Month: August 2011

Ramadan Magnets

Juice can lids + cut up old fridge magnets + a hot glue gun + puffy fabric paint = These were pretty simple to make, I took recycled frozen juice can lids, hot glued some old magnets that I got off my fridge to the back of the lids, and then let the kids get […] Read more…

Pencil Box

Today we went to Home Depot for the kids workshop and my daughter built this cute pencil box. The hammer she used was a little big for her but I think she did pretty well nailing in all the nails with a little help from me. Once we got home she painted her box and […] Read more…

Paper Garland Wands

Today my daughter and her friends cut up pieces of paper to make fun garland wands to play with. Once all the pieces were cut I sewed them together and taped them to wands/pencils. Once they were made the kids also decided to colour the paper slips with pencil crayons to decorate them. I saw the idea […] Read more…

Moon and Star Cookies

My daughter and I baked some yummy moon and star shaped sugar cookies the other day. Now that my daughter is a little older she was very involved in the whole process, and I didn’t have to do much! 🙂 What she liked the best was decorating the cookies with icing sugar. For the icing […] Read more…

Ramadan Moon

On Tuesday playgroup was at my house and we talked about the phases of the moon, and how one cycle represents one month in the Islamic calendar. (printable from Montessori for Everyone) The kids then worked on making their own “Under the Ramadan Moon” books from UmmAbdulBasir that featured the different phases of the moon, […] Read more…

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