Since August 2017 we have featured a weekly guest post, sharing ways in which Activity Village resources can be used for learning at home, crafts with your own children, or group craft activities. There is lots of inspiration here!
I have always liked having visual reminders of what the kids are learning pinned up around the house.
As part of our home education work we have been looking at rainforest animals, and my daughter is preparing a project on big cats and their habitats.
Illuminated manuscripts have always held a fascination for me. They are beautiful, lavish pieces of art.
Many local libraries are taking part in the summer reading challenge and my local library is no exception.
We are loving the stunning warm summer weather but as much as the kids enjoy being outdoors they also need breaks from the garden and insect hunting.
We love creating collages. Ever since the kids were little we would select a bunch of items out of the cupboard a basic colouring sheet or template and the kids would create whatever they wanted.
Last year, we went to Snowdonia on holiday and, despite their young age, the older two children remember an awful lot of that holiday. This year we went north to a small village close to Stirling.
My eldest is a bit of a perfectionist – he dislikes it when he makes errors, and, despite my best efforts to assure him that making errors is all part of the learning process it can have the effect of making him quite reluctant to practise certain