homeschooling

New! Lunar Ramadan Calendars

Assalamu Alaikum, I am so excited to announce my new Ramadan Calendar line for 2017. As an Early Childhood Educator, I am always looking for fun ways to incorporate learning into my handmade products. My new Lunar collection features the moon phases over the course of the month on the outside of the fabric pockets. […] Read more…

Nightly News with Safa Book Review

I recently read the book, “Nightly News with Safa”, by Helal Musleh to my children. Just by looking at the cover of this book, I knew it would be a hit with my girls! It is a sweet little book about a girl named Safa and her desire to create a joyful news broadcast, unlike […] Read more…

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…

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