Inspired by their learning on Yom Ha'atzmaut, the children voted on opening their own marketplace. The children first did research and figured out what they should sell and then went to work. They worked together to bake, sew coin purses, bead bracelets, juice fruit, and write a rhyming song. They utilized the many skills that they have learned all year.
The children made signs, recorded their song and put prices on everything they were selling. They made their own "Pre-K Lavan money" to distribute to their guests.
All of the children had a job and once the room was set up, they were open for business! The children acted as greeters and distributed their money. At the marketplace, they sold lemon, orange, and watermelon juice, banana bread and chumus, bags and bracelets.
The cashiers were busy at work adding up what their patrons brought. The teachers and a fourth grade class were among the patrons. The children were very proud to sell all that they made! It was exhilarating.