Activities, Lesson Plans, and More
- Y—Young (PreK-3rd)
- M—Middle (4th-6th)
- O—Older (7th-12th)
- T—Teacher Resources
High Holiday Printables and Crafts for Kids
Gateways has a large collection of resources for teaching and celebrating the High Holidays with kids. It includes craft ideas and printable worksheets, guides, games, puzzles, and activity pages.
High Holiday Resources
This list of resources from the Jewish Education Project has a lot of fun resources for teaching K-12 students about the High Holidays. It includes videos, playlists, quizzes, lesson plans, and apps.
Adaptable Resources for the New Year
The Sefaria Library is a great resource for studying the Torah and other Jewish texts. This resource page has a round up of some of its top lesson plans and guided studies for Rosh Hashana.
Rosh Hashanah Torah Readings and Study
The Sefaria Library has a large collection of selected Torah and text readings for observance of Rosh Hashanah, as well as guided lesson plans and studies for students and adults.
Rosh Hashanah: History and Overview
The Jewish Virtual Library has a collection of informational articles and religious readings to learn about and celebrate Rosh Hashanah. You can find explanations of various symbols and traditions, recipes, and prayers.
Reform Judaism Rosh HaShanah Resources and Events
ReformJudaism.org has a large collection of articles covering Rosh Hashanah celebrations, traditions, customs, and Torah readings. You can find recipes, crafts, and activity ideas, as well as find online and in-person services.
Rosh Hashanah Articles and Resources
A large collection of resources for learning about and celebrating Rosh Hashanah from My Jewish Learning. You can find answers to all of your FAQs, history, symbols, videos, recipes, activities, and virtual events.
High Holidays Lesson Plans and Resources
A large collection of educational resources to learn about the High Holidays from The Lookstein Center. Includes lesson plans, vocabulary cards, quizzes, articles, activities, games, videos, and songs.
Rosh Hashanah Resources and Activities
The National Jewish Outreach Program's (NJOP) Rosh Hashanah resource page has everything you need to learn about and celebrate the holiday! You can find a digital and print "Complete Guide to Rosh Hashana" that includes explanations, recipes, prayers, games, and more, as well as videos, courses, and online events.
Rosh Hashanah Background
A brief background on the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah from Judaism 101. Includes information on the significance of the holiday, common customs, and traditions from an Orthodox perspective.
How is Rosh Hashanah Observed?
This article from Chabad.org covers Rosh Hashanah traditions and customs. Learn more about the holiday and find a few ways to celebrate, from traditional foods and activities to readings and prayers.
Rosh HaShanah Significance
This overview from NSW Board of Jewish Education covers the religious significance of the Jewish New Year and several phrases, greetings, and prayers.
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Resources and Activities
A large collection of articles, resources, and activities for learning about and celebrating Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur from Holidays.net. You can find background information on various symbols, stories, recipes, videos, and coloring pages.
History of Rosh Hashanah (Video)
A video from History.com that covers the history of Rosh Hashanah and how celebration of the holiday has changed over time.
Learn Religions is an educational DotDash blog focused on educating the general public about the world's religions through unbiased and beginner-friendly information. You can find a large collection of articles on Rosh Hashanah and many other Jewish holidays.
Information for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur including recipes, family activities, and tolls for growth and renewal.
Rosh Hashanah Links and Resources
Jacob Richman's Hot Sites is an educational blog that hosts a large collection of resources for learning about and celebrating Rosh Hashanah. The blog links to number of educational websites, study sheets, quizzes, recipes, videos, Spotify playlists, and more.