Getting Ready For Summer With Education Quizzes!?

I know, the whole year has nearly passed already and you are still eating Christmas chocolate. I am the same. But we have to push on and go forth in the year and face facts that the 6 weeks summer holidays is looming.

We have six whole weeks to plan for! One thing I personally like to make sure I do is to keep the girl’s minds going in terms of learning. Whilst the six weeks is to enjoy, I think it’s equally important to keep it all fresh in their mind and help keep them on track at school, ready for the next educational year.

That is where Education Quizzes comes in. This pay monthly website has everything you need to keep those little minds ticking over. They even have things to keep those big minds ticking over!

From KS1 to KS3 and plenty of specialist subjects, they have something to keep them going year round!

For the girls, we have been using Keystage 1 and Keystage 2. 

As you can see from the image below they offer the whole range of subjects for each stage. Variety and the fact that this is done online means it is far more appealing to kids.

Boredom won’t be a problem here!

I know throughout the summer holidays this will be perfect because they are rarely without a device close by! Incorporating the two together has made this much more appealing.

The quizzes themselves are all setup to be easy to navigate and super easy to read, Evie is 5 and she can navigate her way through the site without much help needed from me. Liv, of course, has no problems. She likes that she can take it in stages. Take the times tables, each number has a separate quiz, meaning that she can concentrate and learn each number in stages. Times tables are something we will be working on more over the summer.

I won’t lie, I have taken some of the quizzes. I may have got a little carried away however there’s nothing like a bit of healthy competition!

An hour or so, several times a week during the holidays will give the girls a boost in confidence when they go back to school. Of course, the site will be great for year-round learning and it would be something I would like to see incorporated into schools in the future.

There is a monthly fee of £9.99 for use of the site, however when you think about it, buying workbooks and extra bits of material throughout the year can be costly, so I think it’s more than worth it, especially if you have multiple kids!

Education quizzes is the next step in online learning and we are really enjoying the experience.

 

This is a collaborative post. However, all opinions are my own.

 

 

Make Your Own Mermaid Charm Jewelry

 

Our little ones love nothing more than putting their bracelets and necklaces on and dressing up and they are very big into Mermaids and all things to do with the sea, so that makes this set perfect. This set has all this covered and more.

We had hours of entertainment had when we were making some of these and great for the imagination too, talking about how and when we would wear them on our underwater adventures. The set comes with everything you need, lots of different coloured round beads, a selection of shell, starfish beads and pearls! Also metal charms in the shapes of seahorses and mermaids.  

This set is easy for little hands to do on their own, with 4m of stretch cord there are endless possibilities for charm bracelets.  They have great clasps so you are able to keep your bracelets together and makes them easy to put them on your wrist and take off again.  The box the set comes in also has separate compartments to keep all these bits together and a see-through lid that comes on and off, great to stop these beads being tipped up and going all over the craft cupboard!!

This set is one of many that will keep your budding maker and doer’s quiet for hours. With Mermaids and Snowflake charm sets and many more from around £12.95 and for ages 8 and up they make great rainy day craft day ideas or a present for your little one’s friends birthday,  these would go down a treat!