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 . . .
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 . . .
How To Find 'Homeschool Groups Near Me' Whether you have recently started home educating, or you have been homeschooling your child for a long time, it is essential that you are able to find groups of other home educators (without endlessly Googling 'homeschool groups near me'!) Home education . . .
Best Inspiring and Educational Documentaries to Watch with Kids (Perfect for Homeschooling or Cosy Family Evenings!) Hey, guys! Today I'd like to share with you some excellent TV-based resources that are great for sharing with your children; that is, documentaries. Documentaries for kids can be . . .
5 Reasons NOT To Homeschool in the UK Hi, folks. Bet you never thought you'd see a post with this title on here! This is something I've been musing over for a while; I get asked why we homeschool almost daily (see my super long list of 40 reasons here!) and I am very passionate about how wonderful . . .
Books & TV Programs With Homeschooled Characters Hi all, A fairly quick post today, but one that I hope will lead to a lot of relief and that warm fuzzy feeling that comes with a sense of belonging. When we first started home educating our three girls, we found that homeschoolers were . . .
6 Ways to Get Dad Involved in Homeschooling Hi there! Welcome to another homeschooling blog; today I'm talking about different ways that fathers can get involved in homeschooling (and even if you don't homeschool you may find these tips helpful for getting Dads more involved with their kids in . . .
Can You Homeschool When You Work Full Time? Yes! Many parents consider homeschooling their child but are put off or concerned that they won’t be able to fit it in around a full time job. I’m always thrilled when I can reassure someone who has asked me, "Can I homeschool and work full time?" We . . .
The Best Dyslexia Reading Programs & Resources To Help Children With Dyslexia Welcome to my post on helping children with dyslexia learn to read. I homeschool my three children, one of whom has dyslexia, and I can tell you it really threw me when I realised that she simply wasn't going to learn . . .