Even though we have had only two days of school in the past week, we had such a great time playing with the baby chicks when we returned to school on Monday. Morah Rachelle took all the chicks out of the box that they have been living in since they hatched. She put them on the gym floor and the yeladim loved to pet them and watch them walk around! One chick was a very yellow color. We had named him Vanilla! After playing with them the farmer arrived to take them back to the farm.
It was such an amazing experience to have these chicks in school. The yeladim really got attached to them! We explained to them that it was time for the chicks to leave the school and to go live on the farm.
We moved quickly to continue creating our special Hagaddah. We know that before we eat bread when we have lunch in school every day we wash one time with a washing cup and say the bracha. The yeladim learned that at two times during the Seder we wash our hands. The first time at Urchatz, we wash our hands but we don’t make a bracha. The second time at Rachtzah, we wash our hands but this time we make a bracha. We painted our hands with yellow finger paint and then made handprints on their Rachtzah page. The yeladim squished different colors of blue tissue paper to make the “water” pouring out of the washing cup! This is one of many adorable pages the yeladim have been working on.
For the next page, which is Motzi Matzah, the yeladim took matzah stickers and put […]