Interesting Stuff August 2020

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Alberta from Homegrown Sonshine has released A Liturgy of Love – a wholesome and culturally diverse family morning time guide and resources. There are separate guides for early and primary years, and you can buy them monthly or as a seasonal subscription. They are on special offer till the 31st August 2020. (The free sample look amazing and it’s fantastic to have a UK based resource like this!)

Kate at Learn What You Live wrote a great blog post about ideas for elective studies that don’t fit into the usual ‘subject’ groups, and how to make them work in your home ed life.

Amy at HomeSchoolLife wrote a great post about getting started homeschooling which fits really well we what we’ve been writing about all month.

Over the summer graphic novel publisher First Second (who do fantastic books btw including a load of non-fiction), did a series of free mini conferences with graphic novel writers and artists. You can find a great archive of videos from those conferences on their website including events with Ngozi Ukazu (Check Please) and LeUyen Pham (Princess in Black, Real Friends).

In my household we recently read both Wild Robot books (they were so good!), and so I love this blog post by author Peter Brown about how those book relate to his earlier picture book The Curious Garden, (which we have also loved for years, and didn’t realise they were by the same person, even though it’s obvious, tone-wise once you know.)

Sometimes you just need a reminder to breathe.

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