Episodes
Fati the flamingo focuses on her shrimp catching skills in hopes of her feathers turning brighter and pinker! When another flamingo disrupts her practice, she spreads her frustration unknowingly on a younger peer, Faris the Flamingo. This story highlights the hadith, "Certainly, Allah helps His servants, as long as they are of help to their fellow Muslim," in a kid friendly way.  I'm excited to meet you all Online via Zoom :) Virtual Event Happening Sat. Oct. 1, 2022. Purchase your tickets...
Published 09/27/22
Amani & Ayah start a new back to school routine. They walk to school in the mornings now... all by themselves! This new routine highlights for the girls the importance of being safe and how to protect oneself with duas.  ** I'm hosting a Virtual Event to meet my kid listeners! Purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-greet-w-mrs-hashimi-tickets-421635502137 to join me on Zoom for a Meet & Greet where I will exclusively have a Read Aloud session of my latest work - A...
Published 09/16/22
**UPDATED AUDIO** This rhyming story aims to teach an abundance mindset for kids from the teachings of the Sunnah. Sharing, for the sake of Allah, brings an increase in our life, in amazing, unexpected ways. This podcast has been recognized by Common Sense Media for outstanding content for children and families, check out the wonderful review they wrote here! https://www.commonsensemedia.org/podcast-reviews/once-upon-a-crescent-muslim-kids-podcast  You can support the production of more...
Published 06/29/22
This rhyming story aims to teach an abundant mindset for kids from the teachings of the Sunnah. Sharing, for the sake of Allah, brings an increase in our life, in amazing, unexpected ways.  *This podcast has been recognized by Common Sense Media for outstanding content for children and families, check out the wonderful review they wrote here! You can support the production of more stories by visiting my patreon page. Sound effects obtained by zapsplat.com & freesound.org   
Published 06/29/22
Saleha's worry about going to a party with new people shows up in her body as a queasy feeling in her stomach. Mama helps her understand this feeling further and offers a helpful strategy from the Sunnah to tackle on her worries of being around new people, in a new setting.  --- You can support the production of this podcast through Patreon by clicking on https://www.patreon.com/mrshashimi?fan_landing=true --- Join my mailing list by clicking mrshashimi.com for the latest updates on what I...
Published 06/08/22
Ooby the Ostrich has set up an amazing obstacle course for his fellow ostriches, but when Ooby unexpectedly starts losing his feathers, he starts to feel worried about his appearance. Haroon the Hippo and Omar the Ostrich show up for their friend and remind him what truly matters.  Sign up for my mailing list at mrshashimi.com to stay up to date on more projects that I'm currently working on  To support the production of this podcast check out my patreon page.  A special thanks to Ali...
Published 05/25/22
Muhammed & Imran have grand plans for their day at the Eid Carnival. When Imran gets hurt, things take a different turn. This incident helps Muhammed practice a hadith he learned during Ramadan.  --- Eid Mubarak to you all! --  Thank you to those who signed up to my mailing list, I hope your child enjoyed the Eid Gift I sent via email. If you haven't signed up yet, please do by clicking mrshashimi.com to receive your child's Eid Gift from me :).   
Published 05/06/22
Mama & Baba add playfulness to Hamid’s salah experience. They join his big imagination and wonder where in the world they could travel if their perfect prayer rug could fly! This innocent story highlights how to add positive associations to prayer.  *** FREE EID GIFT *** Join my mailing list to receive a free Eid gift that I've created for my kid listeners. Click on MrsHashimi.com   Special thanks to Ali Memon, Host of Corporate Majlis Podcast, for his voicing of Baba.  Sound Effects...
Published 04/30/22
Mahnoor asks, "Can princesses also be warriors?" and this sparks an entire debate between her, Mahd & Mahveen. These 3 Sunday School classmates have a discussion about this on the playground. Sr. Khadijah, the Sunday School teacher, joins in to use this debate as an opportunity to talk about the female hero and companion Nusaybah bint Ka'ab! This episode is sponsored by Al Maghrib Institute. Check out their NEW KIDS PLATFORM- Ilm Spring at www.ilmspring.com . To Support the Production...
Published 02/27/22
Billu Khan moves into a new territory of the jungle. Many visitors like Zane the Clouded Leopard, Saleema the Elephant & Hafsa the Rhino  come by with gifts of meat for Billu Khan. After indulging in all the special meats, Billu Khan comes to learn a valuable lesson in being moderate and finding a balance. *Special Thanks to all my Patreon Supporters! You all are contributing to the production of these stories and for that I sincerely thank you :) To become a supporter for this...
Published 02/13/22
The King made arrangements for a Father & Son event for his son, Prince Abdullah.  Unfortunately, the event must be canceled due to the King's sickness. Now the King and Prince Abdullah must quarantine in one single bedroom for days on end. How will the time ever tick by? To support the production of this podcast and help with creating more ongoing stories for our Muslim kids, please do support this work by clicking on: https://www.patreon.com/mrshashimi Sound effects obtained from...
Published 01/26/22
BearJaan wakes up from hibernation in search of food, but instead of searching for his own food he gets stuck guarding someone else's pile of food! This story features a few favorite returning characters. Tune in to find out how BearJaan keeps his promise to guard a group of chipmunks' food. This episode is sponsored by Islamic Relief, please visit IRUSA.org to donate to this charity group. Special Thanks to Ali Memon, host of Corporate Majlis Podcast for his voicing for this story. Sound...
