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Earth Day: Why It Matters - Everyday

Today is Earth Day, "an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection" (Wikipedia). Why should it matter for us as Muslims? Why should it matter especially for us as Muslims? Read on to find out! Today is Earth Day! Lea...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] My Ramadan Duas for Children

Give the gift of a meaningful Ramadan to your child with this FREE list of simple duas to read, learn, and memorize! 

Note for Parents and Guardians:
As we adults prepare for and live the blessed month of Ramadan, it is essential to get our kids involved in gaining knowledge about Ramadan, its preparation, and most importantly, to teach them the Duas (supplications) and Ibadaat (acts of worship) related to Ramadan.

This is why we have put together for you a list of easy Duas from the Quran and Hadith for kids to learn and memorize insha'Allah!

Important points for your child to remember when making Dua:
- Make Dua with sincerity.
- Call out to Allah (SWT) by His beautiful names when making Dua.
- Send Peace & Blessings upon Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)
- Never give up hope!
- Ask Allah and only Allah.
- Keep your hands open when making Dua.
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Islamic Calendar: The Month of Ramadan

Most people know what Ramadan is, even non-Muslims. But do we really know what it is? When was fasting in Ramadan established? What references do we find in the Quran and Sunnah? What does the word even mean? Read on to learn and teach others in...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] My Ramadan Duas

Your essential Ramadan duas all in one place to make the most of this blessed month insha'Allah! 

We have put together a one-pager with all of the essential duas you need for Ramadan insha'Allah, and there is extra space to add your own personal duas, so that you can have everything handy for this special, blessed month.

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Ramadan & Eid

Decorating our homes for Ramadan and Eid is a great way to fully immerse ourselves in this blessed time of year and focus on our spiritual journey. It's also a fun way to bond with our family especially now that special activities, programs and trave...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Ramadan Planner 2021

Make this Ramadan your best ever insha'Allah with our FREE Ramadan Planner! 

The special month of the year is almost here: Ramadan is such a blessed time in which we need to put every effort possible to make the most of it insha'Allah. With our FREE Ramadan Planner, you will have a tangible way to keep track of your state of emaan before and after Ramadan, your goals for the month but also small daily steps to try and get closer to Allah SWT, and your acts of worship, with daily inspirational quotes from the Quran and Sunnah. Get ready for a mindful and intentional Ramadan insha'Allah!

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The Special Rewards and Benefits of Fasting

As Muslims, we fast during the month of Ramadan because Allah SWT commands us to fast during this blessed time: شَهْرُ رَمَضَانَ الَّذِي أُنزِلَ فِيهِ الْقُرْآنُ هُدًى لِّلنَّاسِ وَبَيِّنَاتٍ مِّنَ الْهُدَىٰ وَالْفُرْقَانِ ۚ فَمَن شَهِدَ مِنكُمُ الشّ...
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10 Gift Ideas for Ramadan & Eid

Ramadan gifts  Ramadan is a sacred, holy month for Muslims. It's a time of reflection, prayer, and giving. People fast from dawn until dusk, doing away from worldly and bodily needs and strengthening their faith in Allah. The end of Ramadan is m...
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8 Nutritious Ramadan Recipes - From Sahoor to Iftar!

The blessed month of Ramadan is approaching soon: may Allah give us all the opportunity to complete this Ramadan and accept all of our worship, ameen! Ramadan is such an exciting time of the year, where we have so many opportunities for worship, stre...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Ramadan Word Search

Download our Ramadan Word Search for to learn some of the key terms related to this blessed month!

 A great activity for kids to improve their letter recognition skills, but also for teens and adults who like to use their visual abilities, and for everyone to learn about Ramadan with fun!

***Answer key included!***

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Islamic Calendar: The Month of Sha'baan

With the sacred month of Rajab coming to an end and the blessed month of Ramadan getting so close insha'Allah, the month of Sha'ban is often neglected. By the time Sha'ban starts, we tend to get busy with the practical aspects of ...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Ramadan Flashcards

With just a month left before Ramadan insha'Allah, time to bring your Ramadan vocabulary A game!

Download these FREE Ramadan flashcards to learn the Arabic writing, pronunciation and meaning of the important words we use during the blessed month of Ramadan!

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What is Al-Israa' Wal-Mi'raaj?

There is so much to be said about the miraculous event of Al-Israa' Wal-Mi'raaj. In this article, we focus on its linguistic meaning, what each word refers to of this exceptional journey, and its mentions in the Quran. Linguistic meaning of the words...
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Decorating Your Home For Ramadan

With Ramadan approaching quickly, there is no better time to get into a creative mindset and consider decorating your home for this beautiful, exciting, and rewarding month insha'Allah. Last year's Ramadan was a brand new and unique experience for th...
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Which kind of Arabic should I learn?

When starting, resuming, or rethinking your Arabic language learning journey, you might be confronted with questions like: which Arabic course is best for me? What course should I enroll in? What is the difference between the different types of ...
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Islamic Calendar: The Month Of Rajab

The Hijri month of Rajab is upon us! What do you know about the seventh month of the Islamic (lunar) calendar? Read on to increase your knowledge of Islam and Arabic insha'Allah! Meaning of Rajab The word Rajab (رَجَب) comes from the root l...
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Ijaazah: What It Is And How To Get One

When it comes to Islamic topics, we hear a lot of Arabic words that sound familiar because we - or others around us - use them all the time, and we might even be able to translate those words in our native language, but when someone as...
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[Infographic] 10 Fun Facts About The Arabic Alphabet

What do you know about the Arabic alphabet? We have put together just 10 of the many fun facts that you should know about this amazing script! Join us to learn even more, from reading the Arabic alphabet (including our Arabic Reading For Kids co...
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"I had no idea that learning Arabic would be possible for me!"

Torrie embraced Islam in March 2019, masha'Allah! This life-changing decision, which she calls the best of her life, led her to embark on a learning journey with the Arabic language. She became a Studio Arabiya student in November 2020 ...
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[FREE GAME] Start learning the Arabic alphabet with this Lego game!

Play this fun and interactive game to start learning the Arabic alphabet!
This game and many others are included in our Arabic Reading for Kids course. Enroll your child today and get them star...
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