The Five Pillars

You are an alien agent from outer space, on a mission to find out about the Five Pillars of Islam. When your spaceship crashes you meet Maany, a ninety-year-old Muslim man. Together you travel to Mecca and he teaches you about Islam.


In this Experience, your class will learn about:

  • Islam as one of the major religions in the world
  • The Five Pillars of Islam: profession of faith, prayer, charity, fasting, Hajj
  • The Hajj as a pilgrimage to Mecca in modern Saudi Arabia

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For KS1 & KS2: Recap, Discuss & Quiz; Glossary; Reading Comprehension; Grammar & Punctuation; Writing Opportunities
  • For EYFS: Recap, Create & Play; Word Mat; Actions Storyboard; Song lyrics & mp3s (for some Experiences)