Congregation Netivot Shalom Preschool seeks to create a stimulating and enriching educational environment for each and every child.
We are devoted to helping children learn socialization skills, building their self-confidence and teaching them the preliminary skills to explore and experience the world independently from their parents.
In addition, we seek to ignite a spark in each child to lay claim to her or his Jewish heritage and commit him or her to a lifetime passion for learning.

Friday, January 20, 2017

HaShavuah - Nachshonim

January 14, 2017  16 tevet, 5777

Shalom Kulam!

On Monday morning we did Havdallah. We had a close look at the twisted candle.
We played and explored our stacking magnets. We learned about how sometimes they attract and sometimes they repel.
We started talking about Tu-Be'Shvat, which will happen in a few weeks, and brought out plenty of books about trees and planting.
  • We made play dough sculptures with our old play dough, and twigs and leaves.
  • We made leaf art (we love spreading glue with our fingers).
  • We talked about wood and how it comes from trees. We looked at some of our wooden materials, and noticed that our furniture is made out of wood.
  • We brought down the Root-Vue, and planted some carrot seeds. We hope to watch them grow over the next few weeks. After planting the seeds, we read the book "the carrot seed" , and talked about how we eat the part of the carrot that is the root. We also looked at the seeds from Ofra's garden that are still attached to the plant, and talked about how the greens flower and then turn to seeds.
See you all on Tuesday!

Ofranna (that's Ofra and Anna!)

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