Archive | July 2014

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The Last Ten Nights of Ramadhan

Today is the 19th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities we have been learning about the virtues of the Last Ten Nights of Ramadhan. Imam Ibn Qayyim al-Jauziyyah: “The month of Ramadan is superior to all other months, and the last ten nights are superior to the other nights.” (Zad-ul Ma’ad, 1/70) We read […]

Ramadhan Through History

Today is the 14th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities we have been working together on Ramadhan History Timeline. We started off this morning by looking through the book ‘When the Moon Split’ to find as many Islamic historical events that took place during the month of Ramadhan. We listed the dates and the […]

Ramadhan Around The World

Today is the 13th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities we have been working together on a ‘Ramadhan Around The World Project. This is yet another last minute idea, alhamdulillah! Yesterday I came across a fantastic website called Mega Maps which provides free printable maps up to 7 feet wide (64 A4 sheets of […]

Guarding the Tongue When Fasting

Today is the 12th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities we have been learning about the importance of Guarding the Tongue When Fasting and what to do if we Eat or Drink Forgetfully When Fasting. We started off this morning by listening to a talk from Shaykh Uthaymeen, rahimahullah, called ‘The Evil Effects of […]

Controlling Anger

Today is the 11th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities we have been learning about Controlling Anger. I downloaded and printed this fantastic ‘Controlling Anger’ Workbook from A Muslim Homeschool. The kids all worked together on it. We discussed the subject, what makes us angry, how we feel when we are angry, how we […]

Maths, Islamic Geometry and Zakatul Fitr

Today is the 10th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities we have been doing some Ramadhan-themed maths and learning about Islamic Geometry and Zakatul Fitr. We started the day with some clever line designs which my 3 eldest girls coloured with rainbow colours while my son coloured a design featuring Surah al-Fatihah. You can […]

Ramadhan Art & Crafts

Today is the 9th Ramadhan 1435 and as part of our Ramadhan Activities I will be sharing with you some Ramadhan art & craft ideas and activities. We are not doing much in the way of art and crafts this year but you can click on the links below to view the activities that we have done […]