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Battle of Hastings 1066

Battle of Hastings 1066

It is with great joy (and a little relief) that we move on from our Maths block and onto…History!  We’ve picked up Story of the World 2 and have thrown ourselves headlong into the wonder of the Medieval period and we are loving it. If you are looking for ideas on how to expand on Story of the World, I have lots of fabulous ideas and activities pinned here, we are working our way through them but I’d love to…

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Building Rome in a Day

Building Rome in a Day

We love us some history around these here homeschooling parts and right now we’ve hit paydirt, Ancient Greece and Rome baby!  After many, many, many months on Ancient Egypt (which was great but went of forever) we’ve finally come to the bit I was super excited about.  Luckily Huwyl loves history too so I have someone to share my obsession enjoyment with. Last week we began reading about gladiators and who doesn’t love that?   What 6 year old boy…

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Homeschool 2012

Homeschool 2012

It’s been a while since I posted anything about what we are up to with our schoolin’, which is odd given how much of our time it takes up and how much of my thinking it takes up!  I spent a great deal of the Christmas holidays planning our relaunch into homeschool in the new year.  Though we had managed to keep up with things over the summer and through the autumn it was patchier than I was happy with…

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