Teach them what you love – face painting

One of the lovely things about having hobbies and skills is that you can share them with your nearest and dearest.  Whether you’re a keen carpenter or a knock out knitter you’re bound to find that your kids will at some point be interested in getting involved.  I have...

Grandmother Fish – a child’s first book of evolution review

Last year I came across the Kickstarter campaign to fund printing of a book written in American book called Grandmother Fish. Written by Jonathan Tweet and illustrated by Karen Lewis, the book’s idea was to introduce the theory of Darwinian Evolution to pre-schoolers.   I read the free PDF...

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...