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A little homeschooling update for the New Year - Enchanted Pixie
A couple of slow weeks over the festive season seems to have done us all the world of good… by the beginning of last week, we were all ready to be back to a more usual rhythm and ready to get back to some learning. When I got the girls to set their goals for 2018, one of the categories I gave them was ‘learning’ – letting them decide some of what they wanted to focus on this year. Kiki and Baya both wanted to learn some languages – Kiki French and Welsh, and Baya Spanish. We’ve started using the free resources available on the BBC Schools site, which so far have been great. I’m thinking about a subscription to Muzzy at some point as well. They both also put down knowing all their times tables so we’ve started working through the ones they’re not sure on. I made some flash cards, and we’ve been practicing them once or twice a day! it’s been good to check if I can remember them all off the top of my head too! Kiki also wanted to learn to touch type and learn some coding skills. For touch typing, we’ve started using this site,…