Early Childhood Program

Pre-school in two convenient Tarrytown locations!
371 S. Broadway (JCC on the Hudson)
25 Leroy Avenue (Formerly Children's Garden Center at Temple Beth Abraham)

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The JCC Early Childhood Program follows the guiding principles of the New York State Pre-Kindergarten Foundation for the Common Core.

Wondrous Ones
Monday and/or Thursday, 9:15-10:30 a.m.
Parents/caregivers join their one-year-olds for play, art, snack, and socializing. The morning's highlighted by music and movement.

Turning 2s
Tuesday and Friday, 9:15-11:15 a.m.
Child's 2nd birthday must fall between September 1 and April 15.
Just turning two, but not quite ready for our 2's class? This program helps children adapt to separation, engaging them in social and cognitive experiences and enhancing their confidence and independence. 
Extra Hours Option at LeRoy Avenue Site: 3:00-5:30 p.m.

Calling All 2s
Wednesday, 9:15-11:30 a.m.
Child's 2nd birthday must fall between January 1 and December 31.
Follows the same format as the 2's classes and meets once a week. It's perfect for children already enrolled in a two-day program or a great introductory class for newcomers to preschool. Extra Hours Option at LeRoy Avenue Site: 3:00-5:30 p.m.

2s
Two-year-olds are nurtured and supported during a comfortable separation from their parent/caregiver, develop confidence, gain social adeptness, and master basic skills through a variety of age-appropriate learning experiences. Extra Hours Option at LeRoy Avenue Site: 3:00-5:30 p.m.
2013-2014 Registration Form
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2014-15 Early Bird Registration Form*   

          2s Lunch Bunch
          
Begins Mid-November
          11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
          What better way to develop social skills than around the lunch table with friends. 
          Children also participate in indoor and outdoor play and relax during a quiet story time.
Although kosher dairy lunch is brought from home, there will be times when children make their own lunches in school. 
 

          Available to children attending Kidspace on days they are not in school. 
          Children will be picked up from Kidspace and brought to the 2's Lunch Bunch. 

Extra Hours Option at LeRoy Avenue Site: 3:00-5:30 p.m.

3s
Monday-Friday, 9-11:45 a.m./1:15-3:00 p.m.
Three-year-olds build friendships, verbalize their feelings and experiences and experiment with a variety of materials, both independently and with the teachers' guidance. Self-esteem is nurtured through increased independence in self-help and small group interactions. Field trips and special events are incorporated into the program.
Extra Hours Option at LeRoy Avenue Site: 3:00-5:30 p.m.
2013-2014 Registration Form* 
2014-15 Early Bird Registration Form*  
Full-Day Hours Application Form

4s
Monday-Friday, 9-12/3:00 p.m.
Continued social skills development as children move into pre-K activities that stimulate cognitive growth. Exposure to a varied curriculum, field trips and special events provide opportunities for learning about the world and developing ideas. 
Extra Hours Option at LeRoy Avenue Site: 3:00-5:30 p.m.
2013-2014 Registration Form*  
2014-15 Early Bird Registration Form*                            
Full-Day Hours Application Form

For tours, fees and registration information, at the Main Site, contact Ann Zarider, ECP Director, ext. 112.;
at the second location, contact Kathy Meladossi, Site Supervisor, at 914.631.1607.
 

*Your registration form must be approved by the director before it can be processed.