Dreidel – Springboard for Learning the Hebrew Aleph Bet

Did you know that you can use the simple children’s top we call a “dreidel” as a springboard for learning the Hebrew Aleph Bet? It’s a great way to start learning the letters of the Hebrew alphabet or “aleph bet.” The simple spinning top that in Hebrew is called a sevivon and in yiddish a [Read On]

Childrens Chanukkah Craft Ideas

Here are a variety of childrens chanukkah craft ideas that we found online at: Arts Helping Children Below you will find Chanukkah Crafts Arts and Crafts Projects Ideas for your Kids….Many Hanukkah Crafts for your Children How to Make Hanukkah Dreidel Gift Boxes Step by Step – These Hanukkah dreidel gift boxes are fun to make [Read On]

Chanukkah for Children Internet Resources: Teaching, Craft and Activity Ideas

Here are a few internet resources for children: http://www.teachervision.fen.com/hanukkah/teacher-resources/6627.html http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Hanukkah/ http://www.eduplace.com/monthlytheme/december/hanukkah.html http://www.teach-nology.com/themes/holidays/hanuk/ http://judaism.about.com/od/chanukah/Hanukkah.htm   Printable Worksheets, word games, etc http://abcteach.com/directory/seasonalholidays/hanukkah/ http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/hanukkah.php   Children’s Book list and craft ideas http://stepbystepcc.com/holidays/hanukkah.html For Fun http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyKWUpSMegE&feature=share http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSJCSR4MuhU&feature=endscreen&NR=1   More things Here – you will just have to do a search for childrens activities, etc. from these Jewish websites http://www.aish.com [Read On]

Planting Poem

By Dick Wilmes I took a little seed one day About a month ago. I put it in a pot of dirt, In hopes that it would grow. I poured a little water To make the soil right. I set the pot upon the sill, Where the sun would give it light. I checked the [Read On]