Jewish Journal

For the Kids

by Abby Gilad

Posted on Oct. 9, 2003 at 8:00 pm

Sukkot is a holiday when we are commanded to be happy. We feel cleansed and joyful after Yom Kippur is over and now it is time to party!

Here is a tasty sukkah.

You will need:

1. 3 halves of Graham Crackers

(two pieces broken into halves).

2. Smooth/Creamy peanut butter.

3. Small thin pretzel sticks.

4. Fruit-shaped cereal or candy.

5. Popsicle stick/plastic knife (optional)

Paper or foam plate to build on.


Build a three-sided sukkah by "gluing" the edges of three graham crackers together with peanut butter. The crackers should be in a "U" shape. Make sure they are at a 90-degree angle from each other.

Dip fruit-shaped cereal in the peanut butter and gently stick onto inside and outside walls.

Make a roof by spreading peanut butter on the pretzels, laying them across the crackers and then sticking cereal on top of the pretzels.

The Sukkot Quiz

1. A sukkah is

a. A strong house

b. A temporary dwelling

c. Russian for "sugar"

2. For a sukkah roof, we use

a. Transparent plastic sheeting

b. Wooden shingles

c. Branches

3. We make sure there are gaps

in the sukkah roof

a. So that we can see the stars

b. Because it is less expensive

c. To keep it cool inside the sukkah

4. The fruit included in the

four species is:

a. Watermelon

b. Etrog

c. Lemon

Send your answers in for your Baskin-Robbins gift certificate!

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