How to make the ultimate paper aeroplane and other fun STEM learning activities for kids

Sebby paper plane

Like many households, we have gone back to home learning today after a half term break and it is safe to say the kids are not really feeling it. I have found the key to helping them at home, is to vary the work. Lots of things are coming in from school, but it is mainly maths and english based, which isn’t always fun. One thing that fell into my inbox last week, was how to make the ultimate paper… Continue Reading “How to make the ultimate paper aeroplane and other fun STEM learning activities for kids”

Educational Activities to do with Kids While Stuck at Home

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Whilst the whole world is under lockdown, and we all have a lot of free time available right now, it’s a great idea to use it wisely and learn some new skills, or take part in educational activities with your kids. Not only will it benefit them in the future, but it will also help to stop the infamous words “I’m bored” being uttered every five seconds. Here are some worthwhile activities you could all take part in, as a… Continue Reading “Educational Activities to do with Kids While Stuck at Home”

Get Kids Reading with Sooper Books Free Online Library!

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Homeschooling week one is complete and its safe to say it has been a learning curve for us. In our house we have started the day with PE with Joe on YouTube, which has seen both my husband and I join in……….we are aching in places we had forgotten existed. Lessons haven’t quite gone the way we would have liked. Sebby is happy to do his Maths workbooks, but English is another story, whilst Eliza is happy to do English… Continue Reading “Get Kids Reading with Sooper Books Free Online Library!”

Positive Parenting: Forming the Foundations of Your Childs Personality

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As parents we always want to give our kids the best start in life, and while the formal education system teaches them a lot, there’s still plenty that we can do ourselves. After all, we’re our children’s very first teachers; our attitudes and ideas are what form the basis of their likes and dislikes, and the foundations of their personality. Here are some ideas for positive things you can do to influence them.  Healthy living Health really is everything. We… Continue Reading “Positive Parenting: Forming the Foundations of Your Childs Personality”

Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style

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Did you know that by identifying your child’s learning style, you can help to support their academic development? There are three common learning styles and each child has a dominant learning style or technique. By understanding the characteristics of each style, parents can identify the best learning activities and tools to aid their child’s development. To help you identify your child’s individual learning style and unlock their full potential, Taunton School have provided the following information and advice… What are… Continue Reading “Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style”