What a fun fortnight we have had It began with a road trip to Weston Super Mare for the sand sculpture festival. The sculptures were themed around famous books, and were amazing. Afterwards, there was a chance to try your own hand at sand sculpture. holly made a house on a hill and a turtle
There was plenty of time for a play on the beach, including a dip in the sea up to their necks for some of the children – not bad for October!
There is always time for geo caching and tree climbing too
We went swimming twice in the past fortnight too. Amber’s swimming is coming on well, and Alfie has finally mastered putting his head underwater
We had a fun day with friends at Funaticz soft play.
We went to Forest Arts Centre for a screening of BBC Ten Pieces – featuring ten pieces of classical music set to live action or animation. Alfie loved it, and Amber has been attempting to play the pieces ever since
We spent time at Nanny and Grandad’s house. sorting through treasures from the past that Grandad had unearthed.
Alfie and Holly went to two gym classes.
We had fun at a play date at a friend’s house.
We had great fun at Friday Club making instruments, playing with our friends, painting and (in Holly’s case), making a giant flower sculpture.
We collected three new rescue chickens – Buckbeak, Snowdrop and Matilda
We went for lunch with the lovely Charlotte and her baby bump.
We had a lovely day at the safari park with friends. Holly spent the day at Nanny and Grandad’s house making different designs of paper aeroplanes and loom bands.
We spent a day playing with lots of HE friends at Just Play.
We went on an amazing road trip to Blackpool with friends. Eleven children all sharing four apartments in the same house. fantastic fun Madame Tussauds, Blackpool Tower Eye, circus, soft play, Sea Life Centre, beach, geo caching under the pier, ferris wheel, Terraria fests, shared meals, illuminations fun, tram rides and chips. What more can you ask for? The weather was largely gorgeous too
We went to the Rainforest Symphony play at Birmingham repertory Theatre, followed by lunch at Jimmy Spices for Daddy’s birthday, and a trip to Lush.
There was also lots of cooking, crafts, playing and fun The children decided to draw, cut out and stick in the correct places all the organs of the body. Amber was the body model There has been card making, modelling clay crafting, painting, drawing, Nanoblock world famous monument building and much more
What an amazing fortnight We love home educating so much