We love these 7 ways to get kids involved in the Passover seder, but do they have books about this special holiday? Here are the momstown picks for your kids, from baby to school age!
Books for Babies and Toddlers about Passover
Lotsa Matzah by: Tilda Balsley
Why is matzah plain and flat? For centuries it’s been like that. A rhyming introduction to Passover’s traditional food, with children eating and enjoying “lotsa matzah” many different ways during the holiday. This board book is perfect for your baby or toddler.
Dayenu!: A Favorite Passover Song Illustrated by: Miriam Latimer
Combining the festive cheer of the beloved Passover song with a melodic recounting of the Jews'' exodus from Egypt to Israel, this board book will be the perfect addition to any family tradition.
My First Passsover by Tomie dePaola
Passover is a time for families and friends to celebrate their faith and shared history, with honored practices dating back centuries. Tomie dePaola’s board book has straightforward text and understated illustrations provide simple insight into the holiday background for young readers, while eyecatching foil emphasizes the importance of traditional Passover items.
Grover and Big Bird's Passover Celebration by: Tilda Balsley and Ellen Fischer
Grover and Big Bird are in a hurry to get to the Passover seder, but – uh, oh! — there are many delays. Moishe Oofnik comes to the rescue in his tumbledown truck, but will they arrive in time to ask the Four Questions?
Books for Preschoolers and School Age Kids about Passover
P is for Passover by: Tanya Lee Stone
P is for Passover
Or Pesach, some say,
We celebrate freedom
On this holiday
In this new shaped alphabet book, families will enjoy learning about Passover! Every page contains a letter of the alphabet along with sweet, rhyming text that corresponds with each letter. And as an added bonus, at the end of the book is the complete story of Passover. This is a perfect introduction to the holiday!
Ultimate Sticker Books Passover by: Dorling Kindersley
Covering all aspects of the Jewish festival of Passover, from the story of the exodus from Egypt to Passover preparations in the modern home, your bigger kids will love to interact and create beautiful artwork that celebrates the history and traditions of Passover.
DVDs and Toys about Passover
We love this DVD about Passover, from Sesame Street (available at Indigo.ca)
How about a soft Seder play set for your Baby's First Passover
Or masks for dressing up at your Passover Seder with the plague masks!
These books are all available online at Indigo or Amazon.ca.