To cheer myself up after a hard day: a polymer clay seder plate and matzah.
What began as two seder plate earrings ended up making Passover for our Playmobil family. I just ease the jewelry findings out of the holes and the plates are tiny-table-ready.
Later, the Kindergartener joined in: “I want to make the three matzahs.” Apparently, he did not think that the three matzot needed to be of a uniform size. I love this.
He also (accidentally) helped make the Afikomen for our little people. I had baked three round, Sculpey Shmura matzot to mimic the hand-made, expensive kind (which is watched / guarded from the wheat field to the packaging, to make sure the end-product has not come become chametz).
And again, we discovered that Polymer clay is not the most flexible plaything for small children. He picked up a piece of Shmura matzah and broke it right in two. Ta da! Afikomen.