Arabic cultural resources

Check out a collection of English and Arabic videos featured on QFI YouTube channel where you may access read-alouds of various children’s books. Watch and listen to the stories that are inspired by connecting cultures for global good.

3dmekanlar is a website that provides virtual tours of landmarks from in many countries in the Arab world. Visit mosques, tombs, palaces of sultans, museums, and other places with more than a thousand 360 degree panoramic images in high quality.

This is an Arabic/Islamic Art activity which introduces various types of Islamic geometric patterns. This tutorial allows users to make an Arabic pattern illustrator swatch, using Adobe Illustrator.  You may access this tutorial here:

Check out this channel on YouTube which has a great selection of translated Arabic songs. These celebrate the wonderful diversity of Arabic dialects:

Lastly, students of the Arabic Program at UIUC have an Arabic Magazine called  Lisaan Al-Dhaad. It has a multitude of content including videos, poems, articles, and more, all created by students of the Arabic Program here at UIUC.