Moon Sighting Watercolor

Moon Sighting Watercolor

Of all the things we have done for Ramadan, this one is my favorite. I wanted to have this post ready for the start of the month, but I didn’t get it together in time so I decided to do it at the end. Sighting the new moon is an exciting part of Ramadan that I want to...
Ramadan Lantern Sun Catchers

Ramadan Lantern Sun Catchers

These Ramadan lantern sun catchers were inspired by two of my favorites: Sweet Fajr (she posts more on IG) and Tinkerlab. Like the card making activity, we also did this in our Preschool Group. The coffee filter painting is perfect for little ones and adding the...
Hanging Lanterns Ramadan Decorations

Hanging Lanterns Ramadan Decorations

I spotted these mini lantern keychains on the Eidway table at the ICNA bazaar and I knew my kids would love them. The kids received them on the first night of Ramadan along with other decorations and art supplies. They quickly tried to hang them up and I got the idea...
Ramadan Mubarak! Free Printable Ramadan and Eid Cards

Ramadan Mubarak! Free Printable Ramadan and Eid Cards

Ramadan Mubarak, friends! We began the holy month of Ramadan this past weekend, for those of you who don’t know. Ramadan is a time for increased worship, fasting, acts of charity, and personal reflection. Fasting includes abstaining from food and drink but it also...
Activities and Decorations to Celebrate Eid

Activities and Decorations to Celebrate Eid

We had a wonderful Eid! I’m late in posting. Of course. My excuse this time is pulling the plug on our internet. But that’s a story for another day. Today I am sharing a few little decorations and activities we did to get ready for Eid. If you aren’t...
Getting Ready to Celebrate Eid al Adha 2016

Getting Ready to Celebrate Eid al Adha 2016

Eid al Adha is next week! It always seems to pop up before I expect it to. I need to pay better attention! This year, I’ve been teaching my kids a lot more about the story of Ibrahim (Abraham) and about what the pilgrims do during hajj. There’s a lot to...
Eid Al Adha Activities 2015

Eid Al Adha Activities 2015

We are still in the midst of celebrating this year’s Eid Al-Adha. Like most things, I’d planned more in my head than we actually got to. But I don’t let that stress me out. It just gives me something to aspire to in the future. This season of my life...
Eid Mubarak Printable Labels

Eid Mubarak Printable Labels

Eid Mubarak! I can’t believe Eid snuck up on me so quickly. This week has been a quick rush of shoe and hijab shopping, gift buying and house cleaning. Of course we studied a bit about Hajj and the significance of this Eid too. I’ll do a post about that...
Eid al Adha 2013

Eid al Adha 2013

Yesterday we celebrated the first day of Eid al Adha, the second of two annual holidays in the Muslim calendar. This Eid (“festival”) comes at the end of the yearly Hajj pilgrimage. It’s a celebration of the sacrifice that Abraham was willing to make...
Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

Today is Eid al Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), the second of the two yearly holidays for Muslims around the world. This Eid marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage and commemorates the prophet Ibrahim’s (Abraham) willingness to sacrifice his son Ismiail (Ishmael).We...
Ramadan Activities for Children

Ramadan Activities for Children

Since today is the first day of Ramadan, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some books and resources for kids to use during this holy month. In case you didn’t know, Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is considered a holy month...

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