hanukkah bowling lamp project

Hanukkah Bowling Lamp

We have in the past posted about electronics projects. This Hanukkah bowling lamp piece is along those lines. This was designed by a young woman for a school class. The topic was designing a Hanukkah lamp. Her Hanukkah lamp looks like bowling pins with a bowling ball as the shamash. It is electronic and lights up with electricity. Not a Hanukkah lam ...

Crossing the Sea made by kindergartners

Child Made Crossing the Sea Mural

I really enjoyed this collaborative project in my local kindergarten. The children created a mural of crossing the sea or the splitting of the sea after the Jews left Egypt. This was one of the learning projects they did leading up to Passover. They used different techniques to create the two sections of the split sea and then each drew pictures of them ...

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 ...

Creatibles Eraser kit used for hanukkah erasers

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 ...

Dreidel Science Experiments via Birkat Chaverim

Dreidel Science Experiments

I thought I would share the dreidel science experiments we started doing. My kids were home sick the other day. For entertainment, I bought my son a set of tops that tend to be popular around here before Hanukkah. You know the ones that connect to a sort of release mechanism and you press the button and then they spin? Usually with loud annoying mus ...