5 phrases to teach your child about Hari Raya

It is Hari Raya Puasa on Monday! Take this opportunity to teach your kids about the customs of their Muslim friends.

For example, did you know that Muslims children receive green packets (like how Chinese kids get ang paos during Chinese New Year).

开斋节 (kāi zhāi jié) – Hari Raya

Hari Raya

Hari Raya

马来族 (mǎ lái zú) – Malays

 

绿色 (lǜ sè) – Green (colour)

Malay kids wearing green during Hari Raya

Malay kids wearing green during Hari Raya

斋戒 (zhāi jiè) – fasting

 

种族和谐 (zhǒng zú hé xié) – racial harmony

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