Islam for Kids

Collection by Jennifer Madani


Mohammed, the rise of Islam, Five Pillars of Islam, the Koran, mosques, tile work, calligraphy, illuminations, gardens, architecture, stained glass, carpets, lanterns, Ramadan, Islamic science, algebra, geometry and inventions (See also Persia for Kids, Moorish Spain for Kids, Africa for Kids and Global Age for Kids)

Jennifer Madani
experiment with calligraphic art (drawings made from written words)

experiment with calligraphic art (drawings made from written words)

how to make a tessellation

Make-your-own Tessellation Lesson - Paper cut method

Make your own Tessellation Lesson for kids: Simple guide to making an original abstract geometric translation/slide/glide tessellations using pencil, eraser, scissors, and paper.

Fractions used to make patterned tiles


Explore painted paper art's photos on Flickr. painted paper art has uploaded 785 photos to Flickr.

Tessellations - worksheets, videos, and even a lesson


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Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca (explained)

Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca (explained)

Malala Yousafzai was the co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. For Muslim girls around the world, Malala is a powerful voice for equality in education. Free Online Coloring Page

Coloring Books | Malala Yousafzai Free Online Coloring Page

Malala Yousafzai born 12 July 1997 is a Pakistani school pupil, education activist and winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

26 books for kids about the Arab world.

27 Books for Kids About the Arab World (ages 4-18)

Blog post at PragmaticMom : Please welcome my guest blogger, author Elsa Marston who has a wonderful book list for children about the Arab World including picture books[..]

Art. Paper. Scissors. Glue!: Islamic Tile Prints

Islamic Tile Prints

Materials: - Light Colored Printing Paper / Construction Paper / Regular White Drawing Paper - Oil Pastels - Printing Ink - Brayers and Pl...

Geometry of Islamic patterns dissected and explained

A World of Stars - Decorative Art in Morocco « Islamic Arts and Architecture

Geometry of Islamic patterns dissected and explained

islamic architecture

Doorways to Islamic Art

Doorways to Islamic Art by Mahmudah Begum Jaffer

A variety of template structures on traditional Islamic art forms from the Victorian and Albert Museum

V&A · Teachers

Download free resources, take part in artist-led practical sessions or come to one of our Twilight events to explore the latest exhibitions. Enrich your classroom practice and creativity through working with contemporary creative practitioners, museum experts and our unrivalled collection of art, design and performance.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning  Great ideas and materials for studying geometry and social studies.

Curriculum Resources

Introduce your students to the richness and diversity of works of art in selected collections of the Museum.

The ornamental calligraphy on the rim of this 10th century Iranian bowl says "Planning before work protects you from regret." The painter had to carefully plan the inscription to cover the entire rim evenly. He had a sense of humor about his work.

Bowl with Arabic Inscription | The Met

Bowl Produced in northeastern Iran, in the province of Khurasan during the Samanid period, this large bowl with its high, flaring sides and bold, rhythmically spaced inscription in "new-style" script exemplifies the elegance and perfect harmony of the "black-on-white wares" unearthed in the cities of Nishapur and Samarqand