Month: October 2012

Our SK Curriculum

For SK we are using a variety of materials to cover the learning concepts outlined in the Ontario curriculum as well as learning concepts for Islam and Arabic. Since this is our first official year doing homeschooling, I am going to see what works for my daughter and what doesn’t, so things we use may […] Read more…

Zebra Legs

Since my daughter is a bit short on pants to wear I decided to sew her some. Out of all the fabrics available for her to choose from at the store, she chose the zebra print. So silly :). Definitely not my first choice, but she certainly knows what she likes! For these pants I […] Read more…

Girls Jeans to Skirt Refashion

My daughter receives a lot of hand me down clothes from my little sister. However my sister is a little bit rough in her play so often times when the pants get passed down, they come with holes. Fortunately there is a solution for this…  Before:  After: 🙂 My daughter loves this skirt, she is […] Read more…

Funky Ruffled Skirt

I recently took out some sewing books at the library. Today  I tried one the tutorials in the book “Sew what you Love” by Tanya Whelan. A ruffled skirt! It isn’t perfect, I accidently cut the first ruffle too short, and perhaps the top band could have been wider, but my daughter doesn’t seem to […] Read more…

Handmade Eid Gifts: Brush Roll

For an Eid Gift for my sister-in-law, I made a fabric roll to store makeup brushes. I got the idea for this from Dollarstore Crafts here. I simply used a placemat, and a piece of floral material from a fat quarter and sewed them together. I also added some ric rac and lace ribbon as […] Read more…

Hajj Reading

This month on our bookshelf… Tell Me About Hajj, 2 Little Explorers Hajj edition magazines, We’re off to make ‘Umrah, A Little Tree Goes for Hajj, The Story of Ibrahim (AS). Above the bookshelf I also placed a Hajj themed word wall from Islamic Bulletin Boards here, for my daughter to practice reading. Read more…

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