The Younger Toddler program serves children from 16 months by September 1st with a teacher to child ratio is 1:7
Aleph Preschool Hours
|9:05am – 12:45pm||Morning Program|
|12:45pm – 3:30pm||Afternoon Program|
|3:30pm – 5:30pm||(optional after-care, ends at 4:00 pm on Fridays)|
Sample Daily Schedule
|9:05am – 9:30am||Welcome & Free Play|
|9:30am – 9:45am||Circle Time|
|9:45am – 10:00am||Snack|
|10:00am – 10:30am||Large Motor Activities (Gym or Playground)|
|10:30am – 11:00am||Daily Activity|
|11:00am – 11:30am||Stories & Music|
|11:30am – 12:00pm||Lunch|
|12:00pm – 12:15pm||Closing Circle|
|12:15pm – 12:40pm||Gym followed by transition to carpool or nap room|
|12:40pm – 2:45pm||Nap|
|2:45pm – 3:15pm||Free Play with snack|
|3:15pm – 3:30pm||Transition to Carpool or Yom Shalaim Room|
|3:30pm – 4:15pm||Large Motor Activities (Gym or Playground)|
|4:15pm – 5:15pm||Daily Activity|
|5:15pm – 5:30pm||Transition to Carpool|
*Fridays only → 3:50pm – 4:00pm Transition to carpool
Young Toddler Goals
- Learn about self and build self-esteem
- Develop skills to build focus and stamina in the classroom
- Foster creativity through art, music, dramatic play, and role playing
- Develop gross motor skills through active indoor and outdoor play and dancing.
- Develop fine motor skills through various “busy-box” manipulatives, finger play, art, and rhythmic movement
- Explore numbers, shapes, colors, texture, etc., through songs, stories, counting, sorting, sequencing, and art
- Increase vocabulary (Hebrew and English) through books, flannel board & magnet board stories and games, rhymes, songs and instructional circle time activities
- Learn and live Judaism through blessings, the weekly celebrations of Havdalah and Shabbat, the observance of Jewish holidays, and a fostering of love for Torah and God.
Ivrit: An immersion program focusing on conversational Hebrew is offered twice weekly.
Music: Weekly music class in Hebrew and English with focus on holidays, colors, body parts, etc.