Passover is celebrated with immense zeal and gusto and why not, it marks the liberation of the Israelites from Egypt. Much of the ritual surrounding Passover revolves around cleaning homes, fasting, reciting verses, recounting the story of the exodus, preparing delicious traditional delicacies and conveyance of the Jewish by the oldest to the youngest. No Seder plate is complete without highlighting the Passover symbols, and hence, the need to deck up the ceremonial plate. Seder plate, being the centerpiece of the festival, is one perfect way to display your artisanship or motivate your kids to indulge in something creative. This will encourage the little ones to come up with e better and creative ideas and give more effort towards the realization of the importance of the festival. Mark this Passover as special and enjoy each bit of this holy festival with these amazing Seder plate craft ideas. Read on for more ideas on Passover Seder plate crafts.
Spring Seder Plate
Prepare your own Seder plate craft this Passover. Explore this article to find some ideas on Pesach Seder plate crafts.
Passover Seder Plate Crafts
- 1 round Plastic/ Sturdy Paper Plate
- Paint Brush
- Stickers (for decoration)
- Green Acrylic Paint
- 5 Paper Muffin Cups
- Craft Glue
- Black Marker
- Using green acrylic paint, paint your paper plate and keep it aside to dry.
- Similarly, paint the inside bottoms of the muffin cups in the same green acrylic paint. Keep it aside to dry.
- Write the names of each of the Passover symbols (Charoset, Bitter Herbs, Greens, Egg and Shankbone) in the center of the muffin cups with a black marker.
- Dab a small amount of white glue to the bottom of the muffin cups and glue them around the perimeter of the plate.
- Use sparkles and glitters to decorate the plate.
- Write “Seder Plate” with craft glue in the center of the plate and add some dots here and there.
- Cover the glue with green and silver sparkles.
- Allow the sparkles to sit on the glue and shake off the excess.
- Add on stickers and other decorations to complete your spring Seder plate.
Passover Seder Placemat
- Black Thin-Tipped Marker
- White Poster Board/ Craft Foam (big enough for a place mat)
- White Paper
- Construction Paper (green, white, brown, red)
- Clear Self-Adhesive Paper
- Markers (yellow, orange, red, blue)
- White Craft Glue
- Using a large round shape, trace out a circle in the center of the placemat with a pencil.
- With the help of a small cylindrical item, such as a can or a cup, trace 6 circles on the Seder plate — one in the center and 5 circling the center one.
- Cut out a chicken leg (shank bone) from the brown paper, horseradish (bitter herb) from white and green paper, romaine lettuce (bitter vegetable) and parsley (green vegetable) from the green paper, apple and nut salad (charoset) from red and white paper, and egg (roasted egg) from the white paper.
- Trace out the circles with a black marker.
- Glue these cut items on the Seder plate with horseradish in the center and others in the circles drawn.
- Outline the plate and decorate the insides of the plate with yellow and orange markers.
- Add dots of orange marker around other circles.
- Write “Passover” with a red marker on the left side of the placemat and “Pesach” with a blue marker on the right side.
- Using clear adhesive paper, cover both the sides of the placemat.
Passover Seder Plate Crafts
- Bowl or Platter (for a circle pattern about 16" in diameter)
- White Foam Board or Cardboard
- Scissor or Utility Knife (adults only)
- Rick Rack
- White Paint and Paint Brush (if using cardboard)
- 6 Silicone or Paper Baking Cups or Glass Condiment Bowls
- Buttons and Other Embellishments (as desired)
- White Tacky Glue
- Place the top rim of the bowl or the platter on foam board or cardboard and trace it using a pencil.
- Now, place this board on a well-protected surface and use a knife to cut a circle. Ensure that this is done with the assistance of an adult.
- If you are using a cardboard, paint it with white acrylic paint and let it dry completely.
- Allot space for the baking cups or bowls on the rim of the plate and make sure they are evenly spaced.
- Draw a circle around them using a black marker and remove the cups.
- Make another outline on these circles with a comparatively larger one.
- At the center of the plate, draw the Star of David inside the center circle and color it. Use the color markers to color each small circle along the rim as well.
- With the black marker, indicate the symbolic food on each circle, be it the hard-boiled egg, green vegetables, bitter herbs, etc.
- Glue attractive and colorful buttons on the rim of the center circle and rick rack around the rim. Depending on your artistic skills, you may use other embellishments as well.