Kindergarten Curriculum

Welcome to our Kindergarten class at Beit Sefer Shalom! Your child will attend school on Sundays from 9:00am-12:00pm. Like all of our classrooms, the Kindergarten curriculum is customized for this age group and organized into the core areas of Jewish education listed below.

 

Holidays and Symbols

  • Focus on Shabbat
  • Introduction to Judaism, holidays and symbols

Prayer and God

  • Blessings for food and drink
  • The Sh’ma
  • Intro to God and prayer

Jewish Values

  • Introduction to value of Hebrew language

Hebrew

  • Simple Hebrew greetings
  • Singing in Hebrew
  • Shabbat blessings
  • Four Questions

Jewish Customs and Practices

  • Introduction to Tzedakah
  • Introduction to God and prayer

Bible and History

  • Creation
  • Adam and Eve
  • Matriarchal and patriarchal stories
  • Moses, Noah, Jonah

Israel

  • Introduction to Israel through songs and crafts
  • Focus on Akko

Art and Culture

  • 2018-19: History through the arts

Tolerance and Diversity

  • Lessons on empathy and managing anger
  • Themes in Hanukkah, Purim and Pesach
  • Mitzvot of Hachnasat orchim and Tzaar baalei chayim