Baby and Toddler Programs

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Toddler Group - Perachim (Flowers)
An engaging toddler and parent group (12-24 months old)

How can I help my toddler’s world expand? Excite their senses? Motivate their curiosity? Develop their motor skills? Learn and explore with your child through play, art, music, stories and Jewish rituals. Register online!

Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00am
Location: Berkeley Branch, 1414 Walnut Street 
Fall Session: September 18th - November 20th NEW
Winter Session: January 8th - March 18th (closed March 12th for ECE Conference) NEW
Spring Session: April 8th - June 17th (closed April 29th for Passover) NEW

Summer Session: July 10th - August 7th (Class is Full)

Join us for a free trial class!

Led by : Monika Clark has been a beloved preschool teacher at the JCC East Bay for eight years. She has worked professionally with children from infancy through kindergarten. A mother of a high school student, she is a great resource for parents.


Baby Group - Nitzanim (Buds) NEW

Thursdays, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fall Session starting September 3, 2015

Location: Berkeley Branch

$105 General | $90 Member, per 8 week session

Join us for Nitanim, a new program for you and your baby.

Nitanim is an infant and toddler resource room. We are excited to offer a cozy spot for you, your baby and friends to relax and connect with support and information for your family. Nitanim is facilitated by Liora Brosbe, MSW, the Youth and Family Concierge for Sprout, a project of the Jewish Federation of the East Bay.  

On a monthly basis, an infant/toddler specialist from Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay to discuss topics like how babies learn and self-care with a baby. All are welcome. For more information contact Ruth Petersen Shorer at or 510-848-0237 x122.