Snapshot of our month – September 2015

~ September 2015 ~ For something a little bit different I would like to share some of my favourite quotes about nature, and kids in nature. “Unless we are willing to encourage our children to reconnect with and appreciate the natural world we can’t expect them to help protect and care for it.” – David […]

Snapshot of our week – Weeks 28 – 30

~ August 9th – 30th ~ This was a common sight for a week or so. The kids all tag-teamed the chicken pox and then a virus. Thankfully the chicken pox was fairly mild for them and they didn’t get any of the symptoms other than some spots (and Kyson and Arlia hardly got any […]

Snapshot of our week – Week 20 & 21

~ June 15th – 28th ~ The school holidays were approaching and many of the Shopping Centres have special events that they run during the two weeks. Unfortunately that generally means that you have to navigate much larger crowds to see the exhibits. Thankfully, one of the local shopping centres started their exhibit a week […]

Snapshot of our week – Week 18 & 19

~ June 1st – 14th ~ Minecraft. Minecraft. Minecraft. It’s rare for a day to go by in our house without at least a little bit of Minecraft getting played. I’d read a lot about Minecraft on homeschooling forums, blogs and facebook pages, about it being very educational, but I’ve been surprised how many topics […]

Snapshot of our week – Week 13

~ April 27th – May 3rd ~ Many, many months ago I purchased a cute little printable animal hunt booklet for Fitzroy Gardens from a website online. Sadly the website seems to have disappeared now, but the hunt involved following a map around Fitzroy Gardens and finding specific animals in the statues and fountains. It was […]