Course Curriculum

This 10-week class is focused on spiritual development for children ages 9-10 years old. Developed by Rabata, the unique program focuses on belief, character development, and value systems by learning about the spiritual heart, this life and the hereafter, doing good deeds, and dhikr. This program also reflects upon the Qur’an and Sunnah, focuses on Ibadah (worship), Ihsan (to obtain excellence in worship), hikma (wisdom), and learning about right and wrong actions. The content is delivered in a fun and engaging online environment taught by diverse certified Ribaat Instructors.

Class Day & Time

Session: January 20th-March 25th

This class meets 2 days a week (one hour per class)

Wednesday 5:30 pm CST/11:00 pm UK

Thursday 5:30 pm CST/11:00 pm UK 


Tayyaba Syed is the multiple award-winning author of the children’s picture book The Blessed Bananas. She has written for 20+ book titles for Muslim kids including Encyclopedia Britannica. As a journalist, her bylines have been in numerous publications such as NPR, Chicago Parent and Islamic Horizons. She is an active volunteer for Rabata, teaches writing to communities everywhere, leads a local women’s halaqa, and performs readily as a fun storyteller. She has worked as the Creative Developer for Noor Kids educational books and as a co-author for the Jannah Jewels chapter-book series. As a public speaker, she has conducted 100+ literary and faith-based presentations from all over the U.S. to Qatar and Turkey. Recently, Tayyaba completed the Ribaat Teacher Certification through the Ribaat Academic Institute. She lives with her husband and three children in Illinois.

Anse Tayyaba Syed