Dreidel Science Experiments via Birkat Chaverim

Hanukkah Eraser Fun

On yet another day out due to illness, for yet a different child, we broke out an eraser making kid for hanukkah eraser and other eraser fun.  A while back, I bought a Creatibles Eraser Kit (amazon affiliate link). We made some pre-school year erasers and bring out the kit from time to time. This is what it looks like: My oldest child wanted to make ...

Patterning a map of Israel a map done in a kindergatrten via Birkat Chaverim

Patterning a map of Israel

I saw this idea of patterning a map of Israel in a local kindergarten, but I can see doing something like this with older children as well with various techniques. Basically the teachers divided up the map into various zones and had children use different techniques to fill in the map. This is great on a number of levels. It allows for different skil ...

Kippa Marshmallows for Upshern via Birkat Chaverim

Upshern Kippa Marshmallows

I never got around to posting these- these are upshern kippa marshmallows for an upshern/chalaka. They are small half sphere marshmallows decorated with food markers (albeit food markers that were fading.) They were a big hit, for those who like marshmallows. If you do upshern/chalaka as a family minhag/custom, I highly recommend making chocolate let ...