Easy Autumnal Squash and Chicken Tray Bake Recipe

I absolutely love this time of year. The leaves are starting to go a lovely orange colour, the nights are drawing in and the vegetables are just amazing. We popped to Aldi at the weekend…

How To Have A North Pole Breakfast

North Pole Breakfast is soon to be upon us. The Elf on the Shelf was first introduced to me 4 years ago and instantly I loved the idea (I am a bit mad for Christmas!). Freddie was…

Big Ideas for Curious Minds | Best Introduction to Philosophy

Philosophy to me is a subject that is taken at university, and certainly not for children. However, the last two years I have seen more and more books out on this subject aimed at kids.…

How to Make History Fun with 60 Second Histories

  We have recently been introduced to 60 Second Histories, and we absolutely love it. Since we have been homeschooling, Freddie has shown a massive interest in history. He already knows more about the Tudors…

Over 100 of the Best Books For 9 Year Olds 2018

The benefits of reading books is such an integral part of children’s lives. We have been really lucky and Freddie has always enjoyed reading. Even from a young baby he would always enjoy looking through…

17 Of The Best Days Out In London With Kids

We love having days out in London as a family, we try to go at least a couple of times a year. We live in the Midlands so we just hop on a train and…

Over 35 of the Best Educational Videos on Youtube for Kids

I am not a big fan of “screen time” for kids, however, there are certain educational videos on Youtube for kids I don’t mind Freddie watching. I have compiled a list of all of the…

October Half Term Holidays – The Best Places to go with the Family

Now the weather is getting cold in the UK, all I can think about is where to have my next holiday. October half term holidays are much cheaper than going abroad in the summer holidays,…

Pandemic Board Game Review – A Great Cooperative Game

This month’s board game review is the Pandemic Board Game, for the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club. I am always looking at new board games to play, and this strategy cooperative game looked great. Pandemic Board Game…

Equal Pay – Make Sure You’re Not Missing Out

Equal Pay – Make Sure You’re Not Missing Out   September was a busy month for equal pay news, with supermarket heavyweight Morrisons and streaming giant Spotify both receiving hefty, and very public, fines for…

How To Encourage Creativity With Aquabeads Minions Playset

Freddie has never really enjoyed being creative, even from a very young age. He has always enjoyed books and maths and getting him to do anything remotely creative has always been hard work! As we…

How to Make A Reed Diffuser | Educational Fun with Kids

One of the joys of homeschooling is I incorporate every day life into some sort of educational activity. Today’s science experiment was to make our own reed diffuser! I love my house to smell nice,…

Halloween Ideas and Elf On the Shelf

If you are looking for Halloween Ideas then check out what we get up to!! We love Halloween in this house and it is normally the first time the Elf on the Shelf makes his…

Learning At Home With Exemplar Education An Honest Review

We have recently come across Exemplar Education, which is a fantastic online tutoring resource for kids. As you know we are home educating Freddie. Exemplar is now our go to platform for maths and English.…

5 ways sports for kids are great for children’s development 

We know that active children are less likely to suffer from chronic illnesses such as obesity, diabetes, heart problems, and high blood pressure. But physical exercise also helps children to grow and stimulates their physical…