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Maths tool for visual spatial learners
Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 – 4:22 | 3 Comments
Maths tool for visual spatial learners

As you might remember from one of my earlier posts, Little Miss Green is a visual spatial learner.
Unfortunately the education system is not really cut out for such learners!

Educational Green Gardening Colouring Pages
Monday, 23 Aug, 2010 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Educational Green Gardening Colouring Pages

I was contacted by Mark from Moss Green Children’s Books this week, telling me about their free colouring pages.
Little Miss Green has been through phases of colouring, although she tends to prefer to draw her …

It’s time to talk dirty
Tuesday, 20 Jul, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off
It’s time to talk dirty

We’re made from it, buildings can be built from it, it cleans our water, purifies the air, cleans us and can heal our body and mind. In short, it is the ultimate natural …

Refugee week – Different Pasts, Shared Future.
Thursday, 10 Jun, 2010 – 5:00 | 2 Comments
Refugee week – Different Pasts, Shared Future.

Refugee week runs from 14-20 June 2010. Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.
The …

Honey bees in decline
Friday, 7 May, 2010 – 5:28 | Comments Off
Honey bees in decline

To finish our celebration of National Honey week, it’s time to think about the furry workers who make the honey for us!
So far we’ve looked at the amazing healing powers of manuka honey, looked at …

Appetite for action
Wednesday, 7 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off
Appetite for action

Appetite for Action, in conjunction with Sky and Global Action Plan, are running a campaign to help schools make small changes that make a big difference.
All primary schools are encouraged to take part and we …

Help save Badger Wood!
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2010 – 20:44 | Comments Off
Help save Badger Wood!

Little Miss Green just spent over 2 hours completely absorbed by a fantastic resource on the Nature Detectives website.
“Help save badger wood” is an interactive experience in which children gather evidence and opinions from the …

‘Teaching maths’ with home education – 10 tips
Monday, 30 Nov, 2009 – 6:22 | 4 Comments
‘Teaching maths’ with home education – 10 tips

One of Little Miss Green’s least favourite subjects is maths. This is such as shame because she has a great aptitude for it, but one of her school teachers completely destroyed LMG’s confidence – beware …

Hope and the magic martian – a positive story for children about climate change
Thursday, 15 Oct, 2009 – 6:09 | 2 Comments
Hope and the magic martian – a positive story for children about climate change

In celebration of Blog Action Day, which is focusing on climate change this year, and to support Reduce Footprints ‘Change the world Wednesday’ challenge (which is to take part in Blog Action Day!) I want …

Free home education resources from Battersea dogs and cats home
Monday, 27 Jul, 2009 – 5:00 | Comments Off
Free home education resources from Battersea dogs and cats home

My gorgeous friend from A Smile A Day shared some home education resources with Little Miss Green recently.
Over at the Battersea dogs and cats home site, you can get some downloadable material.
As Little Miss green …