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September 27, 2002 - Image 99

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-09-27

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Believe
Magic?

ELIZABETH APPLEBAUM
AppleTree Editor

A

nna Sherbin had just finished making
her flower project — a carnation that
changes colors — to help decorate the
family sukkah.
She knew exactly what she wanted to do next.
"It was fun — I would like to do it again," said
Anna, 6'12, of West Bloomfield.
Anna's best pal, Baylee Werner, also 6 1 /2 and a
resident of West Bloomfield, loves playing soccer
(she's on the same team as Anna) and dancing
(she's in the same class as Anna) — so perhaps it's
no surprise that her favorite activity this evening
(just like Anna's) was making the carnation project.
And the fun was just getting started.
Children placed their flowers by the stems in
water with a drop of blue food coloring.
The next step
was bringing it
home and
watching it
change colors
over the next
several days as it
gradually
absorbed food
coloring during
the holiday of
Sukkot, then e-
mailing the
results. (We're
not giving any-
thing away.)
The carnation
project was one
Jaden, 6,
stop along the "Magic of Sukkot"
and Blake
path.
King, 9, of
Sukkot was the theme of this
Framington
year's "Apples & Honey and Lots,
Hills make
Lots More" event, in its 16th year.
mobiles at
Held at the Jewish Community
Apples 6-
Center in West Bloomfield, the
Honey.
"Magic of Sukkot" featured
hands-on exhibits, crafts and a

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