So it's been a month since our homeschooling routine has begun 🙂 We set up our classrooms in preparation and organised our year by dedicating folders to each of our themes, tidied out the bookshelf, added lots of labels - all of this took about 2 solid weeks by the way! and just so you… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: All About Me!
This is for all those who asked to hear my reflections of my Hajj this year. Hajj lesson #1: Some thing awesome I learnt during my Hajj experience was - taking the difficult path meant Allah helped me get through it. Here are the details: On the day of Eid, after the ritual stoning of… Continue reading Post-Hajj Reflections & Lessons
As many of you may have gathered by now, I seem to be always planning or sharing snippets of my plans. Well, the main reason is I love to plan thoroughly before I begin the homeschooling year for a few reasons. It is hard work maintaining 2 to 3 jobs at one time. Housewife, Homeschooling… Continue reading A Day from Our Homeschool Plans:
Here is a song I wrote for Ammarah 2 years ago as we moved to Saudi Arabia. It's so very relevant to our Hajj Theme and a fab way to get your little ones to join in! The Eid ul Adha Song Haajirah ran 7 times between safa and marwa Safa and Marwa Safa and… Continue reading Eid ul Adha Song
One of the easiest ways for me to plan when homeschooling Ammarah and Hibah is planning around a relevant theme. The month of Dhul-Hijjah is fast approaching - this is the month in which the Hajj pilgrimage is performed by many Muslims all over the world who travel to Makkah to perform their Hajj. So… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: Hajj – How I plan!
One of the perks of homeschooling my children is doing all those things I probably would never have done with them, had I not been their teacher. One of the most loveliest projects which has nearly come to and end has been growing our own butterflies! This makes for a fantastic 2 week theme on… Continue reading Growing Butterflies at Home!
Every time I am back in the UK for the summer - we buy many books! We love books. Over a number of years many of you may have noticed an increase in some very good and easy to read children's Islamic story books. Although some may seem pricey, believe me they are totally worth investing… Continue reading Our Top 10 Awesome Children’s Islamic Story Books we highly recommend!