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Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten

ROBERT J. WILF PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN



Kaiserman JCC offers comprehensive nursery, pre-school and kindergarten programs at our campus located in Wynnewood, PA (map). Our preschool and kindergarten programs provide a stimulating, creative environment where children have fun and experience programs rich in secular and Jewish content. Our professional staff of trained teachers and assistants is dedicated to nurturing the talents of each individual child. Also included is a membership to the JCC, where moms and dads can experience an extensive array of fitness opportunities.

We provide children with a nurturing, warm environment, which focuses on each child's individual development. While encouraging cognitive, social and educational development, we help each child build self-esteem. We offer music, art, computers, kindergym and swimming to preschoolers. In addition, our full-day kindergarten programs also offer language arts, math, social studies, science and Hebrew. We celebrate Jewish heritage and traditions in our classrooms to nourish a sense of Jewish identity in children.

Plus, tuition includes a family membership to the JCC which enables you to participate in all the activities and programs we have to offer. Members have full use of our fitness center, indoor & outdoor pools, walking/running track, basketball gym, and so much more. Call 610-896-7770, x 100 for more information.

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Our Philosophy
The Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten at the Kaiserman JCC provides children with a warm, nurturing and stimulating Jewish atmosphere. We offer a child-centered environment where children learn by doing.

Hands-on experiences and play are highly valued. Every experience is geared to encourage feelings of security and confidence in an age-appropriate atmosphere where each child feels free to explore, observe, question and listen.

A major emphasis is placed on instilling a positive Jewish identity in our children. The Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten is a place where children can grow into caring, compassionate human beings.


Creative Curriculum®
The most important goals of our preschool curriculum are for children to get along well with others and become enthusiastic learners. Learn more about the Creative Curriculum® >


Sheva: Early Learning Framework
We are very excited to introduce a new framework for Early Childhood Educators, Sheva. The seven core elements of Sheva are firmly rooted in the latest research in child development. Learn more about Sheva >


Our Staff (Click to meet the preschool staff)
Our school is a place where children learn and grow with support from nurturing professional educators. Our teachers are committed to honoring the uniqueness of each child and celebrating their individual potential. We also support and empower parents, clearly understanding that they are a child's first and most important teachers. Click to meet our teachers >


Specials
Each week, your child will work with a variety of specialists that create new experiences and fun for the children in our program. Specials include: 

  • Swim
  • Creative Movement
  • Physical Education
  • Hebrew
  • Music
  • Shabbat

Extended Day Options
For families who need to have their child at school before 9am, we offer Early Care from 8 - 9am each morning. Children delight in creative art projects, games and group play. We offer Late Care from 3:30 - 6pm each afternoon for families who need care after the end of the school day. Your child will enjoy dynamic activities such as art, music, games, story time and indoor and outdoor play. A kosher snack is provided. Children who are enrolled in an after-school class such as swim or gymnastics will be escorted to and from class. Both extended day programs are supervised by experienced members of our staff.


Scholarships
While we keep our tuition as low as possible, we recognize that some families may need financial assistance. Generous scholarships are available for our preschool and camp programs and to assist with the cost of membership. To apply, families must request and complete a scholarship application form. Please be assured that all information is strictly confidential.  Stop by the Member Services desk in the front lobby to pick up forms. An online version in not available.


Need more info? Want to schedule a tour?
Contact:
Amy Foster, Preschool Director at 610-896-7770 x118, afoster@phillyjcc.com
Natalie O'Brien, Preschool Assistant Director at 610-896-7770 x119, nobrien@phillyjcc.com