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.

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)

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!

Butterflies, Homeschooling, nature, planning

Growing Butterflies at Home!

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!

Homeschooling, planning

Planning for the next Homeschooling year!

Our Summer holidays came early - and we have flown back to the UK from Saudi Arabia to enjoy the cooler summers with our family and friends here  - alhamdulillah! Being so far away from the desert heat that does not allow us to always enjoy the outdoors, makes us fully appreciate the sunny and… Continue reading Planning for the next Homeschooling year!

Homeschool Travels, Homeschooling, Muslim Homeschool, Ramadan

Ramadan Stories with @amaliah_com

 seeWe had the privilege of taking over @amaliah_com on Instagram to be part of their Ramadan Stories this Ramadan where they feature 30 stories of different Muslim Women all over the world. Some of you didn't have Instagram to watch it live as I shared our experience of Ramadan in Makkah. So as promised, here's… Continue reading Ramadan Stories with @amaliah_com