- Make Eid cards with your kids and mail them out to friends and family.
- Bake cupcakes and use these adorable Eid cupcake liners and toppers by Little Wings Gallery. After purchasing, you can print them out from home! Print out their matching banner too.
- Cook up some delicious desserts like this sawaiyaan recipe we featured on our blog.
- Buy presents for your kids and for the needy. Find a toy drive in your community to ensure other children have a joyous Eid too.
- Make a DIY piñata with your kids in the shape of a crescent. Fill it up with candy and have the kids whack it on Eid day.
- Make cookie jar gifts to give to your neighbor.
- Put mehndi (henna) on.
- Host an Eid open house. One of our fondest Eid memories growing up was visiting friends in the area after Eid prayer, greeting them with “Eid Mubarak”, and having snacks, chai, and dessert. We only stayed for ten to fifteen minutes and went to the next house. Some years, our family would host the open house. Let’s bring back this tradition!
- Attend local Eid celebrations and/or carnivals
- Decorate your house with lights, but try not to go overboard!
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