Kindergarten - 6th Grade (Elementary School)
Teachers, youth leaders, parents and students can find games, puzzles, stories, crafts and recipes for the classroom, youth groups and camps. Educational tools on everything from Jewish holidays, Israel, conservation, Shabbat and more! Click here to access YourPage.
JNF’s Plant Your Way to Israel program allows students to raise money toward a trip to Israel by raising funds for forestry projects in Israel. Half of the donation will go to JNF forestry projects in Israel, and the other half will be placed in a special account on the student’s behalf to be redeemed to help pay for a trip to Israel with family, a youth group or school. Click here to register and learn more.
A New Leaf is a colorful educational newsletter for students in grades 1-4, provided by generous JNF donors at no cost to schools, three times a year. It features stories, games, puzzles, crafts and recipes. Growing UP! is a newsletter for bar and bat mitzvah-age students, grades 5-8, stressing Jewish values and active responsibility also provided at no cost to schools. To order, contact us at email@example.com.
Parent or teacher volunteers dressed as Blue Box Bob visit students in grades pre-K - 4, connecting them to modern Israel while teaching the history of our homeland with age-appropriate educational materials. To order Blue Box Bob for your school or party or to sign up for the Blue Box Bob Birthday Club, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Join the Blue Box Bob Birthday Club.
Register for a Blue Box Bob visit to your school.
October 18th has been declared International World Water Monitoring Day. JNF, through a grant from the United States Forest Service, encourages schools throughout the U.S. and Israel to test their water sources and share that information with schools worldwide. To register, go to www.jnf.org/wwmd.
Connect your students to their roots by planting a tree in Israel with JNF's Tu BiShvat in the Schools Program. Host a Tu BiShvat seder with JNF's Branching Out Haggadah to teach students about the spiritual and environmental significance of the holiday. To register, go to www.jnf.org/tbschools.
Participate in JNF's Let Us Play! program in support of the JNF Sderot Indoor Recreation Center. Jewish students across the United States will work together toward a common goal: continue to provide the children of Sderot with a safe and secure place to play, away from the danger of falling rockets. Since opening on Purim 2009, the center entertains over 500 visitors daily. Your support will provide the kids of Sderot with much needed sports equipment, toys, games, books, art supplies, and therapy sessions so they can continue to have a safe place to play. Visit www.jnf.org/letusplay for more information.
This program tells the stories of the men and women who have fought to establish and protect the State of Israel. Through the biographies and activities, students will learn the meaning of Kol Yisrael arevim zeh bazeh: All of Israel is responsible for one another (Talmud, Tractate Shavuot 39a). This program also focuses on shared values of Israel and the United States - freedom and democracy. To learn more, visit www.jnf.org/gibborim.
JNF Ambassadors is a program designed to engage teachers, school administrators and parent volunteers in learning more about Israel, and provide them with resources that they can use to teach about Israel in their classroom. JNF educators will lead a series of webinars on a variety of topics related to teaching Israel in a timely and meaningful way. Educators that participate in four or more calls throughout the year will receive a certificate of recognition as a JNF Israel Education Ambassador, and a tree will be planted in Israel in their honor.Click here to to register or contact email@example.com or 212-879-9305 ext 245 with any questions.
Created by JNF in partnership with the US Forest Service, this 5-part modular curriculum for students in grades 4 through 6 can be easily integrated into a school’s existing science and social studies curricula. The program includes a recorded webinar featuring Israeli butterfly expert Dr. Guy Pe’er.
An engaging tool (poster and video set) for teaching elementary grade students about the importance of water, and innovative techniques for alleviating the water crisis, set in the framework of Israel’s geography.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 212-879-9305 x263