DIY Omer Counter – I Count, You Count, We All Count!

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Andrew Nusbaum

We are counting down the days until the next holiday of Shavuot when we celebrate receiving the biggest present of them all, the Torah! 49 days in total between Passover and Shavuot.
This week our Hebrew school made their own Omer counters– and you can make them at home for yourself, as well!
Materials: poster board/side of cardboard box, markers, sticky notes with numbers 1-49 (#50 is Shavuot)

Blessing for each evening:
Blessed are You, Holy One, who teaches us to number the days of the Omer, to count the blessings in our lives and to be grateful for each day.
Say, “Today is the # day of the Omer.”
[If you’ve missed a few days and need to catch up, tonight will be the day after the tenth day. 😉 ] May we count and treasure each of our precious days,

Rabbi Mark

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