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“And So You Were Born” is a Bahá’í-inspired children’s book (with an accompanying interactive version in the iTunes App Store) which features colorful, whimsical illustrations as the reader learns of the great love that exists for them – from God’s love before and after birth, to love of family and friends – and about life’s purpose of spreading love to all as we unite in our diversities.
Beginning with a dedication page allowing for personalization (including space for a photograph, as well as the gift-giver’s name, the child’s name and date of gift), “And So You Were Born” ends with short writings from major faith traditions, notable world figures and various cultures on the themes of love and a purpose-driven life.
And So You Were Born is winner of a 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award in the category of Religion/Spirituality. The Awards – which are handed to publishers large and small from around the world – are designed to bring increased recognition to the year’s best children’s books, chosen for their commitment to children, literacy and life-long reading.
Audrey Press is an independent publishing house publishing books which inspire children and families to discover their world together.
Shipping Restrictions: We ship all over the world. Just check the shipping box at check out which best applies to you.
Award-winning authors Valarie Budayr and Marilyn Scott-Waters have co-created A Year in the Secret Garden to introduce the beloved children’s classic The Secret Garden to a new generation of families. This guide uses over two hundred full color illustrations and photos to bring the magical story to life, with fascinating historical information, monthly gardening activities, easy-to-make recipes, and step-by-step crafts, designed to enchant readers of all ages. Each month your family will unlock the mysteries of a Secret Garden character, as well as have fun together creating the original crafts and activities based on the book.
Bahá’í Publishing produces books based on the teachings of the Bahá’í Faith. Established in 1955, the Bahá’í Publishing Trust of the U.S. is one of about 30 Publishing Trusts operating around the globe today. Each Publishing Trust functions under the aegis of its respective National Spiritual Assembly. The Publishing Trusts also receive their charter, and both general and specific guidance, from the Universal House of Justice.
Bahá’í Distribution Service exists to provide the broadest possible range of Bahá’í literature and related materials to support you, your family and society at large in the spiritual search for truth and the activities of community building.
Bahá’í Distribution Service provides the most comprehensive selection of Bahá’í titles in the world, with more than 2,000 Bahá’í books, eBooks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, downloadable music and related materials available through its BahaiBookstore.com and BahaiMusicStore.com sites, representing the efforts of hundreds of publishers, authors and artists from around the globe.
Shipping Restrictions: Most orders are shipped within 2 -5 business days. Our shipping charges are based on the actual amounts charged by UPS and the US Postal Service. Please see our FAQ for information on international shipping and other questions you may have.
The BIG Bahá’í Activity Book for little Bahá’ís was created with love for the purpose of offering young children a way to communicate their understanding of virtues and Baha’i themes through simple, artistic participation. The book includes over 60 simple exercises and a 15-page Educator’s Guide to help Parents, Caregivers and Teachers extend the message of the book beyond the page.
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A collaboration from two friends and bloggers to produce fun and educational materials for children inspired by Bahá’í holidays and teachings. Our first project was an Ayyám-i-Há fun book, and we are currently at work on a book for Ridván!
This e-book is full of crafts, recipes, printable activities, and jokes to celebrate Ayyám-i-Há!
A Crafty Arab creates multicultural tutorials about the people in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region and produces education products that teach Arabic to children. A Crafty Arab currently has an Arabic Alphabet Animal Poster, Arabic Color Animal Poster, Arabic Pronunciation Magnets, Arabic Alphabet Game Cards and the newly released Arabic Alphabet Coloring Book
Baha’i prayer beads, jewelry, mixed media and some stained glass. My jewelry and one-of-a-kind Bahá’í prayer beads are inspired by the Bahá’í Writings or I choose a Writing appropriate for the piece. Each piece has a name and description, list of materials used and a passage from Bahá’í scripture.
Shipping Restrictions: Stained glass local sales only. Will not be shipped.
Ayyám-i-Há Specials: 19% off through Naw-Ruz! Promo starts Wednesday, 1/16/19. To get this savings, please enter the discount code ANR19 at checkout.
Ceramic pastel vintage block beads, white spacers, lampwork beads, white tassel
“O my dear children!…praise be to God, the power of the Kingdom of God hath trained such children, who, from their early childhood, eagerly wish to acquire Baha’i education that they may, from the period of their childhood, engage in service to the world of humanity.” –‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá
Multicultural Music (mp3’s and cd’s) , E-Books, and fairly traded percussion instruments sharing a rainbow of diversity with all the world’s children!
Shipping Restrictions: Certain musical instruments cannot be shipped outside of the USA because of customs regulations. Otherwise, we ship anywhere!
Our website, Enable Me To Grow, is aimed at supporting Bahá’í families with inspiration and practical tools to foster spiritual education in their homes and communities. Soulrise Melodies is the musical duo associated with the website.
Shipping Restrictions: No shipping. The picture will only be sold in digital format.
This specially commissioned piece by freelance artist Laura Caldentey is offered as a special gift to contributors in thanks for their financial support which allows our website to keep running. After creating this piece, we thought it was too precious to keep to ourselves. So using the picture and the prayer that inspired our website’s name we took a step further to make a special prayer poster to share with everyone. You can use it to decorate your child’s room, to give as a gift, or to print out to keep in your own prayer book. It is available as part of our membership materials, which you receive after donating any amount to our website. Extra copies of the poster can be made for a suggested donation of $5 each.
