Mommy Blog Expert: 8 Easy Passover Kids Crafts to Celebrate Upcoming Jewish Holiday

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

8 Easy Passover Kids Crafts to Celebrate Upcoming Jewish Holiday


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Passover this year starts at sundown on Friday, April 22 and runs for eight days through May 2, 2016. Like most Jewish holidays, the Festival of Unleavened Bread as it is also known, is centered around the kids. So why not challenge them with some fun DIY crafts, recipes and activities as you learn together about Passover and the Story of the great exodus out of Egypt? 

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Depending on the age and skill of your child, he or she may be able to do these alone, while others will require adult supervision. Of course, by all means, if you have time to take a break from your pre-holiday spring cleaning marathon, you won't regret enjoying making a craft or two with your children while bonding.

First up is the adorable Jumping Origami Frogs and Lilly Pads craft by FamilyFun Magazine pictured at the top of this post which doubles as a fun game and is super easy to make. All your child needs is origami paper, paper cupcake liners and a few other supplies, then simply follow step by step to fold the frogs and create the lilly pads. Directions

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From Martha Stewart comes a DIY alternative to those Passover Bag of Plagues kits you can buy. Great ideas here for putting this bag of fun together that both kids and kids-at-heart will appreciate. Chances are you probably have most of the makings for this at home, especially if you have children. Directions

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What to do with all those empty matzah boxes? Reinvent them and make one or more of these 8 MommyBlogExpert matzot box recycling crafts, including the eco-friendly planter shown here. Directions

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Here's a great  DIY no-sew afikomen bag on the Kveller site that your child can make which will become a treasured family heirloom for years to come. Designed by Sarah Dahan, AKA Creative Jewish Mom, all that's required is some creativity and a few basic supplies as well as the Hebrew letters template you'll find with the Directions

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How about this Toddlers Sensory Passover Haggadah from Moms And Crafters? With a little bit of felt, fabric paint, ribbons and assorted household bric-a-brac, you can create an educational, tactile book with (or for) little ones to learn about the Pesach story. Directions

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What would Passover be without macaroons? That's why you and your child should consider making some of these delicious homemade Chocolate Dipped Pyramid Macaroons from Parents Magazine to serve for dessert. Recipe & Directions

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Isn't this Tuna Can Seder Plate craft by the Biblebelt Balabusta original? This art project starts with six empty, clean tuna fish cans. Help your child cover each can by either spray painting or attaching contact paper. Then get the glue gun out to attach the cans in a ring and decorate with your choice of faux jewels or other tiny tchotchkes lying around your house. Directions
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Last, but not least, consider printing out any or all of the 14 free Passover downloadable coloring pages provided by Aish HaTorah. Each page alone is fun for kids and if you print out all the pages, your child can create his own Hagaddah to use for your Seder this year. Download & Print


Passover holiday crafts that your child makes are not only fun and educational projects that create happy childhood memories, they also become heirlooms for the future. So be sure to always add the name and date to everything the kids create.

What kinds of crafts did you make as a child and what projects were your favorites? Have you shared any of your childhood crafts will your own child? Also, feel free to leave links to other Passover projects you like as a comment below. 

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