Marking Ramadan with Older Kids - Idea 2: Calendar inserts
So as well as the candy calendar that we received as a gift, I decided to take out our cloth calendar as well. The questions on the candy one were great, but suitable for much younger kids.
- In our cloth calendar I used Academy For Learning Islam‘s breakdown of Maqarim-ul-Akhlaq (which is conveniently in 30 sections!). It seemed like a great way to familiarise them with this beautiful dua which is so befitting in this month, as well as get them ready to recite it on the Night of Power!
Here’s the link: https://www.academyofislam.com/…/Sahifa-Dua-20-Translation.…
- To incorporate a focus on familiarisation with the Quran (as they get their recitation practise at mosque), I decided to focus on picking certain verses from the Quran and adding them to the calendar. I really would love for them to have a ‘favourite’ verse from the Quran that they identify with and think of often, just like your beautiful answers to my question on the page earlier.
I have made a file of 15 images with different verses on them – I chose a range of easy-difficult, familiar-unfamiliar ones – one every second day of the month. If they can memorise it, then great, otherwise just familiarity with it and a discussion on it is the plan!
Here is the link to the file if anyone is interested:https://www.dropbox.com/s/bsdo3oojui6lupc/ramadanverses.pdf…