Ramadan Mubarak

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Do you know the definition for the word of the day which is “Ramadan?”

Pronounced: /rä-mə-ˈdän/

What is Ramadan?  This is when Muslims around the world fast during the holy month of Ramadan.  Other fun facts:

  • This year, Ramadan started on the evening of Monday, April 12th
  • The Islamic holy month is always held on the 9th month of the Islamic Lunar calendar
  • Since the calendar depends on the moon cycle, Ramadan falls about 11 days earlier each year
  • This is when Muslims abstain from food, drink and water
  • when the sun sets, there is a communal meal
  • This is a time set aside to remember to do good deeds

Wishing Ramadan Mubarak to our friends observing the holy month of Ramadan!

Homeschoolers: Sketch/color an illustration. Read the story “Jesus is Tempted“. Retell the story of when Jesus fasted and prayed.

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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