Passover Placemats Craft

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Supplies:

  • One sturdy, brightly colored piece of thicker construction paper, size
  • 8 X 11 (A4), per kid
  • One good photo of each kid who is making a placemat
  • Stickers for decorating the edges
  • Magic markers in various colors
  • Stencil for writing the letters of the name, optional

Instructions

1 Using the stencil, if you have it, write your name neatly near the top right half of the paper. You can do it in Hebrew or English letters.

2 Attach the photo to the other half of the paper.

3 Place stickers in any pattern you like all around the edges of the paper; this will be your border or frame.

4 Using the magic markers, color the name and the rest of the paper so it will be pretty. Those who know how to write can add a short love note to the person who will be receiving the placemat, such as, “Hi, Bubby, I love you! Happy Pesach!”

5 When you are done, take it to a store that does lamination and laminate it. Now your placemat is all ready for use! When it gets dirty, just give it a swipe with a damp rag, and it will be as good as new!

Excerpt from Let My Children Cook!