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Eid Al-Adha

Popsicle Stick Hajj Tents

Hajj is fast approaching and to get little ones involved in learning more about the occasion, crafts are always a great idea! Try these popsicle stick hajj tents with kids aged 2-5 years for a super easy activity that you can do with minimal craft supplies. Make some foam pilgrims to go with the tents…

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Eid Al-Adha

Ram Treat Bags for Eid al Adha

These adorable ram paper bags for Eid al Adha are practical party favors that will surely delight kids. If you’re familiar with the story behind Eid al Adha, you’ll know that a ram is central to the story. For me, when it comes to decorating or crafting for holidays, I like to come up with…

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Eid Al-Fitr

DIY Ramadan Paper Lantern Favor Boxes

Every year for Eid al Fitr, my family hosts an open house party. For this year’s party, I decided to make some DIY paper lantern favor boxes for our guests. I filled each one with cookies from one of my favorite local bakeries. I’m really glad I picked up the cookies instead of baking at…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Ramadan Yogurt Bark Recipe

My Ramadan yogurt bark recipe is a great healthy treat for kiddos during Ramadan and for Eid al Fitr too. Made with probiotic packed blueberry yogurt, fruit cut in the shape of moons/ stars and an added sprinkling of oats, this recipe will be sure to please even the pickiest of eater. Plus, kids will…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Ramadan Foam Lanterns Craft

These Ramadan foam lanterns are a great craft for children ages 3+. The craft is easy to set up and kids will have a ton of fun customizing their own purple and yellow lanterns for Ramadan! Whether you do this craft at home or in a classroom (for educators looking to teach about different holidays)…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Poem – The Ramadan Drummer

Today I’m introducing a poem about the Ramadan Drummer. If you’ve been following Hello Holy Days! for a while and/ or recently purchased my Ramadan Drummer banner from Crate & Kids, you’re probably starting to become familiar with my concept of the Ramadan Drummer. I invented the idea of using the Ramadan Drummer as a…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Simple Ramadan Rice Krispies

One of my favourite things when I was a kid was rice krispie treats. Back in the 90’s when my family didn’t know the gelatin in marshmallows was a commonly derived pork product, I loved devouring rice krispies. I particularly loved holiday themed rice krispies. I remember once for a Christmas potluck at school, one…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Ramadan Calendar with Ornaments

If you’re looking for a DIY Ramadan calendar idea, make this pretty Ramadan calendar with ornaments! Although Ramadan doesn’t fall anywhere close to Christmas in 2018, you can purchase plastic ornaments online from Oriental Trading year round. Inside each ornament is an act of kindness written on a small piece of paper. However, to make…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Pretty Pipe Cleaner Ramadan Lanterns

These pretty pipe cleaner Ramadan lanterns are a great craft for children ages 8+. All you really have to do is shape the pipe cleaners to look like a lantern then add on some decorative details! I’ve used simple, everyday craft supplies like pom poms and beads to add decorative details so this is also…

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Eid Al-Fitr

Ramadan Drummer Paper Plate Craft

If you have a preschooler on your hands – or if you’re a preschool or kindergarten teacher – this is a great craft to do with the kids to celebrate Ramadan and Eid al Fitr. It’s a Ramadan Drummer paper plate craft! It’s super simple to do, though you may need to pre-cut certain pieces…