Tag Archive: Otiyot

May 01

Shalom Alef-Bet!

The families of שָׁלוֹם חֲבֵרִים (Shalom, Chaverim! – Welcome, Friends! for ages 0 – 3 and their grown-ups) are exploring the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Explorations included decorating their Hebrew names, finding Hebrew-letter cards in the sensory bin, tracing Hebrew letters, building with blocks with Hebrew letters on them, Hebrew-letter floor puzzles, and making Hebrew-letter cookies! …

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Nov 02

Shorashim Welcomes Some “Guests”

This week Shorashim read in Genesis 18 about how Avraham received three unexpected guests.  Before we read on to find out how Avraham treated his guests, we imagined what we would do if we were to welcome three unexpected guests.  In fact, we actually welcomed three “guests,” into our room in the form of three …

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Oct 27

Shorashim Loves to Play with Otiyot!

This week Shorashim could not get enough of our new אותיות (otiyot – Hebrew letters) materials! We brought in a large magnet board so we could play with our magnetic  אותיות (otiyot – Hebrew letters), and boy did our Shorashimers come up with some fun ways to play, starting with putting the  אותיות (otiyot – Hebrew letters) in …

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Oct 10

What’s New in Shorashim

There’s a lot of new things going on in Shorashim including materials in the classroom and Hebrew use!   We’ve got a brand new white board on the wall!  Now we can put all of our אותיות (otiyot – letters) magnets in one place! We can create patterns of similar אותיות (otiyot – letters) and stack them up in tall towers …

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Oct 03

Shorashim Explores Hebrew Letters

  Shorashim embarked on a lot of אותיות (otiyot – letters) exploration this week using a variety of materials to help us investigate their different shapes, sizes, and patterns. Some friends used the puzzle mat by linking the frame pieces together and matching the individual letter pieces with the right frame, working our fine motor skills …

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