summer maybe over but learning by the beach is not.
Homeschool, Preschool, Reception

Summer May be Over but Beach Learning is Not!

Do you manage to take your Homeschooled children to the beach regularly? Did you know that our child can be learning in abundance whilst they explore by the sea? We do and it is so much fun! This year we have had the luxury of spending many of our Homeschool days at the beach. 'I… Continue reading Summer May be Over but Beach Learning is Not!

Rabbit Trails - Life Is The Curriculum for homeschoolers
Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Learning Through Literature, Reception

Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum

Just like real life rabbit trails, educational trails are joined together in never ending circling paths; creating an information network through which we can journey with our homeschoolers. I first heard about following ‘rabbit trails’ in the context of using literature studies to inspire and direct learning in other subjects. Classic works are full of… Continue reading Rabbit Trails – Life is the curriculum

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

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

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

Image depicting child reading on the moon under a lamp showing the possibility of homeschooling in the evenings too.
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.

Thia images shows the words hello in 9 different languages as part of an article for how to raise bilingual children
Preschool, Reception

How to Raise Bilingual Children

Why You Should Teach Your Child a Second Language! Social Development Young children are gifted with the ability to pick up new languages quickly and easily. Since many of us now live in multi-cultural societies and have wide access to modes of communication with other parts of the globe, learning to speak a foreign language… Continue reading How to Raise Bilingual Children

Inspiration and Tips for Parents, Preschool

Helping Your Child To Be Understood – Speech Development

  Affiliate links: We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Does your preschooler… Continue reading Helping Your Child To Be Understood – Speech Development

Learning Through Literature

Reading List Continued- 100 Books 30 Days Challenge

Affiliate links: We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. As promised here's the… Continue reading Reading List Continued- 100 Books 30 Days Challenge

Preschool

Our Unit Study Of Egypt

With the date of our move slowly drawing closer, we have spent the past two days doing a simple freestyle unit study of Egypt. We have covered basics of geography, flags, land marks, environment and we have even mapped our predicted flight path and touched on the idea of in safe air space and border… Continue reading Our Unit Study Of Egypt