Author: Kate McConaghy

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.

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!

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!

Books We Are Loving – January 2021

Books We Are Loving – January 2021

Animal-inspired books to read in 2021. We’ve got two chapter books, an easy-reader and a picture book for you to love!

Here we go again: A brief lesson on the compulsory EHE Register in England

Here we go again: A brief lesson on the compulsory EHE Register in England

If you’re new to Home Ed you may not be aware of the history and bias of the EHE Register in England. Here’s our summary and actions you can take.

60 Second Histories – a review

60 Second Histories – a review

60 Second Histories from Squaducation. What I liked about it and what may or may not work for your children.

Practice another language with Netflix

Practice another language with Netflix

Trying to incorporate an additional language in your daily routine is tricky. The best advice I found is to watch TV in another language – it’s easy with Netflix!