When it comes to celebrations, adults will usually give out green packets to the younger children.
Keep in mind to advise the excited children to resist from opening the green packets in front of the host, and comparing the contents of the packets with other children.
This came from the practice of the gracious Muslim hosts serving sweet candies and food to visitors during the festival!
How It Is Celebrated Eid al-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month following Ramadan (ninth month of the Islamic calendar).
For example, before the Eid al-Fitr festival, Muslims give donations and alms to the poor, an act of charity called (the charity of fast-breaking).
The Fasting Before Just as the meaning of Hari Raya Puasa (Day of Celebrating End of Fasting) suggests, Eid al-Fitr falls on the end of a month of fasting.
Lastly, why not share the festive spirit with Muslim friends and neighbours by making crafts and goodies for them with the kids?
Check out tutorials for glass lantern decoration, papier mache mosques and other Eid craft ideas here.
Not forgetting the yummy Eid al-Fitr delicacies, here are some easy recipes you can follow for sumptuous festive cookies and cakes!
Read more about Ramadan for the children, including Teacher’s Guides and worksheets for the kids at