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Ramadan & Eid Al-Fitr

Ramadan & Eid Al-Fitr

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  1. Ramadan & Eid Al-Fitr

  2. Ramadan is... the name of a month in the Islamic calendar (calendar based on the MOON) • Muslims (MUS-limz) fast the entire month • of Ramadan, from dawn (not sunrise) to dusk

  3. Let's see what's inside Ms. Jill's box, shall we?

  4. What is fasting? • No food or drinks (no candy either!) • Children and very old people do not have to fast • Sacrifice • Does your family make sacrifices? • CONNECTION Other faiths have some fasting practices too!

  5. Why do Muslims fast? • FASTING is one of the Pillars of Faith for Muslims When we fast, we…. • learn what poor and hungry people feel • appreciate what we have • are thankful to God for blessings

  6. Body feelings Mind feelings PERSPECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY Sacrifice What is fasting like?

  7. Beginning of a day in Ramadan People who fast: • Eat a morning meal called sahoor (it’s not breakfast!) • Foul medammes, eggs, oatmeal, honey, fruit, and/or good fats • Stop eating at dawn

  8. End of Day in Ramadan People who fast: • Eat an evening meal at sunset called iftar • Eat dates • Perform special prayer called taraweh

  9. People who fast eat… • Dates (these are a delicious, sweet fruit packed with nutrients) • A good balance from all the food groups Let's taste a DATE!

  10. Yeah! It’s Eid Al-Fitr!!! Ramadan is over, Eid Mubarak! Let's celebrate.....

  11. …By going to the Mosque to Pray

  12. …By wearing new clothes

  13. …By giving charity

  14. …By giving and receiving gifts

  15. And by feasting!

  16. Step 1: Choose your paper color Step 2: Cut a 1 in. strip off the short side; trade strip w/ friend for added color; write your name on it! Let's make a fanooz!

  17. Step 3: Make the "Hot Dog" fold (length-wise) Step 4: Mark line for your cutting stopping point Step 5: Cut strips starting at the FOLD; your paper will look like a giant comb once it's all cut! Step 6: Unfold and decorate as desired Step 7: Staple top/bottom and fasten handle