I think alot about this whole (un)school thing. Unschooling one son, whilst another son is still at school perhaps makes me question things more. Often I try to imagine my current self in school. Being told what to learn. When to learn. And how. Day after day after day. I think of the recent training … [Read more…]
There are 9 3D objects here to make. Cut, design, fold then glue it all together. There’s a pyramid, cube, heart, person, tree, globe, car, van and a house! [button link=”https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3521363/messytimes/3DFigures.pdf”]Download PDF[/button]
A sword, a golden spear and a chained fang. All weapons fron Lego Ninjago. Print image below or download PDF. Download PDF
Today we made catapults out of mugs, elastic bands, pencils, teaspoons, egg box cartons and sellotape. It seems like the egg box catapult shoots the farthest!
Print, cut, design, fold then glue this car figure together.
Here’s the deal. Unschooling is a choice. At least in the UK we have the option to educate our kids from home. Some countries don’t. So from my perspective it is a choice. It’s a lifestyle choice that needs people to think differently. We’re so accustomed to how we should be living that we forget … [Read more…]
Nice to see this video from someone so young. And the message is good too. We’re all so obsessed with ‘learning’ that we forget to stop doing the learning and getting on with the actual thinking and doing of stuff. “Stop learning, start to think, then create something.”
Love the Sir Ken Robinson, as always!
I love this Beginners Guide To Unschooling. I identify with it so much. So, so much. I can’t help but look at myself when I think of school. The way I’ve muddled my way through life and work. It’s had nothing to do with formal education. It’s been me trying stuff out. Learning as I … [Read more…]
A lego mask with a scared face. Print on card for best durability.
I have boys in my house and of course they love Lego, so I thought I would start see how I could make more Lego things. This one is a Hulk mask. In colour, black and white (to colour in) and tracing format (to draw and colour). I hope you like it! Best to print … [Read more…]
Am umbrella, with rain drops. That is all!
A monkey to colour in, trace and practice some handwriting. It could also be used as a mask.
My youngest one is doing a lot of roars these days so I thought I would create a lion mask for you to cut out and colour in. Print onto card for durability and just add string!