Around the World Preschool: Middle East

After Africa, we headed over to the Middle East.  The Middle East is technically part of the continent of Asia, but I decided to study it separately because it is culturally set apart from the rest of Asia and since Asia is so large it was helpful to break it up.  We read about many countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Isreal, Palestine, and Pakistan.  We also studied Islam, learning about Muhammed and how Muslims pray, and about the inspiring woman, Malala. 

https://youtu.be/n0CfXRBMgMI

I See the Sun in Afghanistan

Nasreen’s Secret School

The Librarian of Basra

Sitti’s Secrets

Snow in Jerusalem

Muhammed by Demi

Time to Pray

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

Syria (Enchantment of the World, Scholastic)

A Refugee’s Journey from Syria

How Many Donkeys? An Arabic Counting Tale

The Wise Fool: Fables from the Islamic World

The Three Princes: A Tale from the Middle East

Listen to the Wind: Story of Dr Greg & Three Cups of  Tea

Ayat Jamilah: Beautiful Signs

Usborne Flags of the World Sticker Book

The Global Kitchen

Middle Eastern Patterns to Color

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