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Children playing with dice

Question: Can the small kids play games with dice, or it’s haram for them too? May Allah reward you with goodness. Zaynab El-Kateb: It’s prohibited even for children according to

Giving to a child whatever he demands

Question: I have two kids, one is stubborn and demand more. He often demand costly toys and most of the time we fulfill his demand. The other one demands less

How to explain death to a small child

Question: How do we explain death to a three year old child? Specifically in the case of a death of a close relative. Zaynab El-Kateb: We need to tell this

Drawing some body parts for educational purposes

Question: I want to teach my child the five senses and the respective sensory organs as well as their parts and functions. In order to carry on this task, I

How To Deal With Disrespectful Children

Question: I have a son who disrespects me at times. He’s only nine and I remind him to fear Allah and we go over information on respecting the parents etc.

Taking money for teaching Quran

Question: Is it permissible to charge for teaching children Quran? Zaynab El-Kateb: There is a difference of Scholars’ opinion regarding this. Shaikh Khaled Abder-Rahman said that the strongest opinion is

Trying hard to stop shouting at my son

Question: How can I have sweet words and a good behavior while I’m trying to raise my son? He sometimes doesn’t listen to me until I become very nervous and

Teaching children Quran through actions

Question: I would like to know if teaching kids small chapters with actions permissible in Islam. Goal is to make the kids have a visual memory and understand the meaning

Refraining from Quran competitions fearing Riaa

Question: May I know whether taking part in hifdh competitions are to be encouraged in kids and adults as well? Since it may lead to showing off? Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes,

Teaching a girl Quran and other matters of the religion

Question: I need advice regarding how to start teaching a ten years old girl to recite Quran and matters of the religion. What is your suggestion regarding teaching her Aqeedah