In the Sunflowers, the children have been focused on two different topics. They are observing the beginning of the season of fall and as they get to know each other, they have been sharing with each other “all about me”. The children really show their enthusiam while learning.
For our fall explorations, when the children went outside to play, they collected leaves, acorns, pine needles and more for the indoor tree we are building in our classroom. In circle time we discussed how when the weather begins to change from hot to cold, the leaves begin to change color and fall off the trees. There was such joy in the children’s faces when they found a purple, red, or yellow leaf and ran to put it in Morah Pam’s pocket. Morah Aimee drew the outline of a tree and the children enjoyed filling it in with tree bark and the leaves the children found outside.
The children are enjoying getting to know each other. They are discovering similarities and differences, and comparing each other’s interests. Sometimes they notice the size of someone’s feet or their height, and sometime they notice that they like the same things or dislike the same thing! It is fun to learn about each other. So we decided to find different ways we can discover more about our friends and ourselves.
The children had a blast having their hands and feet painted and making their hand and foot print. More to come next week!
The children still have Simchat Torah on their minds. They enjoyed dancing the TORAH HORAH in the classroom. The children took turns holding the Torah and dancing with it in the middle of the circle.
Have a Shabbat Shalom.
Morah Pam and Morah Aimee