Author: Sarah Crombie-Wheeler

Home Education Podcast 034

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We’ve had an exciting swash buckling weekend at Comic Con, crossing the reality versus science fiction boundary.

We discuss how even the best of us occasionally succumb to the Home Education blues and find ourselves struggling and doubting our abilities.

And Frogger and Toad share their weekly highlights.

Links mentioned
www.whitbyscifiandcomiccon.com/
www.cosmickids.com/

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Home Education Podcast 010

Painting of Alnwick Castle by J.M.W. Turner

We’ve had a magical time at Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Garden, see how Frogger and Toad respond to the news that fracking has been approved in our region and find out our highlights of the past week. (Vote against fracking in Rydale here!)

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Frogger and Toad at Mulgrave Estate

It’s double celebration time in our house with both Baby G and Frogger’s birthday in the same week. We enjoyed Mulgrave Castle open garden day as well as visiting the Play Factory in Skelton. Join the children for score of the week and see how we managed to celebrate without over consuming sugar.

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Whitby Abbey

Toad and Frogger have both completed their magical journey on Teach your monster to read-the online phonics game. We visited the Whitby Abbey site and had a fun day of sunshine with lots of other home educating families and hear about the latest plans to close public toilets. Save Sandsend!

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Home Education Podcast 007

Boggle Hole YHA

Ahoy there! Join us as we discuss our beach clean up at YHA Boggle Hole then we talk about what Nicky Morgan is up to now? We’ve been thinking about mindfulness and share things we feel thankful for. We’re on day 10 of our Rocket Science project too.

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This week we discuss where the law stands on Home Educating and if you do decide to take the plunge; we discuss our top tips on how and where to begin without panicking or wasting money. Meanwhile, join Toad and Frogger for ‘Score of the week’ and find out whether the science magazine Whizzpopbang gets a thumbs up or a thumbs down.

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Show Notes:-

We’ve been learning about the environment, join us as we try to find ways to be kinder and more considerate to our world. We review Galt’s Robo Modelling kit and Frogger and Toad share their highlights of the week.

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Show Notes:-

Our focus this week is on exercise and family activities. We share our top tips for getting active together whilst having fun, find out what our children made of parkrun, the free 5k run for everyone and we review Cosmickids yoga.  Don’t miss ‘Score of the week.’

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Show Notes:-

Find out what we made of The Moors Centre at Danby, see how the children respond to the headline about outdoor playing, see how one method of learning doesn’t suit everyone as everyone is different and we review Vtech’s Alfie bear– a baby toy popular with new parents.

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Show Notes:-

Today we discuss our latest read Alice and Wonderland, our top five ways to incorporate maths into everyday play for young children, join Frogger and Luigi for their ‘Score of the week’ and we take a look at the online resource Khan Academy.

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