Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

Art

Visual Cues in Islamic Art

https://ghostriverstudios.wordpress.com/visual-cues-in-islamic-art/

 

The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar

http://www.mia.org.qa/en/

 

The MET: Islamic Art Gallery Views with Commentary by Sheila Canby and Navina Haidar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nz-s4ahwwf8

 

Islamic Art and Architecture, with some basic information on Islamic principles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5Okql_uTbA

 

The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design – Eric Broug, TED Ed, shows how patterns in Islamic art are made

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pg1NpMmPv48

Culture

Pakistan Culture

http://www.everyculture.com/No-Sa/Pakistan.html

 

Cultural Information - Pakistan | Centre for Intercultural Learning

https://www.international.gc.ca/cil-cai/country_insights-apercus_pays/ci-ic_pk.aspx?lang=eng 

 

Ramadan Is Here! A Children's Rhyme on the virtues and benefits of fasting!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T310dAs9Q0

 

Welcome O Ramadan Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X96unf18NE&index=26&list=RDwfBL-OlWUxQ

 

Eid Elfitr Islamic Kids Cartoon - In English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdgvQKR0skw

 

Sarah's Eid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJoMo3-fTwM

 

Eid song by Zain Bhikha. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS-_NPoM_XA

 

18 Cultural And Traditional Pakistani Dresses

http://www.shughal.com/18-cultural-and-traditional-pakistani-dresses/

 

Arab Clothing: The Ultimate Guide (debunks several stereotypes)

http://istizada.com/arab-clothing-the-ultimate-guide/

 

Everyday Simple Hijab Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGwYnplcfJ8

 

Men's Kufi Hats and Skull Caps

http://www.muslimclothing.com/kufis.html

Geography

Note: This book is not geographically specific. We provide resources here on Pakistan because the author is of Pakistani origin. It is important to bear in mind that Islam is practiced differently in different countries and within different cultures.

 

Pakistan Map, World Atlas

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/pk.htm

 

Pakistan Facts, National Geographic

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/pakistan-facts/

 

Truth about Pakistan: Photographs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xBRHUzcujY

 

Best Places in Pakistan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygGGuNh7440

 

Top Ten Most Beautiful Places in Pakistan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTpqMxBuu84

Language

The Languages of Pakistan

http://www.uh.edu/~sriaz/thecountry/languages/

 

Why Pakistan Is Replacing English with Urdu

http://time.com/3975587/pakistan-english-urdu/

 

A Guide to Languages - 10 facts, 20 key phrases and the alphabet

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/other/urdu/guide/

 

Alif Bay Train | Urdu Alphabet Train

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSgrf_Bde5o

 

Urdu Alphabet jingle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z719EX52iSc

 

Learn Greetings Phrases in Urdu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQQFh2tfwcs

 

Song: Sim Sim Hamara – from Pakistani children’s television show similar to Sesame Street; episodes from the show also available

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L54sSSa_cDE

 

Let’s Learn Arabic with Zaky - Alphabet and its pronunciation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_293532&feature=iv&src_vid=8dQ3lizkjuE&v=szCFbN2qM5w

 

Learn Arabic - Arabic Alphabet Made Easy - Alef and Nun with writing demonstration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSLtNmRflBU

 

Learn Arabic - Arabic in 3 Minutes - How to Greet People in Arabic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEApCv1bIeg

Organizations

Website of Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner 2014: Malala's Story - The Malala Fund

https://www.malala.org/malalas-story

 

Malala Yousafzai's Mother Learns to Read | The New York Times

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ikPNTb44Ig

Teaching Activities

Arts of the Islamic World: A Teacher's Guide

https://www.asia.si.edu/explore/teacherResources/islam.pdf

 

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: Teachingbooks.net resources

http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=40148&a=1

 

A Ramadan and Eid Resource for Parents and Educators

https://littlemuslimlearners.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/a-ramadan-and-eid-resource-for-parents-and-educators3.pdf