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Ramadan Drummer’s Hat Countdown Calendar

Do you know who the Ramadan drummer is? He’s a jolly old fella who pays a visit to your home at night playing music and singing songs as a way to wake you up and eat your pre-fasting meal. Although based off a real tradition, the Ramadan drummer is a fictional invention of mine particularly…

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Healthy Ramadan Smoothie

If you haven’t heard by now, Ramadan has a set of colours. (An explanation on that here.) When even our food is made to represent holiday colours it makes the holiday feel extra festive and fun, particularly for little kids. To embrace the purple and yellow colours of Ramadan, make this healthy Ramadan smoothie featuring…

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Easy “Eid Mubarak” Garland

Here is an easy “Eid Mubarak” garland that you can make in under 10 minutes! This post is sponsored by HomeSense and here I’ve made an “Eid Mubarak” garland in Ramadan and Eid al Fitr’s colour scheme and paired it with HomeSense’s console and lanterns. The console is perfect for displaying gifts and with the…

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Ramadan & Eid al Fitr Trail Mix

One of the best things about having colours associated with a holiday is that you can put together festive ideas so easily. A trail mix is always a crowd pleaser at any party so for a Ramadan or Eid al Fitr party, make a purple and gold themed trail mix! (For more info on Ramadan…

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Stencilled Glass Lanterns

  This post is brought to you in sponsorship with HomeSense Canada. HomeSense has a ton of beautiful lanterns in store, both for indoor use and outdoor use, as part of their summer collection. Since lanterns are also a big part of Ramadan, here’s a simple DIY for taking store bought lanterns and transforming them…

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Ramadan and Eid DIY Throw Pillows

I’m so excited to be sharing this DIY throw pillow project with you in sponsorship with HomeSense! I often use HomeSense products when styling my photoshoots so it’s great to be working with them in sponsorship for the first time! I love HomeSense because their store is located super close to my home and their…

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Ramadan Fruit Kebobs

  One of Ramadan’s traditions is to break fast with dates; for a fun twist, fashion dates into wonderful fruit kebobs! Along with dates, we’ve paired melon moons, pineapple and mango stars, and purple marshmallows and grapes for a themed Ramadan treat. These are especially great to make with kids and a great activity to…

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Eid Guessing Game

One of Eid’s traditions is give out money to children. In North America many parents opt to give their children wrapped gifts instead of cash money. If that sounds like you, you can still introduce your kids to the age old tradition of Eid money with our fun guessing game! (It’s a great game for…

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Flying Carpet Game

This flying carpet game is fun for kids of all ages (in fact even grownups will have a great time with this one!) As a non-competitive and active game, it’s especially great for small children like toddler and preschoolers. Be sure to play in a large indoor room with furniture moved out of the way.…

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Ramadan Drummer Paper Bag Puppets

  Nearly every Muslim culture has some concept of Ramadan drummers (even if historically.) The job of the Ramadan drummer is to wake people up about an hour before dawn so people can take their pre-fasting meal. For North American children who might not be familiar with Ramadan drummers, we’re introducing them in a ficticious…