Homework is kind of a new thing for us. Previously we've had reading books but that's been about it. Now there's times tables and spelling and research projects and music practice to fit in. I like the boys to be able to play and muck about after school so to be honest I've been pretty slack on the homework front, surely school is for school work?
Anyway, after talking with some mummy friends recently, I realised that maybe a bit of an after school routine involving homework would be a good thing. And it really is. We've been making an effort to spend half an hour on homework type stuff each night.
activity puzzle cards) when they're short on assigned stuff from school. Routine is good and it works for us (at least one week in anyway).
How does homework work at your place?
Any tips and ideas would be gratefully appreciated.