The Simple Child

Haggadah Section: -- Four Children

Is this child really simple?

Sometimes, children understand more than they are able to convey. Individuals with auditory processing difficulties or other learning disabilities, speech/language delays, anxiety and more may be perceived as "simple" when, in fact, it is the adults in their lives that are too "simple" or one-dimensional in their quest for "information output". 

Everyone learns differently. One person could be a visual learner, while another may prefer hearing information or talking it through. Still others need to learn by moving and feeling. How do you learn best? How might you discover what the "simple" child knows if you think about how he/she learns best?

How does Passover take into account all different types of learners? When do you feel most engaged in the rituals of the Seder? Do all of the people at your Seder feel the same way? What does this tell us about individual learning styles?

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  • Kadesh
    • Urchatz
  • Urchatz - Wash Your Hands To Prepare for the Seder
    • Karpas
  • Karpas
    • Yachatz
  • Yachatz - Breaking the Middle Matzah
  • Visual Yachatz
    • Maggid - Beginning
  • Maggid (Introduction)
  • Answering Our Questions
    • -- Four Questions
  • The Four Questions
    • -- Four Children
  • The Four Children
  • Four Children
  • The Wise Child
  • The Wicked Child
  • The Simple Child
  • The Child Who Doesn't Know how to Ask a Question
    • -- Exodus Story
  • Telling our Story
    • -- Ten Plagues
  • The Ten Plagues
    • -- Cup #2 & Dayenu
  • Dayeinu
  • The Passover Symbols
  • In Every Generation & Second Cup
    • Rachtzah
  • Rachtzah
    • Motzi-Matzah
  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Motzi Matzah
    • Maror
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  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Koreich
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  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Shulchan Oreich
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  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Hallel
  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Cup of Elijah
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    • Songs
  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Who Knows One
  • The Wandering is Over Haggadah - Chad Gadya
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