•     Photos of Us in School- Working, Learning, and Having Fun!

    On the last day of school in 2017, after having our Christmas party on Thursday, we spent Friday morning celebrating Hanukkah.  The children learned about the menorah and the oil, and Judah Maccabee, we made and ate latkes, and they sang the dreidel song and played Dreidel. 

    latkes  latkes
    dreidel  dreidel
    latkes  latkes
    latkes  latkes
    dreidel  dreidel

    We read a story called The Patchwork Quilt about a girl, Tanya, who quilts with her grandma, and they make a quilt of family memories.  We had a guest, my mother, who is a quilter.  She brought a bunch in to show the children how they're made, and to illustrate some memory-making.

    quilts  quilts
    quilts  quilts
    quilts  quilts
    In reading, we read a story called "Moses Goes to a Concert", in which a deaf boy (Moses) attends a school for the deaf.  His teacher takes the class to a concert where they "listen" to the music through vibrations in balloons and through the floor and socks with their shoes off.   We went up to the high school and sat in on a middle school band rehearsal on the stage with balloons and with our shoes off and IT WORKED!

    Moses  Moses
    Moses  Moses
    Moses  Moses
    Moses  Moses
    Moses
    Christmas Preparations!

    tree chains
    chains chains
    yum! yea!
    tree friends
    friends class

    silly   silly
    silly   silly
    silly   silly
    silly   silly
    silly   silly
    silly   silly
    silly   silly
    ghosts   ghosts
    ghosts  
    salt   salt
    UNICEF    UNICEF
    UNICEF   UNICEF
    communities   communities
    communities   communities
    butterflies   butterflies
    butterflies
    We had a visitor in our class- a walking stick (stick bug)!
    stick bug
      stick bug  cairn   cairn
    class   class
    class   class
    class   class
    class