4 Easy To Grow Fruit and Vegetables.

4 Easy To Grow Fruit and Vegetables.

I am one of the LEAST green-fingered people ever. We have tried growing fruits and vegetables every year, for the last 4 years. This year was, by far, our most/only successful year! We thought we would share with you what we have found to be the easiest to grow, and some of our mistakes that [...]

Canoeing at Astbury Watersports Centre

Canoeing at Astbury Watersports Centre

Back in the summer we visited Astbury Watersports Centre in Cheshire. We booked a family session online. We had 2 canoes for an hour. When we arrived at Astbury Mere Lake, it was pretty busy with dog walkers and fishermen. The Watersports Centre had a one-way system in place, and they cleaned equipment after use. [...]

15 Challenges To Set Your Children To Help Them Fight Bordem And Grow In Confidence

15 Challenges To Set Your Children To Help Them Fight Bordem And Grow In Confidence

Our 4 Freckled Faces are all at different ages and abilities, which is making 'Crisis Schooling' a little tricky in these COVID19 Lockdown times. I'm sure this is the case for lots of you too, right? I have been setting them challenges that they can all do to the best of their own abilities, but [...]

Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis

Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis

I'm sure there are a lot of parents who are trying to figure out how they are going to home school their children and trying their best to prepare. I thought I would share something that I am going to be including in our home schooling over the next.....however long!? There is so much craziness [...]

Math Trees – FREE Printable!

Math Trees – FREE Printable!

When I make activities up for the kids, I try to do the same activity but vary the difficulty for the different abilities.  I don't want to make extra work for myself....but at the same time I don't want to give my kids an easy life - after all, they don't give me one! I [...]

Three Discovery Centre

Three Discovery Centre

Did you know that Three offer free learning courses?? I didn't until a few weeks ago! Last Friday Freckled Faces numbers 1 and 2 were invited to take part in a vlogging class with Three Discovery.  This course was aimed at 7-12yr olds. They were keen on learning more and it will hopefully help them [...]

Easy Solar System Craft!

Easy Solar System Craft!

Freckled Face number 3 is learning about Space at school at the moment. She wanted to make something at home to take in to school. So we decided to do something to do with the solar system. Here's what we came up with.... WHAT WE USED 2 sheets of black A4 card Glue Glitter (silver) [...]

Freckled Face Friday – Geography

Hi everyone! I am Freckled Face number 1! Yay! I'm the oldest! I wanted to write about Geography. All About Geography Geography is really interesting for me because I like to find out about countries. Geography is about the world and countries. I find countries very interesting and every day I test myself on where [...]

Introducing Freckled Face Friday!

Over that past few weeks we have been trying to organise this blog and our blogging time. It's been....interesting! We have decided that on Fridays the post will be from one of Freckled Faces. We bring to you 'FRECKLED FACE FRIDAYS'! Myself and Dave would like to apologise now for any craziness that may follow [...]

DIY Traffic Lights Craft for Kids

DIY Traffic Lights Craft for Kids

With October being Black History month, the kids have been learning about prominent people in history at school. Freckled Face number 2 has been learning about the person who invented the traffic lights; Garret Morgan. In 1923 he improved the old traffic lights, which just had 'stop' and 'go', and invented the 3-Way Traffic Lights that [...]