SUHAYLAkids: On Raising Mini Muslims


Helping Muslim Children Cope With the Death of a Loved One - Part 1

March 01, 2021 11 min read

Guidance for Muslims to help children to cope with the death of a loved one, e.g. the loss of a parent, sibling or grandparent, including how to talk about death and how to prepare your Muslim child for a funeral.
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Creative Ways to Teach Your Mini Muslims About Hajj

July 20, 2020 7 min read

When we first started SUHAYLAkids a few years ago, there were just a handful of resources around to teach Muslim children about Hajj. Alhamdulillah, we are blessed with so many more now: interactive and creative ways for your children to learn about this pillar of Islam. We've compiled our favourites in this blogpost.

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Siblings Without Rivalry - Book Summary Part 2

June 28, 2020 10 min read

Continuing with our Dhul Qa'dah theme of Sibling Rivalry, part 2 of the summary for the Siblings Without Rivalry Book (by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish). 
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Siblings Without Rivalry - Book Summary Part 1

June 25, 2020 7 min read

Dhul Qa'dah means to sit or to rest. It is the first of the four sacred months (followed by Dhul Hijjah, Muharram and Rajab), during which fighting is forbidden. With this in mind, I decided that we should focus on sibling rivalry, as a theme for the Dhul Qa'dah Mama Book Tour with Shade 7, for the new My First Islamic Months Book.

Sibling rivalry is a pertinent topic for many families and inshaAllah I hope that what I share will be beneficial for us all! Ameen ❤️

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The Ghazali Children's Project

June 20, 2020 5 min read

The Al-Ghazali Children's Books are some of the most important books available for Muslim children in the world today. 

“It will change the way we teach our children.” - Hamza Yusuf

Children around the world have responded positively to these books -  they understand and recognise the truths being represented to them.

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Madressa At Home: Arabic Alphabet

June 11, 2020 3 min read 1 Comment

Learning the Arabic Alphabet is the starting point in teaching your children how to read the Qur'an. Gone are the days where you'd sit memorising the alphabet from a worksheet or book - now there are so many hands-on, interactive ways to teach your mini Muslims the Arabic Alphabet... We're sharing some on our blog!

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Laylatul Qadr with your Mini Muslims

May 14, 2020 3 min read

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(Mostly) Free Islamic Audio Stories / Audiobooks for Muslim Children

May 11, 2020 3 min read

A selection of Islamic audio books for you and your family to enjoy! 

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

April 26, 2020 1 min read

If you have ever wondered about the absolutely incredible Al-Ghazali books for children which we stock at SUHAYLAkids, there is now an opportunity to experience one volume for free this Ramadan, as a gift from the publishers, Fons Vitae.
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Free! My Perfect Ramadan Journal: +7 years - 2020 Version

April 23, 2020 2 min read

In light of the COVID-19 lockdown, and given that we cannot provide the amazing Ramadan books and Islamic resources to mini Muslims across South Africa as we have in previous years, SUHAYLAkids is sourcing high-quality, authentic Islamic content for your mini Muslims this Ramadan. 

In addition to the free Ramadan activity pack for pre-schoolers (details here), free Ramadan decor printables (details here), we have sourced an amazing 66-page Ramadan Journal for Muslim children aged +7 years, generously and kindly prepared by

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Free eBooks

April 14, 2020 2 min read

Free children's eBooks for your mini Muslims to read and enjoy!
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COVID-19: Advice from a Teacher and Parent

April 08, 2020 3 min read

How should parents navigate the COVID-19 crisis - advice from a teacher, Shahnaaz Omarjee.
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