Reviews

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 […]

‘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 […]

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. […]

Arabic Resources by Gambian Mommy (Review + Interview!)

Arabic Resources by Gambian Mommy (Review + Interview!)

In the world of homeschooling or even just parenting, who doesn’t love great resources that are interactive, colourful and make learning fun for our kids? In the Muslim Homeschooling World (or not), many of us may decide to teach our children Arabic, whether as a […]

Our Top 6 Ramadan books + follow up activities!

Our Top 6 Ramadan books + follow up activities!

Ramadan is a fantastic time to revisit the classic collection of Ramadan books we may be collecting. What’s even better is when you can bring those books alive by following up with a fun, creative and memorable craft, activity or even a party. Here’s our […]

Allah Made Everything Colourful! (Download your FREE Islamic Book of Colours)

Allah Made Everything Colourful! (Download your FREE Islamic Book of Colours)

Do you notice how your 2-3 year old is excited by colours all around them? Take them out to show them flowers in the garden, or colour of the leaves or the sky, they will realise how colourful Allah has made this world!¬†Remembering colours can […]

How to teach sounding out of 3 letter words (CVC words)

How to teach sounding out of 3 letter words (CVC words)

Has your child just learnt all their alphabet sounds? Are you wondering where to go next? Well the next steps are blending those sounds together to read or write short words. These short 3-lettered words are known as CVC words as they are typically made […]

5 Things to do with the Kids in Malaysia!

5 Things to do with the Kids in Malaysia!

Are you thinking of visiting Malaysia and not sure what to do there with your kids? After our recent visit to Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi in Malaysia, I thought I’d share some of the awesome places we managed to visit with the kids. So in […]