• AD // Home Education with Mrs Mactivity // Review

    Home schooling and home education has always been something I wanted to achieve, I pride myself on the knowledge and tricks that I gained from working with children in the past, working in school and my qualification in childcare and early years education but unfortunately it has been a good few years I put that knowledge into practice so I needed a little help. Mrs Mactivity is an online resource for home education and teachers to find and print off work sheets and other fun things for the children to do and learn from, I was so grateful that I was given the opportunity to try out what the website had to offer and include it into the daily fun of home ed that the children school have given us. The beauty of Mrs Mactivity is that it follows the curriculum so you know that the children in your care are getting the correct education, its set out in the different key stages and into different categories, Maths, English, Topic, to help searching for what you need nice and easy. Created by Heather who herself is a teacher found that looking online for projects and print offs wasn’t so easy… View Post

    AD // Educational Posters from LookLearn // Review

    Recently I’ve been looking at adding educational posters and artwork around my home for the children to enjoy and use in their daily lives, LookLearn has facilitated that need brilliantly with their wonderful and simple poster designed that not only look stylish but also bring the school into the home. I am now looking at home schooling my youngest and these sort of posters and artwork is something that I have been interested in for a while, easy to learn from and look beautiful in their bedroom I have found my two eldest using it during bedtime when they have their hour of calm down. I can hear them counting and shouting out the times table in unison and its been so wonderful to hear. When LookLearn asked us to review their amazing products I naturally couldn’t decide on what one to actually get, after much thought and questions from the children we settled on the times tables and in green (because that Robin’s favourite colour) however I am also going to order a couple more to add to the children’s bedroom and honestly my own too as I find them so unique and fun to have around the home.… View Post