During our family gap year, one of the things that we found tricky was finding decent entertainment in some of our cheaper accommodation. We were backpacking and regularly stayed in homestays or basic hotel rooms, and most of the time these didn’t have a TV. We were so busy taking in the . . .
Welcome to the BUMPER Easter crafts & activities for kids EGGstravanganza bundle! In this bundle is a whole load of fun, exciting Easter-themed crafts and activities for children and we have also created a two-week Easter timetable packed with all those activities plus more fun, for those . . .
Hello everyone! Today we'll be looking at how to home educate children of different ages. I've included my own insights and Laura McCartney, homeschooling Mum of 4, qualified teacher and founder of Curious Little Monkeys learning group, has also given invaluable advice about how she homeschools four . . .
Welcome to the first week of our Curious Little Monkeys Homeschool Schedule! To get the most out of this, grab a cuppa and sit down and first read the Guidance For Parents and Implementing Activities info in this article, then be inspired by the Activities (separate post, released every Sunday) and . . .
This is the second in our weekly post of fun and engaging 'Curious Little Monkey' activities for primary children! You can either use these activities as and when you like, or as part of our weekly homeschool timetable for children (available to download for free at the bottom of this post). These . . .
Hello everyone- I hope you are all well and coping as best as you can given the strange circumstances we find ourselves in. If you haven't already, do join the support group that a friend and I have set up on Facebook, Homeschooling During Coronavirus, for regularly updated activity ideas and . . .
Here is the first in a weekly series of easy, cross-curricular activities that will keep your little ones engaged and stimulated, by Laura McCartney (qualified teacher, founder of Curious Little Monkeys learning group and homeschooling Mum of 4). Try to relax about . . .
It's all anyone is talking about at the moment, and it's beginning to affect day to day life for people across the world- the Coronavirus means that many children are staying home from school, either through mandatory school shut-downs or voluntary social distancing. If your child's school isn't . . .
Travelling together as a family with children can be an immensely rewarding experience, as we found out when we took our three young children on a year-long backpacking trip around Asia. Family travel can also be challenging and stressful. Not only are you dealing with the changeable plans of . . .
Welcome- and firstly, a *massive* virtual hug to all of you parents who have chosen to read this post. Given the title I would imagine that you are in a painful, distressing situation where your child is unhappy or not thriving at school, and you may be thinking of homeschooling them. Because . . .