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Eid al Adha Ram Cupcakes

Not a fan of mutton? Then you’ll love this sugary version of a ram instead – perfect for celebrating Eid al Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice. I like to make these ram cupcakes specifically on the Days of Sacrifice, the 10th, 11th and 12th of Dhul Hijjah so...

Eid al Adha Pipecleaner Kaaba Craft

Make my Eid al Adha Kaaba craft for kids using just pipecleaners and beads! Easy and fun to make, hang it up as a beautiful kid-made ornament in celebration of the holiday. Here, I’ve placed glitter green branches in a vase to hang up our Kaaba ornament. I like...

Free Printable Coloring Sheet COVID-19

This Ramadan and Eid al Fitr was definitely a much different celebration than usual. With COVID-19 in full force, we celebrated this year in quarantine. However, we are still so blessed that we got to celebrate Eid with our immediate families in the comfort of our own...

Ramadan Drummer Seashells

One of the interesting things about Islamic holidays is that they follow a fully lunar calendar. This means that, through the course of some 40 years, we can experience Muslim holidays in all 4 different seasons. With Ramadan transitioning out of summer and into...

Eid al Adha Paper Pouches Calendar

This post is sponsored by Kid Made Modern.  When I first came across Kid Made Modern’s Black and White Paper Pad I immediately thought how great this product would be for Eid al Adha crafting. Black and white is very representative of the stories and traditions...

Festive Goat Gift Topper

Giving gifts on Eid? Of course you are! Get the kids involved in the gift giving tradition by making this festive goat gift topper! Beautiful bejewelled leaves flanked with a mini goat will add a touch of sparkle and whimsy to gifts wrapped in kraft paper. It’s...

Eid Al Adha Sheep Photo Frames

Love to take pictures of your kids during the holidays? Then, you’ll love this craft for Eid Al Adha photo frames! Shaped like sheep, these photo frames are an easy craft for children to make on their own. You can even add magnets onto the back of the sheep for...

Simple Eid al Adha Sheep Wreath

What’s a holiday without a wreath? This simple Eid al Adha sheep wreath takes next to no time to make and it will look so good hanging on your front door come Eid al Adha! For easy hanging, use a wreath hanger to display this simple yet chic wreath.  As guests...

Eid al Adha Eggs

When I was a little girl, my grandma and I would paint eggs as a fun indoor activity. We also used to love to paint rocks. We especially loved painting eggs and rocks to look like cute little dolls for me to play with. I guess for this reason I grew up seeing painted...

Hajj Bus Craft

Don’t let the pilgrims miss their Hajj bus! Make this Hajj bus craft to help pilgrims get from one Hajj destination to the next! There are many different destinations pilgrims need to travel to in order to complete their Hajj. The city of Mina, the plain of...

DIY Eid al Adha Jewelry

Do you have a child that loves to make jewelry? They are going to love this DIY Eid al Adha jewelry! I have a 10 year old niece, Ayesha, who loves to make jewelry. When she comes over, particularly when she comes over for sleepovers, one of the things she frequently...

DIY Eid al Adha Calendar with Fabric Bags

I’m excited to announce my recent partnership with Kid Made Modern where I’ll be using Kid Made Modern products in my craft tutorials! Today, I’m sharing with you an awesome DIY for Eid al Adha. It’s an Eid al Adha calendar with fabric bags!...

DIY Pompom Kaaba

If you’re looking for a great Eid al Adha craft for 8-12 years old, this DIY pompom Kaaba is the perfect activity! Each pom pom takes about 30 minutes to make so this is a craft that can keep older kids busy for a good amount of time. Once, you’ve made the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Paper Tube Ram Craft

With Eid al Adha coming up, grab the kiddos and try your hand at this paper tube ram craft! (This craft has small parts and requires a hot glue gun so it’s definitely the kind of craft that needs adult attention – best suited for ages 6 and up!) Materials...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Chocolate Lamb Place Settings

If you’re hosting dinner for Eid al Adha, greet your guests with chocolate lamb place settings. In many Muslim cultures, lamb is the choice of meat for the Eid al Adha feast, so these little chocolate lambs act as a nod to the dinner’s menu. Plus you can...

Easy Eid al Adha Cupcakes

Short on time? Try your hand at these easy Eid al Adha cupcakes! Order some lovely cupcakes from your favourite bakery; then top each cupcake with miniature plastic animals relevant to Eid al Adha like sheeps, goats and rams! For an added touch, display the cupcakes...

Eid al Adha Children’s Calendar

Holiday calendars are an easy and interactive way for children to learn about any holiday. For Eid al Adha, make a children’s calendar in the shape of the Kaaba! This shape allows kids to visually understand that Eid al Adha marks the end of Hajj, the pilgrimage...

