Tag Archive: Senses

Apr 09

The Sensory Side of Passover

One of the very cool ways we are getting ready for Pesach (Passover) in שׁוֹרָשִׁים (Shorashim– ‘roots’ for nursery) and שְׁתִּילִים (Shteelim– ‘saplings’ for kindergarten), is by having a sensory experience with the items that might be on a seder plate. Last week, we made and ate חֲרוֹסֶת (Charoset, made with, shredded/chopped apples, banana, cinnamon, and grape …

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Jan 15

Saying Shalom to Shabbat!

This week in Shalom Chaverim we found out lots of things our guf( body) may see, hear, smell, and even taste at havdalah, when we say good bye to Shabbat and “shavua tov!”   We are sorting and matching the shapes, in puzzles and along the window.   With our etzbaot (fingers) we are touching …

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Sep 21

Exploring Through Our Senses

It’s our second week in Beit Shorashim v Shtelim. We are using different senses to explore the different ways that some Jewish people might experience  ראש השנה (Rosh Hashanah)- the beginning of the Jewish New Year.   We used our sense of memory to work on עברית (Irvit-Hebrew) games and remembering the letters       …

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