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Make a Charity Box

Encourage your child to give to the less fortunate.

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What you need:
• Hallelujah Handel by Douglas Cowling (optional)
• small shoebox with lid
• tempura paints
• paintbrush
• scissors
• glue
• colorful rhinestones
• stickers, beads, ribbon, etc. as desired

What to do:
1. If available, read Hallelujah Handel with your child. Explain to her the importance of giving to charity. In a traditional Jewish home, the family collects money in a charity (or "tzedakah") box until the end of each year, when they give the money to the charity of their choice. Tell your child that she is going to make a charity box of