So I know I did the poll and I said I would do a baked good but the only problem is it just so happens to be Pesach, or Passover. Of course, on Passover we are not allowed to let any of our bread rise, so a baked good would not do. So I decided to attempt to make matzah for the first year. 🙂 This recipe is adapted from this blog… I highly recommend the blog. I had a ton of fun making this matzah and everyone devoured it!
I changed it slightly based on the ingredients we had and went for it! I used flour instead of anything special and I did not bother with the 18 minutes because cooking for Passover was insane as is… You could always attempt the recipe with the proper materials and I’m sure it would turnout perfectly, but if not it’s not the worst problem in the world.
So here is my first craft post… an afikomen bag. For those of you who do not know, afikomen is special matzah. The word itself means dessert and the passover seder is not finished until the afikomen, which is hidden, is found usually by the younger kids. The afikomen bag is what holds the matzah so you can hide it.
Now that the little lesson is over…. onto making this. So this is fun to do with your kids but it is easier if you do it with them one on one. This does require a little kid with a needle so be sure to go through with them what not to do with a needle (like poking themselves or others with the sharp point)
All you need is a piece of felt, a tapestry needle, some thread and some sequins or form of decoration and glue to put it on. That’s it!