Children's Computer Games
Check out www.islamgames.com . Computer games for young children.
Also see http://www.muslimgames.com/ .
Soundvision Kidís Corner
There is also a kidís corner in the children & parenting
section. Sound Vision
is another site with a kidís corner. There, kids can read an
"electronic childrenís book" on different Muslim greetings
and have fun printing a membership certificate for kids.
Want to protect your children from the insidious effects of TV? Why
not try Astrolabe pictures.
They offer several children cartoons ranging from Fatih (story of the
Muslim conquest of Constantinople) to Muslim Scouts.
Adam's World (puppets) are videoes available from children which in
entertaining also loosely present different Islamic themes. One
video, for example
deals with Ramadan. Soundvision.
Memorizing the Quran
Between 5-10 is the golden age for memorizing the Quran. Many
famous Muslims memorized the
Quran before age 10. Memorization comes easy at this age. Take
advantage of this fact. There is
a big reward for parents of a hafiz who follows and recites the Quran,
Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 8, Number 1448:
Narrated Mu'adh al-Juhani:
The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: If anyone recites the Qur'an and
according to its contents, on the Day
of Judgment his parents will be given to wear a crown whose light is
than the light of the sun in the dwellings of
this world if it were among you. So what do you think of him who acts
according to this?
Here is a memorizing tip: If you want to memorize the
Quran see the following article
Also, one of the things to remember when one embarks on
this journey is
perserverance. One is sometimes very enthusiatic at the
beginning and then
lags off. It is better to do small things repeatedly then one
larger thing only
once. This is because:
Sahih Bukhari, Volume 2, Book 21, Number 232:
I asked 'Aisha which deed was most loved by the Prophet. She said, "A
done continuously. ..."
Do not worry if you have difficulty learning the
Quran. Our Rabb (Cherisher & Sustainer) is so
generous that even the extra exertion has a reward!!
Sahih Bukhari Volume 6, Book 60, Number 459:
The Prophet said, "Such a person as recites the Quran
and masters it by heart, will be with the noble
righteous scribes (in Heaven). And such a person
exerts himself to learn the Quran by heart, and
recites it with great difficulty, will have a double
Most of all, remember our purpose for why Allah (swt) created us. Allah
gives the the reason for our creation in the Quran
"I created the jinn and humankind only that they might worship
How about reading true stories of the Sahabah (companions) of the Prophet(saws) before going to sleep?
Try the book "Companions of the Prophet" Vol I-II by by Abdul Wahid Hamid
(Very Easy & Enjoyable reading) ISBN 0 948196 130