The Islamic calendar is lunar based, so the moon plays a significant roll in the religion.
The crescent moon and star emerged into popular use during the 19th century as a symbol for the Ottoman Empire. It is now on half a dozen country flags.
Over the years, I have made several moon crafts here on the ACraftyArab blog. I have collected them below, along with a few others, so that you can enjoy making some creative moon projects to appreciate our majestic satellite.
I have included images from my crafts, but do not have copyright on other images. For visuals of these tutorials, feel free to visit Crafty Arab 99 Creative Projects.
Happy Earth Day! I woke up this morning to blue in my sky and was excited that Seattle weather crew were wrong about their predictions.
After a weekly walk at a local park with my walking partner, and another walk when I got home because it was too hard to resist the sunshine, I went outside to garden. My To Do list can wait. Who knows when the free vitamin D will show up again!
I took the photo above by putting my camera on the ground and shooting up. Just a reminder to stop every once in awhile and notice the tiny details that you might not see from above.
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