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Welcome to our Education at Home page – packed full of ideas for those who Home Educate and those who support their schooled children in the home and beyond!

Book Inspired Learning
Sensory Dough Activities

Snow Dough & Outdoor Play

Snow Dough & Outdoor Play Peakles and I are really excited about taking part in the 12 Months of Sensory Dough this year.  We love being outdoors and are always collecting things from walks along the beach or in the countryside.  This is one of the reasons why we are...
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Up-cycling and Recycling
Maths Ideas
Play, Make and Learn

How to Make A Cute Holly Christmas Card

Simple Holly Christmas Card We are really excited about Christmas and we are making lots of festive things to give to family and friends. Do you like making cards and experimenting with some simple but new ideas for your Christmas cards?  Why not try making these Holly Christmas...
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35 Wonderful Festive Books to Share About Christmas Trees

35 Books About Christmas Trees We love Christmas trees and what better way to get into the festive mood than to read some wonderful books all about them!  There has always been something magical about a Christmas tree, no matter how large or small, or how it is decorated.  These...
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How To Make These Amazingly Festive Paper Baubles

Amazingly Festive Paper Baubles These festive paper baubles are so easy to make!  Earlier this month we made some adorable sparkly tree twirlers as we love making our own Christmas decorations.  It is a great craft to share with the kids too, so we decided to share our festive...
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How To Make Adorable Sparkly Tree Twirlers

Adorable Sparkly Tree Twirlers Tree Twirlers are such fun to make!  We love making our own Christmas decorations for our tree and our home.  There is something really delightful about making them with the kids too, so we decided to share our tree twirlers with you today!  ...
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How to Make These Awesome Unicorn Headbands

Awesome Unicorn Headbands How about making some unicorn headbands?  We love the idea of a unicorn, a mythical horse with a single horn and recently there has been a revival of interest in these fascinating creatures.  As part of the 31 Days of ABC hosted by All Done Monkey, we...
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How to Make Fabulous Button Bookmarks

Easy to Make Button Bookmarks A Button Bookmark is a great way to keep track of where you are in your book!  If your kids are learning their ABC’s then this is a fun craft to do for ‘B is for….’ and they are really easy for kids to make!  Plus bookmarks...
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Early Learning with Peakle Pie

Are Apples Round? Fun Ways for Exploring Shapes

Are Apples Round? Peakles and I love this month’s book for the Virtual Book Club which is 10 Apples up on Top by Dr Suess.  This was one of our favourite books when Peakles was a toddler.  She loved joining in and became obsessed with apple counting in the supermarket!  She...
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How to Make Funky Sand Paint Pictures

Funky Sand Paint Pictures Our Funky Sand Paint Pictures are not only great fun but they are really easy to make too!  An ideal way to make a wonderful keepsake or gift for a loved one.  Use some basic materials, some imagination and some play sand to make your own Funky Sand...
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How To Make Scrunchy Pictures with Plastic Bags

Scrunchy Pictures with Plastic Bags We never know what to do with plastic bags, so what better craft activity for this month’s Project Recycle and Create than using them to make a scrunchy picture?  Peakles has used lots of different materials over the past few years to...
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Peakle Pie Review of Adorable Kao Kao Toy

 Review of Adorable Kao Kao Toy We review a Kao Kao this month.  *This is a sponsored review for Club Petz and includes an affiliated link.  All my opinions remain my own – please refer to my disclosure policy for further information* Peakles loves this interactive Kao Kao Koala...
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Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop 42

Welcome to the 42nd Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop! The Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop is a place where bloggers can share multicultural activities, crafts, recipes, and musings for our creative kids. We can’t wait to see what you share this time!   Created by Frances...
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45 Awesome Sensory Play Ideas for Kids this Autumn

45 Autumn Sensory Play Ideas Autumn or Fall is one of our favourite sensory seasons!  Peakles and I just love the different sights, scents, colours and sounds associated with Autumn!  We have decided to bring you 45 sensory play ideas all inspired by Autumn or Fall.    So...
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How to Make Fantastic Surf Style Jewellery for Summer

Surf Style Jewellery for Summer We review this Surf Style Jewellery craft kit this month!  *This is a sponsored review for Interplay.  All my opinions remain my own – please refer to my disclosure policy for further information* Want an activity that will keep your youngsters and...
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Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop 41

  Welcome to the Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop No.41! The Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop 41 is a place where bloggers can share multicultural activities, crafts, recipes, and musings for our creative kids. We can’t wait to see what you share this time!   Created...
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How to Make Yak’s Milk with Fun Yeti Straws

Yak’s Milk and Yeti Straws! We love finding out about different animals, especially finding out if they are real or if they appear to be a myth or legend!  We decided to do Y is for Yak and Yeti too!  We made some ‘Yak’s Milk’ and some Yeti and Yak straws...
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