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

RSPB wildlife explorers
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on RSPB wildlife explorers
RSPB wildlife explorers

RSPB recognise that there are many home educators across the Uk and have set up an area for home educators to take part in their Wildlife Action Awards for schools.
This award scheme is all about …

Free seeds from Toby Carvery
Monday, 25 May, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Free seeds from Toby Carvery
Free seeds from Toby Carvery

Toby Carvery are on a mission to get Britain top of the veggie-tables.
According to their research, almost 70% of people don’t get their 5-a-day portions of fruit and vegetables.
If you sign up for their healthy …

RSPB Homes for Wildlife project
Friday, 22 May, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on RSPB Homes for Wildlife project
RSPB Homes for Wildlife project

Here’s another home education resource for you! I received an email the other week from the RSPB. You might remember we took part in their annual ‘big garden birdwatch‘
Over 1/2 million people joined in for …

RSPBs Wildsquare Phenology & Wildflowers surveys
Thursday, 21 May, 2009 – 6:00 | 5 Comments
RSPBs Wildsquare Phenology & Wildflowers surveys

Another great home schooling resource is the RSPB Wildlife Explorers Wildsquare. You can sign up as an individual, family, school or group and you take part in surveys that cover a one kilometer square area.
Throughout …

We’re planting a bee garden!
Tuesday, 12 May, 2009 – 6:00 | 2 Comments
We’re planting a bee garden!

We have a small piece of land at the side of our greenhouse. For years it has housed conifer clippings and general garden debris.
This week we’ve been clearing it out and have stumbled across some …

BBC Breathing places
Monday, 11 May, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on BBC Breathing places
BBC Breathing places

I’ve talked about some home education resources that you can get your mitts on in recent posts.
We’re taking part in the potato council’s grow your own and Little Miss Green’s potato plants have now been …

Dig in and get free seeds
Saturday, 11 Apr, 2009 – 7:57 | 12 Comments
Dig in and get free seeds

As part of BBC’s Dig In series, you can get some free seeds. The aim of the series is to introduce the joys and benefits of growing your own.
It saves money, reduces packaging and you …

Potato council potatoes for schools – home education resources
Tuesday, 31 Mar, 2009 – 11:52 | Comments Off on Potato council potatoes for schools – home education resources
Potato council potatoes for schools – home education resources

One of the most frequent questions when people know we home educate is about resources. What resources are out there? What support do you have? What things can you get access to?
I have to admit, …

Planting potatoes!
Monday, 30 Mar, 2009 – 11:30 | 2 Comments
Planting potatoes!

It’s not too late to plant potatoes, but many people will have them in already. We tend to run a few weeks behind everyone else over here – we have heavy clay soil which gets …