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…


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…


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…


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…


Maths Investigations using Penrose, the Mathematical Cat: Investigating Polygons

I have written before about our change to a living maths approach using Life of Fred as our backbone, and I think I might have mentioned wanting to spend some of our time investigating a certain aspect of numbers in greater depth.  I have a few maths based books, but Penrose the cat is by…


Life of Fred: Apples {Living Maths}

Yesterday, I showed a friend what my eight and six year old were doing using their Life of Fred: Apples.  I could see the incredulity in her eyes.  'Your daughter is only just learning what 3 plus 4 is?'  I could hear her silent thoughts.  And I doubted myself just a little.  But I didn't…

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