10 Best Made-in-Israel Passover Gifts for Kids
Passover is a holiday full of symbolism, ritual, and meaning, and it's also a great time to give gifts to your nearest and dearest. There is in fact a special tradition of giving presents to the children in the family at the Passover Seder or at another time during the eight-day holiday. (And to learn more about how to make the Passover Seder extra fun for your kids, check out our blog post here.)
Whether your kids or grandkids are already expecting a gift or you want to surprise them, prepare ahead of time and make their holiday extra-special with our outstanding range of Passover Gifts for Kids straight from the Land of Israel! And if you need help picking the perfect present for your young loved one, here are our Top 10 favorites for Passover 2023:
1. Jerusalem Second Temple Laser Cut DIY Kit
Jerusalem is one of the focal points of Passover, as the Passover Seder ends with the exclamation LeShanah HaBa'ah BeYerushalayim! ("Next Year in Jerusalem!"), expressing our desire for the return of all Jews to Israel and the rebuilding of the Holy Temple. So what better way to help your child connect with Jerusalem than with this Jerusalem Second Temple Laser Cut Do-it-Yourself Kit? The set contains 267 laser-cut wooden piece to build a replica of the Second Temple, and comes with assembly instructions as well as an information booklet detailing the historical and religious background of the Temple. A creative, practical, and educational gift, this DIY building kit will keep your little ones entertained this Passover!
2. Ark of the Covenant Laser Cut Do-it-Yourself Kit
Bring the Torah to life for your kids this Passover with this Ark of the Covenant Laser Cut Do-it-Yourself Kit from Israel! The 36 laser-cut pieces are assembled together to create a remarkable replica of the Ark of the Covenant - the chest containing the Ten Commandments - which the Israelites carried through the wilderness on their way to the Promised Land. The set comes with detailed instructions as well as an informative pamphlet. Educational, entertaining, and a beautiful symbol of Jewish faith, this fun puzzle kit will provide hours of endless fun this holiday season and beyond.
3. Stainless Steel Children's Kiddush Cup With Hammered Finish
The Passover Seder, like all Jewish holiday feasts, includes Kiddush - the sanctification of the holiday over wine or grape juice - so this Stainless Steel Children's Kiddush Cup by renowned Israeli designer Yair Emanuel is a great way to involve your young loved one and make them feel a part of the Seder. Sporting a delightful hammered finish and artistically decorated with the Hebrew words Yeled Tov ("Good Boy"), this beautiful piece of Judaica is the perfect way to introduce your child to one of Judaism's most meaningful rituals.
This beautiful design is also available with a Yalda Tova inscription for a girl here.
4. Sterling Silver Classic Hebrew Name Necklace
For a gift that is truly unique and personal to your child and will help them connect to their Jewish heritage, check out this stylish Sterling Silver Classic Hebrew Name Necklace from Israel! Made of 925 sterling silver, this beautiful necklace displays any name or nickname of your choice in a classic Hebrew font, and is a terrific gift for your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or young cousin this Passover.
5. Passover Seder Plate DIY 3D Puzzle Kit
If you're looking to celebrate Passover in a family-fun way that'll really get the kids engaged, this Seder plate puzzle is just the thing for you! It comprises a wooden Seder plate with flower shapes and sections for each of the symbolic Passover foods, labeled with bold Hebrew lettering. This plate is designed to be painted, making this a unique and colorful activity for all ages that can be kept and used for years and years. You'll love that it's suitable for all ages, and manufactured right in Jerusalem by socially conscious company Touch Wood Design.
6. 14K Yellow Gold Interlocking Star of David Pendant Necklace
Give your child a piece of stunning Jewish jewelry for Passover with this 14K Yellow Gold Interlocking Star of David Pendant Necklace made right in Israel by Jerusalem Designer Studio. Sporting a fashionable and contemporary interlocking design, this gold Star of David pendant necklace is a fabulous testament of Jewish faith and identity that your child is sure to love wearing no matter where they go!
7. Pyramid Matzah Holder Do-It-Yourself 3D Puzzle Kit
There's nothing like quite like this creative, themed, DIY matzah container! The puzzle assembles into a pyramid-shaped matzah holder with a cover, adorned with the words "The Feast of Matzot shall you keep. Seven Days you shall eat Matzot, as I commanded you, at the appointed time in the spring month, for in it you came out of Egypt" in Hebrew. Inventive and unique yet full of tradition, this matzah box is a great activity to get into the Passover spirit as your family preps for the holiday, and will be adored by kids and adults alike.
8. Moses Splitting Red Sea Puzzle
One of the most famous parts of the story of the Exodus from Egypt is Moses splitting the Red Sea so that the Israelites can cross to safety. And now you can make the story come alive for your children or grandchildren with this fabulous Moses puzzle, featuring beautiful artwork of the iconic Biblical scene. Choose from two different sizes available, and watch your young loved ones connect with the Passover story like never before.
9. Jerusalem Tzedakah Box
Giving tzedakah (charity) is one of Judaism's central values and a common way of honoring Jewish holidays - so why not gift your child with this colorful Jerusalem Tzedakah Box this Passover, and show them just how much beauty there is in giving! Displaying a vibrantly colorful depiction of ancient Jerusalem as well as the Hebrew word "Tzedakah", this box is the perfect way of getting your kid excited about collecting money for charity, while they connect with both the Jewish value of giving and their love of Jerusalem. It's also budget-friendly and comes with a "buy more, save more" discount, so you can even get matching ones for all the kids in the family.
10. Armenian Ceramics Jerusalem Seder Plate
The centerpiece of Passover is of course the Passover Seder Plate - the special plate that sits at the center of the table during the meal and helps us tell the story of the Exodus through six symbolic foods. So why not help your child connect more deeply with the Passover story with their very own Seder Plate?! This sensational Armenian Ceramic Seder Plate is superbly decorated with a colorful depiction of ancient Jerusalem as well as the fabulous floral patterns that are iconic of Armenian Ceramics. The word Pesach ("Passover") sits in the center, while spaces for each of the symbolic foods are labeled in both Hebrew and English. The perfect way to teach your child all about the special Passover foods and get them excited about the holiday!
For more amazing Passover gifts, check out these guides:
Best Passover Gifts for Family & Friends for 2023
10 Best Home Decor Pieces for an Unforgettable Passover 2023
10 Best Passover Hostess Gifts for 2023
And see our full range of exciting Passover Gifts for Kids here - there's something for all ages!