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What We’ve Done This Week: 25th November 2019

Here in the Maus house, it’s definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas. We’ve mostly focused on Christmas crafting this week, and a bit of letter writing to Father Christmas too. Our decorations all went up at the weekend too, so we’re all feeling super festive already! Monday Christmas crafting is a go! We […]

Day Out: The World Outside Forest School | The Home Education Diaries

Day Out: The World Outside Forest School

When the girls were in mainstream education, forest school was the highlight of their week. Eleanor in particular. They looked forward to Wednesdays each week, and always came home happier. I was able to join in with a forest school session with each of them last year and enjoyed it too. Even in the pouring […]

What We've Been Doing This Week | The Home Education Diaries

What We’ve Done This Week: 18th November 2019

Today is Sunday and I’m sitting here wondering where the week went! It feels like this week just zoomed by, but then we have kept pretty busy. There’s something about the run up to Christmas that makes time seem to speed up too! Monday Today was a day to do some errands. Usually I do […]

What We’ve Done This Week: 4th November 2019

Monday I’ll admit that not much got done today. I had some work things that had to be done, so the girls played together for most of the morning. After that we went over to visit family, popping into the shops on the way home. The girls had their usual karate lesson this evening. Tuesday […]

Why You Need A Salad Spinner For Your Art Cupboard | The Home Education Diaries

Why You Need A Salad Spinner For Your Art Cupboard

This is a salad spinner. Very useful in the kitchen when washing salad of course, but you can also use a salad spinner to create some interesting pieces of art! That’s what we’ve been doing this afternoon, so I thought I’d share it with you. I’m definitely feeling happier about how we’ve spent our time […]

Our visit to meet the Lord Mayor of Birmingham | The Home Education Diaries

Our visit to meet the Lord Mayor of Birmingham

Isn’t is funny that we all, as adults, need to know about politics but as children we’re hardly taught a thing? We’ve always talked about politics with Eleanor and Phoebe: they’ve been with us to vote many times, we’ve discussed our opinions on Brexit and we even took them to a rally before the last […]