On a week where L had been focusing on The Three Little Pigs at school and we had read, watched and listened to various bland and boring versions of the story seemingly thousands of times we needed a bit more excitement in our topic. Thankfully we discovered Readmio, or should I say, Readmio discovered us and we were enamoured.Continue reading Readmio – Review
Tag Archives: Education
Making Home Learning Fun with Busy Things
I’m literally trying to write this review and help my one son with his school work for the day. It isn’t going well. It has taken nearly 15 minutes for me to get to this point whilst busy trying to explain a contraction. I didn’t know what a contraction was until this morning, well at least I didn’t know the name for one, look at me using contractions!
The thing is I’m fed up getting up at 5am so I can write in peace, doing school work all day, Monday to Friday then heading off to my day job all weekend. I am super lucky that I only have to worry about one child’s education and luckier still that my employer has let me my normal 4 days of mid week hours into the weekend. I am lucky and I know that. It doesn’t change the fact that I am tired, so very tired.Continue reading Making Home Learning Fun with Busy Things
Back to School Help from Learning Resources
Well that’s it, he’s back to school. Today is the end of his first week and we have had a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Tears, anxiety, worry, excitement, joy. I won’t say it’s been great to have him back in school, but it hasn’t been bad either. Just another change to get used to. Overall it’s been tough but manageable.Continue reading Back to School Help from Learning Resources
I Know! Magazine Review
We were recently sent a copy of I Know! Magazine to review, it’s a new magazine aimed at kids aged 4-6 years. At 5 L is right in the middle of this and boy has he loved it, I have too to be honest.Continue reading I Know! Magazine Review
Gifts for Little Hands – Educational Toys
Good quality, fun and educational gifts for small children. That’s what Gifts for Little Hands are all about, so when they got in touch to see if we would like to review a few items, of course I said yes.
They kindly sent L a fab parcel of goodies and boy was he excited. A great magnetic shape puzzle, some number cards and a fab magic phonics card. L got to playing immediately. Continue reading Gifts for Little Hands – Educational Toys
The Benefits of Home Learning
As you all know I’m a big fan of home learning and have taken several courses. But what do businesses really think? This survey from NCC Home Learning aims to find out.
From my point of view Home Learning enabled me to keep my mind sharp and have a bit of time to myself during my maternity leave and beyond. Continue reading The Benefits of Home Learning