Keeping your children busy during the day in Ramadan requires planning ahead! And honestly, even if they are fasting they somehow still have more energy than we do, mashaAllah! So here’s a quick and easy activity for them to keep them busy and entertained for hours while sparking their imagination! So without further ado, introducing to you the “Itikaf fort kit” What you’ll need: Some Fabric (or old bed sheets) – around 6 – 8 meters in total.\ Rope. A pack of clothes pegs. A pack of suction cups. Flashlight. A pair of scissors (optional) A drawstring bag for storage. Basically, all you need toRead More →

Baking can be fun for everyone when you have a simple recipe to work from and we’re sure you’ll find this butter biscuit recipe super easy to follow and make with your whole family. These can be a great addition to Ramadan pre parties or as Eid favours. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup sugar 100 grams butter (at room temperature) 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence Baking tools and cookie cutters Preheat your oven at 160 degrees celsius (this may vary from one oven to another). Line a baking sheet with parchment of baking paper.Read More →

We have a simple yet fun idea in store for you and we’re so excited about it! First things first..get the following materials ready and follow through. What you’ll need:  A jar lid (any size will do) A piece of transparency sheet cut to the size of your jar lid A glue gun A round sequin (or a crescent shaped sequin if you have any) A bunch of different star sequins (we’re using different sizes and colours) If you have a crescent shaped sequin at hand, then you won’t need to do this step. If you don’t, this won’t take a minute. Cut the roundRead More →

Here’s a little twist to Ramadan Sadaqa banks/jars. This year we wanted to create a visual aid for children to help them get excited about saving up Sadaqas to be given away. So, this year it’s a Ramadan Sadaqa Frame Bank and it’s a piece of cake to make. What you need: A frame with enough space between its glass and back (we’re using IKEA’s RIBBA Black frame 23×23 cm) A drill A pencil A piece of cardstock cut to fit the frame you are using A small piece of sand paper A marker Now, find the the center of your frame and make aRead More →