Ramadaan Dua' Book
Thursday, August 20, 2009
As-salaamu'alaykum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuh

Ha.. I know, I know.. I'm way behind on posting a Ramadaan activity this year. Well... that's because I have no more nephews to teach, however a wonderful sister reminded me that they are still other children out there that would like to do something fun this Ramadaan. So here it is... my giant Ramadaan Dua' Book!

The purpose of this book:
- To teach children how to 'reflect' on the blessings Allah has bestowed upon us. It's something we (adults) should be doing - so encourage them from now to make it part of their lives.
- One of the best prayers a person can make is "AlhumduliLlah".
- Make Ramadaan fun, and give them a sense of how special it is.

Most of the instructions (on how to assemble this book) are on the pdf file.

Ramadaan Dua' Book PDF

After making the book, you'll need to print out 30 pages of the 'alhumduliLlah' page (last page on pdf) - and secure them in the book using the fastners you glued in.

Print out the "Reflective words" - place a word plus a small toy (balloon, date, candy, stickers, etc.) in each cylinder, cover with tissue paper and a rubber band, and stick a number on (provided on pdf).

Each day the child will poke a hole through the right day (example, 3rd fast - so number three), read the 'reflective word' - and think about what he/she is thankful for that relates with that word. Then write about it, and / or draw a picture of it.

Not much to it, but it'll definitely teach them to 'see' how much they have, and insha'Allah appreciate it.

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At 10:30 AM, Blogger Eva

Assalamu Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu,

You are soo very creative sister Farhana :D! mashaAllah this is soo beautiful :)

Ps- I got your email it's amazing that we have so much in common! subhanAllah


At 2:56 PM, Blogger Sketched Soul

Wa'alaykum as-salaam wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu my dearest Eva,

Haha.. alhumduliLlah, very happy you like it. I came up with the idea and made it all yesterday.. phew.. but I know the idea of teaching kids to reflect is great. I used to do that with my Sunday School students, and you'd be surprised how new it is to some.

Oh yes.. we are non-identical twins :D haha. Insha'Allah I'll be emailing soon, to let you know what's happening to you gift.. haha

Lots of Love


At 8:45 PM, Blogger wayfarer

as salaam alaikum and ramadan mubarak! :-) What a great idea. Very nice looking too.


At 3:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous

Assalamu'alaikum wr wb,

How are you my dear? Hope Im not late in wishing you a smooth and fruitful Ramadhan this year :)

Very creative and very beneficial ... I love it! :)

Farhana, my dear sister, keep more coming cos I always love reading abt your creative ideas and keep going on the charity causes, Im supporting you if not actively, I support you spiritually thru my du'a, insya'Allah *hugs*



At 11:20 PM, Blogger iMuslimah

Assalamu alaykum & Ramadan Kareem sister!


At 12:52 PM, Blogger Ms.Unique

Assalamualikum Sis,

Masha Allah .. beautiful idea ... Insha Allah will try it .. Jazak Allah Khairan for sharing ...

Congrats! you've been awarded ... pls visit http://msuniquescorner.blogspot.com/2009/08/award-award-and-award.html

Wish U and ur family a blessed and fruitful Ramadan :)



At 7:47 AM, Blogger Hajar Alwi

I'm awarding you an award. Please check it out. Happy Ramadhan! ^^



At 6:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous

As Salaamu ALaykum Wa Rahmahtuallahi Wa Barakatuh,

Awww, masha Allah this is so nice! I will have to find a way to fit this in my day tomorrow insha Allah. Jazakallahu Khair


At 6:17 PM, Blogger Sketched Soul

Wa'alaykum as-salaam wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu my dearest sisters,

Oh my.. I'm so behind. I'm so sorry.. my computer is giving me a few problems these last few days, and it takes foreverrrrr to load any site.

Wayfarer, Ramadaan Mubarak to you too! I totally miss bugging you, hope all is well at your end, insha'Allah.

Adikbongsu, jazaki'Allahu khair for the sweet comment. There is nothing better I could ask for than your dua's.. I appreciate them very, very much. AlhumduliLlah, all is well at my end, just busy.. and behind on a few things.. *grin*.. I pray your Ramadaan is going well thus far.

iMuslimah! Ramadaan Kareem my dearest sister. Please keep me in your prayers.

Ms. Unique, baraka'Allahu feeki. Hope your Ramadaan is going wonderful. Thank you so much for the award, I shall check it out as soon as I'm on my computer (using my sisters for now).

Hajar.. you're back!!! I've been wondering how things all went. Look forward to catching up on things. Thank you for the award.. insha'Allah I shall check it out soon. Ramadaan Mubarak!

Ummabdulbasir, jazaki'Allahu khair for the lovely comment, and for visiting ME :D I checked out your blog, it's wonderrrrrrful, tabarak'Allah. I shall definitely pass it on to other parents, I'm sure they could benefit from everything you have.

Take care sisters, and thank you for taking the time to visit my end of things.

Lots of Love


At 5:19 PM, Blogger WhiteOrchid

What a wonderful idea!

Jazakallah for sharing this with us sis :)


At 3:41 PM, Blogger Sketched Soul

As-salaamu'alaykum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu my dearest White Orchid (love the name!)

Barak'Allahu feek!
I hope things at your end are well.

Love Farhana


At 9:30 PM, Anonymous Anonymous

Lovely lovely sister. May Allah grant you a beautiful garden in Jannah. I tried to download the pdf for this but it isnt working. I would love for our summer camp kids to work on this to prepare for Ramadan- its brilliant!!


At 5:27 AM, Blogger Sketched Soul

Oh my dearest sister, I am so very sorry about this.. the place I have it hosted isn't working ... I really need to fix this, thank you for bringing it to my attention.

If you shoot me an email I'd be happy to email you the file, insha'Allah.

Love Farhana

PS: thanks for the visit and lovely comment :D


At 2:17 PM, Anonymous Anonymous

Jazakakallah khairan sis for such a creative blog! ^_^

Have you got anymore ideas on what we could make for Ramadaan! (Doesn't have to be already done, just verbal ideas will do!)

You've really inspired me to make soemthing for Ramdaan, but do you have any ideas suitable for older teens/adults but easy to make by a teen?

I love all your ideas, most especially the duaa book and cave.

Also, if you had to make something 3D based on clothing/drapery, what would you do; any Islamic ideas?


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