Last week we looked at weights and measurements. We compared how a one kilogram free weight and a one kilogram bag of pasta looks and feels different. Visually we thought that the free weight would be heavier because of what it is made of! Looking around the house we found lots of different items and […]
Hot on the heels of our previous Fizzy Glitter experiment we tried a water suspension one! This experiment came from A Mothership Down – again, I have no affiliation to this website I just liked this easy experiment. What do you need, and what did we do? A bowl of water (preferably clear) A clear […]
A few times a week I try and do a hands on science experiment – it is not always related to what we are teaching but sometimes just because I like it, they have spotted it or it has shown up on my social media. This week we did a fizzy glitter experiment. This is […]
Mr Pickles is four. He can be a bit stubborn about things, and we did not want to put him off learning and reading by forcing him into it when he was not ready or open to learning. However, we firmly believed that he needed to learn to read in order to experience life and […]
Home schooling has been a big part of family life this past year because of the pandemic. For some it has been a trying time, and for others they have really seen a difference in their child and are seriously thinking about making it permanent. To be clear, home schooling during a pandemic is nothing […]
Where did the name for my site come from? About six years ago I was trying to get fitter, do some exercise and just become healthier in general. In the past I have gone to gyms etc but I find them difficult places, and really just like the faster and short sessions. My husband is […]
A cool retro Tic80 game designed and created by Miss Crackles. A heroic penguin saves santa.
Why Home Educate? My husband worked remotely, and this meant we were able to travel freely – home schooling seemed a great way to be able to do things together as a family when we wanted and how we wanted. We also had some concerns about the teaching our daughter was receiving and this was […]
Thank you for popping by – I am in the process of revamping, and will be back soon.