Posts Tagged ‘education’

Want a happy, healthy child? Then sign this petition

In the UK, most children start school in the September following their 4th Birthday. Their FOURTH Birthday! They are just babies aren’t they? If that isn’t enough, legislation is due to take effect soon that involves a set of Learning and Development Requirements, which must be followed by providers of care for children below 5…

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Little Miss Green writes a book

The children in the UK go back to school this week. Some won’t be able to wait to get there, others will be waking up with ‘tummy ache’, crying at the school gate and ‘putting a brave face’ on their day. This will be our second year of home educating and what an education for…

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How to get an allotment with national allotments week

If you haven’t got a garden and fancy a bit of the self sufficient Good Life on our green and pleasant land, then this is your week to get started. It’s National Allotments Week! National allotments week is all about promoting the awareness and availability of allotments. It is also to protect our local allotments.

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More art from us

We’ve had a few rainy days here and Little Miss Green has been resisting all forms of school work recently. So, what to do apart from a little art to soothe the nerves and stroke the feathers? Inspired by the ever amazing Art projects for kids, we did an bit of paper and glue play.

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Get your kids outside

I read yesterday that more that three-quarters of parents in the UK admit that their children are tempted to play indoors with computer games and dvds rather than play outside. As a result parents said that their children often spend as little as one hour each week playing outdoors. Read that again, dear readers –…

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Art on a rainy May morning

What better thing to do on a wet, rainy, grey day than bring some colour into our lives? Little Miss Green loves anything to do with art. Unfortunately, my ‘art’ extends to stick figures on a good day. Yet art is something I’ve always had a secret wish I was good at. During my childhood,…

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