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Nature Study and How To Start
  • Fiona Morphett
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  • 20 November 2019

Nature Study and How To Start

Nature Study is a great way to get outdoors, but knowing how to start can be overwhelming. We've recently found some great tips to answer this question with ideas for different ages.
10 Things To Connect With Kids
  • Fiona Morphett
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  • 10 November 2019

10 Things To Connect With Kids

Connecting with your kids can be hard! See below for our list of 10 things you can do RIGHT NOW to connect.
Can I Homeschool In Australia?
  • Fiona Morphett
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  • 8 November 2019

Can I Homeschool In Australia?

One of the most common questions I am asked is "can I homeschool my child in Australia". After a resounding "yes" there are often more questions about why parents homeschool, what is homeschool, how to register and can I actually do this....
Creating a Homeschool Plan
  • Fiona Morphett
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  • 3 November 2019

Creating a Homeschool Plan

Some people don't need a plan. They are happy to go with the flow, do what comes and that suits them and their family. Other families do need a plan. I like lists, and I like ticking things off so a plan works for me. If you need a homeschool plan it is easy to create your own. Read more below for how you can create one easily...
Writing Skills Matter
  • Karen Willson
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  • 21 September 2019

Writing Skills Matter

Cheryl is excited about the fabulous progress her daughter is making! She says...
NEW!! The Magician's Nephew Literature Unit
  • Karen Willson
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  • 8 July 2019

NEW!! The Magician's Nephew Literature Unit

"Make your choice, adventurous Stranger; Strike the bell and bide the danger, Or wonder, till it drives you mad, What would have followed if you had." Curious?
The Importance Of Just Good Books
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  • 21 May 2019

The Importance Of Just Good Books

Shared reading is one of the best gifts you can give your children to enrich their education. As you sit together, read together and discuss ideas and thoughts together, you build relationships, grow a love of literature, and create a space for discovering a world of ideas.
How To Make Your Canberra Homeschool Trip Fabulous
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  • 26 March 2019

How To Make Your Canberra Homeschool Trip Fabulous

Last week we were in Canberra with Ruth (our fabulous editor!) working on our new Simply Homeschool Civics and Citizenship Core Program.  We visited so many amazing attractions and we're still not sure how we fitted so much into our week! We share with you our top 5 tips for making your Canberra Homeschool Trip fabulous...
New Homeschool Maths for Year 3!
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  • 25 March 2019

New Homeschool Maths for Year 3!

Build a tent to accommodate 9,999 squares, play bingo with your times-tables using winning strategies, play battleships and mastermind, make fraction pizzas, cook rice, conserve water, analyse your family garbage, go food shopping, play with mirrors, study climate, make patterns with Lego, explore artistic symmetry, read about Sir Cumference's Birthday Party, and explore 3D Shapes in an Ancient Egyptian Pyramid. Then call it all Maths for Year 3!
Food Tech and Everything!
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  • 11 February 2019

Food Tech and Everything!

This High School Core Program is designed to cover the Life Skills Syllabus for years 7-10 in one simple Core. It is perfect for any child and our program is written with kids who might be struggling in mind. AHD, dyslexia, slow processing speed or other challenges can make it hard to find the perfect core program but this is it! With 100 lessons you are covered...
How to EASILY do your NSW Registration
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  • 21 January 2019

How to EASILY do your NSW Registration

Having to register a child for homeschool can leave even the most experienced homeschoolers anxious. In two weeks Karen will be presenting at the Australian Homeschool Summit and one of her workshops will take you...
Creative Spelling Level 2
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  • 5 January 2019

Creative Spelling Level 2

Introducing the Green Feet Tree, Bright Lights, Rain Games, and more! Build your children's spelling skills through creativity, phonemic awareness, handwriting, games and art.