Crafty Ramadhan’s Weekly Picks {1434 / Jul 7-13, 2013}

We have our usual reminders, plus a planning form and writing prompts, and some crafts using cereal boxes and lunch sacks.

Enjoy!

REMINDERS_____________________________________________

Count Down -— There are about 1-ish day until Ramadhan 1434 A.H. (10 Jul 2013) insha’Allah.

Drink Water  -— Make up for lost fluids lost due to the hot weather . . . drink plenty of water! Remind your family members and friends too.   Continue Reading → Getting Enough Water & Signs of Dehydration.

Let Them Play —

Al-Rubay’ bint Mu’awwidh – Allah be pleased with her – said while describing how the Prophet – Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him – told them to fast ‘Âshûrâ:

We used to make toys out of dyed wool for the children and keep them with us so if the children asked us for food we would give them the toys to distract them until they completed their fast.  —  Sahîh Muslim. A similar narration is also in Sahîh Al-Bukhârî.

Al-Nawawî states in his commentary on Sahîh Muslim:
In this narration we are shown that children should be trained to do acts of obedience and made used to doing worship; although they are not legally bound.

Source: Sayingsofthesalaf.net — Training children for worship

SCHOLASTIC RAMADHAN_____________________________________________

 Weekly Activity and Lesson Planning Form

Weekly Lesson Planning FormUse this form to plan what you will do for the week. There is plenty of writing space. We’re sure you will love using it!

Download the Weekly Ramadhan Lesson Activity Plan Form to print this helpful tool.

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Ramadhan Writiing PromptsRamadhan Writing Prompts

We’ve developed a set of writing prompts this year. Writing prompts are ideas to write about. These prompts center around some aspect of Ramadhan or Islam.

Parents, this is a no-brainer for you as you don’t have to think of a single topic to assign; it’s all been done for you.

If your children are in the pre-writing stage, have them respond to the prompts verbally..

Download the Ramadhan Writing Prompts page for this activity.

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CRAFTY RAMADHAN_____________________________________________

1434/2013 Theme: Recycled/Upcycled Crafts

We hope you and your family have lots of fun turning ordinary materials into useful crafts. Start by saving cereal and other product boxes, bottles caps, paper, etc.

Recycled Calendar {Up-cycled Cereal Box} HERE

Clothes Pin Calendar {Up-cycled Cereal Box} HERE

Wall Decals Ramadhan Calendar HERE

Tab Top Banner {Up-cycled Paper Sack} HERE

3-Sided Lantern Banner {Up-cycled Paper Bag} HERE

Gift Card Banner {Up-cycled Cardboard} HERE

Previous Posts

Look through archives for more crafts and activities!

RAMADHAN PREPAREDNESS______________________________________

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Image Sources: OpenClipartLibrary, Clker, WPClipart5, Wikimedia Commons

Drink Water -—  Making up for lost fluids. Drink plenty of water! Remind others. Read Getting Enough Water & Signs of Dehydration →

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