Homeschooling: Helping Homeschooled Kids Learn Practical Strategies and Activities

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Homeschooling a child is nothing short of a full-time job. You’re responsible for everything from selecting the right curriculum to getting all of the lessons to stick and everything in between. Homeschooling does get easier for most mums with practice and time. And there are strategies you can implement to get lessons to stick better, […]

Empower Your Child’s Education: How to Thrive with Project-Based Homeschooling.

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At its core, project-based homeschooling is a child-centred and child-led approach to learning. It’s an offshoot of the Reggio Emilia approach, an educational philosophy that emphasises hands-on discovery learning. In project-based homeschooling, the key emphasis is on practical, creative, and exploratory activities. The idea is to encourage the child to learn by undertaking different projects that are driven by their own interests and curiosity.
But what sets project-based homeschooling apart from other homeschooling methodologies?

Let’s break it down!

Charlotte Mason Homeschooling Style: A Practical Approach for UK Mums

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The Charlotte Mason homeschooling method is a holistic approach to education that emphasizes the use of living books, nature studies, and narration.
It is based on the belief that children learn best through experience and that education should be a lifelong process.Click here to learn more.

Encourage Outdoor Play: Reduce The Screen Time Each Day

In this blog post, we will explore outdoor play, why it is more important more than ever, and how we can up our game in the garden play equipment department. Choosing activities that will engage our children, enhance their learning, and support development is an essential way to get them active and off that device they love so much…… at least for a little while!

Homeschooling and Work? Here’s How to Make It Work

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Parenting while working is tricky all on its own. However, where the party actually starts is when homeschooling is included! As a working parent who homeschools my child, the words flexible and balanced chaos frequently come to mind.

Therefore, establishing a routine and striking a balance is crucial for every family. A little preparation and time planning may go a long way. But most importantly, create a program that suits you and your family, and always be flexible.

10 Homeschool Trip Ideas to Try In 2023

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Homeschool trips offer a great opportunity to make learning fun, engaging and interactive. There are many options to choose from, whether you are interested in history, science, religion, or nature. It is also important to note that homeschool trips can be educational and cost-effective, with many locations offering interactive programs and activities for children of all ages. With careful planning, homeschool trips can provide a valuable break from the routine of homeschooling while allowing students to learn in a new and exciting environment.

Finding a Home Education Community and Support While Homeschooling in UK

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If you are new to homeschooling, you might be wondering where to find communities and support groups for homeschooling in the UK. Fear not, I have good news for you. There are many home education groups all over the UK, so you will not be on your own.

This post will discuss why it is important to find communities and support when homeschooling in the UK. It is also essential to add value to the home education community; it goes a long way to help other homeschooling mums.