Month: August 2012

Eid Banners

This year my family came to my place for Eid. For decorations I reused the banners we made. Click here to see how you can make your own glue batik banner. Here’s one my daughter made this year for our entry way. Read more…

Eid Hot Potato Surprise

On Eid the kids and I played a Hot Potato game using a tissue paper wrapped gift. My mom did this game a couple of years ago and it was really fun so I thought we could try it again. For this game we sang “Eid gift, pass it on, pass it on, pass it […] Read more…

Arabic Alphabet Blocks

Today we made Arabic Alphabet Blocks using this printable. It’s a good revision of Arabic letters. We flip the blocks and see who can say the letters the fastest. Read more…

Stripes

My daughter decided the other day that she wanted to paint her chest/bench with zebra stripes. I got this bench from the second hand store and it has been in need of a fresh coat of paint for some time. 🙂 Before… After… It was also her idea to add the word “love” to the […] Read more…

Homeschooling

  With much thought and lots of prayers I have come to the decision to homeschool this year. I really enjoyed my year as a Junior Kindergarten teacher however this year I wanted to try something different. There were many reasons I came to this decision and it really wasn’t an easy one since the […] Read more…

Family Circle

My mom and I had a craft date the other day where we made yarn wrapped wreaths! We’ve been eying wreaths on etsy and we decided to try to make them ourselves, right in time for Eid. We hit the craft store with our 40% off coupons and grabbed some Styrofoam wreaths and yarn. Here […] Read more…

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