a week in pictures
Children, Crafts, Health, Learning, Work

Staying in, staying safe – week 1

This is a little diary of our first week in social isolation, home learning, and with both himself and me working from home. Monday They always have to be dragged from bed on a school day, not this Monday! Bah humbug, my plan to work in peace for an hour before they got up failed… Continue reading Staying in, staying safe – week 1

home working set up, two monitors, laptop, printer, lots of mess, water bottle and jumper
Children, Health, Work

Recommendation overload

I'm trying to work from home, as is my husband, while also both supporting our sons' home learning. Honestly, we're a bit overwhelmed. There are so many lists of links out there for daily activities to do with the kids: zoo watch, literacy, PE, stories, yoga, museums, all sorts of things and all at set… Continue reading Recommendation overload

Children, Learning, Reading, Science, STEM

Home learning resources

I'm putting this list here for my reference as much as for anyone else to use. I made it from stuff I've seen on Facebook and Twitter this week, plus some zoology things recommended by a colleague. These are all resources that we haven't had from school already. Anyway, these might be useful links to… Continue reading Home learning resources

computer aided keychain design
Children, Science, STEM, Work

Science Week 2: year 6 computer modeling

The week of 9th March 2020 is Science Week in the UK. A few weeks ago my sons' school asked if any parents could help run science sessions. I am a signed up official STEM ambassador so I replied that I'd love to. A few months ago someone I know at work (a big software… Continue reading Science Week 2: year 6 computer modeling