+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    2,079
    Thanks
    488
    Thanked
    864
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Homework Times

    So dd has started grade 1 (qld) and will be getting more homework than when in prep. So far it is just a home reader and sight word sheets.

    Im just not sure what time of day to sit with her to do it. If i should do it before dinner but her brother climbs all over us or after dinner when ds is in bed just before she goes to bed herself.

    We are lucky we live close to school so she is able to sleep in so i am happy to move her bedtime to 7.30pm

    What works for you? How do you manage to fit homework in around everything else?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    At the beach
    Posts
    10,495
    Thanks
    1,430
    Thanked
    9,006
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 17/10/14100 Posts in a week

    Default Homework Times

    Homework is done as soon as the kids get home. I have daughters in years 5 and 2. I can push my oldest girls out to before bed but not my year 2.

    Or at 7am if they're too tired.

    ETA I have a son in prep (no homework yet) and a 2 year old. I've found the youngest ones are ok if I get them some colouring to do or something to make them feel in involved.

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Sonja For This Useful Post:

    Purple Poppy  (02-02-2016)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,963
    Thanks
    1,591
    Thanked
    1,311
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Same as Sonja, my 3 school aged children will do homework once we get home. I usually feed them a snack then alternate between the girls.
    If we have sports after school, I'll have the youngest 2 done and leave my eldest (now year 4) till after training is over.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to BabyG4 For This Useful Post:

    Purple Poppy  (02-02-2016)

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    2,079
    Thanks
    488
    Thanked
    864
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Thanks ladies. I might stick to the straight after school routine. Then she can relax for the rest of the evening

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Location
    Sunshine Coast
    Posts
    2,963
    Thanks
    2,383
    Thanked
    2,071
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I have two DD's, one in year 4 and one in year 5. They haven't recieved homework as yet this year, but last year I had to get DD1 to do hers straight after school, as she despises homework and I had to keep on her to do it. Plus I have to help her a lot more than DD2. DD2 just gets in there and does it straight away so she has the week free lol.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Creative people- homework help!
    By CMF in forum General Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-11-2015, 23:29
  2. Music homework
    By Jensha in forum General Chat
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 23-03-2015, 23:47

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Pea Pods Reusable NappiesPea Pods are the smart choice when it comes to choosing what's best for you, your baby and the environment. Affordable ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›