Month: December 2011

Winter Ice Lantern

We made an ice lantern today. We froze a layer of water in the bottom of a pyrex bowl and once it was frozen we added a paper cup in the middle, and used pennies to keep it down. Then we added water around the cup, and put it back in the freezer. Once it […] Read more…

Vietnam Lapbook

I recently attended a lapbooking workshop put together by a homeschooling mum. I have heard about lapbooking before on the internet but I never actually put one together with my daughter. After the workshop was over I went home and we got started right away on a Vietnam Lapbook. I chose to do our first […] Read more…

Eid ul Fitr

I meant to post this back in September but better late than never….Here are some things I made for Eid ul Fitr.. Loot Bags for my many siblings: Lots of good things in here- candy, crayons, markers, balloons, eid money, toys, stickers. Carriage Cake: Banner:  (I used two bristol boards, and wallpaper from a sample […] Read more…

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

At our school, the kindergarteners organized a bake sale. My daughter and I baked yummy chocolate chip cookies that unfortunately burned in our new oven (too hot). So Alhumdulillah, I came across the idea for chocolate covered pretzels on Chasing Cheerios, and decided that they were a quick last minute idea to bring. My daughter […] Read more…

Sketching: Snow Boot

A. and I arrive at school 30 mins early to prepare for the day. My daughter keeps busy during this time by drawing and doodling in her notebook until all the children arrive. I have been really amazed by all her creative drawings, especially her still life drawings mashaAllah. What has really inspired me is […] Read more…

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