Ramadan Moons

This year for Ramadan decorations we made paper mâché moons with balloons, paper, a flour/water paste and silver paint.


After hanging the decorations we did some experiments with a flashlight and some round objects to see how the shadow of the earth creates the shadows of the moon phases.  


We watched this you tube video to review the concept: Lunar Cycle.

To illustrate the lunar cycle for our decorations we made garlands this year.


Please share your ideas for teaching children the rites of Ramadan.  

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