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)
Box of pretzel sticks.
8 gum drops
Assemble. Be careful not to break the pretzels.
5 graham crackers
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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