Chanukah is one of the most beautiful holidays that we have. Full of light and miracles and lovely family traditions–dreidel games, latkes, sufganiot and shiny Chanukah gelt–it’s a holiday that even the littlest members of your family can participate in with glee.
It’s always a good time for storytime, and long holidays like Passover, when kids are usually off of school, provide plenty of time for snuggling up with your little ones for a good story. But while the idea of a Passover-themed storytime is appealing, it’s easy to get bored pretty quickly of the usual stories […]
More than almost any other Jewish holiday, Passover is about stories. While almost every holiday includes a big festive feast with traditional foods, the Passover seder is unique in that the meal itself and all the traditions within it revolve specifically around the telling of the Passover story–the story of the Israelite’s hardships in […]
Passover is a uniquely special holiday in the Jewish calendar. One of the longer holidays, and set apart from the rest of the year by its unique rules and practices–it is a wonderful excuse to really have kids experience the richness of Jewish tradition. But how do you convey the wonder of the Passover story, […]
If your kids are a little older–late preschool to early primary–they may be starting to tire of the same old Chanukah stories. Maybe you love the idea of Chanukah storytime, after the chanukiah is lit and the latkes are eaten, but the idea of one more retelling of the traditional Chanukah story makes you want […]
Chanukah is one of those holidays that the whole family looks forward to. The traditions are infectiously fun and the atmosphere is always party-like. What better way to keep the party going than to make storytime with your little ones a part of your tradition on those eight holiday nights?
Everybody loves Chanukah; it’s a truly joyous holiday, with some of our most fun traditions and rituals. Lighing the chanukiah, eating latkes and sufganiot, playing dreidel–these are all things that we look forward to with anticipation. And I love the idea of including storytime in Chanukah celebrations.
Holidays of any sort are some of the most special times we spend with our children in the course of a year. One of the nicest ways to spend those moments of celebration is with stories, both as a way to enjoy time spent together and as a way of commemorating what it is that […]