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2019’s Books and More

2019’s Books and More

I posted earlier this month about what our homeschool core curricula were going to be for 2019.Today I will share the full list of different books we will be using in our two core language based curricula – Build Your Library and Bravewriter. To make […]

2019 Homeschool Curricula

2019 Homeschool Curricula

What does 2019 hold in store for us here at the Patch? As we have done over the past two years, we will be having a mix and match of curricula so that we touch on all of the core basic learning areas with the […]

Sick and tired already?

Sick and tired already?

  Welcome to the first day of The Pukeko Patch’s NaBloPoMo posts. It is a highly inauspicious start, following the contraction of some random cold and cough by Master Oh Waily on Sunday, and the subsequent contraction of it by Miss Oh Waily yesterday.  As […]

Ancients and Art

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 about a year ahead of the young lad and a year lower […]

Tuneful Tuesday: The 1970s

Tuneful Tuesday: The 1970s

Welcome to this week’s instalment of Tuneful Tuesday. Today I’ve chosen to take the Oh Waily kids down Memory Lane into the ‘way out’ 1970s. Disco, glam rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, soul, jazz, punk, R & B, new wave… oh so many genre choices! […]

Minecraft History: The King’s Chamber

Minecraft History: The King’s Chamber

After a bit of a bump at about the halfway mark, the Oh Waily kids have managed to persevere and complete the King’s Chamber in their History World pyramid. To be fair, I designed the stairways as they found it pretty tough translating the cross-section diagram […]