We finished our half term by spending some time looking at the events of the Reformation 500 years ago; you can read about what we got up to here. The children were pretty tired by the end of the week, and very much ready for a break - as I was!
|Reformation fun - nuns in barrels.|
The last activity of our half term was our home education group, where we were looking at blood. We made a model of blood using play-dough for red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets, with yellow paper for plasma.
The children also made models of blood in cups, this time using oil for plasma, skittles for red blood cells, marshmallows for white blood cells and sprinkles for platelets.
I also managed to finish the blanket I have been crocheting for my 6 year old on Friday evening - which we were both pleased about.
|Another Crochet Blanket|
We have spent the last week in Center Parcs, where we have enjoyed cycling and swimming, reading and walking, and bonus maths for my 8 year old each day (as a special holiday treat).
Now we are back - better rested and gearing up to get going again tomorrow. I have had a chance to think about what is working well and what needs adjusting for the rest of the term, so I am hoping to make a few small changes to my weekly timetable to hopefully help the household run more smoothly.