Plywood kid made gragger

Engineered Gragger for Purim

I am sharing my son's engineered gragger, that he made in his "young scientist" club at school. This is a great after school club for about 1st to 3rd graders (I think there are separate groups for the older boys) where they work on science activities. Sometimes its a one week project and sometimes a multi-week project. My son said that this gragger wa ...

purim bottles with purim character cupcake wrappers and chocolate wrappers via birkat chaverim

Purim Characters Bottled

Purim Characters Bottled My daughter put these mishloach manot together last year using the Purim character cupcake wrappers and chocolate wrappers. Purim characters bottled! We were using bottles with straws, and we put the cupcake wrappers inside the bottles (they are removable.) She wanted to wrap the chocolate wrappers around the straws and perso ...

Purim pops and chocolate wrappers image

Our Current Purim Collection

Chodesh Tov! Adar is here. Purim is almost here. This year we’ve added our cupcake pop toppers and chocolate wrappers to our Purim collection in the Birkat Chaverim store. This means that our Purim collection now includes: Purim Character Cupcake Toppers and Chocolate Wrappers Mini Purim Character Cupcake Wrappers Our Original Purim Char ...

Zachor It Purim Game

Purim Mishloach Manot Game

Last year my sister's family (in particular my niece), made this cute game for Purim, which they gave out instead of extra mishloach manot (that is, they fulfilled the mitzvah, and then these were for fun.) The game is called Zachor It! based on the Spot It! game. The idea of the game is that there is only one match for each set of two cards, which you ...

Purim I Spy Mishloach Manot via Birkat Chaverim

I Spy Mishloach Manot

  We like I Spy around here. For Purim last year we prepared Purim I Spy Mishloach Manot. I am sharing them here with you. The advantages of I Spy Mishloach Manot are they are easy to prepare, which was really important last year as I was about to have a baby. We used recycled coffee containers, and my  kids were able to help fill them up. For P ...

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Addendum to A View from the American Guild of Judaic Art’s Mentor Program

This is an addendum to  A View from the American Guild of Judaic Art’s Mentor Program,  Flora Rosefsky's post about mentoring in the American Guild of Judaic Art program. For background, the  American Guild of Judaic Art's started a Judaic Visual Arts On-Line Mentoring Program. The program is open to students in grades 7-12. Flora Rosefsky spoke about m ...