Books for Beginning Readers: Nature & Science

Finding an interesting selection of books to bridge the gap from when a child first begins to read until they are able to read with sufficient fluency can be difficult, especially if that time period is prolonged. I'll be posting books that worked well for us at this stage, dividing them into different categories.  Most … Continue reading Books for Beginning Readers: Nature & Science

Australian Natural History – The Emu

On our trip to South Australia a couple of years ago we saw plenty of emus in the open areas of land along the way. These large flightless native birds are second only in size to the world's largest bird, the African ostrich and are also related to the cassowary and the rhea. We've gotten … Continue reading Australian Natural History – The Emu

Ambleside Online Year 3 – Shakespeare, Plutarch & Poetic Narration

A few months ago I shared some of Moozle's written narrations inspired by Plutarch. Since then she has continued to do a written narration once or twice a week and has branched out a little from the letter form she started with.The  first one here is still in letter form but was inspired after our … Continue reading Ambleside Online Year 3 – Shakespeare, Plutarch & Poetic Narration