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Learning About Egypt, For Kids

Regular readers will know that we just spent almost a month in Egypt. Why? For fun, obviously and to please our kids who are fascinated by learning about Egypt. Suggested topics and interesting facts for kids to learn about Ancient Egypt include Ancient Egypt, the Sphinx and the Great Pyramid (allegedly the last of the …

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Homeschooling or Worldschooling in Romania

Homeschooling, doesn’t officially exist in Romania. As far as I know it’s not actually illegal, it just doesn’t exist, all children must go to school. My research is hampered by the language barrier, so please correct me if I’m wrong, I’d love to hear about families homeschooling in Romania and I know that some do …

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The Egyptian Museum Cairo. Visiting The Greatest Treasure House on Earth.

We’ve taken our kids to the best and most famous museums in the world, London, New York, Washington DC and a hundred smaller storehouses of knowledge, but nothing could ever beat Cairo’s spectacular Egyptian Museum. This is my favourite museum in the world, a dusty slice of yesteryear and for us, The Egyptian Museum Cairo …

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What is Enough Socialisation? – Worldschooling & Homeschooling

I received an e-mail from a reader recently. He and his wife were thinking of taking their child on a travel adventure, a taste of worldschooling, but were concerned about socialization. They thought she wouldn’t “get enough socialization away from her friends” and asked for my opinion. It’s an interesting question. Homeschool socialisation ( and …

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Homeschool on the Road. What Gear Do You Need?

Which things do you really need to homeschool on the road? (Some call this form of homeschooling travel schooling, road schooling or worldschooling) What books, supplies, materials, equipment and resources do you need to carry with you? It’s not much. I’m not going to write a list. We were homeschooling on the road for over 5 …

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Strewing The World. Strewing, Homeschooling and Worldschooling

Strewing is a word used often in homeschooling and unschooling circles, I’ve not yet seen it used in relation to worldschooling. When we strew, we leave useful, interesting, attention getting, fascinating, educational objects and materials in the paths of our kids. They are then able to discover them for themselves and learn more about them, …

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What is Forest School? Worldschooling in London

We attended Forest School in London for 2 or 3 terms during our second year of full-time travel. We encorporated this fun, outdoor get together into our worldschooling, homeschooling or unschooling and it brought us together with other kids and families in our area while giving us a half-day in the woods once a week. …

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World Schooling. One Year of Travel. Homeschooling Highlights

It’s really hard to quantify learning. The knowledge the boys have acquired through our 1 year journey, 4 continents and 12 countries, is immense, quite staggering really. Here are some of our homeschooling, or, if you prefer, world schooling or unschooling, highlights. We didn’t just try worldschooling for a year, my kids’ whole education has revolved around …

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Learning Plan and Report for Homeschooling in Queensland

Hello, I know, I know, I’ve been very quiet for the last couple of weeks. It’s time of year again. I hate it, it’s time-consuming and tedious and fairly pointless. This is where a lot of you will just close the page, that’s OK, I understand, see you next time. I’ve been writing a homeschool report …

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What Does A Homeschool Day Look Like?

We homeschooled in Australia and in the UK, we have also worldschooled, everywhere.  This is what homeschooling looked like back in Queensland before we left to travel the world. We also have a post on our homeschooling schedule in London UK. But read this post first, it has important tips and information. If you’ve ever …

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