For the last day of JKG, we Celebrated Yom Ha'atzmaut together
Today, every JKG kid is learning all about Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) by getting their own passports and traveling to four different Israeli cities!
- Learning tons of interesting facts about what makes Tel Aviv special, including that it is the most populous city in Israel, is located right on the Mediterranean Sea, and is home to tons of innovative companies and start-ups
- Creating an I Spy Beach Scene in a Bottle that includes different Israeli symbols
- Playing popular Tel Aviv sports like matkot (paddle ball) and cadur regel (soccer)
- Learning tons of interesting facts about what makes Jerusalem special, including that it is at the center of Jewish culture and history, is considered one of the oldest cities in the world, and is considered a holy city by Jews, Christians, and Muslims
- Creating a hand-made Western Wall (kotel) using card board and other art supplies
- Writing notes or drawing pictures of their hopes, dreams, and wishes to put in their Western Wall
- Learning tons of interesting facts about what makes Eilat special, including that it is the southern-most point in Israel, has tons of beaches and colorful coral reefs, and also has a dry climate because it is located in the Negev desert.
- Creating beach-themed sand art or coral reef sticker pages to represent the beautiful beaches of Eilat
- Learning tons of interesting facts about what makes Haifa special, including that it is a major seaport, is located in northern Israel and was built on the slopes of the beautiful Mount Carmel, and is home to an artist colony.
- Designing and decorating stained glass windows like they might find in Haifa's artist colony