Using ‘Good Ideas’ by Michael Rosen as a Curriculum

Using ‘Good Ideas’ by Michael Rosen as a Curriculum

Do you want an easy to find, British book that will inspire your home education and give you tons of ideas of things to explore alongside your children?
Good Ideas by Michael Rosen might just be the book for you.

Books we are loving – March 2020

Books we are loving – March 2020

Books we are loving March 2020

The Girl who Stole an Elephant, Look Up, and The First Rule of Punk

Happy International Women’s Day 2020

Happy International Women’s Day 2020

I never gave much thought to things like International Women’s Day when I was a young woman ‘doing it all’…then we had a little girl. It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday, March 8, 2020. Celebrate Women’s History with these great resources.

British Nature Study Resources

British Nature Study Resources

As we shift from winter and into spring, here are some great resources to help you learn more about nature in the Britain.

Books We Are Loving – February 2020

Books We Are Loving – February 2020

Books we are loving, February 2020.
Jane Austen’s Persuasion, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, Air is Not Oxygen, A Little, Aloud for Children, and You’re Strong with Me.

Book Review – Astrid the Unstoppable, and Heidi

Book Review – Astrid the Unstoppable, and Heidi

Both Heidi and Astrid the Unstoppable are thoroughly enjoyable books, who’s stories and themes intertwine in really interesting ways. They are the prefect pair read during the last of the winter and while awaiting the coming of spring.

Books for Big Conversations

Books for Big Conversations

All books have the potential for great discussion, or as Julie Bogart calls it, big juicy conversation. This month I’ve reviewed our recent reads that led to the juiciest conversations. We didn’t necessarily love them all, but we’re grateful for the opportunity they provided us to talk about some heavy but necessary truths.

Books We Are Loving – December 2019

Books We Are Loving – December 2019

Books we are loving December 2019
The Twelve Birds of Christmas, Moodstruck!, The Trapdoor Mysteries, and The Thirteen Days of Christmas

Christmas Books to Reserve at the Library or Add to Your Collection

Christmas Books to Reserve at the Library or Add to Your Collection

Christmas books are a lovely part of the season for many families. These are some of our personal favourites.

Books We are Loving – November 2019

Books We are Loving – November 2019

Books we are loving – November 2019
Illegal, Politics for Beginners, Return to Wonderland