Trying to make Maths fun

Trying to make Maths fun

I feel that I’m currently living in a world of payback time for all the hours my Dad tried to help me with my Maths homework over the years.  It was the one area of education that I really struggled with, I had a total blind spot for maths and… Continue reading »

Having fun with volcanoes

Having fun with volcanoes

As you all know my son isn’t the biggest fan of school.  He’d much rather be doing anything other than reading, writing or working on his maths. I’ll do anything (pretty much) to help show him that actually school can be fun, and learning is interesting.  When he was learning… Continue reading »

Personalised Junior Backpack Combo from Tinyme

Personalised Junior Backpack Combo from Tinyme

Having a child with a birthday so close to Christmas can be a total nightmare when it comes to present ideas.  I recently discovered the Personalised Junior Backpack Combo from Tinyme and managed to deal with two issues in one item. My soon to be 8 year old has been nagging… Continue reading »

One week in to Year Three

One week in to Year Three

We are one week in to Year Three and I thought I’d recap on what’s happened so far.  It’s been a big change for my 7 year old Monkey son.  He’d had the same teacher for two years, and had got very used to her, and the routine of that classroom…. Continue reading »

Goodbye Summer Hello Year Three

Goodbye Summer Hello Year Three

Wow, where did the holidays go?  It only seems five minutes ago I was picking my son up from his last day in Year Two.  Now its goodbye Summer hello Year Three as my 7 year old cheeky Monkey goes back to school today. We’ve had such a wonderful summer holiday… Continue reading »

The last day of Key Stage One

The last day of Key Stage One

It hadn’t really dawned on me that the last day of Year Two would also be the last day of Key Stage One.  It only seems like 5 minutes ago I was agonising over whether to leave Monkey in his pre-school setting for a second year or to move him… Continue reading »