a gift for new beginnings

Precious Gift For New Beginnings


How Best To Use This Book
  1. Find a quiet and comfortable space where you and your child can read together.
  2. Use the prompt sheet at the front of the book to understand the purpose and instructions for effective reading.
  3. Encourage your child to engage with the story, ask questions, and share their thoughts and feelings.
  4. Make use of the comprehension questions, relatable story, frequently asked questions, and activity provided at the end of the book to reinforce understanding and enhance the learning experience.
General Tips for Reading:
  1. Use expressive and engaging voices to bring the characters and story to life.
  2. Pause during the reading to allow your child to absorb the information and ask questions.
  3. Take breaks to discuss the illustrations and relate them to your child’s own experiences.
  4. Encourage your child to participate by repeating key phrases or actions mentioned in the book.
At the End of the Book:
  1. Comprehension Questions: Test your child’s understanding of the book by asking questions related to the story, characters, and themes.
  2. Relatable Story: Share a relatable story that reinforces the importance of prayer and its impact on daily life, helping your child connect the book’s message to their own experiences.
  3. Frequently Asked Questions: Find answers to common questions children might have about prayer, allowing you to address any curiosities and deepen their understanding.
  4. Activity: Engage your child in an interactive activity related to the book, which encourages hands-on learning and further exploration of prayer concepts.
Comprehension Questions:
  1. What was the first value you learned on this journey?
  2. How did you show kindness to your friends?
  3. Why is gratitude important in our daily lives?
  4. How did you demonstrate unity with your friends?
  5. Why is forgiveness an important value to embrace?
Relatable Story

Ali’s Act of Kindness


There was once a boy named Ali. He had just finished reading a special book about kindness, just like the one you have just read. Inspired by the story, Ali decided to put the values he learned into action.


One sunny afternoon, Ali went to the park.. He noticed a girl sitting alone on a bench, looking sad. Her ice cream had fallen on the ground, and she had nothing left to enjoy. Ali remembered the lesson about kindness and approached the girl with a smile.


“Hi, my name is Ali. I saw what happened to your ice cream. Would you like to share mine?” Ali offered kindly. The girl’s face lit up, and they started talking, realizing they had so much in common.


From that day forward, Ali and the girl became the best of friends. They practiced kindness, gratitude, and unity together, just like you in your special book.


Ali learned that even small acts of kindness can make a big difference, and he cherished the values he discovered in his heart.

Questions Children Ask?

Q1: Why is kindness important?

A1: Kindness is important because it helps us create a positive and caring environment. When we show kindness to others, it makes them feel happy and loved. Kindness also helps build strong friendships and creates a harmonious society.


Q2: Why should we be grateful?

A2: Gratitude is important because it reminds us to appreciate the blessings in our lives. When we feel grateful, we focus on the good things and find happiness in them. It helps us have a positive outlook and strengthens our connection with Allah and others.


Q3: How does unity make a difference?

A3: Unity brings people together, regardless of their differences. When we embrace unity, we build strong communities and support one another. It helps us understand and respect different cultures, making the world a better place.


Q4: Why is forgiveness important?

A4: Forgiveness is important because it allows us to let go of negative feelings and mend relationships. When we forgive others, we find peace within ourselves and create opportunities for healing and growth.


Q5: What can I do to live with these values?

A5: You can be more like the character in the book by practicing the values of kindness, gratitude, unity, and forgiveness in your everyday life. Look for opportunities to help others, appreciate the blessings around you, be inclusive and accepting of others, and forgive when someone makes a mistake. Remember, even small actions can make a big difference!

Interactive Activity

Here’s an activity related to the book that encourages hands-on learning and exploration:

Activity: The Kindness Jar

 Materials Needed:

 A clean jar or container

  • Small pieces of paper or sticky notes
  • Markers or coloured pens




  1. Explain to your child that they will create a “Kindness Jar” to practice acts of kindness just like Sofia in the book.
  2. Decorate the jar together using markers or coloured pens. Encourage your child to be creative and make it vibrant and eye-catching.
  3. Cut small pieces of paper or use sticky notes. These will be used to write down acts of kindness.
  4. Discuss different acts of kindness that your child can perform, such as helping a family member, sharing a toy, or writing a thank-you note.
  5. Write each act of kindness on a separate piece of paper or sticky note and fold it. Encourage your child to contribute their own ideas too.
  6. Place the folded papers inside the Kindness Jar.
  7. Each day, have your child select one act of kindness from the jar.
  8. Together, complete the act of kindness and reflect on how it made them and the recipient feel.
  9. After completing the act, unfold the paper and place it in a special “Kindness Journal” or a designated area to keep track of the kind deeds.
  10. Encourage your child to continue adding new acts of kindness to the jar and practicing them regularly.




  • Encourages the child to actively engage in acts of kindness, promoting empathy and compassion.
  • Fosters a sense of responsibility and positive behaviour.
  • Reinforces the values learned from the book by applying them in real-life situations.
  • Provides an opportunity for reflection and gratitude.
  • Creates a keepsake “Kindness Journal” filled with memories of the child’s kind deeds.
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