Thursday, July 23, 2015

Beginner Islamic Studies Resources

Here are different resources we found to be useful for teaching Islamic Studies.
Most of the materials are suitable for  Grades K-3 or up.

1.  Islamic Studies books from Weekend Learning

The curriculum covers broad aspects of Islam based on the Qur’an and authentic Hadith and the books are child-friendly.

2. General
Learn About Islam Series from Dar ul Kitab Publications (over 25 simple and authentic books for kids). Topics include:
Level 1: Our Creator.
Level 2 books: Remembering Allah at all times,  Keeping ourselves Clean, Doing Good Deeds, Eating and Drinking, When we are Sick, When Ramadan Comes, Some of the Best Times to ask Du'a, Our Clothes, Manners of Reciting the Qur'aan,
Level 3 books: Sleeping and Waking Up, My little book of Jannah, My little book of Jahannam, In the Way of the Sahabah, Shaitan is not our friend, Let's Celebrate Eid, Some Important things we must ask in Our Dua, Angels are Real, The Story of Hajj, Good Manners, Dhikr-Remembrance of Allah, Lets Learn to Protect Ourselves from Shaitan.

3. Lives of Prophets
A) Prophets Sent by Allah, written and illustrated by Moazzam Zaman
Let's Learn About Prophets lessons and activities (K-1)

4. Muhammad the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihi wassalam)

 A) Goodnight Stories from the life of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wassalam

B) Muhammad the Messenger of Allah (sallalahu alaihi wassalam) short stories both Arabic and English. You can download the stories here.

C). Self-study activity/coloring books about the Life and Sayings of Rasulullah sallalahu alaihi wassalam and Lets' learn from the Holy Quran Grades K-1.

D) Our Prophet Makkah and Madina textbook/workbooks by IQRA, Grade-2.

5. Story books:
40 Hadith for Children with stories.

Zaynab and Zakariya series and Qur'an stories
Qur'an stories

Dua books are cards

 Ahadith:  some ahadith from Riyad us Salihiyn by An Nawawi 

We read both Arabic and English/Uzbek texts with the commentaries  from the books. 

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