Where’s Will?: Introducing Young Children to Shakespeare

Shakespeare Inspired Art - An Everyday Story

Tales of mistaken identity, tragedy, romance, forest fairies and a donkey-headed man named Bottom, these are the wonderful tales of William Shakespeare. I stumbled across Where’s Will?: Find Shakespeare Hidden in His Plays (a Where’s Wally-style book) in our local bookstore and instantly loved it. Hamlet, MacBeth, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, all the most […]

Why Does the Sun Move?

Science Activities for Preschoolers - Tracking the trajectory of the sun - An Everyday Story

It started with her building a colourful zoo. She’s been building little zoos for a while now with blocks and playsilks. I’ve been taking photos and documenting her learning and had thought these photos would be part of that but…this exploration took a wonderfully different path. ‘Let’s draw these colours, Mummy.’ It was cloudy today. The […]

This Week: A Photo Journal of our Child-led Homeschool

Pattern Activities with Kinetic Sand - An Everyday Story

This week in our child-led homeschool… So how has your week been? Any little ones head off to school for the first time this week? Who’s back to the classroom soon? Anyone starting homeschooling for the first time this year? This week we didn’t spend much time at home. Between therapy appointments, catching up with […]

Kindergarten Homeschool: Our Week

contains affiliate links Monday morning came and a strange feeling came over me. This was it. This was the day; the day that, had we chosen differently, Jack would be dressed in his new school uniform, shiny black shoes, a school bag bigger than him and a wonderfully happy smiling photo of his first day […]

This Week… 2013

2013 was… Snippets of our year. Our everyday story. I wonder what 2014 will bring…. I am looking forward to sharing 2014 with you all. I am so very humbled and grateful for all of you this past year. I really enjoy sharing little snippets of our days with you. xx

How a Project Unfolds: Exploring Electricity

Clay Modelling - An Everyday Story

I am not quite sure how it started, like with most of Jack’s (4.5 yrs) interests, I seem to miss the initial wonderings, those first few questions that start to unfold during his play, but he has been interested in houses and architecture for a little while now. Jack’s investigation of houses has seen us […]