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Pinterest Tu Bshvat Resources from our Boards

29 Jan

As you know we have a growing following on our pinterest boards. If you have looked at the boards, you’ll note that we have some great pinterest Tu Bshvat resources to share with you there. Here are some of our favorite pins for Tu BShvat on our pinterest boards: Easy Tree snacks for Kids  Face […]

Shmitta Resources for Children

28 Jan

Some shmita resources for children via birkatchaverim.com

This is a short list of Shmitta resources for children. If you have any that you would like to add please comment below: Resource list from Matal (Merkaz LTochen Limudim) Shmita at Tora Land- This is in Hebrew but very cute, and some of the games are easy Hebrew. There are games and videos to […]

Review: The Temple in Flames The Story of the Final Battle for Jerusalem

31 Dec

A Temple in Flames Book Review

I meant to review this in the summer during the 9 days, but given what was going on then, I found it too heavy to review this book. That is not to say that I did not find it to be interesting and a useful resource, just given its subject matter, it was too difficult. […]

Hanukkah Digital Cupcake Wrappers Package

10 Dec

new hanukkah wrapper package

Hanukkah is coming, which means its time for Hanukkah cupcake wrappers. I have just added a new package to the shop to order all three Hanukkah digital cupcake wrappers as one downloadable package in the shop. Meaning you can purchase the blue-green, maroon and orange cupcake wrappers in one purchase. This actually saves you some money, […]

Top Pinned Content This Month

8 Dec

favorite pinterest pins Hanukkah from Birkat Chaverim

As you know we have an active Pinterest presence where we pin our own content as well as content that we like. We also have several exciting collaborative Pinterest boards like the Jewish Informal Education and Crafts board and the Jewish Art board. I thought I would share our top five pinned content this month. […]

Dreidel Crayons for Hanukkah

16 Nov

For years I have really wanted to make dreidel crayons. So imagine how excited I was to find an old silicon dreidel mold at the local Emunah “white elephant” sale. It was a shekel or so. We also snagged a boat silicon molds and I told my kids that we were going to make crayons and […]

Jonah Magnet Project

21 Sep

Jonah magnet project

I loved this project although we did not quite do it the way I had envisioned it. Maybe another time. Basically this is a moveable Jonah in the origami boat and a little paper map. Note the “Big Fish” or Whale, as you like. We had fun moving the ship across the map. The children […]

New Year Special

28 Aug

For a limited time we are offering a free digital cupcake wrapper & topper with an order of the Bnei Akiva Birkon. To receive this offer, order birkonim before Rosh Hashana and let us know the wrapper you would like in the order notes.   You can look at the cupcake wrappers and the benchers in […]

Dollhouse apples

28 Aug

Fimo dollhouse sized apples via Birkat Chaverim.

Here’s something we were working on this summer- dollhouse sized apples using fimo clay. We used “panda” oil pastels to color the outsides of the apples. The half apple was made by first wrapping white fimo in green fimo. Then making sure this was shaped into a ball and subsequently cutting it in half. We […]

Three weeks Resources

7 Jul

Resources for the three weeks via birkat chaverim

Some useful resources for the three weeks: Erica Brown’s In the Narrow Places – useful for all ages. The Kavanot for each day of the three weeks can be explained in a simpler manner for younger children and it is useful both to think about serious concepts and discuss the issues of the three weeks. […]