A not back to school picnic for home educated children is exactly what it sounds like! Home educated children meet up with other families, and have a picnic in a park. Traditionally at this time of the year social media is flooded with first day at school, new school and new year photos of kids […]
Miss Crackles attended a sewing day as she was very keen on learning to sew. As my own skills are self taught we found a great day course for kids being offered at The Sewing Shed in Ilkley. The day was 10am – 4pm with two items to be made for £40, which covered tuition […]
The village in which we live had a scarecrow hunt over August. The theme for this year was ‘hero scarecrow’ which led to lots of discussions and musings of what our hero scarecrow should look like. Who would be our hero? Finally, after a few days of deliberations we decided on Frodo! A small hero […]
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 […]
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 […]