So this is coming to you a few days later than usual as we are still having some interesting sleeping patterns with our 11month old but for one thing I cannot believe we are already into our second month of the year! I love to look back and reflect on what we have been doing together as a family, the adventures we have been on and what we have learnt.
So what did January have in store for us?
Well for one we decided to be a little bit more organised this year - we are neither structured or unschooled when it comes to the way we home educate - we simply do what feels right and allow Mr A some control over what he learns, of course with lots of encouragement. We picked up a few things for him over Christmas to help with reading and telling the time and have continued our outdoor adventures despite the constant rain we have had in Wales.
|Watching the blacksmith at work|
We also did some colourful crafting sessions with our favourites being Mr A's version of a canal boat as well as learning about the Trojan horse and Troy through our weekend box.
As we do so much throughout the month I sometimes find it hard to describe what it's really like in one blog post so I have decided to add a little vlog to my monthly Homeschooling roundup post and this month I am talking about what kind of things we are using at home to help aid our learning.
What I have really been enjoying lately though is the amazing community feel that comes with Home Education - some people seem to think that our children lack the opportunity to socialise and this is completely not true - my eldest see's his friends on average of three times a week for a couple of hours each time and it's equally an opportunity for me to relax with likeminded people, sharing ideas and putting the world to rights. Even in this little space myself and three other bloggers, Adele, Polly and Jessica have put together a monthly linkup to share the Home Ed love called This Homeschooling Life and I hope you can come and join in with your adventures
An InLinkz Link-up