Maimonides School

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Making our wall into Mitzrayim.


Everyone put their personal touch into it.

We added representations of blood, frogs, and wild animals.

Enjoying pita pizza with cucumbers and tomatoes for Tasty Tuesday.

Acting out the parasha with Morah Marion

We use our fingers for our sense of touch!

Digging around in the sensory box.






Blindfolds mean we connect with our sense of touch even more.



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Daily walks are so exciting after a snowfall!

Yaakov Avinu crosses his hands as he blesses his grandsons Efrayim and Menashe.

Efrayim and Menashe can be played by girls or boys -- this is drama class!

Getting ready to make Borax crystals in science class.

Getting our Borax crystals to grow!

Cutting up bell peppers for Tasty Tuesday

Sometimes the ingredients are too delicious to wait!

Tracing our hands to learn about right and left.

Making the faces of the brothers Efrayim and Menashe

Spreading glue to add features to the faces

Growling like the lion of the blessing for Yehuda


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Making art projects from autumnal natural objects

It came out beautifully!

Hashem said Avraham’s descendants would be as many as the stars in the sky, so we made a stars project together, and we used a lot!

We are noticing the changes in the seasons on our daily walks.

We love the fresh air!

We are so lucky to see wild geese at the pond!

Using fallen leaves to create prints in Art class

Hashem promised that Avraham’s descendants would be as many as the grains of sand on the beach, so we made a sandy beach in our classroom.

We loved digging our fingers into it and feeling the sensation of the sand!

We found lots of real shells!

Playing with the treasure boxes

They were full of very cool loose parts!

Morah Marion acted out the parasha with us in Drama class!

Gluing loose parts to our own papers.


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Listening to Morah Marion teach us all about the parasha.

Her dramatic stories are always so interesting!

Making pareve banana muffins in class!

We love to build!

All the shapes and colors get combined in endless ways!

Baking soda and vinegar in Science class!

Making pizza bread for Tasty Tuesdays

Don’t forget the cheese!

Using train tracks to build

Cooperation!

Making textured paintings of water in our first Art class

We made classroom decorations of a shofar and a giant apple together for Rosh HaShanah

Spread the glue so the pieces will stick!

Our first Shabbat party


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Building with blocks is so much fun


We continued to learn about the kibo Robot with Morah Mimi.


We are working on our Father’s Day project. We can’t wait to show our dads these very funny projects!


Having fun singing “I love you daddy”— just give us a big cardboard box and we’ll show you what we can do!


 

Playing with baby dolls, and putting real diapers on them was so much fun



Father’s Day is coming. We made very special projects for our dads


On Wednesday we had so much on our Science class with Morah Mimi.

We saw the reactions of Mentos with different kinds of soda.




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We had so much fun making collages with our guests on Yom Orchim




 

 

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We enjoyed very much our Shabbat project together.



We decorated wooden faces for the five senses we are learning this week


Morah Leah thought us a new song about the five senses.

Morah Shira read us a book about called “My Five Senses.”


We smelled all the good stuff we have in our kitchen. Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, bay leaves, garlic powder, herbs, cumin, chocolate syrup, strawberry syrup, and caramel syrup.



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Last week we learned about Shavuot and Giving Torah to Jewish people

 

We read the book about Shavuot

 

We made very special project ( Torah and Torah cover)

 

We celebrate Yom Yerushalayim on Sunday

 

We use little piece of paper to write special wishes and put on the our “Kotel “

 

On Monday we have very special guest: rabbi Ben, he showed to us the real claf and teach us how the people made Torah long time ago

 

On Tuesday we learned about Bikurim

 

We tried all seven fruits represent Eretz Israel

 

On Wednesday we open pomegranate and count the seeds and tried delicious juice

We also made baskets and explained how long time ago people walk to Yerushalayim with baskets full of first fruits

We made our Shavuot cake

 

 We spy with our little eyes...


I see green eyes!


Some bugs fly, and some bugs crawl



Using our sense of sight!

 

Science class is always fun with Morah Mimi!

 

She showed us how to program a robot to move in different ways. It was so cool!

 

We pretended to be Torahs while reading the book about the Torah.


Reach!

 

We used feathers to write like a sofer.

 

We used our ink writing as the insides of our personal Torahs.

 

Rabbi Houben teaching us all about the klaf.

 

We used our sense of touch to get a better understanding.

 

First we wrote our klaf, then we added alef bet stickers.


Playing together is always fun!


Our first barbecue picnic at Maimo

Our tummies were very full after we ate hot dogs and hamburgers.





 

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Every day we count the Omer (days between Pesach and Shavuot). We made so many flowers for our Mt. Sinai.

We decided to decorate the wall in our class with pictures from Pesach and Mt. Sinai for Shavuot.

We had so much fun making spiders using different materials!

We added lots of legs to our spiders.

This Thursday we celebrated Lag b’Omer. We introduced this holiday to the kids by telling the story of Bar Kochba and showing them pictures of a bonfire.

We even very special project for Lag b’omer using sticks, and different red, yellow, and orange materials.

Our little bonfires looked so good!

For our Visitors’ Day we decorated little houses and put our pictures inside.


Now, with the weather finally so warm, we can enjoy our walks even more, having fun looking around, smelling the flowers, and singing songs.

Springtime is so beautiful!



We used coffee and tea to create our family tree as a surprise for our grandparents on Yom Orchim.



Having fun using all the materials to create the tree!

Learning about electricity



Pretending to call grandparents to invite them to Yom Orchim





Turning on the lights while learning about how electricity works


Looking at lots of ants we found outside!

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Akiva watched the sheep all day before he was a rabbi. He didn’t even go to school!

