early childhood enrichment
At the Sabes JCC we believe children benefit greatly through participating in various hands-on enrichment opportunities. Our enrichment classes are engaging and developmentally appropriate, taught by well-trained specialists. Enrichment classes include Science Explorers, Amazing Athletes, Preschool Zumba, Yogali, Music and Movement, and Little Rembrandts.
FALL Classes and Programs
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EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION (ECFE)
We bring families and communities together in cooperation with Bet Shalom Yeladim Preschool by offering a variety of classes and resources for parents and children ranging from birth through Kindergarten age. Early Childhood Family Education (ECFC) meet once a month at the Sabes JCC or Bet Shalom. Sessions will be held from 10-11 AM unless otherwise noted and combine education with fun hands-on activities appropriate for young children. Whether your child in enrolled at the Sabes JCC, Bet Shalom, or you are simply looking for a welcoming place to learn and play, we have a program for you.
The schedule for the 2015-16 ECFE programing is as follows:
September 20th: Apple Picking at Minnetonka Orchards (10AM-12 Noon)
October 11th: Lunch Box Blues at Bet Shalom
November 15th: Social Action Project at the Sabes JCC
December 6th: Hands on Science at Bet Shalom
January 10th: Family Movement and Bounce House Day at the Sabes JCC (9:30-10:30 AM)
February 7th: Book Making at the Sabes JCC
March 13th: MacPhail Family Music at the Sabes JCC
April 17th: Family Yoga at the Sabes JCC
May 15th: Hands on Art at Bet Shalom
At the Sabes JCC we want to provide educational resources for families. Our text studies provide summaries of books, latest research articles, and resources connected to child development and developmental milestones. Each month's text study will focus on one topic, providing you with an overview of the topic as it relates to young children and practical strategies to use at home. Enjoy!
September: Building Friendships
May: Helping Children Make Transitions
April: Preventing and Responding to Relational Aggressions
March: I Bet You Can Say, “Yes!” Positive Guidance
February: Supporting Angry Children
January: Resisting Bias
December: Setting Behavior Expectations
November: Logical Consequences
October: Self Esteem and Learning
September: The Importance of Play
May: The Gift of Saying No
April: Testing Limits... Setting Limits...
March: Musical Play
February: Promoting Diversity Awareness and Appreciation through Books
January: Using Children's Literature to Support Positive Behaviors
December: Tackling Bed Time
November: Teaching Children to be Grateful
October: Supporting Sociodramatic Play to Enhance Learning
September: Meeting the Sensory Needs of Young Children
May: Moving Bodies, Building Minds
April: Why Young Children Need Physical Education
March: More than Singing: Discovering Music with Young Children
February: Bringing Literacy Home
January: Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
December: The Whole-Brain Child
November: Discovering Mindfulness
October: Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles
September: Helping Children Make Transitions
May: Simplicity Parenting,..
April: Activism in Early Childhood
March: Boundaries with Kids
February: Big Body Play
January: Toys, Toys, Toys, Advice and Insight from NAEYC
December: Children and Nature
November: Connect, 12 Vital Ties that Open Your Heart, Lengthen Your Life, and...
October: What's Jewish About Butterflies & Supporting the Spiritual Development...
September: Preschoolers' Social Skills Steer Life Success
May: A Child's Work, The Importance of Fantasy Play
April: Observation and Early Childhood Teaching
March: Bad Mother, A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and ...
February: Sleepless in America, Practical Strategies to Help Your Family Get the Sleep...