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Omer advent calendar, version 2.0

I know the Omer is supposed to be a time of mourning, but around here, it’s a time for jelly beans.
I may not have made counting the Omer any more meaningful (I have been counting for much of my 42 years, and I still can never remember from year to year what “omer” really is) but at least it’s fun. And since we are a house that sees very little candy, it’s quite exciting. How often do most parents hear their children begging to count the Omer?

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Becky

posted April 13, 2010 at 9:13 am


Have you seen this? Neil does this with the upper school some years… http://homer.jvibe.com/Welcome.html



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phyllis

posted April 13, 2010 at 3:18 pm


love love love love love this.



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Miriam Foss

posted April 13, 2010 at 4:30 pm


Wow!! Is that a strawberry?? Impressive that it is growing so early in the season.
I also like your omer/jelly bean combo!



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meira

posted May 7, 2010 at 9:36 am


I stumbled onto your blog and had to laugh at the title for your second Omer calendar post because I collected advent calendar ideas to use for omer calendars this year with my “chug” (after school craft class.) We ended up mostly doing our own things in the end- you can see some of them at http://birkatchaverim.com/wordpress/?p=831
thanks!



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