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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.

Learning British History with British Resources

Learning British History with British Resources

Learn a year’s worth of British history together with just one book (of course, we’ve suggested other great British resources you could include too)!

One Small Thing – Create Your Family Dictionary

One Small Thing – Create Your Family Dictionary

Today’s One Small Thing – record your family’s words.

From a Home Ed Dad – 3 Conversations You Might Have During the Pandemic

From a Home Ed Dad – 3 Conversations You Might Have During the Pandemic

As a home educator, there are 3 conversations to look out for during the Coronavirus pandemic…

(free) Books of the month from Audible Stories

(free) Books of the month from Audible Stories

As you probably know, during the pandemic Amazon has made a number of their audiobooks for kids available to stream for free as Audible Stories.
My 11 year old, who is an avid reader and audio book fan, tells you about the books he’s been enjoying…

One Small Thing – Compassion for People Who Say Thoughtless Things to Home Edders During Small Talk

One Small Thing – Compassion for People Who Say Thoughtless Things to Home Edders During Small Talk

The dreaded ‘I guess things aren’t that different for you’ comments have been getting me down. Time to think about them another way.

Art-ing on a shoestring

Art-ing on a shoestring

If you’re running out of ways to keep the children happily occupied, we’ve created a list to help you re-stock your art box for about £5 or less!

Interesting stuff – the April 2020 roundup

Interesting stuff – the April 2020 roundup

70’s computer predictions, the effect of the pandemic on children and parents, pom poms, supporting kids on video calls, hobby books, the paradox of counteracting trolling, and why you shouldn’t worry about getting behind.

Coping with a Wide Age Range During Lockdown

Coping with a Wide Age Range During Lockdown

Katie Finlayson (from Learn What You Live) with a guest post about how to cope with a wide age range during the lockdown.