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. Advertisements

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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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Lesson plan – Salaah workbook and Quiz

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu ladies, I wanted to give you a quick update on what we are using to teach the kids about salaah. I mentioned in an earlier post that I have been using Sheikh Albani’s “The Prophets prayer described as the spine for teaching the kids about salaah. MashaAllah, the book […]

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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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Indoor Camping

Asalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu It’s the start of the weekend, and after a long week of planning for school, I thought we needed to do something to break it up. So what did we thinking of? Well, camping indoors of course. We started off building our ‘tent’, using our sofa covers thrown off some […]

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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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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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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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