Planning A Child-Friendly Seder

The Passover seder is one of the most celebrated events in the Jewish calendar and every family's seder is unique and special to their family. If you're hosting a seder for the first time this year, or you're just looking to shake up your own celebration, check out the links below for some tips and ideas. For more, visit our everything Passover page.

Family reading PJ Library books at the table

Planning a Family Seder 

5 Short & Sweet Kid-Friendly Haggadahs
We've compiled a list of some of our favorite DIY, digital, and age-appropriate haggadot.

Checklist: Setting the Seder Table via MyJewishLearning
Use this list to be sure that you have everything you need.

Making a Kid-Friendly Seder via Jewish Action 
Have kids help with planning the seder to build excitement.

Surviving a Seder With Kids via
You're going to need snacks. Really good snacks.

Getting Kids Involved During the Seder

10-Minute Passover Play via
Use this ten-minute script as an all-ages alternative to the Maggid section of the Haggadah. 

Acting It Out: An Awesome Kid-Friendly Seder Idea
Tips, scripts, and short plays to act out with your seder guests of all ages.

Hiding the Afikomen
Let's be serious, finding the afikomen is just as much fun for grownups as it is for children. Learn all the ins and outs of this Passover tradition with this blog post.

Printable Passover Question Catcher
Did you ever play with an origami "fortune teller" as a kid? This updated printable turns the old game into a way to kick start questions with children.

Printable Paper Passover Scene
Part the Red Sea with this easy, cube-puppet, printable.

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