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Zooming into Space with Rockets & Comets

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Children are fascinated by space and my boys are no exception. Their bedroom is adorned with glow-in-the-dark stars, planets and space pictures which help them use their imaginations to jet off on space adventures each night and they have an extensive collection of space themed books both fact and fiction. When we received a package from Orchard Toys and opened …

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Homeschool Adventures – Learning About Money

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My youngest son became interested in the concept of money a little while back. He kept receiving change from his Grandparents and wanted to understand how much he had and, more importantly, how many sweets he could buy with it.  I tried a number of unsuccessful techniques for explaining how money works so when Orchard Toys sent us ‘Pop to …