Ramadan is less than a week away, and I have to admit, I’m starting to feel like I’m scrambling a bit to get things ready for the kids to really get a positive experience out of this month, in sha Allah! With iftar around 9pm, Amatullah and possibly Aamina won’t even be awake, so I […]
Help your child succeed in learning to read with these phonics word cards! Match the word to the picture in a fun phonics game, bridging the gap from sounding out words and reading.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is such a fun book – one of Aamina’s favorites already – and so it seemed the perfect fit to be our introduction to lapbooking! All I can say is Wow! Aamina went from being very hesitant to do anything school-like, to asking to do school multiple times a […]
Goal setting is important every year, but as your student gets older, are you handing over the reigns so they start making their own goals? I always advocate for students to make some of their own goals, even as young as Kindergarten, but as our teens are reaching the cusp of legal adulthood, they will […]
Do you battle with screen time? You know it can be a valuable tool, but on the other hand, it isn’t as interactive and exploratory as other activities. Screen time rarely consists of physical activity, so there’s a natural pull as a parent to limit the hours allowed in front of a TV or computer […]