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Monday, February 1, 2010

Week in Review

This past week was very productive, mashaALLAH. We finished The Story of Muhammad (Peace be upon him), in Makkah and have moved forward to Madinah. The children enjoyed hearing the story and I also asked them to narrate and had my daughter complete a few activities in her notebook.

She really liked the story of Prophet Muhammad's (Peace be upon him) Night Journey, so she made a mini book and illustrated to my writing.



Originally, she attempted to write it herself but her handwriting was too large to fit inside and she became frustrated.



Although it was very cold, we managed, okay, they managed to get outside and explore the backyard. I just snapped a few shots from the door, lol.







My son had fun with his phonics lesson - he's doing well now that I've figured out how he works. We are using an eclectic mix to help him learn to read, including Progressive Phonics, a free site (with registration), that has printable stories that we read together.



His Pathway Reader curriculum comes with a few cut and paste pages that we add when we have the time. On this page, he had to read the word to me and then I gave him the proper picture to glue over the word. It took a while but he eventually finished.




There were clock puzzles,



towers constructed,







crowds controlled,



sabotage,



and busy babies too!




It was a good, productive week, AlhamduLILLAH.

6 comments:

NeverEver said...

MashaAllah!

It looks like you had a great week, and I also like the new layout. :-)

Nakia said...

As salaamu 'alaikum,

we sure did and JazakILLAH Khairin!


Take care,
wa salaam,
Nakia

Umm Raiyaan said...

I was beginning to wonder where you had disappeared to! MashaAllah, looks like a lovely week.

Take care sis
Wsm
Umm Raiyaan x

Nakia said...

Salaam Sis,

lol, still here, just being lazy. I had all of the pictures ready but I just didn't feel like putting it all together.

Hope that you're doing well. May ALLAH make things easy for you, AMEEN.

Take care,
wa salaam,
Nakia

Umm Imaan said...

Masha Allah that sounds like a fun week :)

Ukhti could you please tell me the ages of your children? I am trying to figure out how to manage activities with my two girls ages 4 and 2.

Jazzakallahu khair :)

Aneesa Umm Imaan

Nakia said...

As salaamu 'alaikum Aneesa,

my kids are 6, 4, 3 and 1. I have to distract the younger ones by giving them lots of things that will keep them busy and then I can focus on the other two, sort of back and forth as necessary.

Because the 6 year old has lots of patience, I sometimes get her brother's work done early and then come back to her later int he day. Most of the time she is motivated to work on her own, AlhamduLILLAH.

Take care,
wa salaam,
Nakia