Hi! I’m Claire and I have been the curator of Angelicscalliwags for the past decade. It has been my pleasure and joy to share my homeschooling journey thus far. During 2023 I began to explore the possibility of turning Angelicscalliwags into a viable small home business. I had two possible ideas. One was to sell a unit study I had been working on for the preceding two years and the other was to create sellable products using my original art. In the end, I decided that these two things needn’t be mutually exclusive and so determined to do both!
Angelicscalliwags is first and foremost a homeschooling resource. I have tried to make it as simple as possible for other educators to find their way around the almost 2000 blog posts I have written over the past ten years. Head over to my Homeschool UK page to discover how to homeschool in the UK and to gain access to a multitude of homeschool posts covering preschool all the way up to GCSEs. Here, you will find descriptions of all of the high quality, hands-on homeschool lessons I carried out with my five children.
From the magical book units to the incredible hands-on history units spanning prehistory to the First World War, you are sure to find something which will excite and ignite your child’s passion for learning. And, of course, don’t forget to take a peek at all our creative maths activities and cool science activities for kids! Lastly, as a creative myself, I am most proud of our homeschool art lessons. Do have a poke around!
I am also dabbling a bit with YouTube, where I post hands-on history activities.
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As three of my five children are now adults, I have a bit more time on my hands to pursue other interests. I have an eclectic collection of things I like to do. These include studying for my master’s degree in children and youth studies, writing and pursuing all things creative.
In my tiny studio, I study, I write and I create. Angelicscalliwags has become a place for me to share these interests in addition to my homeschool activities. If you’d like to follow along and see what a fellow homeschool mum does when she’s not homeschooling, head over to my Art Studio page. Here you’ll find all things Claire!
I love to write. I love to have a record of my thoughts and feelings. As these tend to change over time, journalling is a way to capture any growth. I really enjoy looking back at young Claire!
I write in my journal most days. Once a week or so I may post a studio vlog. I also post about our homeschool, usually with a monthly Homeschool Log Book, which I write for the local authorities. My precious moments post goes live once a month, documenting the comings and goings of our family. Aside from these, I journal my thoughts willynilly as I get them!
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