Tips from children: Tip 1…

Tip 1

By Abraham, age 7.

 Ideas for when your child doesn’t read or write when it’s reading or writing time. If this

 happens; 

  1. Make a tent, 
  2. Or put cushions around him/her.
  3. Let him/her act out what the actors are doing.
  4. Let him/her write his own story.
  5. Let him/her watch something to inspire him/her.
  6. Let him/her write an ideas page.
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One month without school!

It has been an interesting month without school indeed! It all happened sooner
than¬†anticipated¬†too.¬†I¬†didn’t¬†plan¬†to¬†home¬†educate¬†till¬†the¬†beginning¬†of September,¬†however¬†a¬†couple¬†of¬†events¬†came¬†to¬†the¬†fore¬†which¬†brought¬†it¬†on
earlier…and¬†we¬†are¬†very¬†glad¬†for¬†it!¬†I¬†will¬†share¬†one¬†of¬†those¬†events¬†and¬†I’m¬†sure¬†a lot¬†of¬†you¬†will¬†understand¬†what¬†I¬†mean¬†when¬†I¬†say¬†..SATs!!!!¬†¬†Yes,¬†the
year two new national curriculum SATs.  The teachers tried their best to involve the parents and make the children at ease about it all, but unfortunately it
was not enough. Anyway we kept an eye and kept a daily diary, monitored
creativity¬†and¬†confidence¬†in¬†my¬†eldest¬†son….debated¬†whether¬†to¬†allow¬†him¬†to¬†do

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Excited to be online!

We are very excited to finally start our own website. The children and I will be using this as an opportunity to practice our computer skills and in return I hope those of you who are interested in the themes we raise will benefit. Sometimes it is not possible to discuss everything on a Whatsapp chat, so I will hope this platform will provide a more thorough and rich account of what home educating is like for us. We may not get many views or followers; or we may be inundated…whatever you think, we are grateful for our accounts to be witnessed and our inner child states will be happy that we can call ourselves published on the internetūüėé.