One aspect of teaching about Chanukah that brings me joy (and there are many!) is the pure excitement students display when creating and hanging decorations to brighten our classroom for the festival of lights. Students sing along to new and familiar Chanukah songs while drawing, cutting, and gluing dreidels, Chanukiot, and sufganiyot with their favourite fillings. However wonderful that our students are inspired and excited, what stands out is how special it is that our students get to learn, and share in this excitement in a trilingual environment, and immerse themselves in learning about the holidays in Hebrew, English, and French.
Below are some pictures of our classroom Chanukah board, which shows some of the vocabularies that we have been learning for the holiday in both Hebrew and French.