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While We’re on Our Summer Break – Good Things from the Archives

While We’re on Our Summer Break – Good Things from the Archives

The Home Ed Voices team are on their summer break, but will be back on 4th August 2020!

In the meantime here is a selection of useful and good things from our archives you might find useful.

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

Some how I could hold these parallel beliefs in my heart – the pandemic is not going anywhere soon. It’s not going to be over tomorrow. It might not be over for a year. And I will just catch up with my friends when it’s over and that is easier to do. They both felt true.

And it made me so miserable.

Interesting Stuff June 2020

Interesting Stuff June 2020

Podcasts for children and adults to spark interesting conversations, process art galore, neolithic findings, ancient orkney dogs, a short hike for those in need of a gentle escape, and a fantastic piece about embracing diversity within our home education curriculum.

Books with Trans Characters to Add to Your Family Bookshelf

Books with Trans Characters to Add to Your Family Bookshelf

There are fantastic books with Trans characters in them, that can help Trans children feel seen, and help teach others about Trans people and their needs, their lives and their dreams. Here is a great selection of them from our friend Jean.

Flashbacks Series- accessible historical fiction for children

Flashbacks Series- accessible historical fiction for children

The Flashbacks Series – fun educational historical fiction for less than a fiver a book and only a week’s investment. For history lovers and loathers alike!

Books We Are Loving – June 2020

Books We Are Loving – June 2020

Books we are loving in June 2020

Cloud Horse Chronicles Books 1, Maker Comics: Draw a Comic! and Collins Primary Geography.

One Small Thing: Give Meaning to Those Piles of Paper Your Kids Generate

One Small Thing: Give Meaning to Those Piles of Paper Your Kids Generate

I can’t help you keep your house tidy, but I show you what I do to make those piles of kids drawings have real meaning, for when I finally tidy them up.

Windrush Day 2020 Resources for Home Educators

Windrush Day 2020 Resources for Home Educators

Windrush Day is on 22nd June and celebrates the arrival of HMT Windrush, which brought people from Jamaica, who had been encouraged by the British government to live and work the UK after the end of the second world war.

Here are some resources you can use to learn about the lives and legacy of the people who moved here.

Anti-Racist Resources for the Home Ed Family – the Anti-Black Racism Edition

Anti-Racist Resources for the Home Ed Family – the Anti-Black Racism Edition

Here is a list of resources, organizations to follow, books and articles to read. #BlackLivesMatter

One small thing: Gaming for stress relief

One small thing: Gaming for stress relief

We are still solving problems and overcoming obstacles and struggling through and sometimes it doesn’t feel like we’re ever going to win…so pick up a video game and give yourself a quick win.