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) […]

A Tour of Our Reggio-inspired Homeschool Room

A Tour of Our Reggio Inspired Homeschool Room - An Everyday Story

Today I wanted to give you a quick look around our homeschool room. Our homeschool room is a stand-alone outdoor studio in our backyard. My husband and I (with a little painting help from the kids) built it over the course of about a year and we moved in at the beginning of this year. Just to give […]

FAQ: “Where can I buy a light panel?”

Light Panel Activities - Painting with Liquid Watercolours (An Everyday Story)

Without a doubt, the most common question I am asked is, where can I buy a light panel? Tonight I thought I would do a bit of a search and find some online stockists for you. I bought our light panel from Modern Teaching Aids when Jack was two. We’ve had it for nearly five years […]

What’s in the Block Area: Creating a Block Area for Open-ended Play

Best Blocks for Open-ended Play - Creating a Block Area for Your Homeschool - An Everyday Story

A couple weeks ago I shared a short video on Instagram of our block area. Our block area has changed a bit over the years to reflect Jack (6yrs) and Sarah’s (4 yrs) evolving interests and play. Tonight I thought I’d give you a bit of a closer look of how it looks now. But Kate, we […]

What’s Under the Tree for Jack & Sarah?

Little Joey Toy Co. Handmade Waldorf Inspired Toys - An Everyday Story

Aren’t these toys just stunning?! Tonight I wanted to show you what Jack and Sarah will be getting for Christmas. I came across these beautiful toys through my friend Kelly of Happy Whimsical Hearts (a really wonderful Waldorf-inspired blog btw). It is really difficult to find beautifully-crafted wooden toys in Australia – and Australian animals are near […]

Curating Spaces: Transparency on the Nature Shelf

How to Make a Nature Shelf for your Homeschool Room - An Everyday Story

We live in a small house. When we bought our home, we did so knowing that we would eventually have to either extend or build a separate outdoor room for our homeschool room. At the beginning of this year, we started work on the homeschool studio (if you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen […]