Review: Sumblox – Mathematical Building Blocks

Sumblox Review

contains sponsored links I’ve got a review for you tonight. It’s something that you’ve probably seen around lately, and something that has been at the top my wishlist for a little while. Tonight I’m reviewing Sumblox. When I am reviewing a product, I first give it straight to Jack (7 years) and Sarah (5 years) […]

On the Shelves Snapshot: Playing with Numbers

Quantifying Activities - Counting to Ten - An Everyday Story

[Jack and Sarah use these activities during our Self-directed Explorations time. You can read more about that here.] On the shelves this week is a simple maths explorations using glass gems and bead chains. This one is intended for Sarah (4.5 yrs). Here she can play around with numbers; count them out one-by-one with glass beads into […]

On the Shelves Snapshot: Practising Addition with Beads

Simple Addition Activities with Beads - An Everyday Story

[Jack and Sarah use these activities during our Self-directed Explorations time. You can read more about that here.] On the shelves this week is an addition activity using beads and pipe-cleaners. Jack and Sarah can create the sum by rolling the dice and using the beads to find the answer; like a tiny little abacus 🙂 I […]

Teaching Children About Money, Naturally

Learning About Money - An Everyday Story

Tonight I wanted to tell you about something Sarah (4.5yrs) and I have been doing together for a little while. It started out with her wanting to be more involved and has evolved into the most wonderful way for her to learn about money, broaden her understanding of what real food looks like and give […]

On the Shelves – Maths

Addition Activities - An Everyday Story

A few weeks ago we were visiting some friends and Jack and Sarah noticed that their friends shared a bedroom. When we got home, they begged me to move Sarah’s bed into Jack’s room. It took a lot of squeezing but I made them fit. And now we have Sarah’s little bedroom as a homeschool […]

25+ Hands-on Activities for Exploring Shapes & Patterns

Over the last few months, Jack and Sarah have been really interested in shapes and patterns. I thought I’d share some of the activities and explorations we have done together over that time. We’ve had a great time exploring shapes and patterns in depth. I hope you get a little bit of inspiration too. Australian […]