Author: Ms Oh Waily

The Importance of Play

The Importance of Play

Since beginning the process of investigating the advantages and disadvantages of choosing the home schooling option I have found myself reading more and more non-fiction work around different aspects of education. I have just recently come across The Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning and […]

Sharing a Shell – Julia Donaldson

Sharing a Shell – Julia Donaldson

This week we brought home this little gem from the library in our book bag. The Oh Wailys already own quite a few books by Julia Donaldson.  More than I care to confess to here today, but naturally involve the Gruffalo and it’s child as […]

Picture Tracing

Picture Tracing

A little while ago this post from The Wonder Years crossed my feed reader. It inspired me to try window tracing with Miss Oh Waily a couple of weeks ago. I visited the stained glass website mentioned in the post, and printed off some nice, […]

Family Field Trip: West Wind Recreation Area

Family Field Trip: West Wind Recreation Area

On Anzac Day we decided to make the most of the excellent autumn weather and head out to see somewhere unusual.  A wind farm. We headed out towards Makara on Wellington’s west coast until we reached Meridian Energy’s West Wind Recreation Area.   This let the […]

Moveable Alphabet

Moveable Alphabet

Miss Oh Waily has always been in love with numbers, with the odd little bit of interest in letters thrown in just for variation.  I have been waiting patiently for her to show her sensitive period for reading and interest in all things writing.  Would […]