Looking for gift ideas for Eid? Why not make your own, with these DIY Eid Gifts and Cards ideas that are perfect for kids to make and gift their friends!
It’s Ramadan again, the month when Muslims across the world fast from dawn to dusk. And you know what comes at the end of Ramadan? It’s Eid!!
What is Eid-ul-Fitr?
Eid-ul-Fitr also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast”, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
When is Eid in 2024?
What do you say to someone celebrating Eid?
Eid Mubarak is a traditional Muslim greeting reserved for use on the festivals of Eid ul-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr. Eid means “Feast” and refers to the occasion itself, and Mubarak means “Blessed.” Muslims wish each other Eid Mubarak after performing the Eid prayer at a Mosque or home.
How do we celebrate the Eid festival?
As will all festivals, Eid is also a time to bond with friends and family, feast on yummy food, and exchange gifts. Check out our post on Ramadan activities to learn more about this month and the festival. You’ll find that giving is one of the keywords of this month and what better gift to give than one made by hand!
Here are 10 DIY Eid gifts and cards that kids can try out, ranging from easy peasy to slightly complex. And that’s just as well – now kids of all ages can make gifts for their friends and neighbors!
10 DIY Eid Gifts and Cards for Kids to Make
Let this lovely little DIY Easy Eid Mubarak Card for kids light up your loved ones’ Eid this year! Make many cards in several colors for your friends, relatives & neighbors!
The crescent features prominently in Ramadan and Eid which is why this crescent Eid card would be ideal to give someone! All you need is dark-colored card stock and glitter foam, along with a few silver ‘gem’ stickers. We like making multiples of these in mini-versions to hand out on Eid.
How gorgeous are these Moroccan candle holders? cremedelacraft shows us how to make these using glass jars and paint – a great project to recycle empty glass containers at home!
These henna dishes from My Poppet Makes are made of clay and make a great trinket dish. Make them in multiple colors and draw henna-style designs for a themed feel.
Hello Holy Days has a bunch of absolutely adorable crafts for Ramadan and Eid, and these wooden dolls are no exception! Dress up the dolls any way you like – that’s what makes these unique!
6. DIY Wall Art
Delicious and DIY creates impressive Moroccan-style wall art using basic supplies. You can create these in sets of two or three for a stylish home decor gift set.
If you’d like to give someone a handmade Eid gift, then you can’t go wrong with this Origami star necklace from A Crafty Arab. You need very basic jewelry-making supplies for this, and you can make them in different colors to gift all your friends on Eid!
Tay on the Move makes life easier for those last minute-ers by providing us with DIY coloring Eid cards! What’s more, you can attach a few crayons or color pencils for a complete favor card.
Give your Eid gifts a little traditional touch with these pipe cleaner star and moon gift toppers from Hello Holy Days! With a little practice, you can get those shapes perfectly. Use plain wrapping paper with colorful ribbons and these toppers to make them really stand out!
If you’d like to make an Eid card that’s a level up, try out this pop up card from A Crafty Arab. It’s easy enough to make, with a full tutorial including step by step pictures.
In many countries across the world, giving kids ‘Eidi’ or gift money is a popular custom on Eid. But of course, we can’t just be crass and hand the money directly, we need pretty envelopes like these from In My Studio. Check out their blog for many more printables like this.
What do people eat on Eid?
Food is a very important part of this festival, so when you’re making any of these DIY Eid gifts and cards, do attach something yummy with it! It can be something as simple as a choco idli cake or something more sophisticated like a fusion dessert. Whatever it is, as long as it’s made from the heart, it’s sure to turn out perfect!
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