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Jan 16

Shorashim Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

This week Shorashim celebrated Tu B’Shevat!  In honor of the New Year/Birthday of the עצים (etzim – trees), we decorated the classroom with leaf rubbings…Photo Jan 14, 2 50 59 PM

 

…and pictures of עצים (etzim – trees).Photo Jan 12, 10 59 35 AM

 

We did Yoga עץ (etz – tree), using our bodies to act out the growing cycle and different parts of the עץ (etz – tree) such as the שורשים (shorashim – roots) sprouting from the seed…Photo Jan 14, 4 01 06 PM

 

…and the ענפים (anafim – branches) stretching out from the trunk!Photo Jan 14, 4 02 09 PM

 

We built עצים (etzim – trees) out of blocks!Photo Jan 14, 4 03 31 PM

 

We made meals in the מטבח (mitbach – kitchen) using פירות (peirot – fruit).Photo Jan 12, 10 46 08 AM

 

We dyed fabric using plants and spices.Photo Jan 13, 4 51 04 PM

 

We planted כרפס (karpas – leafy green vegetable [i.e. parsley])!  We poured in some dirt…Photo Jan 13, 3 11 44 PM

 

…made a hole and added some seeds…

Photo Jan 13, 3 14 19 PM

 

…covered it with more dirt…Photo Jan 12, 9 30 06 AM

 

…then poured in some מים (mayim – water)!Photo Jan 12, 9 32 13 AM

 

We can’t wait to hear about your growing כרפס (karpas – leafy green vegetable [i.e. parsley])!

Photo Jan 12, 11 08 38 AM

 

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