The run up to Christmas is always hectic here, it comes with the toy shop ownership territory. We looked forward to the Xmas break but for the very best of reasons, it was never going to be. Christmas, visitors, a wedding, decorating – it all added up to a holiday that passed by very quickly […]
This blog is suppose to capture moments. I thought Maddy's mockingjay pin from The Hunger Games, made in lego, was just so extraordinarily beautiful it deserved a post of its own. She is a genius, that girl.
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been setting the girls a daily Lego challenge to try and stretch their ingenuity a little. They love their Lego but tend to want to build to plans from kits or make floor plans of buildings and play within those. That’s fine so far as it goes, but […]
There has been a good deal of debate recently about the new Lego Friends range, a role-play style, very pink range of Lego aimed primarily at girls. Much of that debate centred more, in fact, on the decision to alter girl magazine subscriptions to a girl version, which didn’t go down well, but the Lego […]
And the fabulous (depending on your point of view!) answer is… no, not really. See, another plus point to home education- you can work even when you are sick… no reason to miss school days, ever. We even learn on holiday, we even do projects on holiday… we… we… we… yes, they read in the […]
Monday – I was too busy worrying about my Dad to do more than basics, so Zoe and co came here in the afternoon instead of an art day. Girls did loads of work though. Fran really forging ahead with Mathletics, writing and so on and of course completed that lovely guest post for me. […]