Puy du Fou Review

Puy du Fou Review – an educational and historical action attraction in Vendee France

Top Tips for Studying as a Parent

mother graduating with two children

You may feel that taking on a time-consuming course as a student to be quite intimidating when you already have children to look after. It can be quite a balancing act to manage to juggle everything, so here is a guest post, that I have had input from my experiences as a student parent at … Read more

Alton Towers Educational Workshops

cups and cards to learn about forces and motion

As children headed back to school last week we headed for Alton Towers Resort with our Merlin Annual Pass. You may recall we have already been this season but this time however was to attend one of their educational workshops. The day was arranged by a kind lady in one of the Home Education groups, … Read more

Party Political Manifesto Affects on Education

If you are undecided about the upcoming Election then you may want to consider the impact each of the parties has on education. Schools are suffering from underfunding – meaning they have had to cut school hours, being forced to drop subjects from the curriculum, increase class sizes or cut staff numbers. Buildings are going un-repaired … Read more

Science4You Sweet Factory

Science4You Sweet Factory

Awarded the Silver Medal in the Education Toy category at the Independent Toy Awards the Science4You Sweet Factory Toy is sure to be a hit with adults and children alike. It is educational to the point that even adults could possibly pick up a thing or two – whilst being fun (it makes sweets!) The … Read more

Seadoo Sea Scooter Course #MotivationalMonday

seadoo sea scooter

Education doesn’t have to mean that it is something academic. It’s about knowledge, skills and habits being passed down from one generation to the next, or from person to person. In fact practical learning is more effective, especially if it is of interest to the individual. Therefore, I thought that this week I would share … Read more

Choosing a School

Choosing a school for your child can be very daunting for a parent, whether that be for primary or secondary. It is a choice that could affect the child for the rest of their lives and so one needs to be found that suits their needs. Things to consider Location – the nearest school has more … Read more

The Salims – Relaxed Approach to Parenting

Below I’ll be examining the Salims from the TV Show 16kidsandcounting Shown on Channel 4 March 2013 9pm, all quotes mentioned below are as mentioned in the series on Channel 4 should you wish to watch this yourself. All non specific opinions given are my own. We meet the Salims from Rochdale for the second … Read more

Pirate Print

As part of our letter learning journey the letter P covered so many things so we covered quiet a bit as we packed and moved house. P covers Pinterest  and this is where I found this delightful idea of a Paint Pirate  handprint originally from Fun Hand Print Art We painted it all on our hand and then … Read more