These unique crafts celebrate the apples, honey, pomegranates and fish that make up the High Holiday palate. Whether you’re looking for activities for kids or yourself, the possibilities for creativity are endless. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Apple Coffee Filter Craft

This chromatography project is cool, simple and lots of fun. Chromatography refers to how the marker inks separate and spread through the coffee filter when sprayed with water; basically, it yields tie-dye results without the risk of staining. Yeah, science!

(Photo: Gift of Curiosity)
(Photo: Gift of Curiosity)

Pomegranate Favor Box

These classy boxes can be used as place cards, goodie bags, general décor or a reliable hiding spot.

(Photo: Chai and Home)
(Photo: Chai and Home)

Apple Stamping

Celebrate nature’s inherent beauty and elevate your High Holiday aesthetic with gorgeous apple stamps. Cards, name tags, menus, coasters, tote bags, shirts, invitations, decorations…the options are endless.

(Photo: Natural Beach Living)
(Photo: Natural Beach Living)

Honey Bee Cards

The secret to making these cards look so professional? Bubble wrap and thumbprints! (Want more? Check out the potato pomegranate card tutorial.)

(Photo: Alpha Mom)
(Photo: Alpha Mom)

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Little Apple Yarn Favors

Maintain the sweetness of the Jewish New Year with these non-perishable treats. Use them for table decorations, give them as gifts or have them around just because they’re cute.

(Photo: Makes and Takes)
(Photo: Makes and Takes)

Stained Glass Fish

Put those stubby crayons to use! Highlight one of the holiday’s key foods by repurposing craft supplies you’d otherwise throw away. And these just look cool.

(Photo: Tori Avey)
(Photo: Tori Avey)

Honey Jar Craft

Cover a leftover jar however you want in air-drying clay and bedazzle every inch. Love it.

(Photo: Sophie's World)
(Photo: Sophie’s World)

Watercolor Apples

Experiment with different apple types as you paint your way through a stunning gradient.

(Photo: Creative Jewish Mom)
(Photo: Creative Jewish Mom)