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I Did a Thing!

I honestly never thought I’d ever be quoting Jeremy Clarkson on my homeschool blog but today is a day of firsts, so I guess in some small way, it’s fitting. If ever there was an unlikely farmer, Jeremy Clarkson is he. Best known for his big boy antics with cars, he surprised everyone, including himself,… Continue reading I Did a Thing!

Narration Example: Re-enactment

Narration Example: Re-enactment

Learn more about the art of narration! This post covers re-enactment as an example of narration, using a paper mache map & Play Mobil figures. This is a perfect way for a child who hates writing to express their understanding of a given topic. What is Narration? Narration, in its most basic form, tells a… Continue reading Narration Example: Re-enactment

Precious Moments

Precious Moments {October 2022}

My twins turned twenty this month. Twenty?! I’m feeling a little…sad, I think. I miss the little girls they were. Parenting them has been such a privilege. They were the easiest going babies, which continued until their teen years. I feel so utterly blessed to have been their mummy, and to have been the mummy… Continue reading Precious Moments {October 2022}

Ancient China Homeschool Lesson

Ancient China Homeschool Lesson

In this fun Ancient China Homeschool Lesson, we learnt about Chinese fables, Confucius, tangrams, writing and created a lap book and dress up. Read on to find out more. Ancient China Homeschool Lesson: Resources Main Book This Ancient China Homeschool Lesson was only going to last one week, so I kept it as simple as… Continue reading Ancient China Homeschool Lesson

Homeschool Log Book

Homeschool Log Book {October}

This is all the work that the girls have completed over the last four weeks. In general things went really well. Becca in particular feels that the balance of academic with less academic is good. Abigail’s workload has been a little too high for my liking so next month I hope to reduce it somewhat… Continue reading Homeschool Log Book {October}

Lugalbanda Book Review

Lugalbanda {Book Review}

Lugalbanda, the Boy Who Got Caught Up in a War is the oldest known tale from the ancient Mesopotamia civilisation. Older than 5000 years, it was, at first, passed down through oral tradition. An Englishman called W.K.Loftus discovered Urek in 1849. However, it wasn’t until 1888 that an expedition from the University of Pennsylvania uncovered… Continue reading Lugalbanda {Book Review}

Bayeux Tapestry Homeschool Lesson

Bayeux Tapestry Homeschool Lesson

This Bayeux Tapestry homeschool lesson contains recommended resources, hands on activities and an excellent online tapestry generator. Enjoy! We studied the Battle of 1066 using the Bayeux Tapestry as our starting point.  I knew the children had a good grasp of the battle as we had been to see a re enactment on the hill… Continue reading Bayeux Tapestry Homeschool Lesson

Feudalism in the Middle Ages

Feudalism in the MiddleAges

The Normans introduced feudalism to Britain in the Middle Ages after the battle of 1066.  King William claimed all the land for himself and proceeded to rent out percentages of it to the nobles.  The nobles, in turn, rented out land to knights in return for their promise of allegiance.   Peasants or commoners then… Continue reading Feudalism in the MiddleAges

blogging my heart

Blogging my Heart #4

❤️ Angelicscalliwags Homeschool ❤️ Welcome to Blogging my Heart #4. I’m thrilled to have you! Here are all my online endeavours for the past month. Blogging. This month I pulled back from writing five posts per week to three posts per week. I will be going down again to two posts per week, due to… Continue reading Blogging my Heart #4

starry sky above deserted hills

A Question for You…

I am currently creating a Unit Study for Mesopotamia. It will all be available free on my blog, but my long term goal is to gather all the resources together and sell as a six-week unit study. I am slowly going through my Mega Mesopotamia Unit Study post to create one huge post which includes… Continue reading A Question for You…

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