Experience the magic of Shabbat anew through their eyes
Shabbat with Kids

Celebrating Shabbat as a family is an opportunity to share the joy of the weekend with your kids, and experience the magic of Shabbat anew through their eyes. Take a moment to slow down and be together, and revel in the sights, sounds, and tastes that make Friday night so special.

Resources From Our Partners
Shabbat with PJ Library
PJ Library sends free Jewish children’s books to families across the world every month. PJ Library shares Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions (like Shabbat!) that are important to you.
JewBelong Shabbat Skits
A group of time travelers goes way, way, way, waaaay back… to the first Shabbat ever, and a family that learns a little about why it’s actually kind of awesome to celebrate Shabbat.
BimBam Shabbat 101 Video
Watch this video to learn more about why and how Jews celebrate Shabbat.
My Jewish Learning for Families
Preparing for and celebrating Shabbat can be a daunting proposition, and if you have children, the prospect of celebrating Shabbat (meant to be joyous and relaxing) for even one hour, let alone 25, can seem preposterous. But this day-long marathon can be packed with marvelous family traditions and special opportunities for fun. Try some of these tips to make Shabbat a truly special day for your family.