Kids’ Apple Activities for Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. Dipping apples in honey (and of course, eating them) is one of the traditions to follow on this day. Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a few fun-filled apple-themed kids’ activities! Check out these holiday crafts, recipes and games that will get the kids into the New Year’s spirit.
You don’t have to waste food when making apple prints. Instead of slicing apples and dipping them into paint, dip them into honey. Press the honey-covered apples onto wax paper to make artsy prints. No, you can’t hang them up. But, you can snap a few pictures to remember this holiday craft. Then, your kids can eat what’s left over from the crafting!
Easy Apple Dessert
Create an easy dessert to share with family and friends. Instead of slaving away over a hot stove, the kids can do all of the ‘cooking’. Keep in mind, they won’t actually use a stove (or any other heat source – as it’s dangerous) to make this recipe. Cut apples into thin slices. Squeeze a teaspoon of honey onto a graham cracker. Spread the honey out with the back of a spoon. Arrange the apple slices artistically on the cracker. Now you have mini mock apple pies (with graham cracker crust) that are made by the kids.
Rosh Hashanah Apple Game
This matching game is super-simple to make and perfect for preschoolers (or kindergartners). Cut out to sets of apple (red circles) from card stock paper. Make the apples about the same size as the bottom of a soup can. Write numbers on one set. Draw smaller apples to correspond with the numbers on the other. Turn them over and play a memory matching game or use them as matching flashcards!