Homeschooling

Teach Black History Month at Home

Teach Black History Month at Home

A dedicated month – October – celebrating and teaching the achievements of Black people in History and current times. This was something that we always highlighted and shed light on at school. I found it just as important to teach it in our homeschool too! […]

Muharram and the Story of Prophet Musa (as)

Muharram and the Story of Prophet Musa (as)

As we started another Home school Year, (Year 2 and Reception) it just so happen to coincide with the Islamic New year, so it felt right to begin the story of Prophet Musa (as) (Moses) as it holds a significance for us in the first […]

Gardening: Grow Your Own at Home!

Gardening: Grow Your Own at Home!

This summer we had the wonderful opportunity to grow our own fruit and veg at home in England. It’s lovely to be able to see the results of hard work and effort at the end, at harvest time! This year rather than growing in the […]

‘Alhamdulillah It’s Jummah’ Series

‘Alhamdulillah It’s Jummah’ Series

‘Alhamdulillah it’s Jummah’ Series by @kitabkids Friday is the most important day of the week in the Islamic calendar and yet, as a Muslim living in the West, it is sadly very easy to overlook and neglect. Life carries on at a hectic pace, business […]

How I Plan for Our Homeschool + FREE Planning Templates!

How I Plan for Our Homeschool + FREE Planning Templates!

When it comes to teaching, we all know how vital planning is. I feel the same about Homeschooling. As I don’t follow any particular boxed curriculum, I like to draw up on my own teaching experience and begin planning based on a topic we choose. […]

Mama Teaches Me Salaah

Mama Teaches Me Salaah

We love teaching and learning about different aspects of Islam by combining them with other relevant subjects. After all it is our way of life so there’s no need to teach it separately. For example we used our Maths lesson time to talk a little […]

Our Ramadan Basket 2019

Our Ramadan Basket 2019

The run up to Ramadan for us has been one of connection with family and the stories of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). We were blessed to have my father and sister’s family join us for over a week on their Umrah trip, and were able to […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Book Based Planning!

A Step-by-Step Guide to Book Based Planning!

Have you ever just wanted to simplify your homeschool by not having to stress about the different curricula you could or should purchase? At Mama Teaches Me, we want to empower you to take ownership over your child’s curriculum with them at the centre of […]

Year 1 Unit Study: Light and Dark!

Year 1 Unit Study: Light and Dark!

Our second theme for Year 1 was Light and Dark. This is a fantastic theme to cover in your Year 1 Homeschool as it covers the Science objectives from the National Curriculum. After 6 weeks of learning, my children absolutely loved this theme. We covered […]

Teach Islamic Studies at home (for 3-6 year olds!)

Teach Islamic Studies at home (for 3-6 year olds!)

As a Muslim Parent, are you looking for ways in which to begin teaching your children about Islam? There are some amazing resources, syllabus available now alhamdulillah, but where do you actually start and when? In this post I will be sharing my own journey […]