Month: September 2013

Rock Discovery

I set up a little rock discovery table for my daughter this week. We have some rocks from my childhood, some from the science centre, some from outside, and some stones and fossil collections from the second hand store. I also put out a set of rocks and minerals cards and a magnifying glass for […] Read more…

Apple Picking

We went apple picking today with the family, in our very own backyard Alhumdulillah. It was a first for all of us! We have lived here for quite some time but did not know there was an apple tree in the little woods behind our building. We will definitely need to explore the little woods […] Read more…

Salmon Run

Our family headed out today to see the salmon run that happens around this time of the year. There were a lot of people fishing, however we were only able to spot one salmon fish ourselves. We also did a little research and came to know how the river had been rehabilitated after damage from […] Read more…

Quilting Together

One of the things I love doing the most is crafting with my daughter. She is always eager to try out everything I do and learn every technique I know. For a long time she has been asking me to teach her to sew with a sewing machine and I would always say, no you’re […] Read more…

How do you say?

It never ceases to amaze me as I watch my daughter grow, how Allah opens little windows of learning, and things that were once so hard to understand suddenly become so clear, so fascinating. Oftentimes I would wonder, are we really still on the alphabet, will we ever move forward? But as a teacher I […] Read more…

Humane Society

We recently went on a homeschooling field trip to the Humane Society. The kids (and moms!) had a ton of questions and really good ones too. They got to pet a rescued guinea pig, rabbit, and bearded dragon lizard. We also had a tour of the facility to see where the cats and dogs are […] Read more…

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