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Ronald the Rhino Twinkl eBook

Did you know that Twinkl create their own eBooks for children? Ronald the Rhino is one of their latest titles. It's a lovely story about friendship and individuality, which are important concepts at any age. There's also a slew of resources... Continue Reading →

Challenges and Simple Things

It's still half term, and time to reflect upon where we are in life. The kids are doing super well, and I am - as always - 100 percent proud of them and their accomplishments. Every piece of work, every... Continue Reading →

Basic Mandarin

It's been a little while since we worked on our Mandarin Chinese, due to computer issues. With that in mind, we revised some basics today. (There seems a never ending list of to-do issues. You can tell it's about time... Continue Reading →

100 Ways to Home Educate

We are structured homeschoolers, and have a gentle rhythm to our week. I plan our resources and subjects precisely but we fit our studies around our fixed activities, which include sports, Scouts, and Spanish class. We also have regular and ad-hoc homeschool... Continue Reading →

The Runaway Rice Cake

Continuing our Spring Festival mini topic, we read The Runaway Rice Cake by Ying Chang Compestine. It's similar to various "gingerbread" stories like The Gingerbread Man, Gingerbread Cowboy, and Gingerbread Baby. There's a hungry family, an item of food that... Continue Reading →

Martin Luther King Day 2017

Today was Blue Monday, which is reportedly the most depressing day of the year. However, it was also Martin Luther King Day, which is far more uplifting and awesome. One of my favourite websites, Teachers Pay Teachers, was a great... Continue Reading →

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