A Learning Community for Infants through 1st Grade,
School Year and Summer, with Before and Late Care

 

Call now: 908-604-8844 
 Chabad Jewish Center, 3048 Valley Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 

 

SELF CARE

 

Developing the skills to care for one’s body, belongings, and environment

 

• Imitates teacher and parents 

 

• Engages and explores the environment 

 

• Shows respect and care for classroom materials

 

• Washes hands after diapering/toileting, and in preparation for eating

 

• Is encouraged to put toys back on shelves

 

 

SOCIAL/ EMOTIONAL

 

Managing emotions in a way that enhances personal growth and social relations

 

• Develops trust and meaningful relationship with caregivers

 

• Engages in interactions with peers

 

• Communicates to express social needs and wants

 

• Participates in group activities

 

• Understands the idea of “mine” and “hers/his” 

 
LANGUAGE

 

Listening and responding to words, conversations and stories

 

• Shows interest in conversation

 

• Responds to familiar vocabulary

 

• Enjoys looking through and listening to books

 

• Demonstrates ability to recognize pictures

 

• Imitates sounds (eventually, words); uses that to communicate 

 

 

MATHEMATICAL 

 

Building a sense of numbers, shapes and space through manipulation and exploration

 

• Develop spacious relationship by using shapes

 

• “Counts” objects out loud

 

• Displays an understanding of relational vocabulary such as over, under, next

 

 

ARTS

 

Expressing ideas of self through a variety of mediums

 

• Sings songs

 

• Use objects to make music

 

• Builds with toys such as Legos

 

• Finger paint 

 
PHYSICAL

 

Developing physical strength, control, and coordination of muscles to accomplish tasks

 

• Is able to manipulate objects like cutlery, crayons and art tools

 

• Climbs up and down 

 

• Throws and catches balls

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCIENCE 

 

Connecting with our community and the environment

 

• Show curiosity in observing and examining objects

 

• Explore the nature around us

 

JEWISH STUDIES

 

Exposure to universal core values through Jewish holidays, stories and traditions

 

• Stories appropriate to each Jewish holidays

 

• Play with Jewish props

INFANT PROGRAM:

6 weeks – 18 months