Making our children more familiar with Islamic teachings and their morals is one of the biggest concerns for us as Muslim parents, and it needs patience and effort to achieve that, but one of the best ways to make them more related to Islam and the Quran is by telling them stories!
Most Muslims learn about Islam from stories when they are young, and every story in the Quran carries excellent lessons for us. You know that every child likes stories, especially at bedtime. Telling stories can reach meaningful messages to your child’s mind, so start telling your children stories from Quran and do a discussion after each one to be sure that they have a clear understanding of them and their underlying messages.
Five Quranic Stories for Children
There are five simple stories from Quran which easily to understand children. Here are five Quranic stories for children:
Story of Prophet Yusuf (عليه السلام)
The story of Yusuf (عليه السلام) is one of the beautiful stories in the Quran, as it tells his life when he was thrown into the well because of his brothers’ jealousy until he became in a special status in Egypt.
His story teaches our children patience, trust in Allah, and forgiveness.
Story of Prophet Yunus ( عليه السلام)
the story tells his journey when he was disappointed with his people and their unbelief in his message.
So he left them, and he had a great ordeal in his journey, then he returned to his people; this great story teaches us patience and to admit our mistakes.
Story of prophet Suleyman ( عليه السلام)
Prophet Suleyman (عليه السلام) is known as the most powerful king and prophet of all time, his kingdom was great, and it didn’t include only humans. It also had animals and jinn.
Story of Prophet Musa ( عليه السلام)
The story of Prophet Musa (عليه السلام) tells how Allah saved him
When he was an infant from the tyranny of an unjust ruler, his story has a great message of how trust in Allah ultimately could save our lives insha’Allah.
Story of Prophet Ibrahim ( عليه السلام)
The story of prophet Ibrahim (عليه السلام) gives us a clear message to stand up for what is right and to have the courage and beliving in Allah to do so, as our prophet Ibrahim did.
More Quranic Stories await!
There are more beautiful and meaningful stories to tell your children from the Quran to make them more related to Islam. Explore more with Quran classes’ online course here.