Exploring High Holidays with Young Children

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Exploring High Holidays with Young Children

By: Emily Teck  |


Please enjoy this collection of ideas to support your efforts to explore, teach and learn about Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with young children. These ideas and materials can be shared with children in school, home, or synagogue environments. Enjoy!

Jewish Learning Matter's Category Overview Pages Resource Collections
Rosh HaShanah 
Yom Kippur 

Thematic Play
Material and Ideas from Amazon 

Articles and Guides to inform your planning
Jewish Educator Article from Eliana Light
"10 Meaningful High Holiday Activities" from Jewish Boston 
Activity Ideas for Children’s Rosh Hashanah Services  
"Singing your "Wei" through Tishrei" Songs and Chords from Miss Susan
NewCAJE YP High Holidays Resource Folder

Service Outlines from Lisa Baydush: 
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Family Service  
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Family Service
Rosh Hashanah: A Musical Preschool Service 
Apples and Honey: A Musical Family Program 

Songs for Singing:

Mood Music: These tunes can be played as ambient sound to set the mood or shared with families to play in the car.

Rosh HaShanah

Yom Kippur

Singing repertoire: tunes for you to learn and share:

Collection of clips you can show or send to your kids and families:
Rosh Hashanah

Yom Kippur

Clips that help teaching Repentance and Forgiveness:

Please remember to visit the SEARCH page to find more resources to meet your goals. Add filters to refine results or watch this video  for a quick demonstration to see how to use the platform. 

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