Tuesday 27 February 2018

The Rhyming Rabbit - Storytelling, Puppets and Poetry

World Book Day 2018

World Book Day 2018 is just around the corner so we have been spending lots of time reading books and doing activities related to our favourites. One of our favourite children's authors is Julia Donaldson and I always pick up new book titles whenever I see them. A recent purchase was 'The Rhyming Rabbit'. I was drawn to it by its bold and sparkly illustrations (there is glitter on every page) as well as the wonderful poems inside.


Monday 19 February 2018

Which Language Should I Speak to my Child?

Multilingual parents often wonder which language they should be speaking to their child. Deciding which language or languages to speak to your child can be a worrying and confusing issue. This is particularly true if you have more than two languages to choose from. The more languages you have in your language environment, the more confusing it becomes. Should you concentrate on the majority language (the language spoken in the community in which you live)? Or should you speak a minority language (a language which

Thursday 8 February 2018

January Nature Studies

If you have read about our homeschool curriculum or follow my instagram account, you will know we are following a nature curriculum this year called 'Exploring Nature With Children'. It is a wonderful curriculum that covers different topics each week of the year. For each week, there are activities to do, recommended reading, poetry and a piece of art to study. The curriculum incorporates science, English, art and nature studies so it is really varied. You can check out the curriculum here.


Thursday 1 February 2018

Olympic Games Crafts for Kids

The Winter Olympics 2018 are just around the corner and we are getting very excited about watching and learning about the winter sports. This year the Winter Olympics are taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a country we know very little about. 

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