Homeschooling

ABCmouse Review- 12 Reasons Why You Should Try It Now
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ABCmouse Review- 12 Reasons Why You Should Try It Now

I have only recently stumbled upon ABCmouse when another homeschool mom mentioned that her kindergartner was using it. Keep reading for our honest ABCmouse review. I am so disappointed I hadn’t found it when my son was younger. She has been using it for a couple of months with her daughter and absolutely loves it….

20 Thanksgiving Fun Activities For Your Homeschool You’ll Love
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20 Thanksgiving Fun Activities For Your Homeschool You’ll Love

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, so I wanted to create a huge list of Thanksgiving fun activities you can have in your homeschool. These activities can of course also be used by school kids who are on holiday that week. All of these activities and lesson plans are aimed at kids from…

Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Both You And The Kids Will Love
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Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Both You And The Kids Will Love

We don’t normally do read alouds in our homeschool, mainly because Freddie has always enjoyed reading. However, I have recently discovered that we should be reading to our children until AT LEAST the age of 13! Oops! Hey, I never said I was perfect! As we are fairly new to America, I thought finding the…

11 Free Homeschool Halloween Activities That Are Educational and Fun!
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11 Free Homeschool Halloween Activities That Are Educational and Fun!

Despite my lack of interest in Halloween, my son LOVES it, and apart from Christmas, it is his favorite holiday. So this year I thought I would try and embrace it too, and try and get together as many homeschool Halloween activities as I could find. This is one of my favorite things about homeschool,…

37 Talk Like A Pirate Day Activities For Kids That Are Easy and Fun
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37 Talk Like A Pirate Day Activities For Kids That Are Easy and Fun

Ahoy there me maties, Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up, on September 19th so I thought I would put together some fun activities for you to have fun with. As this year it is on a Sunday you can get the whole family involved! I have included over 37 activities for you to…

MoneyTime Review – The Best Financial Curriculum for Middle Schoolers
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MoneyTime Review – The Best Financial Curriculum for Middle Schoolers

I don’t say this lightly, but teaching kids about money is one of the most important lessons we can teach our children. Before I became a homeschool mom I was a Finance Director at a large global engineering company, so money and budgeting is something we have always talked about with Freddie. However, life gets…

24 Free Educational Christmas Activities To Enjoy In Your Homeschool
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24 Free Educational Christmas Activities To Enjoy In Your Homeschool

As Christmas will be with us any minute (I have no idea where this year has gone already!) I wanted to put together a list of educational Christmas activities that we will be doing this December. In December we tend to put away the core curriculum we have been working on, and instead focus on…

40 FREE Christmas Writing Prompts For Kids Aged 5-14
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40 FREE Christmas Writing Prompts For Kids Aged 5-14

Christmas is soon to be upon us, and I don’t know about you, but in December most of our homeschool days revolve around Christmas!! As such I have created these free Christmas writing prompts for you to have fun with. I have created 30 printable pages with the prompts as below, but I have also…

36 Roald Dahl Day Activities & Free Lesson Plans
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36 Roald Dahl Day Activities & Free Lesson Plans

September 13th is just around the corner and I can’t wait to share with you some splendiferous Roald Dahl Day activities for you to enjoy in your homeschool. Roald Dahl got his own “Day” in 2006 and it is celebrated every year on his birthday, September 13th. 16 Interesting Facts About Roald Dahl He was…

Pros and Cons For Homeschooling – How To Know If It Is Right For Us?
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Pros and Cons For Homeschooling – How To Know If It Is Right For Us?

We have been learning at home now for nearly 4 years, and of course, there are many pros and cons for homeschooling. We have homeschooled both in the UK and America, so we are very versed in both countries. Now before I start I need to say that homeschooling is not for everyone. Homeschooling is…