Foam Pilgrims Craft

  Make way – these foam pilgrims are on their way to Mecca! For an easy Eid al Adha craft for small children, make an assortment of pilgrims using precut gingerbread men foam shapes purchased from Michael’s during after Christmas sales. They come in...

DIY Kaaba Balloon

Many American Muslim moms like to use the Kaaba as a symbol to help their children understand that Eid al Adha marks the end of Hajj. Balloons are always a good choice when celebrating any occasion with kids, so here is a super simple DIY to make a Kaaba balloon! Pair...

Eid al Adha Sheep Centerpiece

  Pom pom sheep are fun for kids to make, but hang them on decorative branches and you have an effortless centerpiece for Eid al Adha! This centerpiece works well for a dining table if you’re having a sit-down dinner, or display on a side table in your...

Follow the Hooves Eid Game

In Muslim countries, it officially starts to feel like Eid al Adha once animals are brought home for Eid. Children particularly love this part of Eid al Adha because they have so much fun playing with the goat/ sheep/ cow/ or camel. You can recreate the same...

Eid Al Adha Ram Craft

  A ram is central to the story of the Eid al Adha; celebrate the holiday with this adorable ram craft using everyday materials like popsicle sticks, felt and pipe cleaners. For small children, it’s helpful to cut out the different felt parts beforehand and...

Eid Al Adha Cloche

Make a cloche display for a quick and easy way to decorate for Eid al Adha! Here, we’ve featured the animals most commonly associated with Eid al Adha: sheep, goat, camels and cows. For an elegant way of representing the holiday story and traditions in your home...

Eid Al Adha Activity Calendar

In the 9 holy days preceding Eid al Adha create an activity calendar for kids to help them acknowledge the holy days and build up anticipation for Eid. Muslim holidays follow a “work hard, play hard” rule, so for each holy day, write out an age appropriate...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Crescent Star Healthy Treats

  Are you the mom with the healthy treats? If so, this one is for you! Shape an apple and banana into a crescent and star and serve on large round cookies or crackers spread with peanut butter. For a peanut free treat, cut deli slices of cheddar cheese into...

Crescent Star Garlic Bread Bites

  These garlic bread bites in the shape of crescents and stars will be adored by kids and adults alike this Ramadan and Eid. Stuffed with ooey-gooey mozzarella cheese and finished with a sprinkle of freshly chopped parsley they make a satisfying snack. You can...

Ramadan Paper Chain

  Ramadan is known as the month of blessed nights; create a paper chain garland with a celestial vibe to fit the occasion. Use removable hooks and drape this paper chain garland off a fireplace mantel or a bannister. It’s a graceful way to add some...

Crescent Star Cake

Shaped cakes are great for celebrating holidays with kids. This cake takes the shape of a crescent and a star – perfect for Eid or Ramadan parties. You don’t need any specialty pans to bake this cake – simple round ones will do. Use the leftover...

8 Pointed Star Photo Frames

  One of the traditions of Eid is to wear new clothes. If you like to take a photo of your child’s annual Eid outfit, preserve it with these 8 pointed star photo frames! Print out previous years’ Eid photos as 5×7″ prints of and in the last few days leading...

Cardboard Tube Stamps

  Recycle cardboard tubes into crescent and star shaped stamps! These stamps only take 5 minutes to make and kids of all ages will enjoy crafting with them. Have kids make stamped drawings to hang up on the fridge or stamp on gift tags, greeting cards and favour...

Magic Carpet Graham Crackers

These magic carpet cookies are a wonderful treat to enjoy in Ramadan or on Eid day – and thanks to store bought graham crackers, they’re so easy to make! The candy used to decorate these magic carpets are sour peach strips with no artificial dyes (hence...

Ramadan Sensory Box

Small children, like toddlers and preschoolers, learn about holidays through simple activities. Sensory boxes are meant to help kids learn to count, identify their colours and shapes, practice fine motor skills and develop language skills by describing how things feel...

Paper Bag Mosques

  Transform simple kraft paper bags into playful mosques with our free printable clipart. Stuff with tissue paper and these make the perfect gift bags for Eid day. Kids can make these themselves too – pre-cut the parts, particularly the more intricate ones...

Moon Sighting Binoculars

  Get kids involved in the tradition of moon sighting with binoculars they can help put together. It’s a great way to encourage pretend play for toddlers and preschoolers and big kids won’t mind a peek through the binoculars either! You can use these...

