Remembering Allah and a Bonus **Athkar Sheet**!

At any given time throughout the day, we have many thoughts and ideas that are overwhelming our mind. From tasks to appointments, we are always trying to remember something. Amidst our very busy lives and seemingly never ending list of tasks, we should always make an effort to remember Allah. Building a habit of thikr […]

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Du’aa for Protection from Illness + Worksheet

With the Coronavirus and kids off from school, we thought this is a MUST to our du’aa collection. Have your child learn this du’aa and most importantly understand it. Build a habit to recite it together as a family. Challenge your children to see who can learn it and explain it first – to a […]

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Du’aa for someone who Deceased **When those we Love Pass Series**

When I was in elementary school I remember my mother telling me to get dressed because someone had passed away and we needed to go and visit their family. After asking all my questions, I had a deep thought, I said “Mama, why don’t we take them a cake, maybe that will make them happy.” […]

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RAJAB: Islamic Months Series for Kids

Identifying the months of the year is a basic skill kids learn from a young age. As Muslims, we want to ensure our kids are familiar with the lunar calendar and know the names of the Islamic Months as well! Here are some activities that are designed to help build awareness and familiarity with the […]

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Teaching Arabic Letters with Push Pins

Here is a simple activity to reinforce the Arabic alphabet while working on fine motor skills! This simple activity can be modified to teach many other concepts! What you need: Plastic or foam plates Large push pins Tissue paper Permanent marker Tape Tape the tissue paper on the foam plates and write the Arabic letter […]

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Building a Masjid while Learning Shapes

Here is a project that reinforces the concept of shapes while designing a masjid! Items needed:  A medium size poster Different colored construction paper to cut out the different shapes,  such as: Squares Rectangles Crescents Stars Circles Semi circles Scissors Glue stick Tip: Have your student/child select the colors of their choice to design their […]

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Before you go to sleep- Check out this Checklist!

As the evening begins to dwindle and we get ready for bed, there are certain habits we try to maintain before we go to sleep. In addition to brushing our teeth, there are a few small actions that we should try to incorporate into our nightly routine, as we were taught by our beloved Prophet […]

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Du’aa when Visiting the Grave **When those we Love Pass Series**

Visiting the graveyards is a sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and there is a du’aa we are taught to say when visiting the graveyards. With this du’aa, One part of the du’aa states “we, by the will of Allah, shall be joining you”. So visiting the graevyards is a means for us to remember […]

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Salah: Wudu Breakers Song

Teaching your child about Wudu can be fun! Here is an idea to make teaching them what breaks their Wudu fun also: the Wudu Breakers Song! This song reminds of the 3 most common things that break one’s Wudu: Using the bathroom Falling asleep Passing gas Song:

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GEM: Follow a Bad Deed with a Good One!

Making mistakes is a part of life, as we know no human is perfect- child or adult. Expecting perfection is an unrealistic standard to have. Instead, knowing how to react after making mistakes is a much more beneficial state of mind. Alhamdulillah, our beloved Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, taught us what […]

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Du’aa for Witr Prayer

There are many du’aas that we know or may have learned a long time ago that are a habit for us to say, so much so that they come out automatically. Recently, I came across the meaning of Du’aa Al-Qunoot – a du’aa that I’ve had memorized for years, and was overwhelmed by how how […]

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Du’aa to Say After the First Takbeer in Salah

Of the many du’aa that we say throughout our salah, did you know that there is a du’aa to be said after the first Takbeer? This du’aa is to be recited after saying “Allahu Akbar” for the first, opening Takbeer, and before reciting Suratul Fatiha.  This is a great du’aa to learn and teach your […]

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