Topic: Shabbat practices and feelings evoked by Shabbat experiences.
Target Audience: K – grade 2
Time frame: 2 hour program includes 50 minute parent study piece.
Staff: family educator, adult presenter (optional) and two teachers.
Overview: The program begins with families selecting a Shabbat book to read and discuss together. They then visit 7 stations that explore various aspects of Shabbat. Parents and children separate for 50 minutes of adult study and child-centered learning and crafts. Everyone returns to celebrate Havdallah together.
Goals: Families will think about the elements of Shabbat in a spiritual way. Participants will explore feelings evoked by Shabbat.
A-to-Z directions start with publicity hints and staff preparation three weeks prior to the actual program.