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Children love stories, and good stories have valuable lessons in them. Thus a very easy way to instil morals and values in our children is through story-telling. In this section, we will be guided as to how to present stories to our children and how to follow them up with lessons.

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Only Ten Seconds


Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014 15:36

Mothers often hear their children saying, “Mummy! I am bored.” This complaint generally increases during the holiday period. The solution to this problem is to instil the value of time in their minds.

Pose the following question to your child:

Imagine that you were taken to a room which was full of gold coins. Each gold coin was worth a million rands. You were told that you have only ten seconds to pick up as many gold coins as you can. Will you ever say that ten seconds is such a long time and you will get bored?

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Meat Greed


Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 15:26

Ask our children:

1. Do we like to have a greedy jealous friend or a sharing caring friend?

2. Would we like it if someone keeps on nagging us and troubles us for something?

3. Who will Allah Ta‘ala love more, a thankful servant or an ungrateful servant?

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Old Shoes


Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 06:51

Ask our children:

1. If all our friends have something, but our father cannot afford to buy that item for us, what should we do?

2. We always think of those few things we do not have, but do we ever appreciate the many things that we do have?

3. When last did we thank Allah Ta‘ala or our parents for all the good we are enjoying?

4. Did we know that we thank people by saying “Jazakallah!” and we thank Allah Ta‘ala  by saying “Alhamdulillah!”

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Doesn’t Tire – Ready to Fire


Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 14:38

Ask our children:

1. What is the strongest part in the body?

2. When last did we speak to our friends about Allah Ta‘ala?

3. Must we guard our tongue only while fasting or all the time?

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Buried Treasure


Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 14:22

Ask our children:

1. Is it better to be lazy or helpful?

2. What should we do when our parents call for us?

3. Is our playing more important, or listening to our parents more important?

4. When our parents give us some work to do, should we do it immediately, or try to make up excuses?

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