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Our Nursery Programs

Bet Torah Nursery School offers preschool classes for two, three, and four year-olds.  We also offer a Kitah Katan program, a two day per week separation class for toddlers 18 months and older.  

Our early education program is designed to promote cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth in each child in a developmentally appropriate, exciting and inviting environment.  We strive to provide opportunities for children to learn through play each day.

In addition, all Nursery School families and their siblings are welcome to our Shabbat Programs, and of course our Summer Camps.

For inquiries about Bet Torah Nursery School, please contact Mindy Citera, Nursery School Director at 914-666-7595 x110 or nurseryschool@bettorah.org.

2s, 3s and 4s Program

We offer classes for the 2s in a three day (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) or a five day program from 9:30 – 11:45 a.m.

We offer classes five days each week for 3s and 4s from 9:15 to noon, with an option to extend the day to 1:30 or 2:30 in our after-school enrichment program.

Click here for the 2022-2023 registration letter.

Click here for the 2022-2023 registration form.

 


Kitah Katan

Kitah Katan is a program of separation, socialization, sharing and fun for toddlers 18 months and older held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Children may be enrolled for two mornings of music, art, story time, movement, and indoor and outdoor play each week.  A snack is provided daily.  Enrollment is limited to twelve children.

An early childhood head teacher and two teacher assistants conduct each morning of fun-filled developmentally appropriate activities.  Kitah Katan provides a special time for young children to experience learning through play all in a beginning school setting.

Click here for the 2022-2023 Kitah Katan brochure.

Click here for the 2022-2023 Kitah Katan registration form.

 


After-School Enrichment Program

Our Enrichment Program for 3s and 4s will be offered in the fall, winter and spring, Monday through Friday, from noon to 1:30 and noon to 2:30, depending on the enrichment class. Children will share a lunch period, an enrichment class and enjoy a recess period on each day they are registered for enrichment. The Enrichment Program is open to three and four year-olds who are potty-trained and capable of self-care in toileting.

 


 

SOS - Stay On at School Emergency Lunch Bunch Program

Due to COVID-19, this program is on hold.

SOS - the Stay On at School Lunch Bunch Program - is for eligible 3s or 4s who would like to stay after school on a day when they are not enrolled in an after-school enrichment class.  The fee for this program is $35 per session for your child to stay until 1:30 pm (Monday-Friday) and $50 per session for your child to stay until 2:30 pm (Monday-Friday).

In order for potty-trained 3s or 4s children to participate in the SOS program, parents may bring in the SOS form to Amy Portnoy, Assistant Nursery School Director.  The form must be received NO LATER THAN the day before the date needed in order to reserve a space for the day requested.  Parents may also email Amy (aportnoy@bettorah.org),
by 6 pm the night before.  The child’s teacher, the director and the enrichment staff will be notified to let them know your child is staying on after school.

Children bring a dairy, nut-free lunch on the day they stay for the SOS program.  Children must be picked up promptly at enrichment. Late pick-up will prevent participation in future SOS programs.

A child does not have to be enrolled in any enrichment program to participate.  He/she must be potty-trained and be capable of self-care in toileting and hand-washing activities.

Questions? Please see Mindy or Amy in the Nursery School office. Thank you.


 

Twos Lunch Bunch

2s Lunch Bunch for 2022-2023 is in development.

Twos children participating in this program are supervised by our 2s staff.  Children bring a dairy, nut-free lunch ​ to school.  First, they enjoy storytime from 11:45am to noon in a 2s classroom and then have lunch together from noon to 12:30pm.

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