Family Resources

In this section, you will find various resources appropriate for children through adults.  Some of the resources will be website addresses while others will be documents.  Keep checking this section as new resources will be added on a regular basis.

PASSOVER

The following Links discuss various ways to host a virtual Passover Seder.

How to Make Your Virtual Seder Lively, Engaging, and Meaningful

The Art of Virtual Gathering: Passover 2020

How Different Will This Night Be: 10 Tips for Your Virtual Seder

6 Tips for Hosting a Solo Passover Seder

Passover Activity card

Origami Frogs – Create origami frogs for your Seder table

Teaching Kids to Say the Four Questions

 

SHAVUOT

The following packet contains different activities for the celebration of Shavuot.  Some of the activities may be more age-appropriate for your child than others.  Feel free to use all or some of the materials.

Shavuot packet 

How to Deal with the Corona Virus

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Community Webinar for Parents on Managing Anxiety in Children was recorded.  Many thanks to Dr. Ari Yares for sharing his wisdom, experience, and humor with us on this most important topic.  You can visit ariyares.com for more resources and to reach out to Dr. Yares.

Below are some helpful links.  Please feel free to share these with friends and family.  You can find many more resources at Jconnect resource site.

 

  • Click here for a recording of the webinar, including Dr. Yares’ PowerPoint presentation.
  • Here is a copy of Dr. Yares’ resource guide for Helping Children With Anxiety.
  • In the webinar, Dr. Yares referenced an e-book to help children better understand parents working from home and schools being closed by Meredith Polsky.  You can find these resources here.

Talking to your child about Racism

This link contains a variety of resources on Racism

Judaic

Prayer PracticeClick here if you want to practice a variety of prayers.

Practice HebrewClick here to be able to practice the alefbet.

(If you get a message which says “Adobe Player Blocked” go back to behrmanhouse.com/playLearn.  Immediately to the left is an i inside a circle.  Click on that.  Then click on settings.  Scroll down until you see flash.  Enable Flash.  Then go back to the Practice Hebrew link.  It should work now.)

http://www.behrmanhouse.com/click-and-read-free

A comprehensive Jewish content website

Access to at-home family activities

A Suggested Summer Reading List of Jewish Themed books for pre k-12th Graders

Learning Hebrew

Jewish themed activities for families to do together – Click Here 

 

 

Secular

Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home – Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE.

Indoor Games and Activities – A myriad of activities for children and teens.