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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…

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Eid Al-Fitr

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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Eid Al-Fitr

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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Eid Al-Adha

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 Cardboard tube Pencil Scissors Acrylic…

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Eid Al-Fitr

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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Eid Al-Fitr

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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Eid Al-Fitr

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…