Ramadan Kids’ Table Crayons

Make Ramadan special at the kids’ table with this fun place setting idea. Use our printable template for the mosque shape – and for the minaret? A crayon! Lay out kraft paper as a tablecloth and let kids colour with the crayons till sunset. Place extra...

DIY Saffron Flowers

On Eid, Muslim cultures cook their finest food and some of these foods often include saffron, the most expensive and luxurious of spices. Saffron is harvested in the autumn most popularly in Spain, Iran and Kashmir, from beautifully fragrant flowers that vary in...

Eid Money Poppers

Celebrate Eid with a pop! Conceal cash in these DIY confetti poppers for a fun twist on the tradition of handing out money on Eid. Materials Plastic confetti poppers, available at Creative Bag Cardstock Alphabet stickers Tinsel Double sided tape Scissors Clip art...

Henna Hands Greeting Cards

For some Muslim cultures, henna, or mehndi, is a big part of Eid celebrations. The night before Eid women and children get intricate henna designs on their hands so on Eid day their hands are stained with a fresh, dark espresso colour. If you’ve got a little...

Dried Dates Wreath

As Eid-ul-Adha slowly makes it way out of autumn and into summer, embrace the season before it’s gone with a stunning fall wreath. Our autumn Eid wreath is made with dried dates as a nod to the Prophetic tradition of celebrating Eid with dates. Hang this wreath...

Eid Money Felt Envelopes

Handing out money to children is a tradition of Eid. Make these felt envelopes for a charming way of gift giving. Fastened with velcro, these envelopes are adorned with 8 pointed stars. Materials 8.5″ x 11″ sheets of felt, various colours Tacky glue Velcro...

8 Pointed Star Crayons

Use our 8 pointed star cookie cutter to make fun shaped crayons. These are great for handing out as favours to kids – they’ll love colouring with them on Eid! Materials 8 pointed star cookie cutter, 3″ Aluminum foil Crayons, paper wrapping removed...

8 Pointed Star Brownies

Make Eid festive by making brownies with our Islamic holiday cookie cutters. Get the recipe below. Ingredients 6 oz unsweetened chocolate 1 cup butter 3 eggs 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp vanilla Pinch of salt Icing sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350F and...

Eid Ideas: Sponge Stamped Eidi Bags

Drawstring bags are a great way to hand out money to children on Eid day. In addition to cash, these bags are great for holding individually wrapped treats like homemade cookies, chocolates, or gummy candy. Thoughtful favours like small bottles of bubbles, mini...

Cotton Candy Eid Pouches

Nothing says summer like cotton candy! Celebrate Eid in the summer by pairing cash with cotton candy. It’s a super sweet way to hand out Eid money to children (pun intended!) Of course food and money should never directly touch each other – see our little...

Eid Money Sponge Stamp Bags

Sponge stamp drawstring bags as a great way to hand out money to children on Eid day. Have kids help with making the bags beforehand and then on Eid day, fill up each bag with money and treats. Thoughtful favours like small bottles of bubbles, mini notebooks or...

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...

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,...

Eid Ideas: 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. This Eid, fill your home with the gentle...

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. This Eid, fill your home with the gentle...

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...

Magic Carpet Cereal Treats

In North America, we know of magic carpets from Disney’s Aladdin. In Muslim folk tales however, such as those compiled in One Thousand and One Nights, flying or “magic” carpets are an allusion to Prophet Solomon’s mat, which could travel by...

Ramadan Fabric Markers Tote Bag

With school out and summer here, little ones may be accompanying you to the mosque for night prayer (tarawih). Have them make a fabric markers tote bag to fill up with activities they can take along to tarawih prayer. If your mosque has a babysitting program, have...

8 Pointed Star Pancakes

Use our large 8 pointed star cookie cutter to make delightful pancakes for Ramadan. Make them for your pre-fasting meal or for kids on the weekend. They’re a great way to add some cheer to your Ramadan celebrations. You will need: Pancake batter Large 8 pointed star...

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....

Ramadan Food Ideas: Candy Lanterns

In some Muslims cultures, lanterns are heavily associated with Ramadan. Tradition has it, before electricity, lanterns were taken outside to help spot the crescent moon signaling the beginning and end of Ramadan. This Ramadan, combine tradition with this age-old North...

Ramadan Ideas: Date Place Setting

Make a pretty date place setting for Ramadan. With a few simple materials, you can make this craft in a matter of minutes for a special touch to your Ramadan table. This craft uses supermarket pitless dates that already have a hole in the center. A sturdy North...

