Arts and Craft

Today, after a lot of days spent in the great outdoors recently, we turned our attention to a full afternoon of what, we term as, art and craft.  This can be anything from simple “snipping” (a term my middle man uses for sitting there just chopping pieces of paper up with scissors), to using ink stamps, colouring, sticking and glueing, …

Rocket Science Update No.1

It’s day four, and all replicates (the posh term for a tray of 25 seeds) are showing a good number of seeds having germinated overnight 🙂 What a relief we have got them to at least start growing!!  Our next task is to calculate the percentage of seeds thats have germinated by day 10.  We’ve also remembered to rotate them …

Rocket Science

A while back, I ran past our little lady’s brownie Barn Owl, that she would be doing her Gardening Badge at home, as it was time to plant this year’s seeds.  This lasts from seed to table, or fully grown flowers, so takes a while.  Barn Owl emailed me back, saying that was great, but it had given her an …

Self Motivated Self Led Learning

On Sunday morning, I was beavering away making cooked meals, soup, and sorting washing, while the children were all quietly playing.  However, on emerging from her room, it seems our little lady had been undertaking some sort of scientific experiment, complete with write up.  We were very impressed with her deciding to do all this completely through her own initiative. …