Room on the Broom Forest School

What a glorious sunny day to be venturing out into the woods for Forest School.  For the first time since we started attending, back at the beginning of January, I could feel my toes when we drove off four hours later…a very good day!  The theme for today was another favourite story that my duo love.  Room on the Broom. …

Egg Science with Whizz Pop Bang! Magazine

I have taken out a subscription to a monthly children’s science magazine called “Whizz Pop Bang!”.  The idea behind this is to give us inspiration and fun ideas for our science part of home educating.  Inside it is full of information, some articles, and hands on experiments to get your little people enthused.  With 2 very different ages in our …

Home Education Expenses

Whilst discussing with a friend about how excited I was I would be able to take the children on lots of adventures, she asked if I had looked into reduced memberships or reduced entrance fees for home schooling families.  I admitted I had not, and went off home to look….anything that saves money for a family of five (very often …

Socialisation and Our First Home Education Experience.

One of the biggest questions that was raised by ourselves, and most often by people we are telling about plans, is what about socialisation and friends for the children? When we first considered home education as an option, Dadda and I discussed this in depth.  We decided for our little lady her activities such as dancing, brownies, and swimming would …

Plans for Home Education and Supplies.

The first thing to hit me is there is so much out there I want the children to see and experience.  How am I going to achieve all this, but also know that if they want to head back into mainstream schooling, they won’t find integration too difficult.  I’m like an over active puppy with the excitement of the adventure …