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Each Pack contains a copy of the following:
Educational and Life-Skills Games
Children learn better when they use their whole bodies and all of their senses.
Learning from books can be tedious for many students and can easily become a daily chore that is met with reluctance. No matter what your style of homeschooling this range
of inexpensive booklets will enhance your children's learning through play. Revisit some of your favourite childhood games with any of these booklets.
Bring back the challenge and excitement to learning by supplementing study periods in each subject area with Kathi Wyldeck's educational and life skill games. These provide a natural and enjoyable way to learn while doing what children do best - play!
Let's Play Together
Traditional Children's Games
by Beverley Paine
A collection of remembered and shared traditional children's games with introduction. Great for children's parties, homeschooling get-togethers and celebrations, or for playing with your children at home. Relive some of your happiest childhood moments with this collection of favourite fun games as you help your children develop a wide range of educational and physical skills! 2005
ISBN 1876651156 A5 stapled, 80g, 52 pages
Kathi Wyldeck's very practical Educational and Lifeskills Games Booklets draw on her extensive educational experience with children.
This series of seven booklets offer easy to play games that are active and fun, and are designed to consolidate academic learning across all curriculum subjects.
Although aimed at primary to junior secondary level, most games can be played at levels suitable for the individual player's age group and ability. Parents can easily modify the activities to incorporate additional learning to suit each child.
Use the games to launch unit studies or spark interest in particular topics, or to reinforce interest, increase knowledge or consolidate previous learning.
Subjects covered in the booklets include: Mathematics, English, Music, History, Geography, German, French and Latin, Citizenship, Personal Growth and Health, Art, Technology, Science and Environment.
Paperback, 32 + pages, 148mm x 210mm.
Physical and Mental Games for Families Book One
Fast Games and Quiet Games
ISBN 1876651385, 70g
Physical and Mental Games for Families Book Two
Outdoor, Campfire, Water and Theme Games
ISBN 1876651369, 70g
Educational Games for Families Book One
Maths, English, Music and Art
ISBN 1876651350, 70g
Educational Games for Families Book Two
ISBN 1876651342, 70g
Educational Games for Families Book Three
History Geography, French, German and Latin
ISBN 1876651407, 70g
Life Skill Games for Families Book One
Estimation, First Aid, Health, Tracking, Safety, Knotting and Navigation
ISBN 1876651377, 70g
Life Skill Games for Families
Character Building, Handcraft, Aussie Flags and Emblems, Discovery, Nature and Conservation, Cooking, Self Expression, Tools and Construction
ISBN 1876651393, 70g
Kathi Wyldeck lives in Sydney , Australia . She has had
broad experience in both the arts and sciences, working at hospitals and universities as a biological technician in clinical endocrinology and molecular genetics research,
and more recently as an English tutor and author of five grammar books. As a mother of three active boys, she has spent a decade as a Cub Scout Leader, organising games
programmes for groups of energetic children, as well as home-schooling her third child. She runs a website of games and learning activities at
www.funfitnesslearning.com , which she updates each week. Kathi regards the fun and games
involved in rearing and educating her own children, her Cubs and her English pupils as one of the highlights of her life.
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April Jermey took over the reins of Always Learning Books from hr mother, Beverley Paine, in 2011. A stay-at-home part-time working mum of two young children, April experienced a mix of education, including homeschooling, unschooling, part-time attendance at school, completing her high school certificate at school. She supports the right of families to choose the education that best meets the needs of their children.
Beverley Paine home educated her three children, now all adults, between 1985 and 2004. An active volunteer supporting and promoting education choice for families for over two decades her legacy continues in her books and articles.
About Home Education
Home education is a legal alternative to school education in Australia. State and territory governments are responsible for regulating home education and have different registration requirements, however homeschooling families are able, and encouraged, to develop curriculum and learning programs to suit the educational and developmental needs of their individual children. For more information visit
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Natural Learners / Unschoolers
Beverley's manual on how to write your own homeschool curriculum! The ultimate DIY guide. Still only $25...
"Beverley's patience, experience, and understanding of both the questions and the answers make her a wonderfully helpful guide to the adventure of helping children learn without school."
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"Beverley's lengthy experience in the homeschooling community is legend. Thankfully for all involved she continues to share her deep thinking and acquired wisdom..." Linda Dobson, Parent at the Helm
A refreshing practical approach to unschooling based on the needs of the child and family which demystifies and simplifies the philosophy and practice of this style of home education.
ISBN 978-1-876651-58-9 $10
The Home Education Association produces monthly newsletters, a quarterly magazine, an online resource directory for its members, as well as providing an email and phone answering service and online forums.
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