Who Created You? Lapbook


I came across this lovely little lapbook a while ago at Diary of a Muslim Homeschool. On Day 15 of our countdown of the 99 Names of Allah, we focused on Allah’s name – Al Khaaliq – The Creator. It was the perfect opportunity to make this lapbook with my girls, Amina and Basma.

This is what the lapbook looks like when it opens.


Inside this flap the girls wrote the ayah from Surah Az-Zumar.



Under each one of these flaps the girls drew a picture of something that Allah has created.


Inside this mini book are three flaps, each one displaying a Name of Allah relating to His ability to create. We discussed these names and the girls wrote the Name in translit. followed by the English meaning.


We discussed the story of how Allah created the Earth and I also included the story of Adam and Hawwa and how they were sent to live on the Earth. The girls did some copy work about this story and lised some of the things Allah created on the Earth inside this circle book.


For this accordion fold we discussed how we can make things using the materials Allah has provided but only Allah can create things from nothing. Basma narrated to me what she understood. I wrote it down for her to copy into the minibook:

“We grow trees from seeds. Allah created trees from nothing. He just says “Be!” and it is”


You can also view and download other lapbooks in this series:

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10 comments on “Who Created You? Lapbook

  1. ma shaa Allah! great work! Can you say how much time did they take to make this all? I’m sorry if it is a petty question, I try to do various things with my girls, but then don’t seem to do enough! I have lots of ideas besides besides many very helpful blogs just like yours (a great inspiration) but I need to know how to administer/manage it all. Yaa Allah, Yaa Al-Mutakabbir, please help me. Ameen. JazakAllah khair for your time. May Allah bless you and your children in abundance in both worlds. ameen. Assalaamu Alaykum waRahmatullahi wa Barakaatuhu.

    • Walaykum salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu Sister, we completed it over two days, discussing each part before completing. I would suggest you draw upa list of subjects you want to cover and then designate a set amount of time each day throughout the week for each subject. My children have Islamic Studies, English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Arabic and Other listed on their timetables. They have set goals. For example my 10 year old son must cover at least 5 subjects a day, completing the work set for that subject. On a Monday, as an example, I would expect him to complete a chapter from his English textbook plus a couple of worksheet to supplement. This may take him about 30 minutes. Then he would do the same for maths. Science may include textbook work followed by lapbook work or projects which would take about an hour. The same for geography/history. Arabic and Islamic studies are often combined. Islamic studies includes textbook work followed by lapbooks and/or worksheets. In all we work 4-5 hours a day.

      The younger girls follow a similar routine but suited to their abilities. They don’t work as long since they have lower levels of concentration at this age. They mark off on their timetables the subjects they completed on Monday and then the next day we vary subjects to cover all subjects with a balance.

      I hope this helps explain things a bit better. Planning at least a week in advance is a good idea since you can make sure you have all your materials and resources prepared.

      • JazakAllah khair for your detailed reply. It is very helpful, al hamdulillah. I am so excited about this all. And Al hamdulillah feel better as I have better grasp of things (as I have help from you and people like you, by the grace of Almight Allah, al Hamdulillah). May Allah bless you and your family abundantly. ameen. Would you be able to say whether your children watch television programmes or cartoons etc. on tv or computer? Jazak Allah Ahsan. Assalamu Alaykum waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu. (ALso to say loved the work on masjid al Aqsaa, ma shaa Allah – great ideas and effort – you are making, bi-iznillah.)

  2. ASA, great ideas mashaAllah. what are the ages of your children and when did you start? I have a 3 year old and am having trouble finding activities to suit his age other than coloring, every craft turns out being me and him watching the whole time

    • Walaykum salam wa rahmatullah,

      My children are 10yrs, 9yrs, 6yrs, 5 yrs and 19mths. This lapbook was completed by my 6yr old and 5 year old with assistance from me. At 3 years old children tend to want to just play. They have a limited concentration level so I wouldn’t worry too much at this stage about finding anything major. If you don’t mind the mess then creative play and arts and crafts are great for little ones. There are lots of simple worksheets out there for little ones but not all children want to sit down at a desk with a pencil and worksheets, so it comes down to the individual child. Have you thought about totbooks? You can find some in my totbooks categories. They are a fun way to introduce, colurs, shapes, sizes, numbers, letters etc.

  3. MashaAllah, you really do have a school going. thank you for the tips 🙂 and very nice blog MA

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  5. moummmtaz

    salaam aaleykoum wa rahmatullahi w abarakaatu
    oukhti imen Allahi jaziki bi kheyr for your great and wonderful work ,

  6. Assalaamu alaykum sister. Is it possible to download the pages for ‘Who created you?’ lapbook. I really want it for my 4 year old, but there’s is no direct link, the link does not work.

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