How To Support Kids When Islamic Studies Is Hard? Successful Scaffolding Techniques

Using scaffolding to help when Islamic Studies is hard

What if your child is just not understanding what you are teaching in Islamic Studies? It can be really tough because more than any other subject you desperately want them to enjoy and understand Islamic topics.  Aside from ensuring that the difficulty level is appropriate, there are additional ways to help your kids engage and […]

How to appeal to different kinds of learning styles in your homeschool?

How to appeal to different kinds of learning styles in your Muslim homeschool with a cut and stick worksheet

The ability to accommodate each child’s learning style is one of the key advantages of homeschooling. Catering to varied learning styles is an educational ideal that is not possible when class sizes are large and staff is limited.  The most elite services and products are always personalised.  Whether it is tailored clothing, customized car interiors […]

Teaching Manners of Reciting the Qur’an

Teaching manners of reciting the Qur'an

Teaching manners of reciting the Quran in lots of ways is a natural process.  If your kids ever attend a class or you teach them at home for example, they’ll learn to seek refuge with Allah from Shaytaan and say the Basmallah before they begin.  There are other beautiful manners that they can learn, which […]

Homeschool Organization and Structure Strategies

Muslim homeschool planner showing a list of supplies to buy

Writing this blog post on homeschool organization feels ironic considering how much I have struggled over the years.  I have tried so many different ways of organizing my homeschooling.  Honestly, it’s likely that if you homeschool you’ll have to change how you structure your teaching and studying as your circumstances change.  Whether you face kids […]

What to teach your child about Muharram

What to teach about Muharram worksheet on a clipboard

Muharram is a very special time of year!  It’s really important to connect our kids to the Hijri calendar so they don’t miss out on these beneficial and special times.  It can be easy for us to suddenly realise that it’s the Day of Aashoora in a couple of days and we haven’t prepared our […]

Brilliant Benefits of Islamic Copywork

Benefits of Islamic copywork with Prophets copywork with Quranic ayat

Islamic copywork is so beneficial for Muslim homeschoolers or parents who want an easy beneficial activity for their kids.  There are lots of blog posts from homeschoolers about why they love copywork but very few about the benefits for Muslim kids.  Read on for why Islamic copywork is a brilliant addition to your child’s studies. […]

The Importance of Independent Work in Your Muslim Homeschool

The importance of independent work showing a mothers of the believers craft

Independent work is the lifeblood of a successful homeschool.  Sometimes parents feel guilty that they are not spending more time ‘teaching’.  However, the ability of kids to complete work independently is hugely beneficial for them and for you.  Read on for just some of the reasons why independent work is so important and ditch that […]

Summer Activities for Muslim Kids

Summer activities for Muslim kids including part of the 10Promised Paradise series asa suggestion

Do you remember that feeling as a kid of having the whole summer stretched out before you?  2 months felt like a lifetime.  As a parent, you might feel the same way but for different reasons!  It’s great to take a break but endless free time can lead to complaints of boredom and sibling squabbles […]

Useful Tips for Taking Your Child to Taraweeh

Useful tips for taking your child to taraweeh with a picture of the inside of a masjid

Lots of people have a strong opinion about whether you should take your child to taraweeh.  Honestly, this blog post isn’t going to explore whether you should or shouldn’t.  It’s a decision that should be made taking into consideration lots of personal factors.  As a parent, you know about the set-up at your local masjid, […]

Ways to teach kids about Islam when you are short on time

We all know it is essential to teach kids about Islam.  We are created to worship Allah alone and knowledge of Islam is fundamental to all ibaadah.  When you are in a busy time of life whether you have a newborn, or you’re caring for sick relatives or other heavy commitments, you can find that […]

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