Morah Katie: How does the sun feel?
Amelia: I like it. It makes me happy.
Morah Katie: How do the rocks feel?
Scout: Some are hot, some are cold.
Morah Katie: Which ones are hot?
Scout: The ones in the sun. The sun is making them hot.
Amelia: Hot like the matzah.
|Anton: Moving this is hard work like the Jews in Egypt.|
Morah Katie: How did the Jewish people feel when they were slaves for King Pharaoh?
Natan: It made them have tears.
Morah Katie: When you are feeling sad, does it seem like things are always SUPER hard, things NEVER go the way you want?
Morah Katie: Me too. Sometimes it can be hard for me to remember what Hashem said to Moshe- Remember I will be there with you. You won't see Me, because I am Hashem, but I am always with you, taking care of you.
Did the Jewish people stay in Egypt, working hard and tired all the time?
Gracie: No. King Pharaoh finally let the Jewish people go and then they were so happy.
Efraim: Hashem and Moshe got the Jewish people to go.
To help us remember what Hashem said to Moshe, we went for a nature walk.
Monday was a grey foggy morning.
Morah Katie: What colors do you see?Efraim: White, yellow, green.
Morah Katie: How do those colors make you feel?
Morah Katie: How does the color purple make you feel?
Morah Katie: What is growing on the tree?
Efraim: New leaves!
Morah Katie: How does that make you feel?
Morah Katie: Who is causing the new leaves to grow?
Sroli: Hashem!Morah Katie: Why are we seeing these bits of color on a grey day?
Abigail: Hashem put them there.
Sroli: My Shadow!
Morah Katie:Why are you seeing your shadow?
Sroli: The sun!
Morah Katie: Yesterday it was grey and foggy, why is it sunny today?
Morah Katie: Why not?
Efraim: The sun comes back.
Morah Katie: What is that I hear?
Sroli: It 's a bird! It's a bird!
Morah Katie: How does a bird song make you feel?
Morah Katie: Why does Hashem send us such wonderful things to see and to hear?
Efraim: To be happy and do nice things.
Zim: To remind us Hashem is always with us.
Efraim: Look. On the tall grass, sparkly like diamonds!
Ari: I see it! I see the diamonds.
Morah Katie: Are they really diamonds?
Scout: Water drops.
Sroli: Shiny rain water drops like diamonds from Hashem.
Morah Katie: When we are struggling and feeling grumpy is Hashem with us?
Gracie: Yes. Hashem, He is always there.
Morah Katie: How does a Seder dinner help us celebrate and remember Passover?
|Morah Tzivie: Charoset is made from apples...|
Sroli: NUTS AND WINE!
Abigail: I like chariest. It is sweet.
Morah Tzivie: The charoset reminds us of?
Judah: The bricks they used to build.
|Morah Tzivie is offering salt water for dipping.|
Morah Tzivie: Why do we dip our vegetables in salt water?
Zim: To remember the tears.
|Natan is smelling the bitter maror.|
Natan: It makes my tears come!
|Isaac and Abigail can smell the bitter maror.|
Isaac/Abigail: Oh wow oh!
|Gracie: I am going to try the bitter maror.|
Morah Tzivie: Why do we eat bitter maror?
Gracie: To remember how sad the Jewish people were.