• This week, we've been celebrating Tu B'Shvat - the Jewish New Year of the Trees! In Anafim V'Alonim ("Branches" for 4th Grade, "Oak Trees" for 5th Grade), we have been sharing fun facts about trees and the environment, making crafts together, and exploring different Tu B'Shvat rituals. Children building a Tu B'Shvat story together! A child sharing a stop-motion Tu B'Shvat film with their peers! At the end of the session, we had a celebration with our whole community! Below  [ MORE ]

  • On Sunday and Monday of this week, children of all ages came together to celebrate Tu Bshvat, the birthday of the trees! Days like these are where we really get to see the magic of mutli-age community in action. When we pair older children with younger children, both cohorts rise to occasion and bring their most caring, curious, thoughtful selves. Overheard around the room were things like "I want to go to the building area now, does that work for  [ MORE ]

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