Homeschool Routine 2019/20

Asalamu alaykum ladies, We started our routine for the new school year today.  You may be wondering, ‘huh, you hardly took a break!’. But that’s because we year-round homeschool and tend to take time off when we need.  Sometimes that can be a chunk of time, and other times extended weekends. This is how our […]

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DIY Eid Bunting Printable

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies,  I hope you and your families are benefitting from and enjoying these blessed days of Dhul-Hijjah.  Eid is only a week away, and I wanted to make some decor; there’s just something special about making your own decorations! I always feel that Eid ul Adha isn’t always made […]

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Hajj inspired Eid Treasure Hunt

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, my youngest really enjoyed the treasure hunt we set up on Eid last year, so I decided to make another one; inspired by Hajj and for Eid ul Adha! There are ten clues (one for each letter in Eid Mubarak) and the treasure hunt can be customised to […]

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10 Days of Dhul Hijjah little/no prep activities

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, if you follow me on Instagram you know that I’ve been spring cleaning all day trying to get the house decluttered before the blessed days of Dhul hijjah begin (tomorrow!). Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) also reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah […]

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How we use Brave Writer in our Homeschool

Asalamu alaykum ladies, For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you would have seen me sharing a peek into how we use Brave Writer in our homeschool; granted their were a couple of hiccups along the way (we had family stay over unexpectedly, alhamdulillah!). I wanted to write a little more about how […]

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Brave Writer Concept Cards

Asalamu alaykum ladies, This week we had family over so our homeschool routine was a little off balance.  However, we did manage to finally finish our BraveWriter Continent Project; one of the writing projects in the Partnership Writing Level.   We’ve been working on these for some time, and my kids really enjoyed coming up with […]

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Phases of the Moon Game and Lesson Plan

Asalamu alaykum ladies, We recently have been studying the Moon in Science and reviewed the phases of the moon again.  We ended up having a really engaging lesson Allahuma barik so I thought I’d share what we did along with a fun game to help your kiddos memorise and understand the phases of the Moon. […]

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Progress folder (with Printables)

Asalamu alaykum ladies, This week for me like many of you has been about getting back into our usual school routine and utilising the refreshed feeling Ramadan brought us, Alhamdulillah.  We’ve transitioned slowly this week, doing a couple of subjects in the morning, however not fully as I’ve been using this week to plan school […]

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My Qur’an, My Companion; Ramadan Journal

Asalamu alaykum ladies.  It’s almost Ramadan and it’s wonderful to hear everyone getting ready for its arrival.  I took some time out to really think about what I really wanted our focus to be this Ramadan, and in simple terms I want us to connect with the Qur’an on a deeper level.  This beautiful month […]

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Brave Writer Language Arts; Compelling Cinquains

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies.  We finished up our latest read aloud, ‘A Journey to Jo’Burg’ by Beverley Naidoo a few weeks ago, because the kiddos were captivated by the story.  However, we only just finished the literary guide, and finished up with the final activity; writing our own cinquains. The Brave Writer […]

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