A cartoon tree with different colored green leaves.

Whether you are looking for videos, crafts, explanations, or more, jkidphilly is your one-stop-shop for all things Tu B’Shevat.

Come for the pretty tree photos;

stay for the endless array of ways to celebrate with your jkids!

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Table of Contents below to see one page at a time.

Tu B’Shevat Toolkit

“Venture Into Tu B’Shevat: a jkidphilly Holiday Toolkit”

includes information, activities, resources, and links to more information, all to be used to create an exciting, engaging, and educational Tu B’Shevat for your family and/or classroom.

A few notes about the digital toolkit:
  • When you click on the thumbnail, it may take a minute or two to load.
  • This digital version can be accessed as a full, downloadable PDF here.
  • On the top left of each page of the digital toolkit, there is a link to take you back to the table of contents and on the top right of each page, there is a link to view a printable version of that page.
  • Please feel free to share any and all parts of this toolkit, and let us know if there’s any way we can help and/or if you need more resources

Looking for more ways to celebrate? Here are some ideas from Jewish Learning Venture staff!

Bari’s family enjoys making edible trees, like using pretzel rods for the trunk, thin pretzel sticks for branches, then decorating them with clementines, craisins, grapes, or other fruits.

Elana makes a point of bringing her kids into nature — even in the snow! — and talking about how beautiful and important the trees are.

In Julia’s family, they make a platter of seven species snacks.

Rhona planted a tree outside her front door in the spring when her daughter was born, and every Tu B’Shevat, the whole family stands outside and sings “Yom Huledet Sameach / Happy Birthday” to their tree.

Robin loves to think of creative and new ways to create trees.

Growing up, Robyn planted trees in Israel through JNF, and her family continues to plant trees for lifecycle events.

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