Breathing out when ‘everyone else’ is breathing in

Breathing out when ‘everyone else’ is breathing in

It’s Public Service Announcement season here at Home Ed Voices! Here is your annual autumn reminder to look after your mental health!

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.

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.

Celebrate Pancake Day 2020

Celebrate Pancake Day 2020

If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate Pancake Day 2020 with your children, we’ve got you covered with a poem, some maths, kitchen chemistry and more!

Minimal-schooling for the season

Minimal-schooling for the season

Minimal-schooling isn’t about making a special season of home educating. It is about recognising your own need for a season of self-care. It doesn’t necessarily mean covering less information, it means putting minimal effort into preparing that information for your children.

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.

Home ed rituals are magic

Home ed rituals are magic

If you find the children are struggling to stick with the routine going into this holiday season, and you’re not in the routine of including a ritual, it’s worth thinking about.

Embrace the Darker Evenings With a Lantern Walk

Embrace the Darker Evenings With a Lantern Walk

Now that the clocks have gone back, a Lantern Walk is a lovely way to embrace the darker evenings and remember that the more light will return in spring.

Reminder – Home Ed Kids and the Flu Vaccine

Reminder – Home Ed Kids and the Flu Vaccine

Reminder – If you want to have your children vaccinated against the likeliest strains of flu this winter, ring up your GP and book an appointment to get them vaccinated. (This is not an invitation to debate.)

Embracing Autumn (for reluctant transitioners)

Embracing Autumn (for reluctant transitioners)

It’s okay if you’re not psyched to be ‘back to school.’ Autumn isn’t for everyone. But here are some ways you can make it better.