Lesson plan – Colouring Cupcakes

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, the kids and I were excited to be finishing our current read aloud this week, “The Wind in the Willows” which had taken us several weeks. To mark the occasion, we decided to do some baking, and it occurred to me this might be a good way to […]

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Lesson plan – The Great Wall of China project

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Last week me and the kids were learning about China. As part of our curriculum, Expedition Earth, one of the suggested crafts was to build a model of The Great Wall of China. But I wasn’t able to find the same materials that Erica originally suggests in her post, […]

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Our Morning Board

Asalamu alaykum ladies, For the last month or so I have been busy preparing, planning, scheduling and organising our coming school year, and all I can say is I have dark circles underneath my eyes, it’s not easy. But Alhamdulillah, we’re almost there. As a way to get our mornings off to a good start […]

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Juz Amma sticker tree board

Asalamualaykum mamas, I made our juz Amma tree a while back for one of my kiddos. Alhamdulillah it’s been a while, and since then one of my kids had finished Juz Amma, Allahuma barik, and the others have also begun their memorisation. So today I updated our board by adding a Juz tabarak tree to […]

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Craft idea – Cardboard Car Park

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu mamas Today I wanted to share an activity me and S did together, made from everyone’s best friend, cardboard! One of the hardest things I’ve found whilst homeschooling is how to keep the little ones busy when doing more focused subjects, especially Quraan memorisation with the elder kiddos. With other […]

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Craft idea – Rock Painting

Asalamualaykum mamas, How are you all? Today my youngest and I sat down and did a simple activity together based on one of his biggest passions….. ROCKS. Whenever we go for walks or take a trip to the park S is the first to gather some rocks for his ever-growing collection.

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Slime time!

Asalamualaykum mamas, I hope you’re having a lovely relaxed weekend. I’m sure I’m not the only mum who has been pestered by her kids to make the dreaded slime that keeps popping up on YouTube! My kids love the slime but more so they enjoy the process of making it. This is our third time […]

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Lesson plan – Sensory jellyfish activity

Asalamualaykum ladies, I saw this cute little activity on the WhatsUpMoms and after a busy day of quite a lot of formal homeschooling, I decided that the kids needed to do something fun! My kiddos are avid nature and animal lovers, especially my youngest who is obsessed with sea life. So, I thought, why don’t […]

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Lesson plan – Learning about the Kaabah

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu ladies, I wanted to teach the kiddos some more about Dhul Hijjah, it seems the last ten nights of Ramadan are often emphasised and rightly so, but the blessed days of Dhul hijjah are often missed. So I planned a few creative activities that would lead nicely up to […]

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