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Life of Fred: Farming Revision Booklet

I created this Farming Revision Booklet to use with our maths studies using the very excellent Life of Fred curriculum. Most of our hands on activities for the Farming book were linked to either sets or graphs. This 11 page Farming Revision Booklet focuses on set work, using farm animals as a theme. Firstly, the…

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Homeschool Living Maths: Life of Fred – Farming

I am very slowly going through Life of Fred - Farming, and in deed all these books, which are to all intents and purposes too young for my eldest, and possibly for my youngest. But there is something about them that makes me stoically continue on. The girls do ACE maths everyday, so I am…

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Life of Fred: Edgewood Revision Booklet {Free Download}

I've made some more notebooking pages, this time going over the work covered in Life of Fred: Edgewood. I use this Life of Fred: Edgewood Revision Booklet to make sure the girls have understood the concepts from that book before moving on to the next Life of Fred book: Life of Fred: Edgewood - Quadrilaterals…

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Homeschool Living Maths: Life of Fred – Edgewood

Life of Fred Edgewood

Yes, we are still using Life of Fred Maths, because the girls remember it! It's that simple. That said, as they are also doing the ACE program in its entirety, it also means they are getting stacks of maths practice. Something they are not too enamoured by! The girls are resolutely and uncompromisingly not fans…

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Life of Fred: Dogs Revision Booklet {Free Download}

I have created Life of Fred: Dogs revision booklet. My focal topics for Life of Fred: Dogs were Doubles and Functions. The revision booklet contains lots of activities for learning doubles and understanding functions. I always keep my revision booklets simple and very easy. I want to know they understand the concept, rather than stretching…

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Homeschool Living Maths: Life of Fred – Dogs

Learning Maths with Life of Fred: Dogs Since I have learnt how to create my own work sheets, Life of Fred maths is getting even better 🙂  We have just finished Life of Fred: Dogs, book four in a ten book series of elementary maths, based on a little boy named Fred (you can buy…

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Life of Fred: Cats Review Booklet – Free Printable!

Life of Fred: Cats Printable - Introduction My newest download, Life of Fred: Cats Printable review booklet, was created to be used alongside Life of Fred: Cats maths book.  It can be used before your child starts Dogs to check his understanding of the main concepts taught in the Cats book, or in deed at…

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Homeschool Living Maths – Life of Fred: Cats

Learning Maths with Life of Fred: Cats The more I do Life of Fred, the more confident I am about it working as an exclusive way to teach maths. The girls really enjoy maths, and I can see it working in ways that I didn't with the older ones. We have just finished Life of…

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Life of Fred: Butterflies Review Booklet – Free Printable!

About nine months ago, Gary got me Publisher, to fulfil my desire to create my own note pages.  The reason I wanted to do this was two-fold.  Firstly, I wanted to create pages which were very specific to what we were learning.  Secondly, I wanted to be able to share something with you, my readers,…

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Homeschool Living Maths – Life of Fred: Butterflies

 Learning Maths with Life of Fred: Butterflies The girls are still enjoying our hands on approach to maths.  We have just finished learning maths with Life of Fred: Butterflies.  This is book two in the Life of Fred Series, (which can be bought in the UK here) learning lots of new maths concepts.  But first…

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Archimedes {Mathematician Study}

The first mathematician study we covered was Archimedes. Archimedes was a well known mathematician and inventor, alive during 287-212 BC in Ancient Greece. Well known for the Archimedes’ Principle and the Archimedes’ Screw, he was most interested in catoptrics, mechanics and pure maths. Archimedes Resources First, we learnt all about Archimedes by first reading the…

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Life of Fred Maths as our Core Text

Living maths has always appealed to me, but I have never been confident enough to do it long term.  I did, however, take Lillie off the traditional maths she was obviously struggling with (and very behind in) and we did living maths for a year together, starting from the very beginning.  I was completely surprised…

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