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Desert Animals Lapbook

As part of our Weekly Theme we have been learning about deserts. We started out by making a Deserts Lapbook, before completing this lapbook and finally finishing with a Camel Lapbook. During my search for desert theme activities, I came across this adorable tot-pack about desert animals … look forward to making it with my […]

Deserts Lapbook

During our recent Weekly Theme we have been learning about deserts, We have made a Desert Animals Lapbook and a Camel Lapbook. I came across this Desert Lapbook by chance while searching for worksheets on deserts. You can also check out our Camel Notebook Pages. The kids all worked together to complete it. This is […]

Monthly Theme: Botany

Alhamdulillah, our calendar pocket chart FINALLY arrived today, just in time to begin our first Monthly Theme. Starting from tomorrow, 1st May, we will learning about Botany. You may remember recently I talked about how I would be teaching using Monthly Themes, learning little by little every day. Yesterday I prepared the Calendar Connection cards for […]

Educating our Children about the Evils of Terrorism

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu, This morning I saw the news headlines regarding the men from Birmingham who plotted to set off bombs across the UK and cause death and destruction. One of the ring leaders has been handed 5 life sentences. You can read more on the story HERE. It got me thinking, […]

Who Created You? Lapbook

I came across this lovely little lapbook a while ago at Diary of a Muslim Homeschool. On Day 15 of our countdown of the 99 Names of Allah, we focused on Allah’s name – Al Khaaliq – The Creator. It was the perfect opportunity to make this lapbook with my girls, Amina and Basma. This is what […]

Indian Animals Paper Plate Craft

As part of our unit study on India my son completed his India Lapbook which included a set of fact cards about Indian animals. So for a bit of fun we decided to do some art and craft. I got the idea for these crafts from DLTK-Kids. Samira made a paper plate tiger.   Yusef made […]

India Lapbook

I’m finally getting round to sorting out some of my files and pictures from the old computer and I came across my son’s lapbook on India as well as the photos from our crazy attempt at making chappatis! I downloaded the templates for this lapbook from the Homeschool Share website. As part of our India […]