May Moore Prekindergartners Learn All About Latkes

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Prekindergartners in teacher Lori Klotsche’s class at May Moore learned all about the traditional food known as latkes as part of an Dec. 13 exploration of the traditions of Hanukkah, using their senses to see, smell, hear, taste and touch during the preparation and eating of the latkes and applesauce. The event also included singing traditional Hanukkah-related songs and “lighting” a wooden play menorah.

“This a fun activity and an opportunity for the students to observe how ingredients can change from solid to liquid,” said Klotsche, who placed the ingredients for the latkes out on a table so the children could identify them and discuss their use, before she combined them in a blender and fried them.