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Grades K-2

Suggested activities and stories to help teachers explore the issue of hunger and Jewish values in an age-appropriate way with young children.

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In this age cohort, students will have the opportunity to:

Study

Study

Make connections between Jewish values, Jewish texts and the issue of hunger

Learn

Learn

Hear stories about people who are hungry and consider their struggles and ways to help

Explore

Explore

Engage in activities and experiences that bring the issue of hunger alive and make it real for students

Act

Act

Empower students to take action and make a difference

Activity

“Gratitude for Food” Banner

Allow students to express gratitude for the food they have and raise awareness about children and families who do not have enough.

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Activity

Make a MAZON Tzedakah box

Teach students about the Jewish value of giving tzedakah through a hands-on craft project – and help end hunger along the way!

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Book List

Reading these books with your class can be a great way to start a conversation about hunger and the Jewish value of helping others.

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