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KINDERGARTEN – 3RD GRADE: Bonim: Our Building Blocks

Our Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 and Grade 3 programs meet one day a week on Sundays from 10 am – 12 noon. Each grade approaches the Jewish holidays and content with a specific lens.

Kindergarten: Our Community 
Through participating in a Jewish community, our Kindergarten learners will focus upon Shabbat, holiday stories and Being a Mensch (good person) stories. Together, the grade will donate toys to a Holiday Toy Drive, learn about some special places in the Land of Israel and begin our engaging Hebrew Through Movement program. Each week learners will sing and pray together with our songleader and clergy.

Grade 1: Our Synagogue
Through participating in a Jewish community, our Grade 1 learners will learn the first half of the Book of Genesis, engage in holiday stories and projects and do and learn the Shabbat blessings together. Each month, the learners will bring in food or other items to donate for Midnight Run. They will also learn more about the Land of Israel and continue in our engaging Hebrew Through Movement program. Each week learners will sing and pray together.

Grade 2: My Jewish Family and Our God
Through participating in a Jewish community, our Grade 2 learners will learn the second half of the Book of Genesis, explore spirituality and God, engage in holiday stories and projects and continue to do and learn the Shabbat blessings together. During the year, we will bring in clothing items to donate. They will also learn more about the Land of Israel and continue in our engaging Hebrew Through Movement program on a weekly basis. Each week learners will sing and pray together with our songleader and clergy.

Grade 3: Our People 
Through participating in a Jewish community, our Grade 3 learners will learn the Torah stories in the Books of Exodus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. They will learn holiday rituals and blessings more deeply. They will learn more about the Land of Israel and continue in our engaging Hebrew Through Movement program on a weekly basis. Each week learners will sing and pray together with our songleader and clergy.

Important Dates and Family Opportunities for Grades K-3

Consecration: Honoring our Kindergarten and Grade 1 Learners
Wednesday October 4, 5:30 pm
Join us for dinner, Sukkot activities and this special Erev Sukkot service where our young and new learners are honored.

K-3 Family Shabbatot Fridays October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11
Join us for these family Shabbat services and programs designed for K-3 families!

Holiday and Holy Ways: Learning for K-3 Parents  Sundays October 15, November 12, December 3, March 25, April 15
As part of LT’s Spirituality theme this year, join Rabbi Rudin for 5 Sunday learning sessions on Jewish parenting and bringing the Jewish holidays to your home!

LT Sunday Chanukah Celebration   Sunday December 10

LT Mitzvah Day   Sunday February 4

LTRS Purim Shpiel and Purim Festivities    Sunday March 4

LTRS Closing Day Sunday May 13