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Motivating handwriting exercises

As today is National Handwriting Day, I thought it might be suitable to share a couple of the ways that we’re working on handwriting skills. 568 more words

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Shaun the Sheep style Pom-Poms!

Over the last couple of days we’ve been making pom-poms, and added Shaun the Sheep-style faces to them. Cute, huh? ūüėć

Making the pom-poms were a joint effort, while the black felt faces were cut out and fastened (with thread) by me. 337 more words

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Home Education Disgruntlement

I have to say that my passion at the moment is torn to my defence of the home education world. Its a very understood part of society, particularly as we group every home education family into one basket when they are so different. 1,071 more words

Penguin goes to... Scotney Castle!

Scotney Castle is a National Trust property located near Lamberhurst in Kent. The main building at the property is a grand 19th Century country house, set in a large, romantically landscaped garden and surrounding estate. 1,311 more words


Hello 2018.

Life is a journey. Like always.

For whatever reason we seem to take less  conventional routes in our life choices.

We home educate our 3 boys, in this we discuss alot of how we want our lives to be. 439 more words


'Guess that smell': Matching activity with visual supports

As you might already know if you follow this blog, Penguin is pretty much non-verbal, or minimally verbal, or pre-verbal, depending on which term you prefer to use. 396 more words


Teaching The Littles To Read and Write

So last week little M gave me the shock of my life. He wrote his very first word!  This being the 3 year old who never wants you to sit and instruct him on how to recognise letters, pays zero attention when you point them out in literature or media and who rarely traces letters or shapes. 931 more words