Tag Archive: Passover

Apr 16

Different Perspectives

For the last few weeks, children in Anafim v’Alonim (“branches” and “oak trees” for 4th and 5th grades)  have dug into a  line from the Mishnah about how the Passover story should be told.  The Mishnah says the story should be told: “beginning with disgrace and ending in praise.” Following that, children looked at an …

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Mar 29

Shorashim Makes a Seder Plate

This week Shorashim (“Roots,” for nursery children) used the knowledge we’ve learned about the Pesach seder plate to make our very own! We used a variety of different materials to create one giant “plate” for us to hang in our space that would mimic not only the look of the items on the seder plate, …

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Mar 11

Learning מה נשתנה (Ma Nishtana) in Shorashim

This week in Shorashim, we have been focused on continuing to learn the names of Seder plate items through משחקים (Mischakim-games), יצירה (Yetzirah-art/creativity), and in our environment. Setting the table for a פסח (Pesach-passover) Seder complete with four cups of grape juice for each person has been a huge favorite for children. To continue this exploration …

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Mar 04

Exploring the Passover Seder

This week began the shift in Beit Shorashim from Purim to פסח (Pesach-Passover). Our environment has up new pictures, and we have lots of different new games and explorations out to get inside of this holiday. Our big focus for nursery children is learning what a Seder is and knowing some of the different items on …

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Apr 10

Shorashim Tells the Story of Pesach

Shorashim has been thoroughly enjoying acting out the story of Pesach in a variety of ways.  Without further ado, here are some highlights from the story with some artistic embellishments our Shorashim actors included.  (NOTE: The pictures are taken from multiple renditions so the roles are represented by a few different actors.)   Pharoah was …

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Apr 03

Shorashim Explores Pesach

Shorashim dove right into פסח (Pesach – Passover) with many new explorations!  We read about how Moshe lead the Israelites out of Egypt, along with many other books about פסח (Pesach – Passover) things such as the seder! We even acted out the story!  Here is Moshe asking Pharoah to let his people go!  As you …

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