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 the senior Oh Waily at home right now, I am… Continue reading Sick and tired already?
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 for the young miss. But, like all things home ed,… Continue reading Ancients and Art
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! I narrowed it down to a few of my favourites, and… Continue reading Tuneful Tuesday: The 1970s
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 of Khufu's tomb in to a Minecraft world, but it's… Continue reading Minecraft History: The King’s Chamber
Well who knew that I'd have to learn how to edit videos in order to home educate my kids? I swear that having them learning at home is as much about my continuous learning as it is about theirs! Anyway, the upshot is a very wobbly first attempt at a Minecraft video. Please excuse any… Continue reading Pukeko Patch History World