Are you looking for some really fun Hajj and Eid ul Adha activities for children? I have some kids activities that are good try not just at home, but at school too! So whether you are a parent or a teacher, you are gonna love this list!
But before I begin, I must tell you that you need to read this post about the real authentic Islamic things you must be teaching about Hajj first.
Having said that we all know that the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are very important but when you have little kids, how do you make them understand what is Hajj and most importantly… will they remember.
Well… we can try to impart what we can, can’t we?!
Hajj and Eid ul Adha Activities for Children
I am listing here 10 ideas that children absolutely love. These are tried and tested and must do!
1. Printable Hajj and Eid ul Adha Activities
Here is a Hajj Activity that doubles up with Imagination Play! Little children love to learn through play so… the #1 resource I want to share with you about Hajj is this ‘Let’s Go for Hajj Play Pack‘.
It is just genius! Children learn through play the steps of Hajj with the realistic looking play props. It is like going on a treasure hunt… only it is Hajj!
So get your children this pack, and get them to make a tent!
2. Hajj and Eid ul Adha Book Activities
Whether it is at school or for your own personal library, I highly recommend getting these books for you children!
Here is a list of our favorite Hajj and Eid ul Adha books
3. Hajj and Eid ul Adha themed Book Crafts Activities
Book activities are a great way to start a dialogue on the topic. Why not pick up a children’s book about Hajj Pilgrimage and start a fun activity.
This is a fun activity based on ‘Two Pigeons on a pilgrimage’ . It is so much fun!
4. Hajj and Eid ul Adha themed Coloring Activities
Every home needs coloring pages and so do schools! If you have a kid, you need coloring pages… irrespective of whether they are big kids or small! You know even adults enjoy it. Here are some fun coloring pages for you to try.
5. Printable Hajj and Eid ul Adha Activity Puzzle for Kids
One of our favorite ways to play is to get some printable puzzles or buy some
Try these math based Five Pillars of Islam Counting Puzzles … kids can skip count while they learn about Islam!
6. Hajj Activity Book
Activity books can be a fun-tastic way to keep kids busy and learning. This booklet is available as part of the Muslim Kids Resource Library!
7. Hajj and Eid ul Adha Craft
Have a crafty kid? Try this beaded Kaaba craft!