It’s time for the Crafty Ramadhan Weekly Update!
We have our usual reminders, and
- part 3 of How to Create a Month of Ramadhan Activitie,
- lantern and banner crafts, and more.
[♦] Make Up Fasts -— Keep making up your missed days! Remind family and friends as well.
[♦] Current Ramadhan Classes— See the link to Ramadhan Planner below.
[♦] Part 3: How to Create a Month of Ramadhan Activities & Lessons
To read all of the steps and get all forms HERE.
Step 3 – This part of the process requires that you do the Ramadhan Detailed Activity & Lesson Planner (RDAP). It is a basic lesson plan.
This is where you provide all of the details necessary to completing an individual activity or lesson such as day and time of the activity, supplies, steps, etc.
You can even script out what you will say, do, questions you will ask, instructions to students, for example. Detailed plans differ from one activity to another.
The activities for the RDEAP come from your Daily Educational & Activity Planner.
The RDEAP can be done a week in advance, or the day before, or on even on the day your students/children do the activity.
At the end of the activity, make notes on how things went. What worked. What did not. Which parts did the children/students love the most. This will make doing this next year a whole lot easier.
Here is the example (remember, this is an example; it’s not real, not even the links)
Activity/Lesson: Ramadhan Calendar
Goal: We will do one calendar for the family. The calendar will go on the wall next to our Ramadhan bulletin board.
Time : 45 minutes
Supplies: glue, scissors, double stick tape, markers or crayons, electrical tape. File: Rlanfamily.wordpress/RamadhanCal-How-To for a pic
Print calendar pieces (Ramadhan Calendar pdf) from website
Assemble materials & set up at the kitchen table
Make KWL chart: Tape a large piece of craft paper on the wall.
Welcome children & seat them at the table. Tell them the activity name.
Discuss purpose of calendar (1 minute).
Make Ramadhan Calendar (30 minutes):
Aneesa & Khadjiah color and cut out numbers (15 each)
Muhammad colors and cut out titles
Everyone helps make calendar grid with electrical tape
Attach numbers and titles on the wall with double stick tape
Teacher: Be prepared to answer questions and help out.
Clean up (10 minutes)
Insha’Allah, this little guide has helped.
[♦] Welcome Ramadhan Coloring Books –
A sister has created a set of printables to teach her children about the special month of Ramadhan before it begins . . . . Welcome Ramadan pre-school colouring book and the same book for older children, “Welcome Ramadan” colouring work book.
[♦] Islam4Kids: Come Eat With Me –
This story is on giving to others, especially when they are hungry . . . Come Eat With Me
[♦] Ramadhan Gift Tag Banner —
Banners are a fun and creative way to let children know that Ramadhan is here.
Make each banner piece with the same design, or mix and match. Either way, you’ll be pleased with the results!
Go to Ramadhan Gift Tag Banner Tutorial NEW!
[♦] Arch-Top Paper Lantern —
Children love to make lanterns and pretend to go out in search of the moon at night.
Here is a paper lantern craft tutorial for them.
There are lots of photos for nearly each step of the process.
Go to Arch-Top Paper Lantern Tutuorial NEW!
[♦] Direction of Salaah Compass Rose —
In this activity, children will make a compass rose and label the different directions.
They will also indicate the direction of the Ka’bah from their location.
This is a great little project to go along with any work being done on the direction of prayer.
Go to the Ka’bah Direction Compass Rose NEW! 2012
[♦] Ramadhan Goals for Kids: Part 1 —
Practically benefitting from Ramadhaan should be divided into two categories: goals, and preparations . . . . Continue Reading [Goals for Children] How to Benefit from Ramadhaan Practically Part I →
[♦] Over at Ramadhan Planner —
We’ve reached week #4 of our Flylady missions, and getting bedrooms ready for Ramadhan, recipes, audio about Ramadhan, and more . . . Ramadhan Planner’s Weekly Updates
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