Explore Rosh Hashana Foods with Your Family

Apples and Honey Apples and Honey Yum! These are the most important Rosh Hashana foods. “It’s all about the sweetness; our hope that our year ahead [will] be sweet,” says Sari Laufer, Associate Rabbi at Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Manhattan. Another reason to love honey? “There’s a Jewish tradition that when a kid first starts …

Nut-Free Snacks for School Lunches | Healthy Packaged Snacks for Kids

String Cheese String Cheese Whether your child likes to peel it or go straight in for the kill, string cheese is probably already one of your go-to snacks for kids. You’ll be happy to know that most brands are on the safe list for nut-free schools and classrooms. Fruit Leather Fruit Leather Most fruit snacks, …

Science for Kids | Summer Learning | Backyard Science Experiments

Homemade Bubble Solution Homemade Bubble Solution Blowing bubbles is a summertime favorite, but did you know it is super simple to make your own solution? Have your child experiment with these recipes to see which combinations work best for a whole lot of bubble-blowing fun! Get the directions for Homemade Bubble Solution. Mentos Geysers Mentos …

Black History Month Children’s Books

Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad By Ellen Levine Recommended ages: 6 and up This is the incredible story of Henry “Box” Brown escaping slavery by shipping himself to the north in a wooden crate. We learn that as a boy, …