Ramadan for Children

The Mysteries of Charity & Fasting for Children

Understanding the spiritual meanings on which the practices of Islam are based, opens up the vastness of the inner life. Even though young Muslim children are not yet obliged to fast or pay zakat, the virtues and spiritual dimensions on which these are based can easily be introduced and comprehended even by five-year olds. Imam al-Ghazali’s stories and metaphors offer an effective way for parents to communicate with their children, in a language which can be used and directly related to the occurrences within everyday life. In the following two books of the Ihya, such virtues as generosity, gratitude, selflessness, reflection, self-discipline, patience, honesty, moderation, and trust in God’s loving wisdom are no longer abstract concepts but can be clearly seen instead as urgent and absolutely relative to each individual. We are indeed blessed to have Imam al-Ghazali’s systematic presentation of aspects belonging to the inner sunna and his detailed map for guarding and perfecting our innate and noble nature. Read Here  or download

Ramadan Treasure Fun with Imam Al-Ghazali – 27 Days Exploring The Book of Fasting

A Ramadan surprise offering carefully prepared by a group of Ghazali home and pilot school educators. The first activity begins with moonsighting today. read here

 

 

 

 

 

A Ramadan Gift of 9 Stories for Children Too Young to Fast

Children can learn how Ramadan is celebrated by their global brothers and sisters in countries such as China, Mauritania and Syria, as well as identify with their common concerns and discoveries in an entertaining way. These stories were written and researched by a Ghazali Grandmother, who has also experienced being a refugee. Read Here