Ramadan 2018: Post #1 – The Plan

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The Ramadan experience this far has been quite different than years past. H is 4.5 years old and has a lot more input and ideas around what we have been doing.

The first thing we did, back in March, was start brainstorming for Ramadan. We used a web to plot ideas. Our web was a combination of things both of us suggested.

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While I did all of the writing, I gave H a chance to practice fine motor skills by drawing the lines to connect the ideas.

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Later, information from that web along with some ideas from books was compiled into a word document.

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Then that word document was plotted onto a blank calendar template.

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And then this was used to make cards for her Ramadan calendar. I’ll post more about that soon.

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One of the reasons we started planning in March was I knew I’d be busy the month leading up to Ramadan as my parents were planning on visiting. This was actually a much better approach for me because with two kids now, running around last minute is much trickier.

And it must be stated that this is just a plan! Life happens and we are open to making adjustments as required.

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