covers of popular childrens books. Title Image fore Picture Books and Classics Lists blog post.
Learning Through Literature, Preschool

Online Picture Books and Classics Lists

Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give you… Continue reading Online Picture Books and Classics Lists

Image of child kicking a ball through a muddy puddle. "what They Learn Though Play. Water Play" by /onehundredandonepursuits.com
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What They Learn Through Water Play

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. We love all of the books, products and resources we recommend to our readers.  We want to share them with you to simply give you a helping hand in your homeschool journey. If you make a purchase via one of these links we may receive a small commission at… Continue reading What They Learn Through Water Play

What They Learn Through Play.Wooden alphabet blocks spell the word play. Early Years Development Overview for Homeschooling parents.
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Early Years Development – What They Learn Through Play

  This is the first post in our 'What They Learn Through Play Series'. In this series I aim to give homeschooling parents peace of mind when it comes to allowing their children time to just explore and play. You will see that when your children are hard at play, they are also learning in… Continue reading Early Years Development – What They Learn Through Play