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!

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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)

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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)

Homeschooling, reading

For the love of reading!

One of my greatest homeschooling achievements to date is seeing my 4.5 year old get excited about reading. Ok yes, seeing her able to sound out and attempt to read her level 1 and 2 Biff and Chip books is exciting too. But, it's seeing her go to her bookbag, take out her reading book… Continue reading For the love of reading!

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Homeschooling Theme: All About Me!

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!

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A Day from Our Homeschool Plans:

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: