homeschooling

Arabic Alphabet Wall Mural

This was a collaborative art mural project that I set up for my 3 girls. It was definitely a lesson in teamwork and there were a few tears, but I love how they learned about the importance of sharing, kindness and patience with their siblings. Supplies: paper pencil tape crayons Step 1: If you don’t […] 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…

Handmade Cloth Dolls

Ever since I was 3 years old I’ve always been fascinated by handmade dolls. It was around that time that my elder brother and I went into a small shop full of amazing handmade treasures. The lady there was so kind, and gifted my brother a stuffed bear, and me a handmade doll. The doll’s […] 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…

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