We are so excited that it is Adar! We can feel the energy in the kitah! Our beautiful castle has been built and the yeladim enjoyed acting out the story while in the castle. We had so much fun singing our Purim songs while playing our instruments. And because it fits right into what we are talking about, we focused on the fifth of our five senses as well, sound. We talked about how we hear the sound of the megillah and our graggers with our ears. We then had the chance to make a sound, soft or loud, and the yeladim had to label whether their sound was soft or loud! The yeladim listened very carefully!
In circle time we focused on the four mitzvot of Purim.; listening to the Megillah, giving Tzedakah, eating a big Seudah (meal), and giving Mishloach Manot (gift basket of food).
The highlight of the day was acting out the Purim story! The story began in our castle, where all the yeladim dressed up as different characters in the story. The yeladim are very familiar with the story in the Megillah by now so they knew exactly what to say!It was amazing to look at their faces during each scene! The yeladim showed they knew their character well by creating the different emotions that were needed. This really gave them opportunity to immerse themselves in this exciting Chag! Enjoy the pictures!
We went to the art studio where we started creating our very own groggers. Each child was able to choose the container they liked the best to use as a noisemaker for when they would hear Haman’s name. Different colors of acrylic paints were available and the yeladim were able to mix the colors to […]