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Advent 17 December 2018

With Advent over halfway through, I have as always, succumbed to the busyness of the season. I have, however, over the past few years been delving deeper into the purpose of Advent; that of preparation for the celebration of Christmas, not just physically, but spiritually too. Advent means “arrival” or “coming”. It’s purpose is to… Continue reading Advent 17 December 2018

Nature & Animals, Science and Nature

Moon project September/October 2018

We had a harvest moon back in September. This is the full moon which occurs nearest to the autumn equinox.  It rises very close to sunset, low in the sky and appears very bright due to the tilt of the earth (I don’t really understand this, but Lanky Dude explained it to us). Its light… Continue reading Moon project September/October 2018

History Projects

North America September/ October 2018

Our first stop on our whistle-stop-picture-book-tour-of-the-world was North America. We mainly focused on USA, but Sparkly Eyes enjoyed finding out about the huskies (her favourite dog) in Canada. As well as these books, I used postcard templates from Activity village...            and we watched a… Continue reading North America September/ October 2018

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Fridays 23 November 2018

With both boys now at college, I have that “Friday feeling" bubbling up inside me each week. Our homeschool days flowed fairly seamlessly between weekdays, week ends and holidays, but now there is a definite feel of elation/relief when Friday afternoon comes round, and I look forward to the arrival of the bus, bringing the… Continue reading Fridays 23 November 2018