Jewish Art for Children

Unleash their Creativity

and Express Jewish Values

For Parents and Teachers

  • 100 child-focused projects, for ages 4- 12 and adults.

  • Lessons and guidance in fostering creative expression of Jewish values.

  • Understand and relate to your child's creative self.

  • Deepen communication, through art. Art therapy parallels.

  • Art skills and techniques, flexible or according to developmental stages.

 
  • Deeply developed… beautifully presented. Those teaching art with hand, heart and soul receive the author's insights and knowledge of child development, and rich examples taken from her practice.

     

    Thoughtful and sensitive parents receive a wonderful and rich guidebook for projects with their family

    Psychologist, author, and artist

    Dr. Judy Belsky

  • A refreshing, innovative guide to develop both artistic creativity and character in young children in a religious Jewish framework.

     

    Practical and hands-on, a “how to” manual for teaching children self-expression through art by using Jewish art and Biblical and traditional Jewish tropes.

    Author "A Guide to Jewish Art"

    Michael Kaufman

  • Art is looking at life with wonder and appreciation. Devora has a knack of making things come alive, for all ages, parents included. 

     

    This is Living Art, and also the Art of Living. I look forward to many more innovative projects, for the sake of our children – and ourselves, as well.

    Editor of Home and Family, Yated Neeman

    Rebz. Shaindel Weinbach

  • An important publication for inspiring creativity and creating a deep bond with ancient sources of Jewish Heritage.

     

    This book is a treasure of resources: interactive and exciting learning of Jewish roots and foundations, and encouraging new and fresh artistic creativity inspired by Jewish sources. 

    Founder of Inspire Jewish Art

    Nurit Sirkis Bank

 
Age 10 Colored pencils, Har Sinai
Room construction, diorama
Pencil, goat, age 9
Ten plagues, age 3 1/2
Hand drawing, pencil
P, age 6 Har Sinai
DP, age 6 Design, paint
TW, age 7 Paint on paper, the Kotel
 

About Devora Piha

Devora Piha is the art teacher you always dreamed of for your children. She is creative, nurturing, and makes Judaism come alive in ways many of us have never imagined.

 

In this incredible work, Mrs. Piha has gathered together over 30 years of her knowledge, experience and excitement to share with Jewish parents and teachers. She provides dozens of ready-to-go projects as well as countless lessons, ideas, and stories to bring Jewish art into our lives – and hearts.

About the Book

500 pages, divided into 3 sections

* What is art and creativity?

What is Jewish art and creativity?

Its source

* Development and communication skills

Good character traits

Using mistakes

Art therapy parallels

* Materials and techniques with nuances

Who is it for?

Parents

Teachers

Art therapists

Families

Pre-school

Multi-cultural programs

What does it teach?

Understanding Jewish art and creativity

The imagination in depth

 

Jewish education and values

A love of children

 

Excerpt from the latest blog post.

Workshops

Speaking to groups on understanding and using creativity, and other topics

* Local in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel

* Online via Skype or Zoom

Be in touch: piha1@012.net.il

Buy the Book

Mosaica Press

Feldheim Distributors

Amazon

 

Or contact piha1@012.net.il

CONTACT

Questions on implementing creative Jewish expression in your classroom or your home?

Want feedback on your child's artwork?

I am eager to help:

piha1@012.net.il 

Disclaimer

The site owner does not take responsibility for mistakes, incorrect information or problematic results of any kind due to one’s use of the blog or the book.

 

Advice, instruction, use of photos and questions or other services is subject to the discretion of the site owner (author of The Joy or Jewish Art for Children: A Guide for Parents and Teachers), and her associates.  

 

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