The Best Props for an Ultimate Pesach Seder
By N. Willner
Props are a great way of bringing Pesach to life for the kids (and adults, too!) and there are many inexpensive options and ideas. Aside from their Seder use, the kids will play with these all Yom Tov!
If you want to keep things fresh and exciting, you can buy a few new things each year, so there’s always a surprise and it builds up your collection. You can also take out some new things at the first seder and save some things for the second seder.
What about a life-size Korban Pesach? This one is expensive, but is lifelike:
The Jewish women in Egypt gave birth to six babies at a time. You can demonstrate it with these:
Here’s a smaller, less expensive option:
Moshe’s Staff was an integral part of the story and the kids will love this:
5. THE TEN MAKKOS
The Ten Makkos are always a fun part of the Seder and here are some things that can help make it even more fun.
Remember when you learned about the Mitzri and Jew drank from the same cup, but the Mitzri got blood and the Jew got water? This cool cup can really demonstrate that well:
You can start with bringing out first one large frog as the Medrash explains happened, such as this one:
And then when the kids start hitting it as the Egyptians did, you can start throwing these all over:
Those lice must have made the Egyptians very itchy; I’m sure they needed these:
There are many options and sizes, for example:
Make sure you have them all lying down 😉 There are many options and sizes, for example:
You can attach these 2 items together (before Yom Tov) and make your own Barad:
There are many options for these, for example:
Have everyone around the table wear one of these to get a feeling of what it was like:
DEATH OF THE FIRSTBORN
Have the “family” around the bed of their firstborn who died:
We hope these links were helpful!
Have a Kosher and Happy Pesach!