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Foraging

Seaweed Foraging with links to resources

"Experiencing the beach isn't just swimming between the flags and eating a Calippo on the way home." Oliver Brown Thus begins our coastal foraging adventures, experiencing more of what nature...
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DIY upcycled art smocks

As a beginning sewing project, my girls worked on creating their own art smocks. They upcycled old shirts and made some deep pockets for arty bits and bobs out of...
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Recommended Decodable readers

Firstly, let's define what the term decodable means. Simply, a decodable text is a type of book that has been designed to be used alongside explicit systematic phonics instruction. They...
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Learning through play

My girls especially love to role play and they go all out in their play. I love that they absorb themselves in play even at their age. How lovely it...
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The Hunger Games

Well, this is my first review for grown ups! I never really have the time to read for enjoyment. It's a busy household, the Cheney home. It's not normally peaceful...

Back to school we go …

So, it's been a while since I last blogged about the Cheney schooling adventure so here we go! We homeschooled for three terms and possibly would have continued for a...
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ANZAC Day

We're only a day away from ANZAC day and I have on my agenda a range of activities to undertake, from viewing some images and video clips to attending an...
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Love The New Book Display Shelves

It was very exciting to have Matt put up the newly made book display shelves for the boys room over the weekend. They each have one at their bedside to...
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A New Homeschooling Approach

We began our homeschooling journey last year, during Noah's last term of Year 1. I had chosen 'Animal's And Their Worlds', a Winterpromise program to start with, however, the materials...
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Prayer Journalling

I had recently been checking out some homeschooling blogs when I came accross www.charlottemasonhelp.com. I was looking into the Charlotte Mason Homeschooling approach and was quite inspired by many of the...
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The New Teepee Addition

Here is our latest teepee addition, Isaiah's teepee. He loves it. It's basically the same as Noah's but with green polka dot trim and a little bit of extra detailing....
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Rosie’s Walk

'Rosie's Walk' by Pat Hutchins was given to us as a gift at my very first baby shower. It was given to me by a well respected educator and is...
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