Resources

There are tonnes of resources, both free and affordable for Homeschool families. I have compiled a list below and update this page regularly. If you have websites you’d like to recommend you can email me via the ‘Contact’ section.
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Books
For worldwide orders including the UK, the Book Depository is excellent*
http://www.bookdepository.com/?a_aid=MuslimHomeschool
Usborne has great books we use as spines for History and Geography.
https://usborne.com/
For stationary and books.
https://www.whsmith.co.uk/
Vast selection of books with good deals.
https://thebookpeople.co.uk/
Local Bookstore in the Middle East for English and Arabic books.
https://www.jarir.com/sa-en/
Charity shops/Thrift stores as well as Poundland/Dollar Tree stores, have great cheap deals on books so keep an eye out!

English/Language Arts
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
https://www.education.com/
Great to teach blending and word families.
http://www.carlscorner.us.com/
All About Spelling* is a brilliant spelling program that is particularly effective for dyslexic children. However, I use this for all my children since it uses a multi-sensory approach making spelling fun and engaging!
https://www.allaboutlearningpress.net/go.php?id=1626
All About Reading* is a reading program that gives you all the tools you need to teach your child to read. All the work is done for you, and there are several activities to keep your child engaged.
https://www.allaboutlearningpress.net/go.php?id=1626
Complete Grammar Program
https://www.rainbowresource.com/proddtl?id=013644&subject=English%2FWriting/7&category=First+Language+Lessons+for+the+Well-Trained+Mind/1552
Make your own free handwriting sheets.
http://www.writingwizard.longcountdown.com/handwriting_practice_worksheet_maker.html
Affordable workbooks for English, Math and Science.
https://www.schofieldandsims.co.uk/
Free E-books for children 3-11 (includes, Biff, Chip and Kipper series)
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/library-page
Grammar, Spelling and Comprehension worksheets for all grades.
https://www.k12reader.com/reading-worksheets-by-main-subject/

Math
Math Mammoth can be purchased with US and International currencies/measurements. A great affordable option for drilling concepts.
https://www.mathmammoth.com/
Life of Fred Maths is a brilliant way to teach applied Math as it is taught through narrative. However does have Christian refs so often.
For Uk orders
https://www.conquestbooks.co.uk/christian_books.php?menu_page=155
For International orders
https://www.rainbowresource.com/prodlist?subject=Mathematics/10&category=Life+of+Fred+Elementary+Series/9812
For Math, Science and Language Arts
https://www.ixl.com/
Timestable practice with games and quizzes (Mute Music!)
https://www.timestables.com/
Science
Lots of hands-on Science experiments, which younger children love.
https://mysteryscience.com/r1
Affordable Workbooks from KS1 to KS2
https://www.schofieldandsims.co.uk/

History
Brilliant books about famous figures and events. Great reads for adults too!
http://www.whowasbookseries.com/books/
Information, games and activities.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

Geography
Videos, documentaries and overall reference point.
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Affordable Geography Curriculum incorporating arts and crafts.
http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/world-geography
Online Encyclopedia
https://www.britannica.com/

Arabic
Beautiful resources with both free and paid subscription options.
https://arabicseeds.com/


Qur’an and Islamic Studies
Tonnes of free printables to help teach Islam and academics to your child.
www.amuslimhomeschool.com
Brilliant workshops and courses for both children and mothers.
http://www.umm-maimoonah.com/
Homeschooling resources since 2002.
http://tjhomeschooling.blogspot.com/
Free resources to teach youngsters the basics of Islam.
https://ummahaatresources.wordpress.com/
Wonderful resources for youngsters
https://www.facebook.com/islamichomeschool4389/
Books about Tawheed and basics of Islam (faceless)
https://ummassadhomeschool.com/
Juz Amma Lessons with Tajweed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws2aXg0tcUM&list=PL59BB8015545ACD26

National Curriculum (UK)
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-curriculum
Useful information for Home Educators in the UK.
https://raisingtheummah.com/

For all subjects
Brilliant online videos, clearly explained, for all subjects and ages.
https://www.khanacademy.org/
https://www.ixl.com/
Worksheets for all subjects – free and subscription options
https://parentsintouch.co.uk
Books from Primary-A Level revision books for all subjects. Great layout.
https://cgpbooks.co.uk/

Planning and Organising
Free Printable Homeschool Planner in several colours and designs
https://www.tinasdynamichomeschoolplus.com/free-printables/7-step-curriculum-planner/
Home Management, organisation and schedule printables
http://clutterbug.me/printables

World Cuisine – We try to bake a dish from the country we are currently studying in History/Geography at the time. All tried and tested recipes will be linked below.
Greece
Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)
Somalia
Malawah (sweet pancakes)
China
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Persia/Iran
Joojeh Chicken Kebabs