Rachel, his wife, told him he had to go learn the alef-bet and learn Torah.

Akiva learned Torah and became a big famous rabbi!

Dancing around our bonfire medura with Morah Leah in Music class!

Making our very own bonfire pictures

We used all kinds of materials, like felt, tissue paper, and popsicle sticks.


Here is the medura (bonfire) we made!



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Every day we count the Omer (days between Pesach and Shavuot). We made so many flowers for our Mt. Sinai.

We decided to decorate the wall in our class with pictures from Pesach and Mt. Sinai for Shavuot.

We had so much fun making spiders using different materials!

We added lots of legs to our spiders.

This Thursday we celebrated Lag b’Omer. We introduced this holiday to the kids by telling the story of Bar Kochba and showing them pictures of a bonfire.

We even very special project for Lag b’omer using sticks, and different red, yellow, and orange materials.

Our little bonfires looked so good!

For our Visitors’ Day we decorated little houses and put our pictures inside.


Now, with the weather finally so warm, we can enjoy our walks even more, having fun looking around, smelling the flowers, and singing songs.

Springtime is so beautiful!


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On our way to the Saval Building for the Yom HaAtzmaut celebration!


Showing off our flags for Israel’s 71st Birthday!


We are ready to take off on our airplane to Israel!


Good thing nobody forgot a passport!


In Science, we learned with Morah Mimi how we can turn white flowers into blue ones!


We had so much fun with Teddy and his parents at our Shabbat party. We loved to hear Teddy’s baby stories as well.


We started to draw our sun with crayons and liquid dots. (Noa first put on a moustache, and the fashion trend caught on.)


Just like in The Very Hungry Caterpillar, “The warm sun came up.”


We always love to share our new toys with each other.


Dressing up is always so much fun!


Preparing the soil to plant some flowers.


We made holes to put the flowers in the flowerbed.

Now that the weather is so nice, we had wonderful results!


So nice that everyone was taking turns.


 
 
 

We were so excited celebrate Yom Hazmaut and making our own flags


We have very interesting science class with Morah Mimi

We learned about flowers and learned how to turn white tulips in blue color

On Friday we have fun celebrating Eitan birthday, we enjoyed sing Happy birthday songs and eat delicious cupcakes.

We made very special project for our lovely friend Mia we use real rose petals for this special project.

On Monday and Tuesday we continue our activities and learned about bees

For this project we use paper rolls and yogurt bottles

In our walk we discover wonderful lilac flowers.

It was so much fun use watercolors to create beautiful art work



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We were very excited to come back after vacation and start to learn more about spring, and the insects that wake up during the springtime.

On Monday we started to learn about caterpillars. We read the Very Hungry Caterpillar book, looked at the pictures, and made our own from eggs cartons.

On Tuesday we had our Reading Buddies from fifth grade come to read us books.

We decided to decorate one of the walls in our classroom with a spring mural. We made a tree by tracing the students’ bodies and decorated it.


On Wednesday, we continued to learn about insects, and we made beautiful butterflies.

The kids were having so much fun pretending that they were butterflies!

We flew around and sniffed the flowers.

Yakira decided she wanted to be in a cocoon after we read about cocoons in the book about caterpillars.

We were very happy to see our Drama teacher and to participate in the story from Parshat HaShavuah.


Each day we have our walk outside.

It’s amazing to see how everything changes with the seasons!

We enjoyed smelling the flowers and seeing their beautiful colors.



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Pretending to call our Grandmas, Grandpas, Sabbas, and Savtas to invite them to Yom Orchim.



Finishing our unit on caterpillars with taking a look at butterflies.


Making our own butterflies after studying them up close.


Decorating our invitations for Yom Orchim!


“In the light of the moon…” We had so much fun decorating the moon for our caterpillar unit!

 

We getting ready for Yom Orchim(visitors day.

We have fun decorating our cards with stickers, flowers and butterflies.


On Monday we continue our spring activities by learning about ladybugs .

We always happy to read books with our friends from 5 th grade.

Mother days is coming we made very special project to show mommy how we love her

Yom Azmaut we celebrate on Thursday

We have such a amazing time being with our siblings

Sing Israel’s songs and even make our own flag.





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We love to see signs of spring!

 

We did a spring project using flowers and sticks from outside. This was the before photo!


And here is the after!


We enjoyed doing a big car puzzle together!


We decorated fish with fins and scales after learning what makes them kosher


We davened for Shabbat party


We learned about how to make matzah


We got ready for Pesach by cleaning the classroom


We drank grape juice just like at the Pesach Seder



We colored in a pyramid that was projected on the wall!



We used real plants and flowers to make our art.


Our spring projects looked amazing!

On Friday we enjoyed Shabbat party.

We sang Shabbat songs, ate challah, and made kiddush together.

Each day, we are getting ready for Pesach.

We washed our toys and furniture with soap and sponges

We learned about how the Jewish people worked hard to build the pyramids

We played in the sand and built pyramids from blocks

Each day, we act out and play about the history of B’nei Yisrael leaving Egypt step by step. For example, one day we talked about building pyramids.

The kids enjoyed building pyramids from cardboard

Another day, we discussed baby Moshe’s mommy putting him in the basket in the river

Here we have Pharaoh and B’nei Yisrael, with Yocheved, baby Moshe’s mother.

Pharaoh and Yocheved.


And after that, we learned about B’nei Yisrael leaving Egypt. We took off our shoes and socks and made footprints using black paint

We had so much fun splattering paint on the wall to represent the walls of water in the splitting of the Yam Suf.



This is the mural we made on the wall of our classroom! We have added these parts of the  Pesach story we have so far learned about.


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