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Emor for families

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 Make every day count!

Tazria Metzora for families

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  Enjoy! Here is an activity page to go with it.

Perasha Shemini for the Family (and free puppet printables!)

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 Six years ago for Shemini, I wrote this  blog  about Kosher animal puppets. I have updated the puppets and made a video for you. Here are the free puppet printables. More important, was this blog post for Shemini about children in synagogue . Please read it and think about how your family can get the most out of time in synagogue. 

Vayakel-Pekudei Family Video

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My first vaccine

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 I am so thankful to receive my first vaccine. What a year! 

STEM Haggadah

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  A STEM Haggadah Are you all ready for Pesach? Of course not! The list of things which require attention at Pesach time seems endless. I'm not here to help you clean, menu plan or decorate. I'm here to think about the children. Small children always require attention.  And to be learning. And to actively engage in open-ended learning. And to have Torah values in all of their thoughts. And of course STEM learning. Since these priorities were all at the top of your Pesach prep list, I have helped you out with a STEM Haggadah and Pesach toy. This Haggadah is a series of pattern block challenges. Pattern blocks were invented fifty years ago to enhance mathematical, geometric reasoning, critical assessment, and creative design.  Here is a video explaining it all, with a link at the bottom to print your own! Hopefully you already own a set of pattern blocks. If not, Amazon can send them fast. I made them for my students, die-cutting the shapes out of foam.  You could cut them from p