9.20.2009

Learn about Eid al-Fitr

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr began today. For students who've been observing Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr is the end of a month of fasting and restraint.Check out this Palestinian Eid cake in the Huffington Post's slideshow of Eid al-Fitr celebrations around the world.
Read more about Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr at Holidays.net.

Simulate an Eid al-Fitr tradition with Crayola.com's Celebrate with Henna Hands activity.
Also check out their Ramadan coloring pages.

Then, since the beginning of Eid al-Fitr is based on the lunar cycle, learn about the phases of the moon with NASA's Space Place.

Images from Huffington Post, Crayola, and NASA.

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