School Blog
25 Jul

One Sweet Week at Gefen Class

Our Gefen class had an exciting week. Here is a brief overview of last week’s highlights that will make you wish you could join the Gefen class: Monday- To start the week on a strong note, our Gefen students enjoyed one of their favorite activities, playing in our inflated pool where they climbed and slid down our jungle gym […]

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30 Jun

Summer is Here and Our Gefen Class is Taking Full Advantage

Our Gefen class has started off summer the right way. They have been taking in the beautiful weather and have been growing closer to the great outdoors. This Monday morning, our students diligently performed their usual “work.” Even though it is summer, our Gefen teachers are continuing to emphasize our Montessori curriculum. Our students worked […]

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9 Jun

Challa for Shabat

Each Friday we celebrate a Shabat Party. We have a Shabat Ima and Shabat Aba, we sing the songs and bless the wine and challa. That Challa is the highlight of the party, and today our children made their own. Each challa is a different size and shape, depending on the child’s creation. Enjoy

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30 May

Making Cheese – It’s Shavuot and We are Celebrating

As the Festival of Shavuot approaches, our minds inevitably turn to blintzes and cheesecake! But this year, our children prepared cheese from scratch. Take a look,  Happy Holiday.

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23 May

A Good Night Sleep – Is that a Dream?

Struggling to put your little one to sleep? Rocking the crib for 20 min till your arm is numb?  Pushing a stroller forever before they are quiet and asleep?  Staying in your child’s room for an hour making sure they are fully asleep before you can leave? Are you driving them in the car to help […]

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24 Apr

Jewish Montessori Finds its Way Home

North Bethesda, MD – This month, Jewish families all around the world celebrated their Passover holiday commemorating the Jews’ departure from Egypt and the beginning of their journey to a new home. One local School is celebrating its arrival at a new home. Alef Bet Montessori will be returning to the Luxmanor neighborhood in North […]

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6 Apr

Passover is Here – Hebrew Lessons for Passover אביב הגיע פסח בא

In preparation for Passover (Pesach) our children learn a large number of words in Hebrew and used them each day.  They also learned 3 songs in Hebrew: Ma Nishtana, Echad Mi Yoda, and Moshe BaTaiva. Ask them to sing the songs to you. .לכבוד חג הפסח המתקרב הילדים למדו אוצר מילים נרחב ושירים על פסח […]

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31 Mar

My First Taste of Matza

The Toddler class had a wonderful Seder Meal yesterday…. The tables were set, and a line of props were set to mark the line of Israel leaving from Eygpt. We checked for crumbs of bread in the class with a feather, blessed the candles and tasted the grape juice. Each had a Seder Plate with all […]

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30 Mar

Be Strong

Our Yoga teacher is working with the kids. What makes you strong, she asks: Eva (4): My dad runs a lot, and it makes me strong Victoria (5): I do treks. Mia (3): קטשופ וציפס (Ketchup and french fries) Jamy (5): doing exercise Gabrielle (4): gymnastics, I do flip overs and jump high in the […]

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30 Mar

What Makes us Strong?

Our Yoga teacher is working with the kids. What makes you strong, she asks: Eva (4): My dad runs a lot, and it makes me strong Victoria (5): I do treks. Mia (3): קטשופ וציפס (Ketchup and french fries) Jamy (5): doing exercise Gabrielle (4): gymnastics, I do flip overs and jump high in the […]

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