For children it can sometimes be difficult to find a way to explain what happened in Kerbala. Below are some resources you might find useful.
What is Muharram?
Why attend the majlis of Imam Husayn (as)?
The Journey of Imam Husayn (a) from Medina to Kerbala:
A beautifully done video narrated by a little girl, on Imam’s final embrace:
This video is on Baby Asghar:
This is on Bibi Um Al Banin:
This video is on Bibi Fatemah Sughra:
This video is on Bibi Zainab:
This video is an overview of the events, with a focus on the sermons that followed:
Sand Art – Kerbala:
This one is a general simple and short cartoon:
This is a 4 part series about the life of Abbas (as) in Arabic:
This is an English series called Heroes of Kerbala telling about the companions of Imam Husain (as):
A short but powerful synopsis on the lessons of Kerbala – Ideal for the older children.
Beautiful story narrating the journey from Madina to Kerbala:
This animated cartoon of a lamiya where the father (Abather Alhalwachi) narrates to his son (Ammar Al Halwachi) the story of the children of Karbala:
An English cartoon recitation for children:
💚 Thank You O' HussainBy Basim KarbalaeiDirected by Abbas Yousefi
Posted by Ahlulbayt TV on Friday, 28 September 2018
A beautiful Animated clip of Arbaeen 🖤
Posted by AhluBayt Society on Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Looks like a great documentary to watch with your teens!