Early Childhood Center

NAEYC AccreditedAt The J’s Early Childhood Center, we nurture each child’s natural curiosity, intelligence and interests. Warmth, affection and stimulating experiences are constant. Our center is accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children and provides enriching programs for children 6 weeks to Pre-K. Space is limited

For more information and to schedule a tour, call 480.659.7769, email earlychildhood@vosjcc.org, or send an inquiry via our online form.

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Little Green Thumbs

Celebrate fall with gardening at the ECC’s Mitzvah Garden. In this very hands-on class, we learn about what to plant this time of the year. We dig into the garden, plant seeds and taste the fruits of our labor as we become Master Gardeners! Get ready to plow, rake and excavate!

Ages 3 and Pre-K
Mondays, August 17-September 21
1:15-1:45pm

M: $40 | NM: $80


Healthy Habits in the Kitchen

This nutrition program is loaded with fun games to make it easy for children to learn about healthy food and good eating habits. Get ready to stir up your child’s food choices with this delicious nutrition class taught by our own JCC Nutrition Specialist.

Ages 3 and Pre-K
Wednesdays, August 19-September 23
1:15-1:45pm

M: $40 | NM: $80


Story Stretchers

A literature-based approach to new activities expand your child’s enthusiasm for books. Each week, a book is read and the ideas expressed by the author are explored through drama, cooking, music, art and more.

Ages 3 and Pre-K
Fridays, August 21-September 25
1:15-1:45pm

M: $40 | NM: $80


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