Today I am getting L and E to work together. L is studying for her GCSE’s and E is Y4/KS2. I decided on Geography and the UK counties which is handy life knowledge and bound to come up in exams. I found some great free resources: TES worksheets and colouring map . They are working…… Continue reading KS2 Geography
Had a fun time at our home ed group this morning. It was the lowest turnout we’ve seen so far which was a blessing really as I was on my own this week. Everyone liked the crafts and there were plenty of paper planes whizzing round and beads flying everywhere. We’ve got a good stash…… Continue reading Home school group
Our tomatoes are finally at 15cm+ and the weather is getting warmer so it was time to repot them -again! We only had half a bag of soil so only manage to repot two – the rest will have to stay squeezed in their pots until I can get more. Looking a bit sad and…… Continue reading Tomato Progress
E is in Mexico having a wonderful time with her dad so I’m having a little time off from daily learning facilitation while she learns from her new surroundings. She is back a week today and I am aching to see her. Her tomatoes were outgrowing their shared pots so I have re-potted them into…… Continue reading Growing tomatoes – Repotting
Our little seedlings are growing fast, sprouting more leaves every day and looking like they don’t want to share soil any more and be repotted individually. I’m not sure if they look a little yellow? E thinks not but I’m sure I can see a tinge. We will investigate later to see if it’s normal…… Continue reading Growing Tomatoes- Week 5
As part of E’s science topic at the moment – ‘Living Things and their Environment’ we are covering protection of the environment. We are watching videos and talking lots about what is wrong and what can be done. I’ve made a simple worksheet for us to use tomorrow when time will be tight and we…… Continue reading Protecting the Environment
Our tomatoes didn’t get off to a very good start. There were many disappointed mornings of peering into barren plant pots and moving the tub into new optimum sunlight spots. Good old cling film came to the rescue when I had a brainwave whilst wrapping sandwiches, it’s when I have all my best ideas. We…… Continue reading Growing tomatoes: update.