I thought It might be fun to join in with the Aussie not back to school blog hop with Our World Wide Classroom. This is where homeschool bloggers link up and share their latest post and this week is all about Resources! This year we will be doing much the same as… Continue reading 2016 Aussie Not back to school Blog hop.
Here are a few pics of our Christmas holidays and an update on whats been happening around here. We have 2 new members of our family. Meet Rhonda and Bernice! These 2 girls were given to us at Christmas by my Brother and family and we were happy for them to come a live with… Continue reading What have we been up to?
I have been busy lately putting together some more hands on learning activities for us to use this year. There are so many wonderful and creative things you can do but it does get a bit overwhelming. I try to stay focused on things that I really feel we will use regularly and things… Continue reading Hand made, hands on learning activities.
Today I wanted to share my favorite healthy breakfast. I have this most mornings and I feel it really gives me a great start to the day. It is fairly low fat and packed with goodness. Oats are fantastic for your stomach and Chia seeds really are a super food. They are packed with… Continue reading Easy Chia seed and Oat porridge
Each year we try to make some more decorations for our tree. This year and last year the kids made some air drying clay ornaments and painted them however they wanted. I just love the way they look and the kids really enjoy making them. We finally found our tree (which was in the roof)… Continue reading Hand made Christmas decorations.
Our last “official” unit study for the year has been Vikings. This has been another fun one to read about. Again, I kept it really simple, mainly reading from books about some of the famous vikings from history like Eric the Red and his son Leif Ericsson. We mapped out the places that they… Continue reading Viking unit study.
I thought I would go into a bit more detail about what we actually do during our structured learning time. We have tried a few different things since we started homeschooling…..I guess that’s pretty normal for newbie homeschoolers, until you find what is going to work for your family and even then it will change… Continue reading Our homeschool routine.