Homeschool times Issue #1



Josiah’s article about eid

Blessed Eid  العيد المبارك  


Eid-al-ahda has come and gone here in the Middle East, and for Muslims worldwide! Unfortunately, 700+ people died on pilgrimage to Mecca in a stampede of people. This is not the highest number of people that has died in one year’s worth of pilgrimages however. In 1990, almost 1500 people were killed in a similar stampede. Anyway, no more sadness!


There are 2 celebrations of Eid throughout the Islamic calendar. Eid is a Lunar holiday, which means it’s different each year depending on the moon. Each year, Eid-al-fitr, the Eid that comes after Ramadan, is a celebration of another Ramadan gone and everyone has feasts and gets together with friends and family! The second Eid, Eid-al-adha, is the Eid that comes on the 10th day of the Islamic month, Dhu al-Hijjah. This is the Eid where some Muslims, try to make a pilgramage (Hajj) to Mecca. This is one of the 5 Pillars of Islam.


Islam originated in approximately 630 AD in the Gregorian Calendar. This is when the Prophet Muhammad, had a vision from God telling him that there is one God. He started a religion called Islam, and it spread across the Arabian Peninsula, and Northern Africa.


2,000,000+ people went on pilgrimage to Mecca this year.

The Islamic Calendar, starts in 622 AD (Gregorian) and is approx. 10 days shorter than the Gregorian Calendar.


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Jake’s joke of the month

a:Why can’t you give elsa a balloon?

b:Because she’ll let it go


Josiah’s video of the month

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Juan’s top 5

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Kid’s corner (By Eli & Noah)


The kid’s corner video of the month: Click Here

Kids Corner Craft of the month: Click Here


Noah’s Comic



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