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. …

Puddle Pirates!

When I first started this blogging adventure to make a record of our home learning journey, I had not envisaged I would be writing most days.  We are doing so much and are so excited, it’s just spilling out, so I hope it’s not all twaddle!  While we waited for the fog to disappear this morning, my little lady and …

Treasure and Lost Things.

If your little people are anything like mine, when you return from absolutely anywhere, their pockets are stuffed.  Anything could be in there from someone else’s discarded shiny sweet wrappers, to acorns, fir cones, and rocks (not stones, but rocks!!).  My little lady had a secret compartment in the inner sole of her clarks school shoes….I’d empty this every day …