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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 […]

‘My First Quran with Pictures’ Book Review

‘My First Quran with Pictures’ Book Review

  For those of you following our homeschooling journey, you may have seen some of our creative ways to teach Qur’an with our children including signs, stars handed out with each ayat and of course some images and stories to help with translation. As a […]

WHAT TO TEACH? STEP BY STEP 3 WEEK RAINFOREST THEME UNIT STUDY

WHAT TO TEACH? STEP BY STEP 3 WEEK RAINFOREST THEME UNIT STUDY

Kids just love learning about nature and animals! So we dedicated some weeks to learn all about the rainforest animals. ere’s a summary of What to teach? Step by Step 3 Week Rain forest them Unit Study. Week 1 was dedicated to Exploring Rainforests. So we began by […]

How to Plan your own Homeschool Unit Studies in 5 Easy steps!

How to Plan your own Homeschool Unit Studies in 5 Easy steps!

Are you struggling on deciding which curriculum to choose for your homeschool? Do you find you need to buy more than one to cater for your children’s learning needs? Don’t you sometimes wish you could just create your own curriculum?  In this post, I am […]

3 Simple Steps to Make Eid Exciting for our Kids! ( +FREE Eid Card Template)

3 Simple Steps to Make Eid Exciting for our Kids! ( +FREE Eid Card Template)

Ramadan has simply flown by! Now with the last ten nights upon us, it is time to focus even more. That’s why I’m putting together this post to help you and I be totally ready for Eid! Now there are lots of things to think […]

Teaching our children the 99 names of Allah! (With @Kitabkids)

Teaching our children the 99 names of Allah! (With @Kitabkids)

Teaching our children about Allah is always one of the most important aspects of our Islamic Studies teaching. There are so many ways to go about it. However, for really young children, learning about Allah can become over complicated if not made simpler to understand. […]


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