- Joys and Oys
Passover Activities for Kids
Updated March 16, 2020
Passover is almost here! We have created a list of some great activities for you do to with your children.
- Matzah House - Take a few pieces of leftover matzah to build and decorate a matzah house. This a great activity to incorporate engineering and design principles. Other fun Kosher decorations such as nuts and dried fruits can be used to add some flair to the house. #STEAM
- Matzah S'mores - Whether you make your s’mores over a spring bonfire or in the microwave marshmallow s’mores are a sweet treat to make with your matzah.
- 10 Plagues Finger Puppets - Act out the story of the Passover with 10 plagues finger puppets from Tori Avey. You can download the color printout or the coloring sheet version.
On Tuesday, October 27th, Maia Poling entered my classroom and informed me that we had our first confirmed Covid-19 case in the 8th grade. A swirl of questions formed in my head, but we first focused on informing the students and getting them ready for distance learning
Over the last 20 years, I’ve had the privilege of travelling to schools across the country, consulting about how to create vibrant and effective school cultures. The foundation of this work is about relationships. Regardless of a student’s innate skills or abilities, if the teacher and student have a strong relationship, that student has a greater likelihood of progressing.
One of the things I admire most about Heilicher is the dedication to supporting students through their development. I am so impressed to see how inspired the students are to grow and learn. The staff have fostered a culture of academic growth that allows each student to truly feel passionate about their learning.