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Mini Vegetable Garden; Elementary Botany

At the weekend, we planted a super fun miniature garden*. Not a real (outdoor) garden; it’s a transparent planter, so you can observe the plants’ root and stem growth. However, it’s captured our imaginations and we really love our mini vegetable… Continue Reading →

Cone People; Twinkly Hallowe’en Cats & Spanish Worksheets

We use Twinkl for a lot of our crafts and worksheets. At this time of year, one of our favourites is the Hallowe’en Cone People and this year we’ve chosen to make colourful cats. (Last year, it was a cat… Continue Reading →

Beginning to Look Like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as Robert Meredith Willson said in 1951. The Christmas tree is up; we put it up on St Andrew’s Day, when I caved to the kids’ request, and steeled myself to not… Continue Reading →

Bonfire Night Poem

This week, our mini topic is Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. We’ve been using Twinkl PlanIt for History, and I’ve attempted to tie in some Spanish with a simple practice worksheet for the first couple of lines of the traditional poem…. Continue Reading →

Today, we did spelling practice, individual reading, SPAG workbooks, Spanish tuition, Gus on the Go and HelloChinese language apps, and a simple pinyin worksheet I created recently. Praise (of the children) from the Spanish teacher was gladly received. The Grammar… Continue Reading →

Gus on the Go (Spanish)

Wednesday is usually Spanish day, in our homeschool. It’s not all we do – we also did spelling practice, individual reading, and various workbooks – but a chunk of the day was set aside for Spanish tuition, and Spanish educational… Continue Reading →

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