October is the time for any last minute broomstick maintenance. Our children have their own red toolbox that they can use for any jobs around the home, toy fixing or maintenance. Whilst staying at a friend’s to do some work on our van, our little mechanic got her toolbox out to do some much needed […]Read More Unschool Learning, Broomstick Maintenance.
We love all the health benefits of probiotics. We don’t usually have money in the budget for supplements on the road. This fermented Sauerkraut recipe is the perfect option for us as it’s easy to make in a van, cheap and full of goodness. It only takes a few minutes to make, suiting our food […]Read More Fermented Sauerkraut Recipe
Personally I don’t like the idea of flashcards, I don’t find them hugely inspiring. One thing my daughter and I do agree can be inspiring is Pinterest. We are slightly hooked. A regular moment that has developed in our unschool journey together is snuggling up in the evening, skimming through Pinterest for any new activities […]Read More Unschool Learning, Creating Number Flashcards.
Welcome to Our Tiny Home Overall Budget and Build Timeline. Here lies the summary of our campervan build, in time and money. For anyone considering if they can make their own campervan build a reality. After purchase of the van our Sprinter build cost around £5000, taking 17 Weekends to build. Van Build Timeline & […]Read More Campervan Tiny Home Conversion For Under £5000.
One of the best things about Unschool is you never know where the learning will take you. One day recently in Greece, it rained. The children were so excited as they hadn’t seen rain for so long they dashed out and stomped in the puddles. All that week we had been reading a french story […]Read More Unschool Learning, Ancient History, Rain Clouds & Clay.
We have a very relaxed, real world approach to learning about letters and numbers. Our favourite way to get outdoors, explore, meet people and learn whilst travelling with little ones is a letter and number hunt. Pack some essentials in a backpack (always a winner for our dora-explorer-wannabees!) get your walking shoes on and get […]Read More Un-School Learning, Real World Letter & Number Hunt.
Swimming came up very early on in our unschooling journey…you can read more about the disaster zone that was our attempt at structured toddler swimming lessons by clicking here. To save you the expense and hassle of a similar experience I wanted to share with you how straightforward it can be for children to learn […]Read More How Unschoolers Learn to Swim
Monolithi Beach 11km from the City of Preveza, Greece, is the largest stretch of coast in the European Union. 25km of soft sand and crystal clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea it is easy for everyone to find a place that suits them. Monolithi is special because of the surrounding no build archeological zone […]Read More Monolithi Beach, Preveza, Greece.
The Autumn Equinox (around the 23rd September) is a time of balance, where the hours of day light and night are equal in length. The Sun has positioned itself exactly above the equator between the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. When you live a lot of the year in hot sunshine and subtle season changes it […]Read More What to do with all those Autumn Nature Treasures?
Our journey started out by trying to save enough money after being on maternity to survive long term on one wage. So over the last few years we have become kings at budgeting and saving money in every way possible. We set up spreadsheet after spreadsheet, collected receipts, set up new saving accounts and money […]Read More How We Saved Money and Started Budgeting