Frogs in the Bed: My Passover Seder Activity Book

Frogs in the Bed: My Passover Seder Activity Book

by Ann D. Koffsky


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ISBN-13: 9780874419139
Publisher: Behrman House, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/03/2014
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 271,371
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

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Frogs in the Bed: My Passover Seder Activity Book 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jewish children are usually taught songs for the Jewish Sabbath, holidays, and festivals. Shirley Cohen Steinberg’s song,  One Morning (The Frog Song), is a notable preschool Passover song. Using this song as a focal point, author and illustrator  Ann D Koffsky created Frogs in the Bed: My Passover Seder Activity Book. The first few pages vividly illustrate the words of this preschool song. Parents and teachers of young Jewish children can  create additional interest by locating and counting the exuberant frogs that appear in a variety of poses. The frog theme continues throughout the rest of the book. There are 15 pages of activities that highlight the traditional parts of a Passover Seder.  A copy of The Frog Song and the melody are an added bonus. The first few pages reinforce basic concepts such as the meaning  of the objects on the Seder plate, the drinking of 4 cups of wine/grape juice, and the tradition of reciting 4 questions.  Some of the pages appear to address a read aloud audience while early readers would be comfortable reading some pages.  Magid and Miracles: A Passover Comic is a delightful 3-page comic that could be enjoyed by readers as well as nonreaders.  Four pages instruct readers to make shapes out of matzah, to draw faces that reflect an emotion,  to locate items that don’t belong in a picture, and to find the correct path on a simple maze. The concluding pages provide directions and illustrations for two craft projects- Sparkling Elijah Cup and Jumping Froggie. Parents who are looking for a short book that reinforces basic Passover ideas will be pleased with Frogs in the Bed.  The book highlights key words and important aspects of the holiday while simultaneously providing a limited number of  activities. Jewish children who are familiar with The Frog Song will also appreciate this illustrated version.  However due to the limited number of pages, anyone seeking a variety of activities at multiple levels or a book that will keep kids engaged throughout the  Seder will find that this book will not meet their needs.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fun and clever illustrated version of the classic "Frog Song" which my kids LOVE! So nice to see it with fresh illustrations. Plus it has fun activities in the back. A seder must!