New Year Scavenger Hunt

Using the websites that follow, answer the following questions about celebrating the New Year holiday.

Website #1: Understanding the Chinese New Year

Website #2: New Year's History and Customs

Website #3: First Night

Website #4: Rosh Hashanah

  • Why is an apple eaten on the Jewish New Year?
  • How is fish symbolic to the Jewish New Year?
  • Before Rosh Hashanah is celebrated, what is done for repentence?
  • What is a shofar?
  • Are shellfish considered to be kosher?

Website #5: Kaboose Quizzes

  • Take the New Year's Celebrating Style quiz and write down your results.

Have a great new year!