Eid ul Adha is right around the corner – that arrived quickly! If you want to spend the first 9 days of Dhul Hijjah focusing on Ibaadah, without any of the stress, and need some motivation, watch my Motivational Monday video below. Whilst you’re at it, please subscribe for motivational videos every Monday insha’Allah!
If you need a little help with figuring out where to get decorations from, what activities you should be doing with children, or where to buy gifts from, you’ll find them all in the lists below. Getting things done early
Decorations & Cards
If you’re looking to purchase decorations, cards and gift wrap, I recommend:
If you’d like to create decorations yourself (including money envelopes), here are some of my previous posts that may help:
For Islamic-themed gifts or books for children, you can’t go wrong with:
Activities for children
There are tons of resources out there but it can be really overwhelming to begin looking for them all, so I’ve done it for you! Here are links to a great collection of Dhul Hijjah/ Eid ul Adha related activities for children:
We’re going to incorporate some of Productive Muslim’s ideas such as memorising the talbiya, and we’re going to build a little Ka’abah out of Lego (the first link has a great guide) and my children are going to love creating their little sheep pages.
If you’d like to download the free sheep printable, sign up for the And then she said newsletter below! Note: you’ll need to click on the link in the email you receive to confirm your subscription first. After you do that, you’ll receive an email with links to download the Eid ul Adha sheep printable as well as all the other printables I’ve offered in the past!
This post is part of the Eid al Adha and Hajj Blog hop by Multicultural Motherhood. Join us as we share Eid and Hajj related posts. Hop over to see related posts from other Muslimah Bloggers.
Eid Ul Adha crafts/activities and celebrations in a homeschool by The Fire Fly
The activities of the big day of Eid al Adha we need to know by Ummu Kulthum
Get organised for Eid ul Adha – printables, activities and more! by And Then She Said
Free Download: My Dhull Hijjah Journal by Ilma Education
The first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah could be your second shot at doing the last 10 days of Ramadan again with your kids by Dr Mumly