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The first kind of Islamic mindfulness activity deck for your mini muslims and muslimahs!
Mini Mindful Muslims is a first new and exciting way to introduce mindfulness activities to your mini muslims and muslimahs, while spending quality time together.
To put it simply, mindfulness means ‘being in the moment’ to what is going on around you and inside you right at this instance. Acknowledging with kindness and patience your feelings, thoughts and bodily sensations (Burke, 2010; Weare, 2013).
In this modern life, where everything is face-paced, time pressured and technology-fied, our minds are constantly stimulated by sound, distraction and information overload. It’s time we start slowing down and noticing what is around us to getting the most out of our relationship with God.
This deck is an inclusive tool for nurturing Islamic practises through relaxation techniques, positivity and calmness through mindfulness.
It's for kids of all ages - primary school aged kids may find them particularly fun! (Adults can join in the fun too!)
Sheikh Al-Tuwayjiri Mawsū’at Fiqh Al-Qulūb, 1:785.
Sahih Muslim Hadith
- Beautifully illustrated double sided pack of 25 cards
- Information Booklet with information and references
- Colour coded 3 sections
CALM rest & relax
FOCUS & awareness
POSITIVITY & kindness
Clear easy to follow instructions to guide you through each practise which come with all its brilliant benefits for the whole family!
These beautiful illustrations are sure to be attention grabbing and kids friendly
All instructions come written at the back of the card. Also with reflective questions at the end of the exercises!
Four uniquely illustrated characters of different genders and identities to make it easier for your child to relate to.
For yourself, your kids, your grand children, your friends, your neighbours... this pack is sure to please anyone!
Come and join us in our mindful adventure!
These cards are beautifully designed and so simple to follow as you can easily seperate the different categories nicely. I already knew about the benefits of mindfulness, and by using these cards, it was a fun way to introduce to my students. I work with primary aged children and it worked brilliantly with students with challenging behaviours and special needs (especially to diffuse and de-escale a situation)!
I use these with my own children and grand children too when they visit, it brings the family together in a calmful and joyous way!
Working with children it can sometimes get frustrating when a child isn't able to connect with their inner self or to Allah. When I came across these fantastic mindfulness cards I gave them a go. Having mindfulness exercises built around Ibadah (worship), gratefulness and other Islamic concepts has made a massive difference in helping children increase their awareness of Allah and themselves allowing them to focus their energy in order to perform better in an academic perspective but also giving them an enjoyment of their faith.
To avoid any misconceptions regarding mindfulness, misleading statements or bi'dah, we have done our homework and made sure all contents provided does not go against Islamic teachings.
Justin Parrott (Abu Amina Elias) has a BA in Physics and English from Otterbein University, MLIS from Kent State University, and MRes in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales. Justin is currently Research Librarian for Middle East Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi and Research Fellow for the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. He has also written a research paper on Mindfulness & Islam
Parrott, J (2017) Mindfulness in the Life of a Muslim. Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research.
Our activities are all Islamic friendly. We have activities that can be done indoors or outdoors and focus on the five senses and more.
Activities take as little or as much time as you like and fit into parents’ busy schedules. Bring the whole family together with mindfulness! Use activities to turn potential tantrum triggers – like bedtime – into magic moments together.
We've made sure our prices are affordable for all family types as we want to reach all children worldwide with the benefits of practising mindfulness.
Activities are suitable for kids of all ages (even big kids like you)!
Whether your a parent, teacher or work with children in your practise, we are sure our cards will come useful for calming and diffusing situations.
Mindfulness and Islam are closely linked. There is the state of ‘muraqabah’ meaning to ‘watch, observe, regard attentively’. A Muslim in this state is in continuous full knowledge that Allah (God) is aware of him/her inwardly and outwardly. The fulfilment of worshipping Allah according to a proper understanding of his beautiful names that convey his perfect knowledge.
“Remember that God knows what is in your souls, so be mindful of Him” (2:235)
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