Fletter word game – a review

Fletter word game

As you all know I am always looking for new ways to get my son reading and working on his vocabulary.  When I was approached by the team behind the Fletter word game recently, I decided that it looked like another fun way of getting my son working with words…. Continue reading »

Not holding hands – Living Arrows

Not holding hands - Living Arrows

It looks like times are changing here and my son is taking another step forward on the journey to independence.  He’s not holding hands on the way to and from school.  It started a week ago. He’s growing up, letting go. We’ve walked the same walk since my son started… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »