It may be just a couple of days before Pesach – but the cool thing about having something that you just print out for the kids is that you don’t need to wait for shipping – just print it and it’s instantly there! I am so excited to present to you a guest post by Sharona, who sent us this free printable pattern blocks haggadah for kids – a brilliant way to involve young children in the Pesach Seder with some STEM!
Are you all ready for Pesach? Of course not! The list of things which require attention at Pesach time seems endless. I’m not here to help you clean, menu plan or decorate. I’m here to think about the children.
Small children always require attention. And to be learning. And to actively engage in open-ended learning. And to have Torah values in all of their thoughts. And of course STEM learning. Since these priorities were all at the top of your Pesach prep list, I have helped you out with a STEM Haggadah and Pesach toy.
This Haggadah is a series of pattern block challenges. Pattern blocks were invented fifty years ago to enhance mathematical, geometric reasoning, critical assessment, and creative design.
Hopefully you already own a set of pattern blocks. If not, Amazon can send them fast. I made them for my students, die-cutting the shapes out of foam. You could cut them from paper, but I am skeptical of the time and durability.
Children lay the pattern blocks inside of the image. Testing how to manipulate each of the six shapes to best create the image. They can create their own images as well.
Children can use this Haggadah, before, during, and after the Seder to enhance their learning and keep them quietly engaged. You’re welcome.
Print and enjoy!
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