Can it be? Yes, indeed, another active busy week at The Gan.
The cucumber plants are growing and ready to plant.
Tori: Well we didn't have any more salamanders, and Noah wanted another one so I drew one for him. It's green but he can still color it.
Music was played.
The year has gone by quickly! We have learned so much.
Morah Katie: What can you tell me about the planets, or the solar system?
Kian: Saturn has rings.
Dena: Saturn is far from the sun.
Noah: Pluto is demoted.
Ben: Venus passed in front of the sun.
Tori: Pluto is far from the sun.
Levi: In between Jupiter and Mars is the asteroid belt.
Efraim: The blue one.
Morah Katie: The blue one is Neptune.
Aaron: There is a red planet, Mars.
Gracie: Jupiter is far away.
Morah Katie: Tell me what you have learned about the ocean.
Levi: Seals are marine mammals.
Noah: Crabs live on the ocean floor.
Ben: Orca whales spout air.
Tori: Sea anemones eat fish.
Efraim: Fish, ocean.
Dena: Crabs walk on 6 legs.
Kian: Clown fish work together with sea anemone.
Gracie: Sea crabs live in the ocean.
Morah Katie: What can you tell me about the 5 types of vertebrates?
Levi: A giraffe is a vertebrate, it is a mammal.
Ben: A chameleon can change colors, it is a reptile.
Noah: Not every animal has backbone, spider crabs don't but monkeys do.
Shalom: A lion has a backbone, and is a mammal.
Aaron: Birds can fly.
Noam: The animals went on the ark.
Morah Katie: Please share with me something special about the holidays we celebrated this year.
Ben: We light 8 candles on Chanukah.
Noah: Purim and Queen Esther.
Dena: Queen Esther saved the day.
Levi: At Rosh Hashanah we dip apples in honey, red apples.
Aaron: At Shabbat we light candles.
Eftraim: Shabbat! Candles!
Kian: The Torah.
Morah Katie: We did just finish celebrating the Torah and Shavout. Who can tell me the name of the holiday when we celebrate (Morah Katie stood in the yoga tree pose)....
Levi: Tu B' Shevat! We also celebrated Yom Kippur and Sukkot.