Month: May 2017

Daily Ramadan Activities with 3-5 year olds!

Daily Ramadan Activities with 3-5 year olds!

With so many resources available to us for our kids this Ramadan – how do you choose between them all? Colouring sheets, fine motor sheets, flashcards, journals, workbooks. As Ammarah grows older (nearly 4), she has a somewhat better understanding of the world around her. […]

Teaching Qur’an to 3-5 year olds

Teaching Qur’an to 3-5 year olds

I always thought I’d be teaching Qur’an to Ammarah starting with a basic alphabet book which moves on to short vowels (fat-ha, dhamma, kasra) and helps her to read Arabic. I actually never imagined that she would know some of the shorter surahs in the Qur’an […]

5 Week Plan for Ramadan Activities (including Preparation Week)

5 Week Plan for Ramadan Activities (including Preparation Week)

This week has really been preparation week! I finally have time to think, reflect and prepare for Ramadan like I’ve never done before! I have never really organised how I’ll work through my Ramadan weeks, except maybe try to recite Qur’an throughout the month. This […]

House Management: Weekly Schedules!

House Management: Weekly Schedules!

As I prepare my week for the coming of the blessed month of Ramadan, I refer back to my weekly schedule that I created right at the beginning of my home-school journey. I plan weekly – always. Whether it’s a teaching week or even a […]

Make a Ramadan Good Deeds Jar + Calendar this Ramadan (Free Download Eng & Arabic)

Make a Ramadan Good Deeds Jar + Calendar this Ramadan (Free Download Eng & Arabic)

With Ramadan still over a month away – be prepared with Ramadan activities for your kids to do at home! This post shows you how to make a Ramadan Good Deeds Jar! This was a favourite activity for us last Ramadan, as every morning Ammarah […]

How to start up your Homeschool in 5 Easy Steps!

How to start up your Homeschool in 5 Easy Steps!

I want to start my blog by sharing my own personal journey of how I started homeschooling, organised my home, chores, AND all while moving to the Middle-East – more specifically Saudi Arabia!