This is a difficult time for anyone who provides a service. See how these innovative businesses are bringing their talent to you using the wonders of internet and remote learning! Read on for awesome kits you can buy (you can treat your relatives here in Israel) and free live events for everyone! Please share any more in the comments and we will add more as we hear about them!

KITS TO YOUR HOME!

The Soap Cake Factory

Gili has put together awesome soap-making kits that can be delivered to your door! Helps with hygiene AND keeps everyone busy for a while! Click here for full details! Order fast while stock lasts

Hadara’s Ceramic Studio

Hadara has incredible packages on sale which are great for the whole family! Click here for full details and order yours quickly while stock lasts! Delivery can be made outside of Jerusalem if a few friends all buy and order enough kits together.


Kosher Cakery

Kids bored at home? Outside of Israel but want to help your family here? Kosher Cakery have awesome cookie and cupcake decorating kits  –  great entertainment and delicious too!! Click here to order

Paint Parties!

Register for one of these fabulous paint party events – Nina has many virtual workshops running for all ages and even adult parties in the evenings – bring your own wine! Click here for details and to book! You can also buy complete kits for your paint party! Here’s an image of my 8 year old daughter doing one this week! You can also arrange private virtual birthday parties and smachot this way too! Contact Nina: 0542182799

Keramikli

This Paint-me-pottery (and more) studio in Beit Shemesh has fabulous kits available for purchase. You could even MAKE a whole set of Pesach ceramics from the comfort of your own home! Click here for details. A sweet touch –  Keramikli is offering a special gift of a FREE paint-at-home kit for any b’nai mitzvah👦👧 or 💝couple💝whose simcha has been cancelled due to the current situation. Be in touch with them if that is you!

Jerusalem Embroideries

Beautiful Judaica (and more) embroidery kits. Click here to shop and support this business! Great gift idea!

Tamar’s Embroidery Kits

Click here to see the beautiful range of designs to choose from

More details in English on her Facebook page

Paint by numbers and other great hobby kits

Lots of art to choose from and do from your own home!

https://www.facebook.com/Takhbivan/videos/469388966807999/?t=3

Virtual Museum Tours!

City of David on your doorstep!

Can’t make it to the City of David? The City of David is coming to you!

These are challenging times in Israel and around the world. With most of us confined to our homes and schools shut down, we all need to find creative, enriching ways to fill our time (and keep those kids busy!)

So until they can open our doors once again, they are bringing Jerusalem to you with free premium content including family-friendly, inspiring and educational content such as virtual tours, short videos on the history of Jerusalem and archaeological discoveries, coloring pages, riddles and more.

Click here and enjoy!

The Biblical Museum of Natural History

The Biblical Museum of Natural History is offering tours in the NEW museum building exclusively for a very special type of person: those who can’t come!

Their live online 50-minute programs are perfect for people who are unable to physically visit, and an ideal solution for the Coronavirus lockdown. All you need is an internet connection! They will give you interactive tours of museum exhibits, during which you will be able to ask questions. It’s the next best thing to actually visiting!

Click here to head to their site! There is a minimal fee for the tours.

The Israel Museum

Click here for a virtual tour of the museum. They will be adding more on their website. More details here!

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Carasso Science Museum

2nd April from 10:00 – 14:00

Live Science from the museum (Hebrew) on their Facebook page. Click here to go straight to their page.

Click here for the schedule!

FREE TUTORIALS!

Paint Party

There is a wonderful free live paint tutorial on the Paint Party Facebook page. Click here to access it. All you need are some colours/paints, paper or canvas, paintbrushes, water and an hour of time!

https://www.facebook.com/IsraelPaintPartyEvents/videos/197952694845973/?t=9

Adido

This is an awesome arts and crafts studio in Beit Shean. The wonderful Adi is producing a live Facebook video every day at 10:00, called ‘Omer and Shachar’s Craft studio’ where together with her two young sons, they create wonderful things using items you have at home! Very cute…and a great way for your children to hear some HEBREW! Also the live videos stay up on the page so you can go back and do them whenever you want. Click here for the page. Click here for an example!

Tel Aviv Art Studio

Click here and check out this great art studio, offering daily free online tutorials for art with your children. They also have art kits available. Click here for today’s LIVE on how to make edible playdough!

 

Useful miscellaneous links!

50 Easy Indoor Activities

I spy Printables

Fitness video for ages young children!

Fitness video for ages 6+ 

Helpful FB Group! Coronavirus and school’s out in Israel!

 

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