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Teach Unit Study: The Body

Teach Unit Study: The Body

My girls have always been curious about learning about the Body. How does it all work? How does food go all the way down to the stomach? Why do we have a rib cage? What would happen if we didn’t have bones – would we 

My top 10 tips for an Umrah Trip with Kids!

My top 10 tips for an Umrah Trip with Kids!

You’ve just been blessed with the opportunity for Umrah. Mabrook! Or you may have been before but now taking your children. You have your visas, vaccinations and Umrah guides all ready. Have you wondered how you may have to entertain your children to make this 

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 Hajj Series

Mama Teaches Me Hajj Series

Have you ever wanted to teach your children about the 5th pillar of Islam- Hajj, in the run up to Eid ul Adha but just don’t know where to start? I was in the same boat a few years ago. But it wasn’t until my 

Miraj Stories App Review

Miraj Stories App Review

We discovered the Miraj Stories App a month ago just in time for Ramadan. The girls and I absolutely LOVE it! For a while now we have been looking for an app for Muslim children with audio stories, interactive stories and games all in one. 

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