Use this printable activity to study Islamic design before giving the kids an opportunity to design their own Islamic prayer mat using the principles they have discovered.
Eid Colouring Pages
We've got a great collection of Eid colouring pages at Activity Village this year, suitable for the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. We hope we've got something for all ages!
We've chosen some Eid-inspired outlines for this set of two Doodle Pattern Tiles. Fill up the shapes with interesting patterns and colours!
This clever Eid colouring bunting will look stunning in the home or classroom! Cut out each "diamond" shape and fold over a length of ribbon or string, gluing them sides together. You will then be able to read "Eid Mubarak" from either side, so string the banner high!
We've used an intricate repeating design for this colouring page for Eid - perfect for older kids. Why not colour in a few, cut them out and put them up on display?
Colour in this lovely Eid lantern, ready to light up the Eid festivities. Older children could add more intricate designs as they go...
Here's another colouring pattern printable inspired by Islamic art. We've done a section - can the children repeat it throughout the design?
This lovely detailed colouring page echoes the types of design you see on beautiful roofs in the Islamic world. It will keep older children (and adults) very busy for a while!
There are lots of intricate repeating pattern in this lovely Islamic-inspired colouring page aimed at older children (and adults). We've left a small border around the outside in case you want to frame your finished work.
Repeating geometric patterns are common in Islamic architecture and decorations. You can get very different results by varying the way in which you could a design like this in. Experiment and compare!
Have a go at this geometric colouring pattern. Try using a mixture of dark and light colours to see how you can make parts of the design recede or come forward...
The detailed design on this prayer mat provides opportunity for children to colour it in many different ways! The pattern and colours would of course normally be repeated in a woven carpet, so you could suggest limiting the amount of colours used - or just let them choose...