Sharing Dates - YOUR versions - 2015 :)

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This is looking like it’s going to become a yearly post! Last year, we shared your versions of sharing dates at the beginning of Ramadhan (https://buzzideazz.com/sharing-dates-at-the-beginning-of-the-month-your-versions/). Here are this year’s pics that you have sent in – I hope they give you lots of ideas for your own date plates and jars next year, Inshallah 🙂

Check out the poem that goes with these dates to be given to teachers and neighbours:

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These dates were given out to school friends after a presentation about Ramadhan:

 

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This acrostic poem was given with dates to teachers:

 

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These dates for school friends and teachers were given out after the children did a short talk on Ramadhan to the class:

 

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These classy date jars were handed out to neighbours:

 

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And these bags covered with stars and moons were ideal to give out dates in!:

 

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Fundraising Idea 20: Instead of giving a gift to your teachers at the end of Ramadhan, donate to charity on their behalf instead

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At the end of the month, teachers of classes are usually given lots of little presents to say Eid Mubarak and thank you. That is a wonderful wonderful gesture and token of appreciation, but this year some organisers of classes had an even better idea!

They suggested that the children donate on their behalf instead .

The kids and I still felt we wanted to acknowledge them, so we made these little mint books – the pics say it all I hope! They personalised it by decorating the front and then handed them out to their teachers as well as donating in their name too.

P.s. This idea is thanks to pinterest of course – here is the link to the much more professional looking ones!

http://offbeatbride.com/2012/03/how-to-make-mintbook-favors#.U95ejwp2CC8.email

Fundraiser Idea 16: Washroom Packs for Sale

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Another simple but very effective idea! Imagine the thawaab gained everytime anyone uses these 🙂

“We will be selling these Washroom Packs at mosque tonight.

They contain:
A laminated ghusl card for in the shower.
A laminated wudhu card for beside the sink.
A laminated washroom door sign.
You can use these in your homes as daily reminders.
Please support us in raising funds for Palestine as every penny raised will be donated.
Packs are £3.50 each.
Please order in advance to guarantee your pack.”

Fundraiser idea 15: Placemats for sale

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This is a lovely unique idea  Great for Eid gifts!

“Alijawad is raising money for the Gaza Relief Fund launched by the World federation. He is doing this by selling double sided, laminated, A3 placemats. One side has table manners and the other side has the Arabic Alphabet. They make great Eid presents. They are for £4 each or £7 for 2 placemats.”

Fundraiser idea 14: An Eid Gift Shop

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This is a classic that has been running for many years now in children’s classes. On the last week before Eid, the children bring in unwanted presents from their homes and these are all collected and priced (between £1 and 5).

Then the children bring in money and buy presents for their families! The presents are wrapped so that mums and dads don’t know what they have chosen 🙂

That children get to choose their own gifts for others is a great way to get them to think for thenselves about what their family members would like – and their choices are often spot on! (Alhamd :))

And of course, all proceeds go to charity 🙂

Fundraising Idea 5 - 30 Good Deed Challenge

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Fundraising idea 5: 30 Good Deed Challenge

With the emphasis on doing good, especially in this month, how about this fundraising idea?

My two took this on last year and Alhamd managed to raise more than £1000. They wrote about their good deeds on a blog:

www.husaynzainab.blogspot.co.uk/

Some of their deeds included writing thank you notes for the park volunteers, giving small gift packs to the elders of the community, donating to a good bank and bringing water to people.

Am sure you can think of many more good deeds to do! 

 

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