Published 01/04/22
Ayesha's spelling test in school was stressful! She's having trouble with her spelling skills. When her friend, Ashley, talks about how a lucky Pokemon pencil helps her in her spelling tests, Ayesha gets curious and asks for the pencil for next week. Ayesha excitedly shows her Baba the Pokemon pencil. Baba explores the concept of luck and skill with Ayesha and focuses on helping her adopt a growth mindset in this story. ---------------------------------------------- For $1 per month you...
Published 12/16/21
Raaif is a very misunderstood lion. Even though he helps Haleema the Gazelle and Haadiya the Monkey, they both are terrified of Raaif and see him as a scary, threatening creature. This lion learns a valuable lesson about intentions thanks to Haneefa the Eagle.  --- End of Season 3--- Please consider supporting my work for even $1 a month through my Patreon Page https://www.patreon.com/mrshashimi?fan_landing=true  Thank you to my listeners who have been sharing this podcast with others...
Published 10/12/21
Adam's 4th grade classroom has a new student, Ruayda. This cool and confident Hijabi makes friends with Nuha and settles right in, despite Cole's efforts in making her feel strange. Adam, Ruayda and Nuha face an awkward situation when their science teacher instructs the class to taste-test the *GELATIN* gummy bears that they will be experimenting on. Tune in to hear how these kids handle this situation.   This episode is sponsored by Islamic Relief USA. Please visit their website to...
Published 09/26/21
Junaid the Joey Kangaroo leaves his mother's pouch for the very first time thanks to Yara the Kangaroo. Both of these joeys enjoy an afternoon together. Junaid the Joey Kangaroo asks his Mama about what will happen to her when he actually does leave her pouch for good. Mama gives a thoughtful answer about Allah and how close He is to His creation.  This episode is sponsored by Islamic Relief USA. Please visit their website to donate and learn more about the work they do at...
Published 09/09/21
Iliyas, Inayah & Lianne are excellent at riding their bikes. Iliyas tries a new daring challenge by riding his bike downhill. He urges his sisters to do the same. Lianne is not so sure about riding downhill on her bike. Will she be able to speak up against the peer pressure of doing a daring trick? Tune in to find out! Special thanks to Ali Memon, host of Corporate Majlis Podcast. You can support my work for $1 a month through Patreon, to help produce more stories like this one...
Published 08/14/21
It's the night before Eid and Afraz is having a challenging time going to bed. His cousins are supposed to arrive tonight but a flight delay at the airport is making that unlikely! Will Afraz's family make it to his house on time before Eid? Tune in to find out! You can support my work for $1 a month through Patreon, to help produce more stories like this one :)! Click https://www.patreon.com/mrshashimi to find out more.   Sound effects from zapsplat.com & freesound.org. Special...
Published 07/20/21
The heated argument happening at Old Zaydan's farm is - "What is The Greatest Dessert in the Whole Wide World?" Heila the Hen, Hayaat the Horse and Farheeni the Frog discuss this topic passionately at Old Zaydan's Farm.   You can support my work for $1 a month through patreon, to help produce more stories like this one :)! Click https://www.patreon.com/mrshashimi to find out more.    Sound effects from: freesound.org & zapsplat.com
Published 07/10/21
Sunday Funday has been master planned by the cousin crew. Mohammed, Amanaah and their cousins, Ghazi & Mehdi have water games prepared for their first day of summer at Ma's house. On the way to Ma's, Dad makes a detour to a coffee shop, where they experience ignorance from a fellow customer in line [Islamophobia related exchange]. Special thanks to Ali Memon Host of Corporate Majlis for lending his voice.   To support this podcast and explore more Muslim Kids content created by Mrs....
Published 06/17/21
Big Rex is back at it again with his monstrous meanie ways. With an intention to take over more populated Dinoland, he finds himself face to face with resistance. Uwais the Titanosaurs & Suhaila the Titanosaurs lead the way to march up against this injustice through their organized protest, ultimately defending their Dinoland. This story aims to highlight the importance of standing up against a bully! Special thanks to Ali Memon, host of Corporate Majlis Podcast, for his creative...
Published 05/27/21
Two birdies, Hira Bird & Shifa Bird, observe the conversations of two young boys as they dig into their backyard for a composting project. Muhammed & Dawood discuss how their father's loss of job will affect their family's Eid traditions. The two boys soon discover that Rizq is from Allah and only He can provide for us from sources we couldn't even imagine.
Published 05/12/21
Ibrahim volunteers at the local Masjid to pack & distribute 250 iftaar food boxes for a Ramadan drive -thru event. When Br. Siddiq instructs Ibrahim to return to the nature trails to retrieve something from the Masjid office, Ibrahim is faced with his fears once more. Except, this time he has a 4 yr old companion named Noor to keep him company on this nature adventure! ----more---- Ramadan Mubarak and Welcome to Season 3!Email me at [email protected] if you are interested in having your...
Published 05/02/21
A normal grocery shopping trip turns into something more for Hamza as he finds himself in a very uncomfortable situation regarding toys. Hamza recognizes his positive and negative thoughts in order to correct a mistake he's made. This story aims to create an awareness for Muslim kids about their inner dialogue! Special thanks to @corporatemajilispodcast Host Ali Memon for his voicing of characters. I wanted to sincerely thank you all for listening to Season 2 of Once Upon A Crescent! Remember...
Published 02/27/21