Growing celery from cuttings

Tu B’shvat Garden

In honor of Tu B'shvat I thought i would share this garden created by one of our local schools. The garden includes both plants and plastic bottle recycled flowers. All were all “grown” by students with disabilities and it came out quite neat. They also grow herbs and plants which they sell and I always enjoy walking past their "hothouse" to see what t ...

Ms Frizzle inspired ten plague activity

Ms Frizzle inspired Plague activity

We have a crazy addiction to the Magic School Bus books around here. Besides having our own, we have taken out every small fry one in the local library and are working our way through the chapter books. In particular, we seem to migrate towards the books about microbes and the human body. I did this project with my almost three year old when we were ...

salt letter tracing for parshat hashavua

Salt projects

I never did post these pictures but we did some salt play for Parshat Vaaera. Letter tracing in salt (in a broken lunch container). Also used to play with toy animals. Gluing salt to paper. We actually colored this with a dropper and food coloring but the child making the project was more interested in seeing what would happen if he scrunched ...

lentils parsha projects via birkat chaverim

Lentils parsha projects

  This week's parsha tie ins were a big hit with my 2.5 year old and I thought I'd share. The picture is of his favorite one, which was sorting lentils. I gave him a spice container, funnel, and three types of lentils and let him layer them however he wanted. He was super excited about it and said, "this is a pretty project, Ima!" He could have ...