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Left to their own devices…

The kids were plotting and scheming in a giggling way while I was in the shower this morning, concentrating intently on a Very Important Project. When I came out, I that they had created – well – THE… Read more

Rainbow in a storm…

Easy, quick science exploration to go along with the building-a-rainbow one that didn’t work.This doesn’t really demonstrate any of the scientific principles we’ve been learning about (“all colours o… Read more

Parsha Resources: Week by Week

Here, for your convenience and great edification, is an up-to-date index of all parsha resources at this site – including Parsha Overviews, Poems and Riddles.  Some of the links aren’t linked up yet;… Read more

Short Parsha Riddles: Lech Lecha / לֶךְ לְךָ

בְּרֵאשִׁית / Bereishis / Genesis 12:1-17:27Click for printable PDF version.Don’t forget to read this week’s Parsha Poems (Lech Lecha Poem 1 and Poem 2) and parsha overview.  Plus… copywork and parsh… Read more

It has a name –?!?

I was previewing this (reasonably good, and free!) second-grade Chumash workbook on chinuch.org and I was puttering along through a preview of the book when I came upon this page:And I was like, “wha… Read more

Cookies and Tiaras

Check out these two costumes, reblogged from sparkamovement, which wrote:  “Girls’ toddler Cookie Monster costume vs. Boys’ toddler Cookie Monster costume. We’re not joking when we say gender expecta… Read more

Lech Lecha Parsha Summary: Planting the Seed

This is a basic overview of the parsha story in a format that can be adapted for a wide range of ages. Sources include parsha text, commentaries and midrash.  When introducing midrash or other non-ps… Read more

Kosher Cooking Carnival – Cheshvan 5773 Edition

Welcome to the October 17, 2012 (Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan) edition of kosher cooking carnival-kcc. And yes, I do still get a thrill writing 5773 – don’t you?  5773 is the year we make aliyah, in case an… Read more

Yet another uninspired picture study narration…

Blah.  This is for Mary Cassatt’s Children at the Shore:In the back there’s an ocean and in it there are 3 boats. On the shore, there are 2 children who look very fat. After this painting, their pare… Read more

Bereishis Parsha Summary: A New Beginning…

This is a basic overview of the parsha story in a format that can be adapted for a wide range of ages. Sources include parsha text, commentaries and midrash.  When introducing midrash or other non-ps… Read more

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