We got right back into the swing of things in our kitah. We continued learning about Pesach, and why we celebrate it. At circle time this morning we discussed the Seder plate, and what items go on the plate. Some families put five things on their plate and some put six. The sixth would be the Chazaret. the romaine lettuce that some would use for Maror instead of the hot horseradish.
We first focused on the egg. The yeladim are very familiar with what a raw egg looks like when it’s cracked open. We bake A LOT in our kitah! They remember that is is liquidy and sticky and the yellow and clear part slide around on the plate. They knew that we don’t eat an egg that is not cooked, so we had to cook it. The yeladim went to the kitchen with Morah Yafit and watched her put the eggs on the stove. She turned on the stove and then they went back to the kitah. (Morah Yafit made sure all was safe in the kitchen.) A while later when they eggs were cooked we put them in cold water and then the yeladim were able to peel the eggs! The yeladim noticed the difference between the raw eggs and the cooked eggs. They noticed that these eggs were firm and white on the outside. And when we sliced into them, they were bright yellow inside!!! Some of them wanted to eat the eggs as well! It was such an exciting experience!!!
We continued with our Haggadah and learning about the order of the seder. We went through each page and the yeladim had the opportunity to put their own art work on each […]