ILM Projects blog
This is a blog where I write about anything and everything related to Arabic, education, and anything else.
Oh hai Salam alaikum, it’s me Zaynab! How are you?
If you’re new here I am the Arabic magnets lady. I created Letter Connector in 2017 as a result of being frustrated with the lack of creative resources for learning Arabic.By the mercy of Allah, Letter Connector has been sold in 30 countries to date ranging from Czechia to New Zealand to Thailand.
My main motivation behind creating Letter Connector was to give children fun and interactive memories of learning Arabic. Learning Arabic is usually linked to the Qur’an and directly impacts a young Muslims relationship with Allah, and so I wanted to create a tool that wasn’t boring.
Alongside this I wanted to start a blog to share my experiences and thoughts on all things related to Arabic, education and well-being of Muslims, so here it is :).
How to choose an Arabic school
How to choose an Arabic School By Zaynab Hamdi and Fatima Khaled I wrote about why I’m not a fan of Arabic schools and I said I would write a follow up on the issues with some solutions on how parents could make better decisions on where to enrol their
ILM Projects Blog Eid Burnout With Eid coming up, I’ve spoken to mothers who feel pressure to make Muslim events elaborate celebrations. And the intention behind this is great. I feel like this generation of parents is a lot more conscious of making Eid special and memorable for kids. Making
Building Character in Young Muslims
Building Character in young muslims By Hanisah Saleh There is no foolproof formula for raising ideal Muslim children nor is there a fixed idea of what an ideal Muslim child looks like. Every child is affected by their community, ethnicity, country, social class and more to create a unique situation.
Investing in Islamic Education
ILM Projects Blog Investing in your Child’s Islamic Education Part of my journey in creating Letter Connector has allowed to meet amazing people who are working hard to make Islamic/ Arabic education fun. One person in particular is Hafsa from Mama Teaches Me who not only home schools her daughters
Why I’m Not a Fan of Arabic Schools
ILM Projects blog Why I’m not a fan of Arabic schools Disclaimer: This article is based on my own personal experiences teaching young children and not intended to generalise all Arabic schools across the world. Also, I will do a part 2 offering suggestions, but if I did that here,