Picnic week is coming!

  People often ask what home education entails, as they either have an image of wild children swinging from trees in a totally unstructured environment, or that we basically reproduce school at home.  The truth is that while some families are completely unstructured, and some have a timetable of lessons...

Yin and Yang fusion curry: our world food inspired breakfast

  This is primarily intended as a STEM based blog, but as home educators we cover just about anything and everything.  In our wanderings through geography based on the kids questions, one that comes up frequently is ‘what do they eat for breakfast in China; America; India…’ or whichever...

Easter craft – a simple guide to blowing eggs

My apologies for teaching granny to suck eggs (or blow them) if you are already familiar with this technique.  However if, like me prior to today, you haven’t tried it, I can wholeheartedly recommend it as a great way of emptying egg shells to decorate for Easter.  The resulting shells will last...