Show the two pieces of Islamic calligraphy below. Explain that one says ‘Allah’ and one says ‘Muhammad’.
'Allah' is the Muslim word for 'God'. This is the most important thing Muslims belong to.
Many Muslims will have some calligraphy in their house and the mosque.
Say that this was a man who belonged totally to Allah as he was very good, loving and wise.
The things Muhammad said and did help Muslims today to be good people.
This is an incredible sign of belonging in Islam.
Ask your child to think about a time when they got in trouble.
We are going to learn about a boy who behaved in a naughty way and we are going to find out how the Prophet Muhammad helped him to be better:
How did Muhammad deal with the little boy? (He spoke quietly, he wasn't angry, he explained)
Who actually forgave the boy? (It is the farmer and he forgives the boy because Muhammad showed the farmer how to think about the situation.)
Return to children’s memory of a times they were in trouble and ask the following.
Retell a story about Allah and the Prophet Muhammad
Say why Muslims try to follow Muhammad and have great respect for him
Shabbat is a special meal eaten together on a Friday night in Jewish homes all over the world.