The Joy of a Challenge

There has been such joy this week in Beit Nitzanim as children take on new Hebrew challenges! What a sense of accomplishment when a child can choose her own way to explore and track her progress!

One second grader has been working to sound out and write a giant stack of Passover-related Hebrew words. She’s already written twenty-nine words in Hebrew script and print!

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Another second grader decided she wanted to learn Kadesh, Urchatz, the 14 parts of a Passover Seder. I watched her walk laps around the tables while she practiced singing. When she announced that she had mastered the song, I asked, “Well, would you like to make up your own full body motions?” And she was off!

Here’s a video of the final product:

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