Learning with and about Dragons!

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If you follow us on Instagram, you would know that recently we went to Sydney to see the exciting premiere of the Netflix original series Dreamworks Dragons: Race to the Edge. Ever since, Cameron has been dragon obsessed. He loves the How to Train Your Dragon movies (this new 13-episode journey takes place between the […]

Introducing Fractions

Introducing Fractions

As most kids do, mine were introduced to fractions incidentally through real life examples – cutting a sandwich, sharing parts of a pizza, talking about time and so on. Recently, Cam asked “what is a quarter?” so we have started to discuss and explore fractions. One of the things that Cameron didn’t really realise was […]

Aboriginal Australia | Cultural Appreciation

Australian Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation

Cultural appreciation is important to me as someone who wasn’t raised culturally but does have a varied ethnic background. As I’ve said previously about diversity, I find exploring these topics through play and talking openly with children best. When some of the kids in my homeschool co-op started discussing Aboriginal Australians, I thought it was […]

It’s Not You Vs Your Children

It's Not You Vs Your Children

It’s so common to see parents parenting against their children. Well meaning parents, so used to societies need to control kids, getting lost in a pattern of Us vs Them. This goes for all facets of living with children. From their learning to everyday practical life. Popular parenting help books and blogs are littered with […]

What We Are Reading

What We Are Reading

contains affiliate links It’s been a while since I’ve shared what we are reading. I love seeing what other families are reading and sometimes share a current favourite on Instagram but I thought I’d share a post so it’s easier to link and discuss! Let me know if you would like this to be an […]