10 Days in Morocco (with Kids): Road Trip

Morocco is a wonderfully diverse country, an almost hidden gem that acts as a gateway between Europe and Africa. From snow-capped mountains to expansive desert, from lush vegetation covering the rolling hills of the countryside to the busy winding streets of labyrinth-like medinas, Morocco has it all. In this article you will discover a 10 day road-trip itinerary exploring some of the costal regions of … Continue reading 10 Days in Morocco (with Kids): Road Trip

Kids Corner: Which Shape is the Strongest?

Note from Paloma (aka mum): If you read Wednesday’s blog Learning More About Shapes then you’ll know that W wanted to find out which shape is the strongest. We did a series of tests using the scientific method and the children have chosen to share their findings in today’s blog post. You can find other people’s videos/blogs/explanations of the tests we used here:Test 1: Testing … Continue reading Kids Corner: Which Shape is the Strongest?

Learning More About Shapes

W (8) has been learning more about shapes, and of course the best way to learn about something new is through play and hands-on activities! This blog post highlights some of the ways I have taught my 8-year-old about shapes, in accordance with the National Curriculum. Learning Objective (LO): Draw 2D shapesLO: Recognise angles as a property of a shape or a description of a … Continue reading Learning More About Shapes

Learning About Shapes

B (6) has been learning all about shapes, and of course the best way to learn about something new is through play and hands-on activities! This blog post highlights some of the ways I have taught my 6-year-old about shapes, in accordance with the National Curriculum. Learning Objective: Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes. I like to split our learning topics into three … Continue reading Learning About Shapes

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Activity: La Petite Poule Rousse

Our topic theme this half term is Fantastic Fiction. We have been reading Anansi stories, performing poetry and gameschooling traditional stories! Now while I may not be a French speaker, I strive to give the children a bilingual experience whenever possible because I do agree with W (8) that it’s important for children to speak more than one language. Which is why, when I discovered … Continue reading Activity: La Petite Poule Rousse

Valentine’s Day – Love Yourself (Kids)

Last week was Children’s Mental Health Week in the UK, the theme was ‘Express Yourself’ but it also got me thinking about well being for children and what that looks like, which is why our theme for Valentine’s Day 2021 will be ‘Love Yourself’. I hope today’s blog will inspire you to have a great Valentine’s Day with your children. Valentine’s Day for kids? Growing … Continue reading Valentine’s Day – Love Yourself (Kids)

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January Highlights: Looking back to look forward

After what felt like a lifetime (I’m convinced January is actually the longest month of the year!), it’s finally February! 2021 might not be the year we hoped for, but for us it’s gotten off to a pretty great start. Goal-setting and vision boards have definitely kept all of us on track through this first month of the new year and hopefully sets out how … Continue reading January Highlights: Looking back to look forward