homeschooling

Online Homeschool Convention

Assalamu Alaikum, I am excited to be speaking at the first ever Online Homeschool Convention, hosted by Laylah’s Classroom. I was invited to do a crafting session for the convention and I am really excited to share some of what I have been learning about textile design and Islamic art. My talk is called “DIY […] Read more…

World of Threads Festival 2016

It was a funny coincidence that just when I started to have a growing interest in textile art, I came across a flyer for an upcoming textile festival- the World of Threads Festival! I feel a little sad that I missed so many years of this festival in the past and only came to know […] Read more…

Apple Picking 2016

We went apple picking at a local apple orchard this week with the Toronto Muslim Homeschoolers. It’s the second time we’ve been apple picking, if you count the time we picked some wild apples from our apartment’s backyard. For some reason we’ve forgotten about picking apples back there ever since, until this year of course. […] Read more…

Walking in style

My eldest daughter and I each have our own walking stick that we like to use whenever we go hiking and walking in the woods. Hers is a piece of driftwood she found at the lake, and mine is a stick I found in the park (with a perfectly shaped handle, and perfect height!). They […] Read more…

Milk Bag Mats

We have been collecting milk bags to give to my Grandmother for years and years. Her church group uses them to make milk bag mats for people in need who have no beds. I have never explored the idea further, until a friend of mine and I attended a milk bag mat making workshop as […] Read more…

Enrolment Ceremony

Alhumdulillah we had our enrolment ceremony for our Girl Guide unit this month. After a short introduction and message to parents, the girls each put on a show for their parents. The Guides recited Quran and Hadith, the Brownies said a poem they wrote themselves about Girl Guides, and the Sparks sang a Sparks song. […] Read more…

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