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Make A Simchat Torah Flag

In many communities around the world, children bring a Simchat Torah flag to the synagogue. They wave it while they dance around the Torah.



  • Wood dowels

  • Paper

  • Duct tape

  • Watercolors 

  • Oil pastels

  • Glue

  • Glitter

  • Pompoms

  • Confetti 


Step 1

Paint your flag with the watercolors.

Step 2

When the paint is dry, add some designs with the oil pastels.

Step 3

Some people like to draw a Torah or a crown on their flag.

Step 4

You can write, “Simchat Torah,” or "תורה שמחת” on your flag. 

Step 5

You can glue some glitter, pompoms, and confetti on it to make it look even more festive.

Step 6

Tape the flag to the dowel with duct tape. 

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