Edible Parsha Project: Sukkot

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07 Oct 2014

Shabbat fun for children is given a fresh and tasty twist with Edible Parsha projects. These easy to create, hands-on treats are based within context of weekly Torah portion for children of all ages and stages.

Edible Parsha is a creation by Batya Jacob, director of the International Jewish Resource Center for Inclusion and Special Education, a division of Yachad/NJCD.

Project #1: Make model sukkot (dwellings)

pretzel sukkah







Box of pretzel sticks.

8 gum drops

Paper plate.

Assemble. Be careful not to break the pretzels.

graham sukkah 1

graham sukkah 2









5 graham crackers

Pretzel sticks

Mint leaves (for Schach)

Licorice rope for basket

Candy fruit for decorations

Frosting to hold pieces together.

Project #2 Lulav and Etrog












Defrosted frozen challah dough

Yellow and green food coloring

Form dough into shapes of the lulav and etrog.

Paint the tops of each loaf with the corresponding food coloring.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.

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