Why choose Kalamna?
We believe we’ve found the magic formula for children to love learning Arabic! We play, laugh and learn in our classes, which helps children develop a love for Arabic language and culture.
And if you are looking for other professional, bilingual, Arabic-speaking families to connect with, you’ve found your tribe! We hold regular social gatherings and events for families to come together and enjoy.
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How do you celebrate Eid al-Adha with children? Living in the UK, I try to make Eid as festive as possible at home and in class. One of the things we do every year is make sheep cupcakes. It has become a tradition for us and kids love it! Here are my 3 simple steps...read more
It’s International Children’s Book Day and it has got me thinking - we complain so much about the lack of good-quality Arabic children’s books when in fact my journey has led me to many excellent ones! There is room for so much more but to date, here are our 5 top...read more
I recently had the pleasure of presenting at the first Teacher Training Workshop held at the Cambridge University Centre of Islamic Studies.
The aim of the workshop is to help teachers in mainstream education to incorporate information on Islamic influences in day to day teaching materials.
We all watched with immense pride the historic moment that Rami Malek accepted his award for Best Actor on the renowned Oscars stage. What stood out most for me was his candid acceptance speech, in which he explained his Egyptian heritage and subsequent struggle with his identity growing up.read more
The status quo It is a common complaint that the state of the Arabic language is at an all-time low. Teachers complain about the lack of motivation from students, while students complain about the material. Teaching methods are outdated, but not as much at the...read more