Continent Climate Lesson Idea

Asalamu alaykum ladies. We did this lesson more than a year ago or so, but I thought I’d share the idea because it was one of those spontaneous unplanned lessons that turned out to be really beneficial, alhamdulillah (I love it when that happens!) We were doing a unit study on Africa at the time, […]

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Eid Treasure Hunt

Asalamu Alaykum ladies, Its hard to believe that our beloved Ramadan has already left us.  It seems like yesterday that we were planning its arrival and now many of us are going through the process of readjusting. It’s not an easy time by any means.  There’s always an overwhelming feeling of loss, confusion, and anxiety.  […]

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Family Challenge: Crack the Ramadan Code!

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu I hope everyone is doing well and getting excited for Ramadan which is less than a week away!   Today, I’d like to share another Ramadan activity that can be done by the whole family.  Like our Gratitude board, this ones not just for the kids.  Kids, parents, grandparents and […]

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Family Ramadan Craft: Have an Attitude of Gratitude

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Ramadan is mere days away, and as it draws closer our excitement increases.  Most Ramadan crafts and activities tend to be for children but this one is for everyone.  We have done our gratitude board before, and now everyone is looking forward to using it again, Allahuma barik. The […]

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Lesson plan: Our Ramadan guest house

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies,  Ramadan is just days away from us and I wanted my kiddos to be excited!  Our beautiful guest only comes once a year, so it’s important we prepare for its arrival. The Salaf us Salih used to prepare way in advance and we are guilty of not having […]

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Lesson Plan – Sensory Surprise Eggs

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies It was the night before our school week and an idea popped into my mind that encompassed everything my 4-year-old loves; cars, water, and lots and lots of mess! I decided to incorporate a little learning game too as a hands-on way to teach my son about colours.

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Lesson plan – Erupting volcanoes and moving glaciers project

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I hope you are all in the best of health and peaks of emaan, ameen. In the last few weeks of our earth science studies we have covered volcanoes, earthquakes, and mountains, and glaciers today; we still have caves and rivers to go. All of this will be leading […]

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Lesson plan – Carving Gingerbread Hieroglyphs

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies We are currently studying the Ancient Egyptians in History and like many, my kids found the concept of hieroglyphics so interesting! So, I decided to do a little project…but not the usual making a scroll and painting. Instead, we decided to make our stone tablets from gingerbread and ‘carve’ […]

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Ready, set, go!

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I decided to make my son something I knew he would admire forever…his very own racetrack! In the past, we’ve bought plastic tracks for trains and cars which are great but the problem is as soon as you lose a piece its game over. Also, the novelty seems to […]

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Oobleck Slime

Asalamualaykum ladies, Arts and crafts for my kids are a great way to transition into the weekend. We take our time, have snacks and just enjoy each other’s company after a long busy week of school. So, today I thought that I would surprise my kids with making some oobleck slime. Yes, in mama’s dictionary […]

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