We are continuing our focus on Bibi Fatemah Zahra (SA) today, with a maze. We love mazes! Especially putting them in a clear pocket so they can be used over and over and over (and over!) again with dry erase crayons/markers. The enemies of Islam used to make fun of the Prophet (SAW) for having … Continue reading Surah Kawthar – Maze
One way we can remember Bibi Fatemah Zahra (SA) every single day is by reciting the Tasbih of Bibi Fatemah Zahra (SA) after every prayers. It is said that the daily prayers are like flowers, and the recitation of this Tasbih is what gives these flowers a beautiful smell. This Tasbih is known as the … Continue reading Mini Tasbih Book
With the upcoming Shahadat of Bibi Fatemah Zahra (SA), as well as her wiladat in a few weeks, I will be focusing my blog posts on honoring and remembering her for the next few weeks, inshaAllah! First, I made a book, similar to one I made to remember Imam Ali (AS), to focus on certain … Continue reading Titles of Bibi Fatemah Zahra (SA)
After Imam Zainul Abideen (AS), Bibi Zainab (SA), and all the ladies and children that had been held captive were released, they held a majlis to mourn Imam Hussain (AS) and to tell the people about the injustices of Karbala. Ever since, the Aimmah (AS) have encouraged the establishment of regular majlis to remember keep … Continue reading The Establishment of Majlis
A conversation with my three year old... Who is our third Imam? Second is Hassan. Yep, and who’s our third imam? Umm, our third imam is Imam Hussain. Yeah! You got it! High five! Do you remember how we talked about the bad people that hurt Imam Hussain (AS)? Yeah. Did you know that Imam Hussain (AS) … Continue reading Bibi Sakina – A Bird in a Cage
Along with Imam Zainul Abideen (AS), Bibi Zainab (SA) was one of the main heroes of Karbala after Ashura. Without Bibi Zainab (SA), the message of Islam would not have survived. Today's activity is aimed at older kids who already know many of the stories of Karbala and its aftermath. It leads them to reflect on … Continue reading Who is Bibi Zainab (SA)?
Zil Hajj is fast approaching! Millions are going for Hajj, while those who are at home pray that we are able to travel to the Holy Kabah soon. May Allah bless us all with the opportunity! While we are at home, however, I want to make sure to talk about Makkah, Hajj, and this Eid … Continue reading Zil Hajj Activities ~ Days 1 – 5
I remember when I was little, I was fascinated by all the beautiful calligraphy decorating the walls of our homes and our mosques. Ever since I could recognize the Arabic letters, I would try to pick them out in the artwork and try to figure out what was written. With all the loops, it took … Continue reading Calligraphy– Connect the Dots