Kindergarten 11/2/14

Topic of the day: Hanukkah.

  • to introduce the history, meaning and traditions of the holiday Hanukkah.

  • to introduce a hero, Judah Maccabee, in the story of Hanukkah.

  • to introduce the legend about the miracle of oil in the Temple of Jerusalem.

Story: Harvest Of Light by Allison Ofanansky . Project: Making Hanukkiah out of popsicle sticks and construction paper. Suggestion for family activities: Share with your children your childhood experience celebrating Hanukkah. Ask your child: Why did Jewish people fight the King Antiochous? What did the King not allow the Jewish people to do? Shavuah Tov! L’Hitraout! Faithfully yours, Morah Natalya

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