Home schooling is a challenge, but can be rewarding. Here are a few books and resources we've used with our own children, and might help you on your learning journeys...
Excellent colour guide to all things science, explaining molecgggggggggggggggggules, forces and biology. One they can get lost in.
Adam Kay and Henry Paker£14.99 £13.94
This was a big hit with some of our children at Christmas - lots of biological facts are smuggled in amongst the entertainment and jokes.
CGP Books£4.95 £4.60
Collins Dictionaries and Maria Herbert-Liew£12.99 £12.08
Every house should have one, and this strikes the right balance - neither too simple nor too complex.
Tony Robinson£8.99 £8.36
DK and John Woodward£18.98 £17.65
History understood in geographical terms.
Richard Parsons£4.95 £4.60
We've found this very useful for explaining difficult new topics. Maths has changed a lot since the 1980s!
10 Minutes A Day Fractions, Ages 7-11 (Key Stage 2): Supports the National Curriculum, Helps Develop Strong Maths Skills
Carol Vorderman£5.99 £5.57
Bitesized tests for understanding fractions.
For when you just need 10 minutes' peace!
David Porter, Rhianna Elsden, et al.£19.98 £18.58
CGP Books£5.95 £5.53
Paul Terry£9.99 £9.29
Michael Rosen£7.99 £7.43
Julia Donaldson and Clare Melinsky£6.99 £6.50
Dawn Isaac£14.99 £13.94
Which books have helped your family? Email [email protected] with any suggestions.