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...

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...