Reviews

The Fitra Journal – a must have for homeschoolers.

Have you just started homeschooling or actually considering it and not sure where to start? I would highly recommend -  The Fitra Journal. For me personally, reading other mum's accounts of how they got started, how they are doing and the pros and cons of homeschooling were really important in finally making my decision (although… Continue reading The Fitra Journal – a must have for homeschoolers.

Reflections

My first Umrah with my girls!

One of my favourite things about blogging is being able to read over previous posts to bring back all the memories and emotions attached to a particular day! This is why I have decided to bring over my reflections of my time in Makkah to my homeschooling blog (and of course to keep everything in… Continue reading My first Umrah with my girls!

Reflections

6 reflections whilst living in Makkah!

I've been living in Makkah for nearly 2 years now alhamdulillah - it really is a blessed city - there's a lot of barakah (blessing) in my time, my actions and what I get upto here. People always ask what it is like - and I really don't know what to say except it feels… Continue reading 6 reflections whilst living in Makkah!

Homeschooling, nature, planning

World Science Day!

So as part of a homeschooling-network-building workshop in our area of Saudi Arabia - I had this vision for a full on Science Workshop! We had a range of children from reception to Year 6 who signed up for our workshop. So a plan was drawn up, key  friends, helpers and supporters sought out and… Continue reading World Science Day!

Homeschooling, Muslim Homeschool, planning

Homeschooling Theme: Houses & Homes!

Houses and Homes - as simple as this theme sounds, there's a lot of exciting activities and learning to be done. We spent 3 weeks on this theme, and as usual here is an over view of what we planned to learn (I tend to find planning one of these before the theme, really helps… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: Houses & Homes!

Homeschooling, Muslim Homeschool, planning, saudi arabia

Homeschooling Theme: Saudi Arabia! (Part 2)

If you are reading this page and are looking for Part 1 - click here. So to continue with this Homeschooling Theme on Saudi Arabia. We will be looking at week 3 and 4 of our learning. Just a reminder that week 1 was all about where Saudi Arabia was and the importance of Makkah.… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: Saudi Arabia! (Part 2)

Hajj, Homeschooling, Muslim Homeschool, planning, saudi arabia

Homeschooling Theme: Saudi Arabia! (Part 1)

Whilst many of the homeschoolers around the world may be focusing on the beautiful season of Autumn (something we don't get to see in the desert of Saudi Arabia) we focused all our energy on where we live. So our second theme in our homeschooling year was all about Saudi Arabia. As we decided to… Continue reading Homeschooling Theme: Saudi Arabia! (Part 1)