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"Elementary Experiences"

Is Your Toddler Ready for Preschool?

Sending your child to preschool for the first time will be nerve wracking, not only for the parent/caregiver, but also for the child. Below are a few reminders that will help their day, and yours, go more smoothly!

Help your child understand what a day at preschool may be like for them. There will be table top activities that help their fine motor skills like writing. Have them color or play with markers and paper to draw shapes or “write” their name. 

There will also be circle time, story time, and share time - which will be group activities led by the teacher. You can talk about listening and sharing skills. 

If potty learning has started at home, let your child know that there will be potties just for them in… Read More »

First Day of School Tips!

The first day for the new school year at The Hebrew Academy is quickly approaching!  The classroom doors will open on August 28th to all our new and returning students. Our teachers are planning their curriculum and getting their classrooms ready and our staff is preparing for an exciting new school year. We have prepared a list of tips to help you, as parents and caregivers, get your child and children as ready as possible. Nothing will soothe all the nerves for the first day, but we want to help our students be as ready as possible. 

  1. Point out the positive aspects of starting school: It will be fun! Your child will see friends from last year that they may not have seen all summer! Involve your child in shopping… Read More »

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