8 Pointed Star Pizza

Make everyday pizza special for Ramadan by adding 8 pointed star salami toppings. Kids will love it for lunch – and they can help make it too! For an older crowd, add touches like fresh basil or asiago cheese and serve as finger food for an iftar party.  ...

Ramadan Balloon Bouquet

Surprise a loved one this Ramadan with an adorable balloon bouquet – it will definitely get the kids squealing in delight. For an airy look, pair a 34″ crescent moon balloon with clear latex balloons. Embellish the crescent moon with a smile and rosy...

Ramadan Ideas: Date Pit Napkin Rings

One Ramadan tradition consistent across Muslim cultures is to break fast with dates. As a nod to that tradition, make date pit napkin rings for Ramadan. Their rustic look add a lovely cottage country detail to your dinner table  – and they are a great way to...

Ramadan Ideas: 8 Pointed Paper Stars

The 8 pointed star is one of the most prominent symbols in Islamic art and architecture. Emma Clark, in her book, The Art of the Islamic Garden, explains that the 8 pointed star represents God’s Throne. This is because a verse in the Quran states that on the Day...

Ramadan Food Ideas: 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...

Ramadan Food Ideas: 8 Pointed Star Eggs

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

DIY Ramadan Party Crackers

In North America, British Christmas crackers grace holiday tables year round, not just December. From Valentine’s Day, to Halloween to Hannukah, every holiday has its own version of these crackers. Here’s how to make a Ramadan version of these popular...

Ramadan Ideas: Plush Crescent Star Garland

Looking for Ramadan ideas for baby’s 1st Ramadan? Make a plush garland with the emblem of Islam to hang in your nursery room. Easy to make, this crescent star garland will last you through the years. Store away after every Ramadan, and as baby gets older, every...

Painted Wooden Dolls

Inspired by Russian matryoshka dolls, we created our own little Muslim versions for Ramadan to represent the culture of Russian speaking Muslims living in North America. Complete with skull cap and scarf, the boy and girl are made to look like they’re coming...

Ramadan Lantern Streamers

Before electricity, it was tradition to take lanterns outside to help spot the crescent moon, marking the beginning of Ramadan. Today in some parts of the world, lanterns are still associated with Ramadan. Make these pretty lantern streamers to hang in your home this...

8 Pointed Star Carnation Luminaries

When hosting your sundown Ramadan party, don’t keep your guests in the dark! If you’re looking for fun Ramadan ideas, make these carnation luminaries. Carnations are a common motif in Islamic art and architecture, this particular design is inspired by a...

Ramadan Ideas: Date Place Card Holder

Ramadan traditions vary from culture to culture, especially when it comes to food. One tradition that seems common amongst almost all Muslim cultures is the Prophetic tradition of breaking fast with dates. If you’re on the hunt for Ramadan ideas for your next...

Ramadan Ideas: Turkish Style Cookie Tins Decoupage

Searching for Ramadan ideas? Empty cookie tins lying around the house? Transform your cookie tins into Turkish art! Using decoupage glue, create designs on your tins by cutting carnations and tulips from paper napkins. Tulips are native to Turkey and its nearby...

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...

Geometric Eid-ul-Adha Party

We weren’t sure if it was a good idea to replicate something as holy as the Kaaba. So inspired by modern art and architecture, we designed a contemporary Eid-ul-Adha party featuring a cube. It’s reminiscent of the Kaaba but it’s not a replica of the...

Holiday Movie Night

In North America, every holiday is accompanied with its fair share of holiday movies. They’re what spread festive cheer. In the spirit of Hajj, host a holiday movie night featuring, “Journey to Mecca: In the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta.” This short...

Pompom and Macrame Eid Party

This Eid, I’ve designed an Eid theme inspired by my South Asian heritage. I call it, “Deck the Camels.” In India/Pakistan decorating camels is a really big thing. Just the way people wear new clothes and dress up on Eid, camel owners try to make...

Ramadan Stardust Cake

Celebrate Ramadan with a simple yet beautiful cake! Make any dense chocolate cake recipe (check out the blog section for a roundup of chocolate cake recipes), place the printable template on top (download below), and dust some icing sugar through a sieve. Quick, easy,...

Free Ramadan Printable – Samosa Bags

Every Ramadan I like to hand out treats to co-workers. It’s a Ramadan tradition I made up. Last year, I made M&M cookies which we handed out in these printable bags. The year before that, I handed out samosas to my co-workers at Chatelaine...

Kilim Lanterns

This Ramadan, wow guests with these easy-to-make Kilim lanterns! Kilims are rugs woven by nomadic people all over the Islamic world; the kilims of North Africa, Persia and Anatolia are especially popular here in the West. Typically, women are weavers of kilims and the...