8/13/2018

10+ Hajj and Eid Al Adha Resources and Activities for Kids + Free Printable

    
We're getting very close to the hajj season! Can you believe Ramadan finished and it's now almost Dhull Hijjah? Time's surely not waiting for us. This is the perfect time to talk about hajj and do activities with children. If you're homeschooling, you can make a hajj-related theme or unit study before Eid Al Adha. Here are ten (and more) resources, activities, and printable that you can use to introduce hajj and Eid Al Adha to your kids.

Article/Blog Post
7 Virtues of the First 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah and the Etiquette of Eid Al Adha - Global Muslim Writers 

Interactive Note Book
Hajj Interactive Notebook from Iman Home-school
She has many more very useful printables.

Lapbook
Hajj Lapbook by Umm Abdul Basir

Theme Project
Hajj Theme Pack from a Muslim Child is Born
She lists other useful projects below as well.

Activities
Hajj Activity Bank 
She shares ideas of what you can do with your child.
She's a sister who has been homeschooling for year. She shares lots of information on homeschooling.
Hajj by Day and Word Wall by Islamic Bulletin Board

Video/Story
The Story of the Zamzam by Islamic Playground
The Story of Zamzam by One 4 Kids (Zaky)

Ibrahim & Ismail (as) Build the Kaaba in Makkah by One 4 Kids (Zaky)

The Well of Zamzam is Built by Hajar by One 4 Kids (Zaky)


Recipe
Sheep Cookie

Card
Simple Eid al Adha Greeting Card by Ihsaan Home Academy



You'd need:
  • A printer
  • A4 200 GSM cards
  • A pair of scissors
  • Coloring markers
  • A pen
  • Glue
  • Cotton
  • Any decorative of your choice
How to make it:
  • Print the printable
  • Cut out the card, ka'ba, masjid(which ever you want or both)
  • Glue the ka'ba and masjid as shown above
  • Color the card and decorate it as you wish
  • Write whatever message you want 
  • Put glue on the sheep (inside)
  • Cut pieces of cotton balls and glue them on the sheep
  • Let the card dry and give it as a gift
I hope this list was helpful and will benefit you in shaa Allah. I wish you a very productive hajj season and blessed Eid. If you're going for hajj, may Allah accept your hajj. Please, keep us all in your du'a.
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Umm Sumayyah is a mother of two and a former teacher who turned into a home educator after becoming a mother. She is also an editor and a researcher who loves collecting and sharing information on social matters, education, career, and entrepreneurship.

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