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Welcome to Temple Shalom Nursery School


  18 Months through Pre-K
  Nature Explorer certified program
  Nurturing learning environment & staff 
  Extended day availability (7:30 am-5:30 pm)
  Tuition discount for Temple Shalom members  
  Priority  registration for Nature Explorer Camp 
 

Lucy Banerji,
Nursery School Director

Lucy has spent her career in the field of early childhood education in a variety of settings. She has more than 18 years of experience teaching in the classroom, mentoring and coaching teachers, supporting families, collaborating with therapists and directing an early childhood program. 


Dubonim (Bears)
Toddlers, 18 months - 2.9 years

2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week
9:00-1:00 with extended day options available


Parparim (Butterflies)
Young Preschoolers, 3-4 years old

5 days per week
9:00-1:00 with extended day options available


Kochavim (Stars)
Older Preschoolers, 4-5 years old

5 days per week
9:00-1:00 with extended day options available

Nature-Rich Curriculum

Children at TSNS benefit from a nature-rich curriculum and a thoughtfully designed outdoor classroom.  Our children engage in meaningful activities and long-term projects: sprouting seeds, planting and tending to vegetable gardens, cooking with our own crop, celebrating the life cycle of trees and taking care of birds, mammals and insects. Regular explorations in a nature-rich environment create a sense of calm and focus, increase physical strength, and encourage curiosity. Our vegetable gardens, flower beds, rain barrel, green house, water pump, worm hollow, fire pit and our huge collection of natural building materials offer endless year-round opportunities for learning, and build connections to the natural world.

Read more about why we commit to a nature-rich curriculum.

Jewish Education

 

At Temple Shalom Nursery School, everyday life and activities create tangible connections with Jewish culture and history. We celebrate Jewish traditions of theology, philosophy, ethics, arts and music. Families are offered many opportunities to engage in Jewish culture, and to consider what it means for them to be Jewish. The children’s life at school is informed by fundamental Jewish values: community, kindness, respect, strive for knowledge and justice.

Read more about how we infuse Judaism into our days.

Sat, January 25 2020 28 Tevet 5780