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Home Education Podcast 020

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#Grandparents view of Home Education

We get the Grandparents perspective in an honest and reflective interview regarding our decision to home educate.

We share our top tips for keeping on top of the housework when your children are with you all the time.

And #Frogger and #Toad share their Scores Of The Week.

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Home Education Podcast 019

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Forbidden Corner

In this episode, we stay at a Premier Inn at Catterick and chat about what we are enjoying about the Rio Olympics. We then visit The Forbidden Corner in North Yorkshire for a fantastic day out.

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Home Education Podcast 018

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Happy Birthday Candles

Happy Home Ed Birthday to us

It’s our Home Education first birthday! Join us on our one year anniversary as we discuss our successes and challenges and our hopes for the future. Frogger shares her ideas`on how to begin crafting using everyday objects. Frogger and Toad share their Scores of the year and we preview The Forbidden Corner which we are visiting next time.


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Home Education Podcast 017

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#DeerShed7

#DeerShed7

This week’s podcast is extra special as we share our experiences at Deer Shed 7, the family orientated festival near Thirsk. We introduce Frogger and Toad to moral dilemmas and give them the chance to speak to a plant scientist and an archaeologist for some fascinating flower facts and a spot of careers advice. Paul chats about the Raspberry PI and Microbits and discuss at what age programming should be introduced to children with computing tutor, Dan Aldred. We share our scores of the festival and our tips for camping with children. Find out whether Deer Shed 7 gets a thumbs up or a thumbs down!

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Home Education Podcast 016

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We are getting in the mood for Deer Shed Festival next week that we will be attending.

We chat about Raspberry Pi computers and all the amazing things that we can do with them. We also discuss learning programming for children. Attempting to answer questions like: How old should my child be to start programming, How much will it cost? And What language should I pick? Checkout one of our Raspberry Pi projects, the CommoPi 64.

In keeping with the Deer Shed Festival theme of “At the movies”, we hold a movie quiz with Frogger and Toad.

We also take a look at the  Weekend Box. A great fun packed weekend kit that is posted through your door every weekend to keep your children happy and occupied.

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Home Education Podcast 015

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Boggle Hole

We visit the wonderful Boggle Hole YHA for a couple of nights. We discuss the mysterious Boggle from Boggle Hole and Hob of Hob Hole in Runswick Bay.

Summer is here – at last – sort of. So we talk about our top 5 favorite beach activities. It does not include eating sandy sandwiches, the smell of stinky seaweed and the abundance of flies trying to drink your salty sweat.

We discuss the amazing NASA Juno mission to Jupiter and lastly we discuss some of what we will be getting up to at the Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire.
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Home Education Podcast 014

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Watching the penguins at Sewerby hall

In this podcast, Frogger, Toad and Sarah talk about our trip to a little zoo at Sewerby Hall and Gardens in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

We finish our Tim Peake Rocket Science project and reveal the final results, including which packet of seeds was in space.

And Paul interviews our host Sarah on her motivations behind Home educating our children.

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Home Education Podcast 013

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Kids sat with a geocache

This week, we go out and about geocaching with dad, chat about Tim Peake’s fiery return to earth and review the book that we have just finished, Anne Of Green Gables. We also end up endorsing two of the best cafe’s in Whitby after a trip out with Grandad for his birthday. Oh, it’s 3 ½ days until Toads birthday, if you didn’t already know;-).

 

 

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Home Education Podcast 012

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Crowd of people at the summer gathering

Not so long ago we found ourselves in a situation in which one of us wanted to Home Educate and the other didn’t, hear our discussion on what worked for us and how we found a way forward, we also discuss art from the perspective of a non-artist parent and share how useful we find artforkidshub.com. Frogger and Toad enjoy talking about their experiences in the week which include Unity Adventure Club and a very small private music festival that we attended.

Ten Foot Tom and the Leprosy Crooks

The John Doe’s

 

 

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Home Education Podcast 011

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Ruined church at Wharram Percy

Escaping the depressing fog of the North East coast we head to Malton and discover one of the oldest medieval villages in the UK at Wharram Percy– we recorded live too! Frogger and Toad share their scores of the week. We discuss different structures within HE and suggest ways of implementing these models.

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