It’s been such fun with our All About Me theme! This week we learned about our body parts & what they’re used for. The children are learning body parts in Hebrew & English. We talked a lot about emotions as well. We learned about happy, sad, angry, surprised, scared, shy, & silly. The children can show you! Give it a try & ask them about it. They like to do it in front of a mirror. We are so proud of our students. They are all doing fabulous!

 

Songs:

  • Yedayim Lemala
  • Head Shoulders, Knees, & Toes

Books:

  • Lots of Feelings by Shelley Rotner
  • The Story of My Feelings by Laurie Berkner
  • I’m as Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood

Felt Board Stories:

  • Where is ____? (We use each child’s name to fill in the blank). Their photo is hidden behind colorful felt houses.
  • Little Mouse
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear
  • Our Jewish Body

Hands (Yadayim): For giving Tzedakah, giving a kiss to the Mezuzah, & hugging our friends, family, & the Torah.

Mouth (Peh): For eating challah on Shabbos.

Eyes (Anayim): For reading books & the Torah.

Nose (Af): For smelling yummy Shabbos food.

Ears (Oznayim): For hearing the Shofar.

Head (Rosh): For wearing a Kippa.

Body (Gaf): For wearing pretty Shabbos clothes & Tzitzis.

Feet (Naalayim): For walking to Shul.

 

Art:

  • Water coloring
  • Pastels

Fine Motor:

  • Play doh & play doh tools
  • Popsicle stick activity
  • New puzzles
  • Felt board body pieces (The children have their own felt board area).

Large Motor:

  • Outdoor play
  • Crawling through the tunnel
  • Indoor obstacle course

Sensory:

  • Rice & Play People
  • Texture Boards
  • Ooblek (Cornstarch & water)

Music & Movement:

  • Shake Your Sillies Out
  • Point Your Finger
  • Smelly Feet

Shabbat Shalom!

 

Mrs. Anna & Morah Mimi