Play and Create

10 Things you need to homeschool your pre-schooler

August 25, 2014

    I’ll give you a hint-it’s neither curriculum or worksheets. Many of us arrive at the decision to keep our kids out of school before our eldest is old enough to be enrolled. And, from the amount of posts and information around on how to “school” a very young child that are going around, […]

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Irrational dislike

August 11, 2014

  I know I’m pretty zen about mess and lots of people think that being school-free requires a load of patience, but I have a couple of things that I irrationally dislike. And they are things that pretty much make me a card-carrying member of the Fun Police. You know what I hate? BALLOONS.   […]

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This week we were..

July 27, 2014

  So I started a Sunday thing, did it once and then went away and forgot all about it. Let’s try again shall we? But we’ve been away for a while so this “week” covers the last couple.   This week we were..   -At ballet a whole lot. Willow’s primary exam is at the […]

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R.I.P lofty ideals

November 13, 2013

    Are you like me? Did you once upon a time have many lofty ideals about all of the things you would never buy/feed/read/watch with your kids? I was so cute and eager. So wholesome. As the years (and children) wore me down I changed my tune. Partly through my own changed ideas on […]

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Free-range homeschool projects

October 28, 2013

      Don’t you love a bit of synchronicity? Tannah has been talking about making a “bird book” for a little while. What she wanted was one of those lockable diaries that she could fill with bird drawings, some writing and other random stuff that would be glued in. I got her a book […]

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The best toys

October 15, 2013

  Talk at our place is turning to christmas lists. The kids are giving me ideas of the stuff they would like and I’m giving them more realistic ideas of the stuff we can afford-so the three 64GB iPads they are after are probably not a realistic option at this point but the gift cards […]

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Unspoken invitation

August 6, 2013

  Disclosure-I was given the supplies used in this post as part of a blog sponsorship with Micador. I was not obligated or paid to blog about them.     I don’t play with my kids. That’s a whole other post for a whole other day but in a nutshell I believe that play is […]

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These Autumn days I am

May 6, 2013

  Do you read Foxs Lane? Not only do I love this blog I also stalk Kate at the farmer’s market for apples and beetroot. I saw her post last week called “These Autumn Days I am” and loved it so much I asked if I could do my own. She said yes so here […]

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