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Early Years Arabic: Spinning letter game

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Spinning Game

Children get to spin the arrow and name the letter.

spinner

Early years Arabic: Velcro Game

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Velcro Game

There are many different variations to how this game can be played. It is true that Alphabet board are easily available online – but they can be expensive when you are buying several for your classroom. So instead why not make your own and use it in multiple ways.

alphabets

This is a bit like a jigsaw puzzle, the children have to arrange the letters in order. Once done you can ask them to point out the heavy letters or the naughty letters etc. Or you can go round the children asking them to name the letter, they get to hold on to it if they get it right and the one with the most letters at the end is the winner.

Early years Arabic: Blindfold alphabet game

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A game idea to teach Arabic alphabet recognition to the younger children.

feel letter

The children love playing this game. They wear a blindfold (or close their eyes) and guess the letter shape by feeling it. If you use textured (glittery) foam cut out into the letter shape and stuck onto smooth foam, it works really well and really makes the children think about the shape and where the dots are placed.

Arabic grammar worksheet

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So far the grammar I have taught or reviewed depending on the class and what they have been taught before is as follow:

  • The definite article
  • Detached pronouns
  • Attached pronouns
  • Demonstratives

I created the following Arabic grammar worksheet as an exercise to help review all these concepts. The lyrics are from an Islamic Arabic nasheed for children and they repeat over and over again. I want them to see that Qur’anic Arabic and the grammar I am teaching can be used to read short Arabic stories or understand songs which is more relevant at their age/stage.

So here is the nasheed:

And here is the activity that accompanies it:

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Once the students have completed the exercise, it will be a fun activity to see if they can translate the sentences using previous knowledge and some help from me. Exposing them to Arabic texts at such an early stage is beneficial for them in my opinion.

At the end of this exercise, I’ll get the class to listen to the nasheed and repeat the words.

HM

Juz `Amma `Ilm to `Amal Series

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I was inspired by 1st Ethical’s commitment to making Islam practical and practised by young Muslims. So in that vain, I added a section in the Arabic studies workbooks where we as a class brainstorm ways in which to use the Surah in our lives to become better believers.

The task is for them to do one activity per surah and present it to the class. It can be a craft activity, reflection, poster, a poem and the list goes on….

Here are the activity sheets I made, selected some students to complete them and present to the class:

Surah at-Takweer

goals1-page-001

Surah al-Ghashiyah

1.

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2.

reminder-page-001

More will be added as they are made.

Hope you find these useful insha Allah!

HM

Surah at-Teen Dominoes game: free printable

Juz Amma Dominoes Game series

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Here is the pdf for Surah at-Teen Dominoes game

dominoe game Surah at-Teen-page-001

I hope you find this resource beneficial!

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HM

Surah al-Bayyinah Dominoes game

Juzz Amma Dominoes Game Series

Bismillah,

We’re all familiar with dominoes so I thought why not use them to create a keyword review game. These will be printed on good quality thick paper and then laminated – the school will appreciate the extra work so we don’t have to make them annually!

So this game is for the dominoe game Surah al Bayyinah to help review the vocabulary in a fun way. I’ll store them in a clear plastic sealable bag.

dominoe game Surah al bayyinah-page-001I hope you enjoy using this game. Please leave a comment or suggestion to help improve this site!

HM