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Muharram Idea 22 – Kerbala Video Resources for Children

For children it can sometimes be difficult to find a way to explain what happened in Kerbala. Below are some resources you might find useful.

*Pls note, where it says SERIES, click on the YouTube link to take you to the rest of the videos in the series.*

  • Here is a series on Muharram for children that were created during the lockdown period:

  • A puppet show series – short and good for younger kids:

  • What is Muharram?

  • Why attend the majlis of Imam Husayn (as)?

  • The Journey of Imam Husayn (a) from Medina to Kerbala:

  • A series of episodes for the 10 nights of Muharram:

 

  • The following is a series of powerful videos on each of the main people in Kerbala.  The imagery is suitable for young children:

  • This video is an overview of the events, with a focus on the sermons that followed:

  • This is a series of plays on the main people in Kerbala:

  • Sand Art – Kerbala:

  • This one is a general simple and short cartoon:

  • This is a 4 part series about the life of Abbas (as) in Arabic:

  • This is a series called Heroes of Kerbala telling about the companions of Imam Husain (as):

  • The Unsung Heroes of Karbala:

  • On Kufa and the Entrance in to Shaam:

  • On Imam Hussein (as):

  • What happened after the day of Ashura:

  • This is a series of Masaib that is easy to understand for teens too:

  • These animated cartoons of latmiyas are good cartoons to show:

 

Thank You O' Hussain

💚 Thank You O' HussainBy Basim KarbalaeiDirected by Abbas Yousefi

Posted by Ahlulbayt TV on Friday, 28 September 2018

This looks like a good full-length cartoon movie:

  • Here is a movie on the aftermath of Kerbala – The Caravan of Pride
  • Some videos and resources on Bibi Ruqayyah/Sakina can be found here.
  • Here is a 4 part series on Muharram drawing workshops:

 

Umrah Idea 12: Watch these videos with the children to understand the stories behind it all…

There are some great clips out there which explain the importance of Zam Zam water, the story of Prophet Ibrahim and Bibi Hajar, and how Prophet Ibrahim and Prophet Ismail build the Kaaba back up again.

These will help children get more of an understanding of the philosophies of much of what we do in the Umrah rites, Inshallah!

Here they are:

Story of how Bibi Hajar came to be in Makkah and the well of Zam Zam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrxCVfDTE2U

Another cartoon on Zam Zam water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzHX8SlJkoM

The building of the Kaaba: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuPHP9rHYTg