‘Garment of Glory – Baha’i Inspired Clothing Designs’ started through a commitment to illuminating the Writings and principles of the Bahá’í Faith for all to enjoy and spread the beautiful message of oneness and unity throughout the world.
Shipping Restrictions: Ships worldwide.
I design and create unique and colorful handmade jewelry, accessories, and tutorials using the art of paper quilling. I have several signature designs including some nine pointed star and lotus designs. Found on Etsy (partial collection) and Zibbet (full collection).
Ayyám-i-Há Specials: 20% off storewide! The sale prices are already shown in shop, no coupon codes needed! (Etsy sale from Jan. 20 – Feb. 19, 2019)
Shipping Restrictions: I ship worldwide!
Adorable yellow and black butterflies adorn these cute yellow snap hairclips. The butterflies are eco friendly and handcrafted by the art of paper quilling. The butterflies have been carefully sealed and then dipped into resin for a waterproof and very sturdy finish! The beauty of paper quilling combined with the durability of plastic, love it!
Giselle Shardlow is the author of Kids Yoga Stories. Her yoga-inspired children’s books get children moving, learning, and having fun. Giselle draws from her experiences as a teacher, traveler, yogi, and mom to write the stories found at www.kidsyogastories.com or on Amazon worldwide.
Ayyám-i-Há Specials: 10% off at checkout with coupon code “AyyamiHa” yoga stories and yoga cards found at https://shop.kidsyogastories.com/.
Shipping Restrictions: No shipping restrictions. We offer a flat-fee shipping fee of $3.50 (USA and Canada) and $14.95 (International).
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A Yoga Story About Friendship, Happiness and Acceptance
Anna finds happiness practicing yoga on her rainbow-colored yoga mats at recess. She imagines traveling the world and exploring new places. Will her classmates accept her and join the fun?
The storybook includes a Foreword by Katie Manitsas, Director of Jivamukti Yoga Sydney and Author of Yoga Off the Mat and The Yoga of Birth.
Chinese Children’s Classics v 1.0 is a unique collection of traditional Chinese children’s songs with a fresh, new modern sound. The album’s 15 tracks fuses rock, pop, dance, ska, and hip hop influences with playful lyrics to make it fun and engaging for all ages. The perfect introduction to Chinese language and culture, a quintessential educational tool for every little global citizen!
See also: Music
Little Pim’s award-winning language program for kids makes it fun and easy for children to learn a second language. With 12 languages to choose from, our proprietary method teaches your child 360 words and phrases.
We live in an increasingly global world where learning a second language can give your child many advantages. Invest in their future…A little language goes a long way. Start watching Little Pim today with our digital + streaming options!
OF ONE SEA’s name was inspired by the Hawaiian unity song “We are Drops” and makes clothes for the whole family, but some of their most popular items are for kids. You can shop online at www.ofonesea.com and use the code AYYAMIHA at checkout for 40% off your entire order.
Shipping Restrictions: We ship internationally and have domestic shipping in the US and Australia.
Ayyám-i-Há Specials: 40% off use code AYYAMIHA at checkout.
This limited edition ‘Drops Of One Ocean’ is a one-time print that is offered in very limited quantities. Once it’s sold out, they’re gone! This and the kid’s Radiant Heart tee are priced to be $10 after the 40% off code.
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One Voice Press, LLC is a traditional publisher of inspirational literature written from a Baha’i perspective that reaches out to all people, regardless of the faith traditions they follow. Our books include inspirational nonfiction, memoirs, fiction, poetry, and children’s literature. Most of our titles are available in both print and ebook formats. Our imprints include One Voice Press, which focuses on nonfiction, and Serpent Cliff, which focuses on fiction. One Voice Press and Serpent Cliff are both in the process of closing down, anticipated mid-2019. Many of our titles are being taken over by the Baha’i Publishing Trust, but we do have some books left, nearly all of which are on permanent sale.
Plant Love Grow creates resources to help children develop emotionally. We have books that help children with mining their inner gems, understanding how to deal with difficult emotions, as well as journals for inner exploration and virtue materials for parents and teachers. Books can be purchased directly through Amazon or our website.
Sugarfoots is a handmade rag doll and children’s book company based in Washington D.C. Our anchor product is a child-safe, hand-crafted multi-ethnic rag doll, complemented by a children’s book series based on folktales from cultures around the world.
Shipping Restrictions: Ships to USA only.
The renowned multi-cultural rag dolls made in the four natural shades of Cocoa, Ginger, Sugarcream and Cinnamon!
An online shop specializing in art prints, paintings and porcelain jewelry inspired by the Bahá’í Faith and the Sacred Writings of other faiths. I sell high quality prints from original paintings of illuminated prayers, the Greatest Name and Bahá’í quotes. All works are approved by a committee appointed by my Local Spiritual Assembly. Porcelain jewelry is all hand-made by me here in my home studio with all of my own hand-made molds and stamps.
Prints of Bahá’í prayers and quotes about/for children, suitable for framing and gift giving.
Whistlefritz was borne out of a mom’s passion to teach her own children Spanish. After reading research showing that early childhood was the best time to learn a language, Whistlefritz’s founding mom set out on a mission to find fun and educational teaching materials for her children. Not finding what she wanted, she decided to create it: engaging, playful, live-action Spanish (and now French!) immersion DVDs, CDs, and Lesson Plans for her own kids and kids everywhere!
Shipping Restrictions: We ship worldwide. Our programs can also be downloaded digitally on iTunes!