Valley Beth Shalom’s Infant-Toddler, Parent & Me and Grandparent & Me programs provide a warm, loving and supportive environment for parents of young children as they explore their questions and feelings about parenthood. Young children are filled with the wonderment of discovery through experiences and exploration. Our programs encourage curiosity, self-esteem and a love of Judaism. At age 2, children are eligible to attend 3 or 5 day a week ECC Preschool classes.
INFANT (PARENT & ME) CLASS (Newborn-12 months)
Our once a week class helps parents learn about their babies’ early development through informative discussions, music and play in a nurturing and loving Jewish environment. New friendships are formed as parents explore their questions and emotions about parenthood. (This class may be referred to as "Mommy and Me" or "Mommy & Me" as well as "Parent and Me" or "Parent & Me")
TODDLER CLASS (12-24 months)
As your child grows, so does our weekly program. Children enjoy sensory experiences through indoor-outdoor play, Jewish holiday celebrations, art and music. Our parent discussions cover developmental and socially relevant topics unique to this age. (This class may be referred to as "Mommy and Me" or "Mommy & Me" as well as "Parent and Me" or "Parent & Me")
FAMILY (WORKING PARENT) CLASS (8-24 months)
An evening designed to meet the needs of working parents. Meet other working parents and enjoy indoor-outdoor play, music, art and a story with your child. We will even provide a little “nosh”.
GRANDPARENT & ME (14-30 months)
A special and memorable time for grandparents and their grandchildren to nurture the special bond between them at our once a week class.
DADDY & ME (14-30 months)
In this class, dads have the opportunity to meet and connect with other dads while enjoying quality time with their children, one Sunday morning a month.
MUSIC CLASS (8-24 months)
This once weekly class meets on Tuesdays. Children learn and play through lively musical exploration.
For more information on class schedules and availability, please contact (818) 530-4031.