Category Archives: maths

Learning to tell the time

My son has recently been learning to tell the time. He has been fine on the whole, quarter and half hour but that’s it. To help Izlles with this we made him a clock. What you will need is •2 … Continue reading

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Savoury pancakes

As its pancake day we have made savoury pancakes. I got an American pancake recipe from here But as I was making savoury pancakes I left out the sugar and changed the butter for 3-4 tbs if cream cheese. I … Continue reading

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Body lotion

As its my mums birthday soon, we got to work making her some body cream. I explained to Izlles what we were going to do and he wrote it out on the whiteboard. I got the recipe for the lotion … Continue reading

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Make tidying up a game

I don’t know why I didn’t think of this before. While I was feeling ill hubby had to take Izlles to tennis leaving me with 3 children and a very messy living room, that’s what happens when you spend time … Continue reading

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Marble run

What do you see when you look at this? I saw a marble run my children could make on the window. Izlles started by sticking the tubes on the window. While Posy got to work cutting the tips off the … Continue reading

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Beads

Today we have had illness in the house so we have had a quiet time playing with beads. Since Posy has missed school I decided to help her do some maths. I got the worksheet from here We used the … Continue reading

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Pompom firer and game

All you need for this is •Plastic cup •Balloon •Scissors Cut the bottom of the plastic cup Cut the tip off the balloon, tie the bottom in a knot and stretch over the top of the cup. Place the pompom … Continue reading

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Letter/pattern recognition with duplo

Today we have been concentrating on letter and pattern recognition with duplo. Last night I got a pile of bricks and built the alphabet one letter at a time using as fewer bricks as possible. Once I had completed each … Continue reading

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Cooking to cure a fussy eater

My 6 year old boy used to eat anything you put in front of him. But recently he has turned really finicky. He refuses to eat most meats apart from sausages and burgers. He doesn’t like “white” food, hot sausage … Continue reading

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Helping to build

When building anything it’s very easy to tell your children to leave you alone as its “easier”. But have you ever thought about letting your children help? We had a trip to ikea today to get some children’s play tables … Continue reading

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