Teach Your Kids About The Hijri Calendar

Teach kids about the Hijri Calendar and get a free ebook!

Our Islamic calendar is called the Hijri calendar, and follows the phases of the moon, so the seasons change during the months. The western calendar is called the Gregorian calendar, and follows the sun, so the seasons always stay the same each month.

Every month the Hijri calendar has either 29 or 30 days, whereas the Gregorian calendar has 30 or 31 days with February being the only month with 28 days. Every 4 years the western calendar has a leap year, and in that year February will have 29 days.

Both the Hijri and the Gregorian calendar have 12 months in a year, but the Hijri calendar has 354 or 355 days in a year, compared to the Gregorian calendar, which has 365 or 366 days in a year. Of those 12 months in the Islamic calendar, four of them are sacred months.

The 12 Months In The Hijri Calendar Are:

  1. Muharram

  2. Safar

  3. Rabi al Awwal

  4. Rabi ath Thani

  5. Jamada ul Ula

  6. Jamada ul Ukhra

  7. Rajab

  8. Shabaan

  9. Ramadan

  10. Shawwal

  11. Dhul Q’ada

  12. Dhul Hijjah

The 4 Sacred Months In The Hijri Calendar Are:

  1. Muharram

  2. Rajab

  3. Dhul Q’ada

  4. Dhul Hijjah.

Test Your Child’s Knowledge of The Hijri Calendar!

Share this post with your child and learn even more from the Hijri Calendar Coloring Book found below. Then quiz them to see how much they learned!

  1. What is the name of the first Islamic month?

  2. What is the name of the calendar that follows the moon?

  3. How many months are in the Islamic calendar?

  4. What are the names of the months in the Islamic calendar?

  5. What is the current Islamic year?

  6. How many days are in a Islamic year?

  7. How many days are in a Islamic month?

  8. How many sacred months are in Islam?

  9. What are the sacred months in Islam?

  10. What is the name of the calendar that follows the sun?

Want To Teach Your Child More About The Hijri Calendar In An Interactive Way?

Get The Hijri Calendar Coloring Book For Kids when you subscribe to Muslimommy. And if you’re already a subscriber - thank you for being a part of the mommyhood! You will find the discount code to get this book for free during Muharram in the Mom Vault.


About The Hijri Calendar Ebook

The Hijri Coloring Book For Kids will help your child learn all about the Hijri calendar which starts from the month of Muharram. Children will learn all about it as they color along in this 30-page book of fun. As a bonus, they will also be able to make their very own Hijri calendar!

Members can add this book to their cart and use the discount code from the Mom Vault. If you still need to subscribe, no problem, just go ahead and sign up below to receive your welcome email with all the details.

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