Children will establish a strong sense of identity, develop a passion for learning and cultivate the instincts to positively impact their world.

Programs

Preschool

The Preschool program serves children who are 3 years old by September 1st with a teacher to child ratio of 1:4

Aleph Preschool Hours

Hours 
8:30am-5:00pm Full Day Monday-Thursday
8:30am-4:00pm Full Day Friday

Sample Daily Schedule

HoursActivity
8:30am-9:00amCarpool
9:00am-9:45amWelcome & Free Play
9:45am-10:00amCircle Time
10:00am-10:15amSnack
10:15am-11:00amDaily Activity or Specialist
11:00am-11:30amLarge Motor Activities (Gym or Playground)
11:30am-12:00pmDaily Activity or Specialist
12:00pm-12:30pmLunch
12:30pm-12:50pmClosing Circle
12:50pm-1:00pmTransition to carpool, nap room or rest
1:00pm-2:00pmRest Time with Quiet Play OR 1:00pm – 2:00pm →  Nap
2:00pm-2:45pmEnrichment Activity
2:45pm-3:15pmFree Play
3:15pm-3:30pmSnack
3:30pm-4:00pmDaily Activity
4:00pm-4:30pmLarge Motor Activities (Gym or Playground)
4:30pm-5:00pmTransition to Carpool

*Fridays only → 3:30pm – 4:00pm Transition to carpool


Preschool Goals

  • Expand social relations and work on being a good friend.
  • Know and value similarities and differences.
  • Learn to take responsibility for and exhibit control over own behaviors. Develop impulse control.
  • Continue to build self esteem and confidence
  • Engage in open-ended creative and dramatic play.
  • Move toward independent self care.
  • Build fine and gross motor coordination
  • Begin/continue letter and number recognition.
  • Refine listening and speaking skills
  • Extend understanding of letter and sound association.
  • Expand Hebrew vocabulary through a variety of language and literacy activities and through regular Hebrew classes.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of mathematical and scientific concepts such as counting, sorting and pattern recognition.
  • Participate in hands-on mitzvot opportunities and develop a sense that everyone can make a difference!
  • Build a strong sense of community and a love of Judaism and God.