Help! I’ve Never Put on a Passover Seder!

Celebrate PassoverWhen you think of pulling together a Seder, does the idea of all the work involved stop you in your tracks?

If so, get our free downloadable 36-page e-guide called “Celebrate Passover, How to Plan a Fun, Simple Seder.” And learn how you can breeze through preparations for, well, a fun, simple Seder.

Passover 2017 – Sunset, Monday, April 10 through nightfall, Tuesday, April 18

The guide will lead you through planning and preparation, so that you can create wonderful memories for your children – without spending weeks and months preparing.

Here’s what one Mom told us:

Ellen Zimmerman’s guide “Celebrate Passover” removes the angst of hosting a Passover Seder and replaces it with warm encouragement, smart tips and easy-to-share educational tidbits.  She gave me confidence to host a Seder that focuses on enjoying being with family and creating memories.”

In this guide, you’ll get:

Easy tip to make a Seder

My Favorite Tip

We often have a number of little ones, so lots of courses with many plate changes would not be a good decision.

Seder Plate - mini- versionInstead, as we describe in “Celebrate Passover: How to Plan a Fun, Simple Seder,” we prepare mini-Seder plates for every guest, including bits of all the ceremonial foods, as well as some nourishment to help us all get through the first part of the Seder.

If your kids are old enough, they can build the mini-Seder plates – because doing that is a perfect learning tool. Why are we adding parsley? Haroset? Maror? And what are these strange-sounding words?

 

Next year in Jerusalem – and at your Seder

I love the advice from Rabbi Adar — to help you let the perfectionism go:

The purpose of the seder is to tell the story of freedom in a way that will make it a part of everyone around the table.  It is a shared experience that will build memories for the group at the table.  Have fun with it.  Some of the best seders I’ve been to involved spilled wine, crumbs everywhere, a burnt side dish, and a lot of laughter . . . Every year at the close of the evening, we remind ourselves that Passover will come again next year.”

Next week on the blog: “Cleaning the House for Passover”

Want more fun at your Seder? Check out our Passover Seder Steps Follow-Along

Help engage kids more at the Seder

Passover Seder Steps Follow-Along

For more ideas, check out our Passover Pinterest Page.

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