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: Creating Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel

Creating Numbers with Pattern Blocks on the Light Panel Exploration - An Everyday Story

Following on from last week’s On the Shelves Snapshot, we’re continuing to work with numbers on the light panel. This is another one for Sarah (who has just started Kindergarten!) but I am sure Jack (6.75 yrs) will enjoy it too. This week, I’ve printed out and laminated number cards for 1-10 and offered them […]

On the Shelves Snapshot: Working with Numbers on the Light Panel

Learning Numbers on the Light Panel - An Everyday Story

I was going to wait until February before we started back homeschooling but Jack in particular is really needing more structure and familiarity to his days, so I’ve started setting up the spaces in our homeschool studio again with explorations and activities – and it feels so nice to be back into the swing of […]

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 […]