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What We’re Using in 2021: Maths

What We’re Using in 2021: Maths

Want to know what Maths resources we’re using right now for our KS2 and KS3 aged children? Here’s all the info.

Card Game Reviews: Randomise, Canine Kleptomaniacs, Karuba, Monster Madness

Card Game Reviews: Randomise, Canine Kleptomaniacs, Karuba, Monster Madness

If you’re looking for something new and fun to add to your day, here are some relatively inexpensive card games we have been enjoying as a family.

Books We Are Loving – February 2021

Books We Are Loving – February 2021

The novel behind a well loved film, the side stories to a well loved book series, and more awesome Austen.

Boardgame Reviews: Kingdomino, I Saw it First!Oceans, Machi Koro, and Dungeon Mayhem

Boardgame Reviews: Kingdomino, I Saw it First!Oceans, Machi Koro, and Dungeon Mayhem

With an ongoing lockdown we’ve been playing a lot of boardgames recently. Here are reviews of some we’ve really enjoyed.

Is Oyla Science Magazine Any Good?

Is Oyla Science Magazine Any Good?

Oyla is a print magazine for young people about science, ideas, and the world. But is it worth your time and money?

Touch Typing Programs: A comparison of English Type Junior and BBC Dancecmat

Touch Typing Programs: A comparison of English Type Junior and BBC Dancecmat

My children are spending a lot more time in front of the computer, so it seemed a good time to introduce them to touch typing. This is a comparison of two good touch type programs.

Interesting Stuff – January 2021

Interesting Stuff – January 2021

Moving your body in a lockdown, hunger, Home Education across Europe, videos on illusion, free world cultures unit studies, homeschooling community isn’t a monolith, and interesting ebook bundles.

New! Home Ed Voices E-zine

New! Home Ed Voices E-zine

All our great content has a great alternative format. Find out how to get your free copy here, plus a sneak preview of our new Patreon plan!

Another Day in the Life of a Home Educator (with 12 yr old, 10 yr old, and 7 yr old) – Lockdown 3.0 edition

Another Day in the Life of a Home Educator (with 12 yr old, 10 yr old, and 7 yr old) – Lockdown 3.0 edition

Well, it’s a weird time, and I’m really tired. But here is a day in the life anyway.

A Day in the Life of a Home Educator (with 11 yr old and 7 yr old) – Lockdown 3.0 edition

A Day in the Life of a Home Educator (with 11 yr old and 7 yr old) – Lockdown 3.0 edition

What does a home educator do in lockdown 3.0, you ask? A home educator with seasonal depression, no less? Nature-walks? Cake? Tummy rub? Yes!