For many reasons we've missed a few weeks of HaShavuah so this email covers most of the month of February/Shevat.
-3D constructions with various materials
--including popsicle sticks and tape!
---watercolors with crayon!
-wax paper collage!
-Pretending to be the teacher and telling stories!
-paper airplane making!
-handprints in playdoh
-pretend ice skating!
-writing our names!
-letters for our classroom mailbox!
-making numbers and letters from playdoh!
Our special book club read 2 chapters of "My Father's Dragon." And drew/wrote in our new notebooks/machbarot.
-We talked about Kehillah/community.
-We told the Purim story and sang Chag Purim!
-We performed a play of the Purim story!
-We made "rashans" and "maseychot!'
-We read "A Purim Play" by Rena Dorph, illustrated by Netivot Shalom children.
-We listened to joyful klezmer music for the (first) month of Adar.
-We learned the story of Mah Tovu from the Torah, in which Balaam attempts to speak a curse from a muntaintop but instead the blessing of Mah Tovu comes from his mouth.
Ruth, Shirlee, and William (and Caitlin, Judith, and Jessica)