Measure Mate – a handy learning tool from Learning Resources UK

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a Measure Mate to try out and review* As a home school parent, this year, I have been somewhat overwhelmed by what is actually available in terms of resources and equipment available to us. Working out what we need, and don’t need, what is worth investing […]

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Beaker Creatures Whirling Wave Reactor Giveaway

*this is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to try and also to giveaway to our readers* Combining learning with fun is always a good thing as far as we are concerned, and Beaker Creatures from Learning Resources UK are a great toy that do both those things and we have had […]

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Books in the post? Special deliveries from Bookabees!o

The summer holidays are LONG, the weather can be totally uncooperative, and sometimes, like many other parents, I find myself questioning my sanity and wondering how I will keep my kids busy and happy for the duration of their break.  Fortunately both my children LOVE reading, so that’s an easy out for me, encouraging them […]

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Jumbo Banagrams fun in the garden…

There is some thing fun (and slightly competitive, ahem) about board games or games you can play in a group, and there is a lot of learning, enjoyments and bonding time to be had. We as a family love playing games, and as the children get older and are more able to participate, it has […]

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Watching butterflies…(and a giveaway)

My children love learning about nature and are very curious and interested in all sorts of things animal and plant related. It’s something I encourage and the reason why we have pets, some unusual, and some more normal. (we currently have a giant African Land Snail,  a hamster, stick insects, two rabbits, two cats and […]

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Making maths cool with Skoo Crew

Whilst we are sort of strict on how much device time our kids have, we do let them use our iPad and other devices to play and also for learning. Both children now do some of their maths homework on the iPad. I am always on the look out for apps that are great for […]

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