One of my favorite ways to build excitement for Ramadhan in my home is by listening to our favorite nasheeds. Every time we are doing an activity to prepare for Ramadhan, I love to listen to nasheeds. I have shared a list of favorites previously, but I wanted to add to that list! Some of … Continue reading Favorite Ramadhan Nasheeds
Another way we played with the PlayDoh earth of the past two posts [one and two] was to explore the timings of the daily prayer. (Maybe I should buy a globe already!) My daughter knows that we pray daily, and with the help of Zaky, she has learned the times/names of each prayer as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5em-ed50UQ … Continue reading Times of Prayer
“Verily, when He intends anything, His command is: 'Be,' and it is.” (36:82) Allah is very Powerful. One of this Powers is that if He wants something, all he has to say is “Be,” and it happens. To discuss this, we pulled out our PlayDoh. My daughter’s current favorite nasheed is “Allah Made Everything” by … Continue reading Allah Says “Be,” and It Is.
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
Eid Mubarak, all! Despite all the sadness in the world, I hope you have a blessed Eid, full of delicious food and wonderful friends and family. For the past week, we have been listening to these beautiful nasheeds, over and over and over again. It definitely feels like Eid! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS-_NPoM_XA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Poaqz8Y6M04 We also had … Continue reading Eid Mubarak!
Over the past few weeks, I have been inspired by so many posts and images I have seen around the web, and I want to share few things that I saw and implemented in my home! Ramadhan Mubarak Banner – I have been inspired by dozens of different banners that I have seen pictured over the … Continue reading Ramadhan Mubarak!