Secret Life of a Homeschooler



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 →

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 →

Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving isn't a traditional holiday in the UK, but it is a welcome pause before the full onslaught of Christmas. My kids first started the annual Thanksgiving activities when they were at nursery school, so I suppose I've just kept... Continue Reading →

Ice Age: Collision Course

Our second Into Film Festival screening, this year, was Ice Age Collision Course. This is another 3D computer-animated film from Blue Sky Studios, the producers of The Peanuts Movie. Film Review Ice Age Collision Course is the fifth instalment in the Ice Age franchise.... Continue Reading →

The Peanuts Movie

We began our Into Film Festival attendance, this year, with Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie. It's a 3D computer-animated movie, based on Charles Schulz's Peanuts comic. Film Review When the Little Red-Haired Girl moves into town, and joins his... Continue Reading →

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