“I’m bored” lists of things to do

I'm bored- lists of things to do

School holidays start next week for most Victorian schools. I have found that if we are going to be spending time at home, it is handy to have some "I'm bored list of things to do" up somewhere prominent for the younger kids. One child in particular finds it harder to find things to do, but will … [Read more...]

3 of the best educational iPad apps for primary school kids

3 of the best educational iPad apps for primary school kids

Apps can be a great tool to use to support and reinforce kids learning. As noted in my post Homework help – managing it with multiple kids, I regularly use educational apps to allow me to work one on one with a child. I can set one child up on an educational app and then move on, sit down and … [Read more...]

Managing homework materials

creating a homework box

In our home we have three formal desks and five kids at school. This means that not everyone has a place they can use as their own and have their homework materials and projects set up permanently. We have had success for some time with a small central place to store homework items which you can … [Read more...]