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Paper Bag Eid Pouches

Handing out money to children is a tradition of Eid – make these Eid pouches to carry on tradition. A bit like trick or treating, children go from adult to adult at family gatherings, greeting them a blessed Eid; in doing so, they receive a little bit of cash from each (prepared) adult. By the…

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Eid Pipe Cleaner Gift Toppers

Exchanging gifts for Eid? Dress them up with the symbol of Islam: a crescent moon and star. These pipe cleaner gift toppers are an easy craft – even kids can make them (but be sure they watch out for the sharp edges of the pipe cleaner.) For a touch of sparkle, use tinsel pipe cleaners…

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Eid Jasmine Garland Table Decorations

Jasmine, or Yasmine, is a beloved flower in many Muslim cultures cherished for its sweet fragrance. Time and again, Islamic literature mentions jasmine’s beauty and likens it to flowers that await in gardens of paradise.┬áThis Eid, fill your home with the gentle scent of jasmine with these easy garland table decorations. Like precious pearls, they…

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Handmade Felt Prayer Rug

A homemade felt prayer rug is a precious Ramadan gift for young ones, especially for those aged around 7 – 10 years. As children get older and grow out of it, hang it up on a wall as a tapestry. Inexpensive and easy to make, it is a keepsake to cherish through the years. Materials…

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Date and Candy Lollipops

For a charming kid’s craft this Ramadan, make date and candy lollipops. Palm trees and fun characters will keep kids occupied during long summer afternoons – or if you’re hosting a dinner party, it’s a great craft to put out on the kids table. This craft uses gelatin free gummy candy and pitless honey dates,…

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8 Pointed Star Egg

3am meals don’t have to be boring! Before a long day of fasting, make sure you get your protein with this festive egg breakfast shaped into an 8 pointed star – a symbol of hope. Ingredients and Supplies 2 eggs, yolks and whites separated Non-stick spray or oil Non-stick fry pan Bamboo skewer Spatula Large…

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Lantern Sandwiches

In some Muslim cultures, lanterns are heavily associated with Ramadan. Before electricity, lanterns were carried outdoors to help spot the crescent moon which indicates the start of Ramadan. For a fun treat for kids, make lantern sandwiches with peanut butter and jam – the jam gives the lanterns a stained glass look! Ingredients and Supplies…

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Free Printable: Ramadan Pie Box Stickers

Nothing says “love” like some fresh baked pie. Ring in Ramadan by sending off pies to family and friends made with seasonal summertime fruit. Use our Ramadan pie stickers to add a personal touch to your bakery box. The stickers read, “Sending you love and pie this Ramadan”, and include space to write who it’s…

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DIY Ramadan Tablecloth

Bring a bit of festivity into your home with this DIY tablecloth hand painted with the greetings, “Ramadan Mubarak”. You don’t need to be an Islamic arts calligrapher for this project – we promise! Simply download our clipart and follow the easy instructions. A fun weekend project, you’ll be pleased to pull out this tablecloth…

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Perler Bead 8 Pointed Star

Adults and kids alike will enjoy this fun Ramadan craft. Make 8 pointed stars from Perler beads in bright cheerful colours befitting for summer weather. Islamic art heavily relies on geometry and Perler beads are a great medium to explore symmetry. Expand the 8 pointed star to create different flower patterns found commonly in Muslim…