Marco Polo and the Silk Road

This week was all about preparing for our trip across the silk road.  Yes, I know, week three and we haven’t even left Venice yet! 

Preschool and Totschool Routine

You may have noticed a plethora of preschool posts over the Easter break.  This is because I have wanted to nudge the little ones into a

Looking Back: Ancient Greece – Play Acting Athenian Hierarchy

It seems like an age since my last ‘Looking Back’ Post on Ancient Minoans.  After the Minoans we studied Mycenaean history, but it doesn’t make

Young Scientists at Play: Making Paints and Goop

Sunday night I made up some base for the paints I want my little scientists to make tomorrow to use in their ‘Artists at Play’

Encouraging Independent Learners

One of my goals of home schooling is to end up with independent learners.  I LOVE working and learning along side my children.  It is one

Nature Study: Our One Year Pond Study Week 6 (The Ecosystem at Last)

I think this has to be one of my most favourite photos I’ve ever taken.  Isn’t he a beauty?  Welcome to week 6 of our

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