The Importance of Word Choice | There is a very simple way to teach your children the importance of word choice and that is though story telling. Reading books aloud to your homeachooler will help them learn the foundations of words choice and effective communication. #homeschooling #reading #learningthroughbooks #storytelling #vocabularybuilding #wordchoice #characterbuilding #homeeducation #learningthroughliterature #onehundredandonepursuits
Homeschool, Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature

How To Teach The Importance of Word Choice to Our Children By Reading Great Books!

Why Your Child Should Learn About Word Choice! We all know just how powerful words can be and it is important our children understand the importance of word choice too! I am sure you have been witness to the effect that words can have on a person’s mood, confidence and mental health. Simple words of… Continue reading How To Teach The Importance of Word Choice to Our Children By Reading Great Books!

Homeschool, Learning Through Literature, Reception

Charlotte’s Web: 8 Homeschool Activity Ideas

This month we finished our first read through of Charlotte's Web!  Talk about a classic! If you are looking for a story to introduce your children to chapter books, I highly recommend this illustrated version of Charlotte's Web. The chapters are short, the story pulls on every heart string, M and A liked the pictures… Continue reading Charlotte’s Web: 8 Homeschool Activity Ideas

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Dear Homeschool Parent, You Are Amazing!

Dear Homeschool Parent, I see you reaching out. I hear the questions you've been asking your self and the doubts that creep that in from time to time. Did you make the right decision in homeschooling your child? Can you really give you child a great education at home? Can you prepare them for living… Continue reading Dear Homeschool Parent, You Are Amazing!

Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature

Creating Daily Reading Habits – 6 Tips to Get You Started

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!" - Dr. Seuss Helping your children to create daily reading habits, will be the most valuable educational tool they'll get. The pages of books are filled with knowledge, facts and life lessons. Learning how… Continue reading Creating Daily Reading Habits – 6 Tips to Get You Started

Literary Inspiration for a Child Led Education
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Literary Inspiration for A Child Led Approach to Education

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… Continue reading Literary Inspiration for A Child Led Approach to Education

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Preschool, Reception, What They Learn Through Play

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

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Inspiration and Tips for Parents

Homeschooling in the Evenings – Finding the hours that work for you.

  Have you been wondering how to fit in all the educational hours your children require? Perhaps your concerned that you don't have enough time to homeschool your children? Do your other commitments and responsibilities take up the majority of your day light hours? Whatever the reason I want you to know that you are… Continue reading Homeschooling in the Evenings – Finding the hours that work for you.

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Independent play for you not them!

  How much value do you place on independent play or learning time for your children? Do you give yourself time for pursuing interests too? When I first decided to take on the major role of homeschooling my children I jumped to action thinking I needed to be hands on with them every minute of… Continue reading Independent play for you not them!

Learning Through Literature, Preschool

Why I Read Classic Literature With My Preschoolers

  How often do you share classic literature with your children? If you haven't already noticed,books are a very prominent feature in our home. We are always sharing books  at various times through out the day. We don't have a strict schedule over here, however every evening without fail before bed the entire family gets together… Continue reading Why I Read Classic Literature With My Preschoolers

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How Should You Respond To Those Who Criticise Your Choice To Homeschool

Facing Negativity to Homeschooling I recently saw a post on Facebook by a homeschool mum who was approached by a stranger at the park. They expressed openly, their negative opinions about homeschooling. They also expressed their belief that "all children need to be sent to school to learn how to socialise in the real world". It's… Continue reading How Should You Respond To Those Who Criticise Your Choice To Homeschool