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Once Upon a Crescent is a collection of Islamic bedtime stories for children. Written and produced by a Muslim elementary school teacher, these stories aim to impart Islamic morals to kids through light-hearted storytelling. Not only are stories a great way to settle into a bedtime routine, but they also provide rich opportunities for meaningful dialogue between parent and child. Snuggle up with your little one and feel free to use this podcast as a starting point to talk about Islamic values. My goal is to facilitate some important moral conversations by introducing Islamic values with storytelling.

For more information go to MrsHashimi.com

Once Upon A Crescent: Muslim Kids Podcast Mrs. Hashimi

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7 • 272 Ratings

Once Upon a Crescent is a collection of Islamic bedtime stories for children. Written and produced by a Muslim elementary school teacher, these stories aim to impart Islamic morals to kids through light-hearted storytelling. Not only are stories a great way to settle into a bedtime routine, but they also provide rich opportunities for meaningful dialogue between parent and child. Snuggle up with your little one and feel free to use this podcast as a starting point to talk about Islamic values. My goal is to facilitate some important moral conversations by introducing Islamic values with storytelling.

For more information go to MrsHashimi.com

    Deen & Jannah Go To The Children’s Museum

    Deen & Jannah Go To The Children’s Museum

    When visiting the children's museum, Deen & Jannah explore the newsroom play zone with Mama. The kids learn about journalists and how they are like real life superheroes !
    This episode was sponsored by Sr. Zainab for her kids Deen & Jannah. I hope you enjoyed this episode!
    Shout- Out to the Journalists in Falasteen who truly are superheroes for our Ummah to look up to and learn from *Motaz, Plestia, Bisan, Ahmed, Mohammed, Saleh, Wael, Hamza, Hind and many more *
    The following ayahs are referenced in this episode: -
    “O you who believe! Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses to Allah, even though it be against yourselves, or your parents, or your kin” [an-Nisa’ verse 135]. 
    "Allah enjoins to do justice and to adopt good behavior and to give relatives (their due rights), and forbids shameful acts, evil deeds and oppressive attitude. He exhorts you, so that you may be mindful.  {An-Nahl verse 90}
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    • 18 min
    Bake Sale for Palestine

    Bake Sale for Palestine

    While visiting their grandparents in Botswana, Humaira and Zaynab attend a bake sale for Palestine in the Masjid courtyard. Humaira takes note of what a bake sale is. She thinks of ideas to help improve it and presents her idea to her family. 
    This story was sponsored by my dear friend Nabeela for her kids Humaira & Zaynab. I hope you enjoyed this story 3
    Hadith Source:Narrated by al-Bukhari (6011) and Muslim (2586).
    Shout Out To Br. Ali Memon, Br. Anzar Lateef & Dr. Omar Raja for their volunteered voicing of characters in this story. JazakAllah Khair :D
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    • 13 min
    Abdullah & Nusayba Go To A Protest

    Abdullah & Nusayba Go To A Protest

    Abdullah takes his new light saber to a protest. Abdullah sits on top of his father's shoulders to watch, listen and learn. His new toy comes in handy as a flagpole when marching with hundreds of people who chant, "Free, Free, Palestine!"
    This episode is sponsored by Sr. Raima for her kids Abdullah & Nusayba. I hope you enjoyed this story.
    **Dear Parents, I pray this episode serves as a conversation starter about the importance of advocating for justice and truth. As always, my stories aim to impart Islamic morals and values to kids. I hope you can use this story as a means to connect with your child, while also having meaningful dialogue about Falasteen, in ways that you deem appropriate 3Sound effects obtained from zapsplat.com & freesound.org



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    • 14 min
    Sofia’s Slime

    Sofia’s Slime

    When Sofia accidentally ruins her sister's princess dress, things spiral out of control. Sofia, Aylah and Ibrahim find themselves arguing and shouting at one another. Mama shares an important hadith about how to deal with strong feelings when seeing all her kids angry at one another. 
    This episode was sponsored by Sr. Adeeba for her kids, Sofia, Aylah & Ibrahim!
    ------- VIRTUAL EVENT FOR PALESTINE -----
    Register here for the Virtual Read Aloud with Mrs. Hashimi
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-readaloud-with-rifk-ebeid-tickets-741516324287?aff=oddtdtcreator 
    *All Proceeds Will Go To BaaitulMaal for Palestine https://baitulmaal.org/ *
     
    Sound Effects Obtained From Zapsplat.com & freesound.org

    • 13 min
    Airport Excitement

    Airport Excitement

    Yahya and his three sisters, Hidaayah, Hafsa & Hawa are traveling for the first time to Madinah as part of their family's Umrah trip. Their family is very excited to embark on this journey to the City of the Prophet صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ. Even with the excitement around boarding a plane, the kids remember their traveling duas !
     
    This story is sponsored by Sr. Hodan for her 4 kids Yahya, Hidaayah, Hafsa & Hawa. 
     
    Sound Effects Obtained from zapsplat.com, freesound.org, & The Internet Archive

    • 10 min
    Sakina & Saphora’s Library Day

    Sakina & Saphora’s Library Day

    At the grand opening of their new library, Sakina & Saphora encounter a kid who is neurodivergent. The girls reflect on how it may be like for this child at a busy, noisy library. The girls decide to approach the librarian with a helpful suggestion in hopes of including others who have unique needs! 
    The ayah of the Quran referenced in this episode is in Surah Ar-Rum, ayah 22 - "Among His proofs are the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the variations in your languages and your colors. In these, there are signs for the knowledgeable."
    This episode was sponsored by Br. Muizz & Sr. Ruby for their daughters Sakina & Saphora :).
     
    **Sound Effects Obtained from zapsplat.com & freesound.org***

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
272 Ratings

272 Ratings

kristenkim ,

Please make more!

Would love to listen to more episodes! Thank you!

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