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...

Learning months and seasons the easy waywith Cheerz photo magnets

The Acorns really can’t seem to grasp the idea of the sequence of the months of the year, so I’ve been mulling over an idea for presenting the order of the year in a way that makes it personal to them.  When Cheerz asked me if I wanted to review their photo magnet...

An excellent adventure at The Canterbury Tales

Last year we borrowed a copy of ‘Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams’ from our local library.  The boys were hooked by the mixture of great stories and earthy humour, so we were very excited to have the chance to visit The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction this...