10 Tips on How To Have a Successful Read Aloud Time

As a busy mother, I often find it difficult to connect with each of my children in a way that will stand the test of time. You may probably think that by homeducating my children, and spending so many hours a day with them, connection will be the least of my problems. But the realityContinue reading “10 Tips on How To Have a Successful Read Aloud Time”

English Comprehension KS2 BY Ilm Tuition- Book Review

I was kindly sent the English Comprehension KS2 Book One by Ilm Tuition in exchange for a review.However all thoughts and opinions are my own. So What is Reading Comprehension ? “Comprehension is the understanding and interpretation of what is read. To be able to accurately understand written material, children need to be able to (1) decode what they read;Continue reading “English Comprehension KS2 BY Ilm Tuition- Book Review”

My Top 20 Children’s Islamic Books for 2019

“A book can’t change the world on its own. But a book can change readers. And readers? They can change the world….. We read with our children because it gives both them and us an education of the heart and mind. Of intellect and empathy. We read together and learn because stories teach us howContinue reading “My Top 20 Children’s Islamic Books for 2019”

Review : ” I can do it : Play and learn activities to help your child discover the world the Montessori way” by Maja Pitamic

I am a big fan of Maja Pitamic and have always loved her books. She is a Montessori Teacher with a specialisation in Early Years teaching. Maya is also the co-author of ” I Can Play It ” ( another favourite book of mine ) and Modern Art Adventures. It is through her association withContinue reading “Review : ” I can do it : Play and learn activities to help your child discover the world the Montessori way” by Maja Pitamic”

Review-“Where’s my prayer mat ?” by Ruhana Begum

“The key to Paradise is prayer and the key to prayer is ablution.” Tirmidhi I was recently gifted  ” Where’s my prayer mat ” , a lift the flap book , written by Ruhana Begum. Where’s my prayer mat ? Board book Age range- 2-5 Author- Ruhana Begum Illustrator- Lera Moniz This truly is anContinue reading “Review-“Where’s my prayer mat ?” by Ruhana Begum”

“The Six Cards – How to Teach Your Child Qur’an ” by Amina Mohamed (book review)

    “There is no job more important than parenting “ I was recently sent ” The Six Cards – How to teach your child Qur’an ” by Amina Mohamed and although I reviewed this book on my own Instagram account, I find it is  always better to write a blog post , as itContinue reading ““The Six Cards – How to Teach Your Child Qur’an ” by Amina Mohamed (book review)”

12 Hajj and Eid ul- Adha books for children

Throughout the years,  I have always found it a struggle to find books on Hajj and Eid ul -Adha. There are so many more books for Ramadan in comparison to the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah. However, I made it a bit of a mission for myself to find more books related to Hajj. SoContinue reading “12 Hajj and Eid ul- Adha books for children”

10 Simple Nature Activities to do with your pre schooler (2-5)

We often presume that in order to connect ourselves and our children to nature, we need to do something big or go somewhere remote. What we often fail to realise, is that nature truly can be found right on our doorstep, whether it is in your garden or a walk around the neighbourhood, or inContinue reading “10 Simple Nature Activities to do with your pre schooler (2-5)”

5 Nature Book Series That Your Family Should Have

For the third year in a row, we are taking part of the great 30 days wild nature challenge, organised by the Wildlife Trusts.  This is a brilliant initiative to get people to connect with nature and do something wild for each day of June.  If you would like to find more information on theContinue reading “5 Nature Book Series That Your Family Should Have”

Top 10 Ramadan resources and activity books for children aged 6 and above

Throughout the years , I have used various Islamic and non Islamic  websites , which have free Ramadan and Islamic related resources and which I have found extremely beneficial for my children. The resources which I am sharing below are all related to Ramadan/Eid ul Fitr and they include a wide range from lapbooks, notebooks,Continue reading “Top 10 Ramadan resources and activity books for children aged 6 and above”

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