Prepare for Pesach

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By Jenni Tavenerearly years teacher and writer

Article originally published on 8th February 2010

Fun activities to introduce children to the Jewish festival of Passover, which remembers the Exodus from Egypt.

Children making matzah © David Furst/AFP/Getty Images


  1. Pesach celebration
  2. Moses basket
  3. Multicoloured cloth

1. Pesach celebration

Role play a special dinner party

Communication and Literacy

Early Learning Goal: Understanding

What you need

Group size: small groups.

Role-play area; party-themed props for role play such as tablecloth, paper plates, cups, napkins, cutlery, play food, party hats, banners, playdough, coloured paper, card.

What to do

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