Tag: Family learning

Our Island House and Garden Update 2017

This year my blog posts have been a lot fewer and farther between, mainly due to busy family life including a one year old! However, I wanted to give you a house and garden update for 2017. Since… Read More

Home Education Plans for 2017 – 2018

Already the summer has gone and we started homeschooling again at the end of August, so I thought I would share our home education plans for 2017 – 2018. I do not plan out our entire homeschool year… Read More

End of Homeschool Year Wrap Up 2017

We came to the end of our homeschool year 2 weeks ago, and are just beginning to recover from a month of illness! Thankfully it hasn’t been anything serious, just a long bout of various colds and coughs,… Read More

Our Favourite Biographies for Reading Aloud

Since we started our 2016 – 2017 homeschooling year, we have been reading another of John Hudson Tiner’s Sowers series biographies of famous Christian scientists. Although I try to choose a variety of different genres of books for… Read More

Home Education Plans for 2016 – 2017

Next week we will start our new homeschooling year, so I have spent a bit of time over the last couple of weeks praying and thinking over our home education plans for 2016 – 2017. Priorities As our… Read More

Traditional Foods of Scotland

According to a quote from comedian Mike Myers, “most Scottish cuisine is based on a dare”. If you are squeamish about organ meats and offal, the quote could apply to our ‘national dish’, haggis. However, traditional Scottish foods… Read More

End of School Year Wrap Up 2015 – 2016

In my end of school year wrap up last year, I was looking forward to using our house more fully for homeschooling, after a year of selling our house, and then moving to the island. Unit Study This… Read More

DVDs for History in Our Homeschool

I have talked before about how we study history in our homeschool, and one of those ways is through watching quality history DVDs. Drive Thru History I have just recently bought the Ancient History series from Drive Thru… Read More

10 Outdoor Homeschool Activities

We started our usual homeschooling routine last week after our Easter break, and thankfully I am beginning to feel slightly better, although the pregnancy nausea is still there. We have had much more settled weather recently, and we… Read More

Shakespeare Week Activities

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust publicises Shakespeare Week each year in March, and in 2016 it runs from 14th to 20th March. We first found out about this from Sarah of Delivering Grace, and it has been something that the children and… Read More

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