Children can develop as independent, caring people. We emphasize the richness and joy of Judaism within a diverse world. Full- and half-day programs for ages 2-5.
Bay Area Jewish Preschools & Day CareBay Area Jewish Preschools and Day Care provide award-winning care and programming for your children. This enables you to relax and focus on your work, knowing your children are well cared for. Innovation and creativity are the hallmarks of Jewish programming in the Bay Area, and these qualities are apparent in our area preschools. A large number of schools are offered throughout the Bay Area for both toddlers and preschoolers. Many organizations offer both half-day and full-day care programs. The groups provide well beyond the basic care children need to set them on a path of a happy, successful life. Jewish values, practice and celebrations are an integral part of most of these organizations. The preschoolers can get their hands dirty in everything from outdoor planting projects to making Shabbat challah bread. Many preschools are part of a Bay Area religious congregation and others are provided by the various Jewish Community Centers. A number of them provide play-based, homelike settings, while others may feature extensive outdoor areas to romp in. Children from Jewish homes, intermarried households and other faiths and backgrounds are all welcome. Activities are geared towards social, cognitive, emotional, academic and physical development. Many groups feature innovative Reggio Emilia-inspired programming. Toddlers and preschoolers learn about Judaism, its values and practices in celebrations of Shabbat and the Jewish holidays throughout the year. The richness, joy and variety of Jewish life is enjoyed and explored in safe and fun environments. Values and ethics-based curriculum is provided by a number of preschools and day care.
Developmental program for ages 2 1/2 years to 5 years. Children learn about their heritage and their world through arts and crafts, cooking, music and dramatic play.
Enriching preschool ages 2-6; non-toilet-trained OK. Shabbat, holidays celebrated. Developmentally appropriate curriculum. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Outdoor area, weekly music, gymnastic and storyteller specialist.
Serving children ages 2 to pre-K, with emergent, nature-rich approach to learning while weaving Jewish life, practice and the Hebrew language throughout each day.
Play based preschool ages 2-5, where children experience the richness and variety of Jewish life through hands on experiences. Full-day or part-time programs.
Nurturing developmental preschool program rich with Jewish culture. Providing children a foundation to grow educationally, socially and spiritually. Extended care options: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Holistic blend of educational theories; Integrating Jewish values. Shabbat celebrations and challah baking. Focusing on social, cognitive, emotional, physical and academic development.
Developmental preschool program with emphasis on the beauty of Jewish tradition. Early morning and afternoon extended care available.
Year-round preschool (2-5 years) and infant and toddler program (6 months-2 years). Full-or part-time care available. Emphasizing social development, emotional expression and Jewish values/traditions.
Developmental play-based program guided by Jewish values for ages 2 through 5. Diapers OK. Experienced teachers provide extended day care. License #3010213705.
Developmental program for ages 2 to 5 years. Enriched curriculum focuses on Judaica in a play-based, homelike setting. Early morning program with extended day care available.
Gan Ilan Preschool's Friday morning Shabbat-focused playgroup meets weekly for babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Facilitator offers Jewish education, community-building and fun activities.
Full- and part-time developmental preschool and extended care program for ages 2-5 and transitional kindergarten program based on Jewish culture and heritage.
Full- or part-time students with extended care program. Developmental program for ages 2-5. Open to members or non-members.
Private, year-round, developmentally based Jewish preschool, offering half-day, school-day and full-day programs. Teaching children to love learning.
Full- or part-time programs. NAEYC and BJE accredited. Parent participation. Ages 2 to 5 1/2 years.
Toddler care program (2-year-olds), preschool (ages 3-5) and extended day care for all; summer program.
Toddler, preschool and family programs on two campuses. Inspired by Jewish values and traditions. All religious faiths and backgrounds welcome. Values/ethics-based curriculum.
Toddler and preschool programs inspired by Jewish values and traditions. Children from all religious faiths and backgrounds welcome. Values and ethics-based curriculum.
With over 40 years of experience, Gan Israel Preschool is committed to providing a meaningful, developmental educational program that embraces play-based, child-centered, emergent and outdoor curricula.
Nature/play-based outdoor program filled with children's discoveries and knowledge. Community school that welcomes all; relationship based. Founded on the values of kindness and respect
Fully licensed Jewish preschool and day care for ages 18 months to 5 years. Extended care available. After school enrichment classes and summer camp also offered.
Offers an enriching and vibrant early childhood experience. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. Goal is to provide a nurturing and empowering program imbued with Jewish values and traditions.
Warm, nurturing environment and community for children 20 months to 5 years and their families. Morning program, small class size, excellent teacher/child ratios. Children with diagnosed special needs welcome.
Gan Torah prides itself with a warm and loving environment fostering curiosity and exploration. Teach strong Torah values and preschool skills with play based education and positive discipline.
Full-time, year-round care for children aged 3 months-5 years. Individual, developmentally-appropriate education with a warm and nurturing staff.
Infant-toddler playgroups, full- or part-time preschool, afterschool enrichment and summer programs. Play-based program focuses on individual needs as well as creating community.
Provides developmentally appropriate environment where children are encouraged to explore and develop their curiosity through play and challenging experiences. NAEYC accredited.
Play-based learning environment supported by the most current child development research; engages young minds by sparking their creativity, curiosity, and imagination.
Innovative Reggio Emilia-inspired program for children from age 2 to TK. Full- or part-day enrollment for two, three, or five days per week.
Developmentally appropriate curriculum in small, nurturing environment models and teaching Jewish values. Ages 2 years to pre-K. New 18 months old program. Full day or part time. Extended care available.
Jewish preschool for 1.5-5 years old. Inspires children to wonder and follow their interests in Hebrew and English. Program begins 8:15-9:00am, choice of dismissal: 1:00, 4:00 and 6:00 pm.
Award-winning, fully accredited preschool; well-equipped facility; professional staff. Provides stimulating program with strong Jewish content.
Offering a traditional Jewish play-based program for children ages 2-5. Warm environment and low student-teacher ratio. Discounted tuition available for a limited time.
Premier Jewish Preschool in downtown Walnut Creek serving children age 0-5 yrs old.
Preschool infused with Judaic values and culture; enriches the lives of young children and their families by providing opportunities for learning, creativity, exploration and curiosity.
Variety of preschool and early childhood programs. Infant and toddler parent-child programs. Inquiry-based Jewish preschool, ages 2 to 5 1/2 years of age.
For ages 2-5 years. Stimulating and nurturing environment. Songs, organic snacks and lunches, yoga, gym, arts. Jewish values.
In San Francisco's Sunset neighborhood. Reggio Emilia-inspired school for ages 2-5 with a social-emotional, relationship-based curriculum.
Enriching children's lives with opportunities for learning, creativity and exploration, inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to education and guided by Jewish values.
Stimulating learning/play environment with Jewish values/celebrations. Diller Award-winning pre-K teacher. Groups for ages 18 months to 5 years. Part-time or full -ime. English, Russian, Hebrew spoken.
Place for growing families to plant roots and reach skyward. Fun family events all year facilitate connections with parents and children. Interfaith families warmly welcomed; events are open to the whole community.