Age 6-8: Traditons

Unit 2: Clothing

Activity: Colour Cap
Using the outline of the cap, brightly colour and decorate it.
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Colour Cap

Using the outline of the cap, brightly colour and decorate it.


Man's cap closeupMen's capIn many countries, Muslims cover their heads. Some men wear a cap.



Some Muslim women cover their heads and upper body with a large scarf. This is called a hijab. There are many ways to wear a hijab:
Activity: Draw hat
Draw an example of your favourite hat, and answer questions about it.
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Favourite Hat

What do you like to wear on your head? Draw a picture of your favourite hat.


i) When do you wear your favourite hat?




ii) Who made your favourite hat?




iii) How long have you had your favourite hat?
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Muslim clothingMuslim clothing Many Muslims live in hot climates, so their clothing needs to be light. Their clothes are usually light colored because it is cooler than dark clothing. Their clothing also needs to protect them from the sun.

Activity: Clothing Labels
Answer questions about your clothing.
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Clothing Lables

Look at the labels on the clothes you are wearing.


What fabric(s) was used in making your clothes?





Where were your clothes made?
The clothing is traditionally made of light materials like linen and cotton, although today, many clothes are a blend of fabrics.

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