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Goal Setting – The Power of Writing it Down!

Goal Setting – The Power of Writing it Down!

For those of you who have been following our Homeschooling journey thus far, may have seen one recurring theme throughout – I love planning. That doesn’t mean to say that’s the only way to homeschool, but for me and some of you it may just […]

Our Top 10 2018 Islamic Book Recommendations for children!

Our Top 10 2018 Islamic Book Recommendations for children!

As we come to the end of year 2018, I thought it was time to share some of our Children’s Islamic Books that we have encountered this year and that we highly recommend. In no particular order, below are our top 10 favourite Islamic Books […]

Step-by-Step Yr 1 Plan -Stories from Other Cultures

Step-by-Step Yr 1 Plan -Stories from Other Cultures

Year 1 Literacy Unit This is the second of our Literacy Themes for Year 1. To see our Year 1 Fairy Tale Theme – click here. We tied in this Literacy unit with Black History Month. We chose a range of stories including, Mama Panya’s […]

How to set up a Story Tellers Workshop!

How to set up a Story Tellers Workshop!

Are you part of a home schooling community? Do you meet up for Home-Ed trips and play dates? Have you thought of running any workshops? Well, we did just that! We wanted our kids in our homeschool community here in Saudi Arabia to come together […]

Top 10 Maths Teaching Tips for 3-5 year olds!

Top 10 Maths Teaching Tips for 3-5 year olds!

Maths is all around us and you will find your children will pick up number and shape through their toys, through general speaking and in the world around them. So when and how do you start teaching maths to your very young children? I’m sharing […]

Reception Annual Plan and Activity Ideas

Reception Annual Plan and Activity Ideas

Are you looking for a fully comprehensive plan for your 4-5 year olds (Reception Age) for homeschool? Check out my tried and tested Reception Annual Plan and Activity Ideas below having completed the Reception year with my now 5 year old. We planned our unit […]

Black History Month: The Story of Bilal! (FREE Resource)

Black History Month: The Story of Bilal! (FREE Resource)

October always marks Black History Month at schools, so I wanted my girls to look at a story that’s very dear to our hearts. It’s not only a story of an African Muslim but one of a man who showed so much faith and courage […]

Year 1 Literacy – Step by Step Fairy Tales Theme

Year 1 Literacy – Step by Step Fairy Tales Theme

There are some amazing activities, ideas and discussions on the the Early Years and Foundation stage when it comes to homeschooling. But as our children grow, what next in year 1? Of course everyone’s method of home-education changes. Some find online curricula or guides and […]

Homeschool Essentials to help you get Organised!

Homeschool Essentials to help you get Organised!

A few friends have decided to embark on their journey of Homeschooling this year! I’m really excited for them, although they seem rather nervous and jittery. Of course I told them they will get used to a routine by the end, but their main concerns […]

Year 1 Annual Homeschooling Plans

Year 1 Annual Homeschooling Plans

As the back to school signs have sprung up in all the shops, we too are getting organised for our own homeschooling year. Of course we can start it any time of the year, for us the summer means summer holidays and spending quality time […]


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