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Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten

Robert J. Wilf Preschool and Kindergarten

The Robert J. Wilf Preschool and Kindergarten at the Kaiserman JCC in Wynnewood offers a nurturing, child-centered environment. Infants through accredited Kindergarten classes are complemented by swim lessons, gym, music class, Israeli dance, weekly Shabbat celebration and more. The teaching staff honors the uniqueness of each child, celebrating individual potential, and helping children question and discover. Maintaining a high standard of excellence is supported by teachers’ participation in professional development. The emergent curriculum permits learning activities that arise from each child’s interests, encouraging feelings of security and confidence in an age-appropriate atmosphere where each child feels free to explore, play, observe, question and make discoveries. Jewish heritage, values and traditions are celebrated, instilling a positive identity in each child.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, pools, walking/running track, basketball gym, and so much more.
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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

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. 


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 Lessons
  • Creative Movement
  • Physical Education
  • Music
  • Shabbat

Extended Day Options

For families who need to have their child at school before 9am, we offer Early Care from 7:30am - 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 sports or gymnastics will be escorted to and from class. Both extended day programs are supervised by experienced members of our staff.


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 to assist with the cost of membership. If you need financial assistance for children 3 and 4 years of age, applications for partial scholarships are available online at https://aim.applyISTS.net/FJDS

For more information, contact Amy Foster at (610) 896-7770 x 118 or by email at afoster@phillyjcc.com.  Please be assured that all information is strictly confidential.  Click here for the JCC scholarship application.


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