Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is right around the corner, beginning at sunset on September 8th this year. So get ready to blow on your shofar and celebrate the sweet hope of the coming year with these easy green crafts that are fun for kids young and old.
Star of David napkin rings: Decorate your holiday table in style with these Star of David napkin rings made from painted clay. You'll be surprised at how easily you can turn baking soda, cornstarch, and blue paint into these stylish embellishments fit for a king.
Rosh Hashana shofar: A shofar is a horn used for Jewish religious purposes. Shofar-blowing is incorporated in synagogue services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. To make this eco-savvy and kid-friendly version, simply roll up a paper plate and decorate!
Apple core magnet: Apples are often eaten on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, to represent the hope that the coming year will be sweet. To commemorate this ritual, try this super easy craft that kids of all ages can get into. Just trace the apple core pattern onto foam (or recycled construction paper) and glue a magnet to the back. Use the finished project to decorate the fridge, display school projects, or keep track of family notes all year long.