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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 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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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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Home Education Podcast 009

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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Home Education Podcast 008

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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