Tag Archive: retelling

Oct 16

Movie Stills From Ya’akov v’Esav

In Shorashim (‘roots’ for nursery) and Shteelim (‘saplings’ for kindergarten), we have started listening to and playing our Torah theme text, Ya’akov v’Esav (Genesis 25:20-28), which you can find here. For many young children, the first time they hear a text like this, they might only be able to really hear a few words. In our case, the children …

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Mar 06

Shorashim Explores Purim

This week Shorashim began to learn about the upcoming holiday of Purim!  We listened to the story about how Queen Esther saved the Jews of Shushan.   We decorated templates of the four major characters: Queen Esther, King Achashverosh, Mordechai, and Haman.   We cut them out and taped popsicle sticks to the back to …

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