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Starting Small

The children have been exercising themselves and Little-legs today by building a make shift obstacle course. This is to help Little-legs with his steering. He loved the mental challenge. It is finally feeling like Summer and a little bit of … Continue reading

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The Dictionary Game

As a way of introducing new vocabulary to the children we had a game of “The Dictionary Game” – a firm favourite from my childhood. STATUTE Which is it? Something that creates a static shock. A written law made by … Continue reading

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For the Home School Record

Today, we start a new syllabus with three of our four youngsters.   And first thing is a field trip to B&Q.  I know!  Why B&Q?  It’s a maths/science project on light bulbs.  We shall be data collecting.  How many different … Continue reading

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Surprise!

This child! She blows me away. When I see Jesus, He will call to me. “Miss Puddleduck” he will say (but obviously she said her real name) and I will go to Him and He will say “Miss Puddleduck, I … Continue reading

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Autumn Mixtures

“Oh, do we have a brain?”  the youngest suddenly asked me, in the middle of the final chapter of Winnie the Pooh.  And so I diverted my  reading to have a little six-year-old-can-comprehend biology lesson. This led to more discussion … Continue reading

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What to Do in a Half-Hour Break Time?

No 1: No 2. No 3. No 4. I’m glad it’s such a beautiful day so the children can enjoy the outdoors, this afternoon, when their friends come to play.

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