Here’s a number chart made with Duplo Lego. A simple idea to teach numbers, counting and even colours in a visual way.
We can visually teach our kids alot about concepts of maths. They won’t know that it’s called fractions. Nor will they know the rules about adding/subtracting with common denominators. They can understand that many parts can make one. This is just one example – a lego duplo train. Each train is the same size, but … [Read more…]
Ben took a bit of convincing to take out of school. I use to ask him every couple of weeks how he felt about homeschooling and whether he preferred it over going to school. For the first six months (de-schooling) he use to shrug his shoulders and say ‘I don’t know’. It was a turning … [Read more…]
I’m trying to get into the habit of logging some of the things we do. Often this is through photos as I tend to be snapping pictures during the things we do. We went to a Minecraft Home Ed Weekend away up in Cumbria over the weekend. We had much fun. There were sessions for … [Read more…]
Parents are really bad at practicing what we preach. Myself included. We have all these great ideas that we believe would bring such enjoyment, learning and fulfilment to our children’s lives, yet all too often we like to sit back whilst they get on with the *stuff*. I’ve been thinking a lot about this and … [Read more…]