When Jewish holidays fall on Enrichment Center days, we do something special to recognize the holiday. This week, we invited children to read together. Beautiful.
Sefarim in Shalom Chaverim
The children in Shalom Chaverim have been exploring sefarim (books) in many different ways. Of course there are sefarim (books) to read with our special grown ups. As we share special Jewish books together, we are building our Jewish identity. We are reading stories from Torah together and exploring them through play. There were lots of …
Those Shoes, by Maribeth Boelts
In Nitzanim, we’ve been working to understand that our actions affect one another. Using key Hebrew words of מהר (fast) and לאט (slow), we played Mirror. One child leads, making gentle hand motions for her partner to follow. Then we switch leaders. After Mirror, we played lots of cooperative tag games. We awaken our internal …