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Beyond The Four Questions: Creating Fun And Meaningful Seders For Children

Beyond the Four Questions: Creating Fun and Meaningful Seders for Children

By Dr. Deborah Miller | Associate Director of the Melton Research Center for Jewish Education

posted on March 19, 2013 / 8 Nisan 5773

Short Description: 
Ever wonder how to make the seder fun and meaningful for youth and children? Join Dr. Deborah Miller as she explores the rich educational structure of the seder while giving practical tips and advice on how to keep children ages 0 to 15 engaged in this powerful ritual. Take part in the conversation by adding your ideas and traditions in the comment box below.

Recommended Resources

Download the resource list as a pdf file.

Passover Placemates, Images and Visual Resources:

Jgateways Passover Resources (Designed for special needs children, but fantastic for all!)

Recommended Board Books:

Where is the Afikomen?

My First Passover Board Book

My Very Own Haggadah

Recommended Book for Children Ages 4-8:

A Taste for Noah

This is our Seder

Only Nine Chairs: A Tall Tale for Passover

It’s Seder Time!

Additional Resources for Children in Elementary School

300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions

What Egyptian gods were the ten plagues by God attacking?

Parshat Va'eira: The Ancient Plagues of Egypt

Introduction to the Animated Haggadah

Recommended Haggadot

Company’s Coming:  A Passover Lift-the-Flap Book

My Very Own Haggadah

The Animated Haggadah

The Family Haggadah

Why on This Night? A Passover Haggadah for Family Celebration

A Different Night

We Were Slaves: An Interactive Haggadah

The Doodled Family Haggadah

The Discovery Haggadah

Preparing for Passover:

Celebrating Lively Passover Seders

Pinterest Passover Crafts           

Music for Passover

Avadim Hayinu(Debbie Friedman)

How to Sing the Order of the Passover Seder

Passover Song with Rebbetzin Tap!

A Singing Seder

Parodies in English:

Funny Passover Songs

Shalom Sesame: Les Matzarables

King Pharaoh

Passover song, "Mission Immatzoble" by Mama Doni

Mama Doni's PASSOVER SONG, "Rasta in Pasta"

20 Things To Do With Matzah

Kadesh Urchatz Passover Song By: Breaking Down Mechitzas

Other Resources:

Create Your Own Haggadah

Do-It-Yourself Haggadah Template

Crowdsourced Seder Ideas

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