The Month of Shabaan – Ideas to mark the special month and events in it
The month of birthdays is upon us!
- Check out what one inventive mum has done to welcome the month of Shabaan (main pic above). Each star represents a birthday of our noble personalities in this month :). Another mum did something similar using these wooden ornaments:
- Here is a printable banner you can print, colour and put up for display – it covers all the main events of this month!
- Here are some worksheets for the month by UmAimen.
- And here’s a birthday cake for younger children to colour in.
- Somebody has put together this set of amazing slides for her class which covers all the main events very clearly, and has plenty of activity ideas. (Author unknown)
- Play this game (for younger children) to teach them which holy personalities’ birthdays we celebrate in this month.
- Love this craft idea – make an Ark of Salvation to mark the special birthdays in this blessed month! Made with craft paper, kitchen roll tubes and cereal boxes:
- Kisa Kids produce an annual booklet FULL of ideas and activities to mark the occasions of Rajab and Shabaan. Download them here.
- This is a lovely magazine on Shabaan by For My Imaan
- Here is a checklist for things to do in Shabaan by Noor Islamic Education.
- For older kids, why not play this Kahoot! game created by Arifa Davdani.
- And here’s an awesome video to watch with the kids to welcome in this month
Resources on Imam Husayn (as) can be found here.
Resources on Hazrat Abbas:
- One mum celebrated with her children by decorating Alamdar cupcakes!
Resources on Imam Zaynul Abideen can be found here.
- To mark 15th Shabaan and the birth of Imam Mahdi (aj), check out a whole series of ideas here!