If your birthday is between 23 August and 23 September, you’re a Virgo kid! One of Erica’s favourite books is an astrology book her Nanna gave her for Christmas a few years ago called Kids Astrology: Virgo by Australian author Camilla Gracanin.
Author: Shelle Wallis
ABC Reading Eggs here we come! Through our Home Education Association (HEA) membership we received a 40% discount off the full amount for a combined subscription to ABC Reading Eggs and ABC Mathseeds. Subscription discounts for HEA members are definitely worth checking out, they have some pretty sweet deals.
Meet Skelabone! We had some fun today with free printable Human Body Worksheets from Itsy Bitsy Fun.
What to expect if you get sick. A great little visual we found thanks to TED-Ed created the insight we were after and sparked discussion around how the flu affects our body and brain. The human body truly is amazing!
Yesterday we watched a documentary by Joe Cross called The Kids Menu. The stand out thing for us was the fact that four grams of sugar is equal to one teaspoon of sugar.
Today it was time for the little white MacBook at-home service. Erica was so fascinated to see what was under the keyboard, she jumped at the chance to be Dadda’s technical assistant.
We were chatting today about 2018 being the Chinese Year of the Earth Dog, which promoted Erica to ask what Chinese Zodiac sign Jetpak is. We found it very interesting to learn we now have two Gold (Metal) and two Fire elements in our little family, what are the chances?!
My inspiration for many years now has been focused on these words: “If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies.”
2018: The Year of the Butterfly – I’ve come across this message a few times in the last few days, surely 2018 will be the year of the butterfly.