Enthrall your mini Muslims with the miraculous story of Israa' and Mi'raj. With a flying horse, a superhero Prophet (PBUH) who meets all the other Prophets (AS) from all times in a special gathering, and then flies up to Heaven to meet Allah SWT - this story will excite your children as they learn about why we pray salaah 5 times a day.
SUHAYLAkids have collated the following resources for you to use with your mini Muslims, to learn about this very special occasion.
Read the Story of Israa’ and Mi`raj to Your Mini Muslim
by Maria Zain
Refer to the following link for the a wonderful story of Israa' and Mi'raj in child-friendly language, for you to download and retell to your children:
Article by the late Maria Zain, may Allah have mercy on her soul. Adapt according to your child's age.
Short Story on Israa' and Mi'raj and related activities
by Ndaa Hassan, author of Ramadan Around the World
Eight page activity pack that includes interactive hands on worksheets filled with bright illustrations and simple wording for the children to understand. Suitable for ages 3-7. Download at the following link.
Beautiful audiobook retelling the story of Israa' and Mi'raj
by Mehded Maryam Sinclair, storyteller whose CDs and books are available here
An audiobook, Scents of Paradise, Travels Through Isra wal Miraj, including the Qur’anic recitation and soulful qasidas of Abdul Majeed Abugideiri and Ibrahim Khan. “This will surely inspire love.’’ ~ The late Sheikh Nuh Ali Salman Qudah, former Grand Mufti of Jordan. "When you hear, you'll see."
Get Creative: Free Miraj Art Resource
This resource provides instructions on how to create a fabulous Miraj Art Galaxy using acrylic paints. Also included are the Prophets’ (as) names templates to cut and stick on to your Galaxy Art to help your children to retell the story of the Miraj.
Read about Israa' and Mi'raj in a Children's Islamic Encyclopedia
by Zanib Mian
Included in "Migo and Ali: A-Z of Islam" is the story of the night journey, beautifully told in child-friendly language with vivid illustrations. Purchase online here.