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Fantastic Learning Resources To Keep Your Child Happy at Home

Fantastic learning resources from home schooling and home educating parents from around the globe. As you know I have been adding to the ever growing amount of resources to help parents who are facing school closures this week. I have been thinking about those parents who may also be thinking of making a more permanent...
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Awesome List of Online Resources for Parents

Online Resources for parents who are finding they are having to home school or educate their children during the current COVID19 crisis. We recently gathered together some resources and lists websites from bloggers, online websites and educational companies to help parents or carers of children who are now being kept at home for the next...
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More Resources for Parents Facing School Closures

School Closure Resources. A collection of website for parents who are suddenly faced with educating at home due to school closures. It is only a few days since we published a list of online resources used by the home education community in the North of England and it looks like temporary school closures are happening...

FREE Resources For Parents Facing School Closures

Worried about your school closing due to the corona virus (covid19)? Home Educators in the North East of England have collected some online resources that may help. These resources have been used by home educating parents and we hope that it can help you if you are faced with school closures or having to self...

How To Make Your Own Pirate Compass

A Pirate Compass that works! We have just finished the fourth book in our The Magic Tree House Series and it was a swashbuckling pirates tale! Pirate Past Noon (or Pirates’ Treasure here in the UK) is a story where the Jack and Annie have a swashbuckling adventure with some nasty pirates. Will they find...

How to Hold a Spooky Halloween Party

Spooky Halloween Party Halloween means Party Time!  We loved trying out these ideas a few years ago, and we plan to make some more this year too!  Simple party ideas that are quick and easy to make too!   Halloween Party bits and pieces for a great spooky get together!  We wanted to have a Halloween...

Top Ten Simple to Make Harvest Crafts

Harvest crafts!  Sometimes we make some simple arts and crafts because it is fun and a great way to learn together.  We also like to use our creations to decorate our home as well. Our Top Ten Harvest Crafts With this in mind, we decided to check some of the following ideas out during the...

How to Create a Simple Poem About Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt and Poetry! We are loving The Magic Tree House Series and read our third book in just one day! Mummies in the Morning (or Secret of the Pyramids here in the UK) is a story that takes Jack and Annie even further back in time to Ancient Egypt. Here they have a rather...

Top 10 Unusual Party Ideas for a Terrific Halloween

Terrific Halloween celebrations without scaring the kids too much!  Have you ever wondered how others manage to have a creative party?  Peakles and I have been looking for some Halloween Party Ideas this week. We have decided to share our Top 10 so that you too can have a ‘spooky’ time without your kids being...

How To Make An Awesome Medieval Shield!

A shield for bold knights of old and new! I am so happy to be sharing our second book in The Magic Tree House series. The Knight Before Dawn (or The Castle of Mystery in the UK) is a story that takes Jack and Annie back to the Middle Ages where they have an adventure...

How Big Are My Dinosaur Teeth?

Dinosaur Teeth! I am delighted to be writing the first article in our new book series The Magic Tree House. We read ‘Dinosaurs Before Dark’ and we really enjoyed the great storyline based in the time of the dinosaurs! After reading the book we decided to go to a museum to learn more about dinosaurs...

How to Create This Book Inspired Monster Art

We are making Monster Art!  The book we are reading this week is the brilliant Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley.  This excellent book encourages children to face their night-time fears and make the monster ‘Go Away’.  The illustrations are bold and cleverly build up until you can tell the monster to go,...

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