Links We Love

The World Wide Web is a wealth of FREE information and is especially useful in homeschooling. Use it! Here are some links to help get you started. 

Blogs of Note
Our Learning Haven
Raising Muslims
Counting Coconuts blog
Teach Mama blog
Grow Mama Grow
I'm Not the Nanny Often hosts free giveaways!
Freely Educate blog
A Parent In Silver Spring Lists lots of events & To-Do's in the MD/DC area
I'm An Organizing Junkie
The Homeschool Mom  
Relentlessy Fun, Deceptively Educational 

Homeschooling Ideas, Printouts & Templates, Support, etc.
Pinterest  By far the homeschooler's greatest resource
Dar Al Taqwa Homeschool Group (Leave a comment under my most recent post to inquire)
Dar Al Taqwa Toddler Group (same)
Sankofa Homeschool Community YahooGroup
Homeschool Montgomery Online Magazine
Homeschool Howard County Online Magazine
Homeschool Frederick Online Magazine
Homeschool MD Online Magazine's Facebook Page
Lego Education Activities- Free for download
PGCo. Homeschool Review Form and Other Forms
Disney's Family Fun Magazine
Printables by Scholastic
Kaboose Kids' Printables
Preschool Learners
Family Classroom
Easy Fun School
Activity Village- Printouts, Ideas, Coloring pages
Maryland Homeschool Resource Network 

Handwriting for Kids- I love the math section, you can create tailored online tests
KG Poetry Selection (pdf)
Homeschooling 101 Extensive list of resources (near the bottom) & great advice

Abdullah Puppet Videos
Arabic In English
Talibdeen Jr. Arabic
Shel Silverstein's Kid's Page
Poetry Lover's Page
Braille Alphabet Printable

Kahn Academy
Ramadan Games & Activities
Stars & Planets: Interactive Website
Moon Phases Activities Teacher Guide, Poster & Flashcards (download links at top right)
Flags of Europe
Kids' Macrogalleria (Great for teaching Chemistry to kids)
Science Kids- lots of great ideas for Science experiments
Islamic History for Kids
Earthquake fun
Biology Book Online
Cool Math
Homeschool Math
Kid Port Math
Timed Math Drills 
Greater Than/Less Than Game
Arithmetic Village
Nutrition for Healthy Kids 
Learning about neurons and the brain

Help with/Free Lesson Plans & Curricula
Letter of the Week- Free Curricula
The Teaching Zone (various lesson plans, mostly High School Literature)
Lesson Plans
Discovery Education Lesson Plans
Activity Idea Place- Preschool Lesson Plan Directory
Hot Chalk Lesson Plans Page
NickJr. Weekly lesson plans (scroll to the bottom of the main page)
Bella Online Homeschooling Site

Out and About
Kidstreet News
A Parent in Silver Spring

Kids' Educational Games & Videos
Nick Jr. Games
Apples4theteacher Math Games
PBS Kids
Playskool Games for infants and children
Islamic Playground
Sesame Street
Hubbub Preschool Games
Ramo games (most are FREE)
Hurray for Baba Ali- A Site for Kids

Let Your Hair Down
Girls Go Games
Think Pinkalicious Games

Barnes & Noble Kids' Club
Book It!
Kidsreads-Book recommendations for kids
Oprah's Reading Lists for Kids
GoodReads Book tracker & great way to swap recommendations