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My first 10 days learning Italian with Duolingo

Learning Italian has always been something I have wanted to do, along with a visit to Italy itself one day! My dad’s grandfather was Italian before moving to England, marrying an English woman and was a merchant seaman during the First World War. I saw that one of my friends was using Duolingo so I […]

TuitionWorks online Maths tuition review

*I was was invited to try out this service and have been compensated for my time. With Matthew starting secondary school soon and a rather topsy turvy year (thanks covid!), I was a little worried that there may be some areas of learning that require extra support. I was invited to try out the online […]

Mysteries in Time subscription box review

I have mentioned several times that I am a history graduate and adore researching the past. I was delighted to spot Mysteries In Time, a subscription box for children with information and activities to encourage fun learning about different historical eras. This subscription box is aimed at children aged 7-11 and has a range of […]

Introducing Coding Critters from Learning Resources

Despite running this blog, computers are not my area of expertise so I jumped at the chance to learn some basic coding skills. Ahem, for the children of course 😉 Learning Resources have introduced a new range of Coding Critters to appeal to children. Just in time for Easter, the bunnies have arrived! The large […]

British Science Week fun with Learning Resources UK

Curiosity and wonder at the world are two crucial elements to childhood. Developing an understanding and respect for our planet and its amazing resources is such an important message to convey. Oh and a love of slime! Children learn best when they are engaged and having fun. We were kindly sent some science sets from […]