Welcome to the Pukeko Patch !

This is the blogging home of the Oh Waily family’s home education journey.  Here you will find posts and updates about all the interesting, mundane and random occurrences of that journey.  In between those there may even be musings about parenting, raising children and anything else that may cross my mind to share.

You can find out a bit about us here and look back at our very early adventures at t’other blog here.

We hope you enjoy your time with us.  Now, on to our latest adventures…


Ancients and Art

This is what we are going through this year in History.  I’ve chosen to hit the middle ground between the kids so that I can do one set of readings with them.  It’s... READ MORE

Shaking up our New Year

This year I wanted to try something a little different with the Oh Waily kids.  I gave the idea of letting them loose a go and taking a more unschooling route at the... READ MORE

Hurricanes or Chiefs?

Changes are afoot in the Oh Waily household.  Big changes. We are no longer going to be Wellingtonians, or Lower Huttians for that matter.  This time next week will see us packing up... READ MORE

Minecraft for Parents

Inspired somewhat by Miss Oh’s videos of her Let’s Play world, I decided that it would be nice to create something for parents of young Minecrafters. When I first heard of Minecraft it... READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Art contest

Posted by Instagrate to WordPress This is Miss Oh’s picture of the people she loves.  It’s her entry in to an online art contest run by her favourite YouTube art channel, Art For Kids Hub.... READ MORE