Month: September 2010

Irish Soda Bread and Strawberry Jam

For our playdate this week we all went to the grocery store for a kids cooking class 🙂 and the kids made Irish Soda Bread and Strawberry Freezer Jam. Boy was it yummy! The bread is soft and tasty and the jam reminds me of strawberry and rhubarb pie mmm. Here are the recipes in […] Read more…

Nature Walk

We went on a nature walk with our playgroup yesterday. There was a little bit of misty rain but the weather was very pleasant. We were able to find all the things on our list and we looked pretty hard for the birds and squirrels since they were hiding from the rain but we caught […] Read more…

Eid Party Playdate

My friend hosted an Eid Party Playdate for the kiddos this week which was lots of fun. She had some really cute activities/games for the kids as well. Here are some things we did: 1) Stick yourself in the masjid (a version of pin the tail on the donkey): 2) Pass the pillow, and stop […] Read more…

Batik Bunting

My daughter and I made a batik bunting to hang up for Eid this year… You can find more info on glue batik here. Here’s what we did: First I cut out triangular shapes from white cotton using my pinking sheers, so the edges wouldn’t fray. Then we drew on designs with gel glue and […] Read more…

Ramadan Bulletin Board

Our Ramadan Bulletin Board… (or Ramadan wall?.. I just used blue sticky tack stuff and put things directly on the wall, I didn’t have any bristol board or an actual bulletin board). 🙂 We put a large Ramadan Calendar in the middle & information about Laylatul Qadr on the file folder on the bottom (both […] Read more…