In this house, we build:
The foundation for a love of learning;
The building blocks of lifelong friendships;
The shelter of enduring connections with our clergy.
We offer Parent/Child classes for infants and toddlers, as well as Preschool classes for two- to five-year olds. Early and late-care programs are available, along with a variety of after-school enrichment programs. Our warm and inviting classrooms encourage the natural curiosity and inquisitiveness of children. We “practice what we teach” and welcome all children and families with inclusive and open arms.
Full-Day Kindergarten at M’kor Shalom offers a stellar program of reading, writing and arithmetic, supplemented by a wealth of enrichment opportunities including art, science, social studies and Hebrew. A half-day Kindergarten option is available.
We celebrate Shabbat every Friday morning with a joyful, participatory service that is a highlight of the week for both our students and our clergy.
Parent and Child/Infant classes at M’kor Shalom provide an opportunity for warm and supportive companionship with other families. An experienced Early Childhood Educator facilitates these first steps into learning.
We offer three or five day-a-week programs that run from 9:15-11:45 am. Our nurturing teachers foster socialization that encourages sharing, caring and friendship. Supplementary programs to extend your child’s day from 8:00 am to 12:45 pm are available.
We offer three or five day-a-week programs that run from 9:15-11:45 am. Our caring teachers build self-confidence and encourage the natural curiosity of our little learners. Supplementary programs to extend your child’s day from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm are available.
We offer a five day-a-week program that runs Mon./Wed./Fri. from 9:15 am – 3:15 pm and Tues./Thurs. from 9:15-11:45 am. Our days are filled with multi-sensory activities and experiences that promote pre-math, pre-reading, verbal and listening skills. Supplementary programs to extend your child’s day from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm are available.
Our outstanding full-day Kindergarten program features math and reading instruction to meet the varied needs of our students. Our days are enriched with Science, Social Studies, holiday and Shabbat observances and Bible study. Specialists in Hebrew, Art, Music and Physical Education add their special touches to our program. In addition, your child enrolled in AM or PM Kindergarten in public school is welcome to join us as a half-day student. Supplementary programs to extend your child’s day from 8am to 6pm are available.
BYOBreakfast Group meets here in the building for some fun before school starts. You provide the breakfast for your child, we provide the teacher supervision and the fun!
Join us every school day from 8:00-9:15 am when school starts. Available for 2-year-olds through Kindergarten. Call or stop by for pricing and other information. Drop-ins welcome!
PEP (Preschool Enrichment Program) offers fun, interactive activities that promote learning, growth and friendship. From cooking to crafts; from reading to games; from science to art; you never know what PEP will do next!!
PEP meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:45 am – 3:15 pm. Open to both 3- and 4-year-olds!
PEP Jr. is just right for our 3-year-olds! This club provides hands-on learning, with units structured around specific children’s books. Singing, playing, cooking and crafting make this a fun, age-appropriate afternoon for your child and friends.
PEP Jr. gets together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday after school from 11:45am – 2:00 pm, and you can extend your child’s Kids Club Jr. day until 3:15 pm.
PlayMasters (PM) provides a structured play environment for after-school fun from 3:15-6:00 pm! Available for 3-year-olds through Kindergarten. Call or stop by for pricing and other information. Drop-ins welcome!
Discovery Kids Puterbugs is a fun and educational class in which 3- and 4-year-olds go on learning adventures that deliver both academic enrichment and important keyboarding and technology skills. Every child uses his or her own laptop with custom software that is designed to automatically adjust to their individual ability level. Our small class setting ensures each child gets plenty of personal attention as they follow a curriculum designed around the highest academic standards. Guided by a certified Puterbugs teacher, your child will have a hands-on learning experience like no other.
Engineering for Kids offers students the chance to discover the fun and challenges behind Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) education. Building on natural curiosity and developing problem-solving skills, these hands-on programs are the ultimate in lifelong learning and educational discovery. You never know what inspiration may grow from exposing young students to projects that teach math and science concepts in different ways!
Martial Arts after school at M’kor Shalom is powered by Budo Full-Range Martial Arts of Voorhees. Designed specifically for 4-6-year-olds, the Lil Ninja After School program supports the positive development of listening and learning through fun martial arts drills and skills, while building strength, balance, coordination and much, much more. What parents really love about the program is how Budo helps develop a strong character and basic personal defense and awareness for this age group.
M’kor Shalom Early Childhood Center
Director of Early Childhood Education
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Congregation M’kor Shalom Early Childhood Center
850 Evesham Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003