Monday, May 25, 2020

The Good. The Random. The Fun. v. 21

The Good:
Another book down. This was a bunch of short essays, poems, and writings about Yiddish in America.

The Random:
This little gnome is sitting against a little parking hut around the corner from my place. Because why not...

The Fun:
I can't take credit for the idea - but we played Guess the Book Title Using Emojis and it was a HIT. I now have nursery rhymes and more book titles ready to go!

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14 thoughts on the matter:

aspiritofsimplicity said... {Reply}

I think the little gnome is a bit late....or early. I’ve always used a few Yiddish words...like schlep...and I didn’t realize it was a word from a real language until I was an adult. It’s funny how words and languages merge like that. It wasn’t until I had my own children in the public school system in NH that I realized that the entire country didn’t have Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur off. I grew up on the North Shore and we had them off every year. I haven’t read the book but I think we all must have “rubbed off” on each other a little bit. Whether it’s words or customs or food, I think there are some that would be very surprised to know how much of other people they have in them.

Tom said... {Reply}

...The Random, a fun find.

Shelbee on the Edge said... {Reply}

Cute stuff, Tamar! Ralphie’s teacher has been doing guess the book with emojis as well. It’s a fun little exercise to get our brains started! I hope you had a lovely weekend.

Shelbee
www.shelbeeontheedge.com

Natasha said... {Reply}

That gnome is funny!!! And our big theatre company is doing guess the musical through emojis and I can't figure out any of them! It is clearly not my game.

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Very random gnome! I love those gnomes. I have one that holds a heart.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said... {Reply}

Hi Tamar
Guess the book sounds like a fun game!

That Gnome is cute and is looking for someone to take him home ;)

I grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and know a lot of Yiddish words

Bekah said... {Reply}

The book game sounds so fun! (Although I fear I may not guess well.)

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

That gnome is so cute. Very nice. Thanks for hosting and I hope that your family is safe.

Meditations in Motion said... {Reply}

Is there a book titled "Dragons Love Tacos?" I love that guessing game. I wonder if my grandsons would play!

Mother of 3 said... {Reply}

That emoji game sounds so fun! And we have read Dragons Love Tacos; such a cute story.

Lydia C. Lee said... {Reply}

I love the gnome! What an uplifting find...

Linda said... {Reply}

I did not know that about dragons. Love the gnome!

packmom said... {Reply}

That's a cute gnome but yeah, why? Also looks like a fun game to play with your students. Glad they loved it.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

That sounds like such a fun game! I've seen it with movies too. I love gnomes, how cute!