Home-schooling, crisis schooling, whatever you are referring to it as, we are now into our 11th week. Are you getting into a groove with it? Has it made you want to home-school full time? Or are you tearing your hair out?
When the weather is warm, the children love nothing more than a water fight. When it’s warm enough to get the water guns out, they don’t hesitate. We’ve had a range of water shooters over the years and always try to have a bit of a variety when it comes to the type of soakers we have, as some are more suited to younger children and some to older children.
As we begin half term, here is a list of ideas put together by Netgem TV to make your family time watching TV much more worthwhile.
Playing outside has so many benefits for children. Climbing, jumping, swinging, running, twisting and turning in the fresh air dramatically improves gross motor skills.
‘Back to school’ after the Easter Holidays today, such as it is. We’ve been working our way through the various tasks set by school this week. For the little boys that means uploading their work via the See Saw App, and for the older children, via the online system they use to send their work to their teachers.
In this extraordinary moment in world history, we’re collectively facing a crisis that requires a simple action from as many people as possible: remaining in your own home. With a highly infectious virus moving through the global population, it’s our collective responsibility to limit ourselves, remaining in our homes to slow the transmission of the virus and prevent health services around the world becoming overloaded with patients.
For all of us, 2020 has started with an unexpected twist. Typically for this time of year, the weather is getting warmer and the nights are lasting longer, but our doors and plans are remaining firmly shut and sealed. With the outbreak of Covid-19, the government has enforced social isolation to minimise the risk of spreading the virus.
We’ve collected tons of board games over the years. We always take a couple when we go away, but generally speaking ‘real life’ is so manic that there is rarely any time to just sit down and play a game.