Colour Changing Magic Potion

Colour Changing Magic Potion

How fun was this colour changing magic potion experiment! The more you make the bigger your potion! Be warned! This can make a mess, so it is best to do outdoors or in a large tray.   To make this colour changing magic potion, you will need: Red cabbage Knife Saucepan Water Colander 2 clear jars / glasses 1 heaped teaspoon bi-carb (baking) soda 3 TBSP white vinegar Chop the red cabbage into small pieces, place in a saucepan, cover with water and boil for 15 minutes. (An adult should be present for this) Remove from heat and let cool, then drain the … {Read More}

Monday Memory Verse: 2 Timothy 3:16-17

2 Timothy 3:16-17

There are now two versions: King James Version (KJV) and English Standard Version (ESV) In each pack there is an A4 poster with the verse on it. This can be printed on white paper or card stock, laminate if you wish, and place in an area in which it will be read quite frequently like: on the fridge door in your child’s bedroom on the back of the toilet door in your ‘school room’ or play room To help your child, you could get them to look at the poster, read it 3 times and then get them to turn around so that their back is facing the poster. Then get them to try and say the … {Read More}

Andrew Barton ‘Banjo’ Paterson Notebooking Pages

Andrew Barton Notebooking Pages

Better known as Banjo Paterson, AB is a famous Australian bush poet, journalist and author.  Some of his most popular works are 'The Man from Snowy River',  'Waltzing Matilda', and 'Clancy of the Overflow'. To download your {FREE} printable copy of these 'Banjo' Paterson Notebooking Pages, click on the line below: Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson Notebooking Pages Learn more about Banjo Paterson: Banjo's Birthday with Behind the News The Man from Snowy River with Classroom Literacy Ideas Banjo Paterson Resources with Wallis and Matilda Waltzing Matilda with … {Read More}

All about Bats

Bat Unit

The boys have seen bats flying over our house in the evenings and have been asking questions about them, so I decided we could do a mini unit study on bats.   With this pack you can, learn all about many different types of bats, echo location, roosting, pups, bat life cycle and bat anatomy. All answers are included. You can download my Bat Unit ($) from Teachers Pay Teachers - Bat Unit  Some other great bat activities can be found below: Going Batty ~ The Magic School Bus Bat Activities at DLTK 25 Bat Crafts at Red Ted Art Peg Bats with Activity Corner Bat … {Read More}

Review: Lord Heritage

Lord Heritage

Homeschool Office by Lord Heritage is an online program that helps you plan, organise and manage your homeschool. Homeschool Office is a web based program that can be used on any device in which you can access a browser, so long as you have a good internet connection. To take a good look at this program, I first looked at the Product Features and Purpose and Sample Pages.    Lord Heritage Homeschool Office follows the acronym P.O.W.E.R with each section following a verse of Scripture. The menu is broken into seven sections, Home, Team, … {Read More}

Marbled Tea Eggs

Tea Eggs

Tea eggs are popular during Chinese New Year and are served to promote prosperity and wealth for the new year.  To make these Tea eggs: Boil eggs for about 10 minutes and then remove then from the water. Let them cool and then crack the shells all over by tapping lightly with a metal spoon. Boil 2 tablespoons of black tea with half a litre of water for 5 minutes. Place the cracked eggs in the tea and leave until cool. When the eggs are cool, carefully remove the shell. You will see the marbled pattern the tea has made on the egg whites. … {Read More}

Monday Memory Verse: 2 Timothy 1:7

2 Timothy 1:7

There are now two versions: King James Version (KJV) and English Standard Version (ESV) In each pack there is an A4 poster with the verse on it. This can be printed on white paper or card stock, laminate if you wish, and place in an area in which it will be read quite frequently like: on the fridge door in your child’s bedroom on the back of the toilet door in your ‘school room’ or play room To help your child, you could get them to look at the poster, read it 3 times and then get them to turn around so that their back is facing the poster. Then get them to try and say the … {Read More}

{FREE} Letter Formation Practice

Letter Formation Practice Dashed

Being able to write with proper letter formation is hard and our boys have needed to spend a lot of time practicing their handwriting. I made these {FREE} Letter Formation Practice pages for them to help them with all levels of writing: print, pre-cursive and cursive. Letter Formation Practice QLD Dots Letter Formation Practice QLD Letter Formation Practice Cursive QLD Letter Formation Practice Dashed Letter Formation Practice NSW Letter Formation Practice NSW Cursive Dots Letter Formation Practice NSW Dots There are many fonts here to choose from that will help your … {Read More}

Platypus Unit

Platypus Unit

We have been learning about the amazing Australian montreme, the platypus. This unusual animal has proven to be very interesting and our boys have loved spending time reading about these amazing creatures. In this platypus unit, you will learn how these amazingly shy creatures survive, where they live, what they eat and how they breed. There are also vocabulary pages and anatomy pages as well as some mathematical pages. To download a copy of this unit ($), click on the link below. Platypus Unit Here are some amazing Platypus Crafts and Activities to Help with your learning about … {Read More}

Review: Great Parents Academy GPA LEARN

GPA LEARN

For this review, both boys were given the opportunity to use GPALOVEMATH by GPA LEARN.  GPALOVEMATH is an online math program for children in grades K-5. There are fun characters, over 150 lessons and over 10,000 problems to help your child master math skills. As part of this online program, there is a fun reward system, that is great for motivating your child with a large variety of rewards to choose. You can see how this program matches up with your current curriculum by following the links on this page: GPALOVEMATH Curriculum. This is a great way to see what skills … {Read More}

Recipes

Marbled Tea Eggs

Tea Eggs

Tea eggs are popular during Chinese New Year and are served to promote prosperity and wealth for the new year.  To make these Tea eggs: Boil eggs for about 10 minutes and then remove then from the water. Let them cool and then crack the shells all over by tapping lightly with a metal spoon. […]

Baked Donut Bites

Baked Donut Bites

We had Dominoes pizza for tea and while I was ordering the pizza on the iPad, I saw a pack of donut bites in the dessert section. I did add them to the order as a treat and they were delicious!  I though I could replicate them at home and this is what I came up […]

Strawberry Cream Cake

Strawberry Cream Cake 1

I have made plenty of cakes over the years, but hubby has said, this was the best cake I have ever made! Both he and the boys loved it!! This Strawberry Cream Cake is delicious and won’t last long at all!       Linking to: The Proverbial Homemaker

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Kids Activities

Colour Changing Magic Potion

Colour Changing Magic Potion

How fun was this colour changing magic potion experiment! The more you make the bigger your potion! Be warned! This can make a mess, so it is best to do outdoors or in a large tray.   To make this colour changing magic potion, you will need: Red cabbage Knife Saucepan Water Colander 2 clear jars […]

Marbled Tea Eggs

Tea Eggs

Tea eggs are popular during Chinese New Year and are served to promote prosperity and wealth for the new year.  To make these Tea eggs: Boil eggs for about 10 minutes and then remove then from the water. Let them cool and then crack the shells all over by tapping lightly with a metal spoon. […]

Platypus Unit

Platypus Unit

We have been learning about the amazing Australian montreme, the platypus. This unusual animal has proven to be very interesting and our boys have loved spending time reading about these amazing creatures. In this platypus unit, you will learn how these amazingly shy creatures survive, where they live, what they eat and how they breed. […]

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