Baby and Toddler Programs

Toddler Group - Perachim (Flowers)
An engaging toddler and parent group (12-30 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. 

Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00am

Location: Berkeley Branch

$150 General | $130 Member

Register online!

Fall Session: September 18th - November 20th 
Winter Session: January 8th - March 18th (closed February 12th for ECE Conference) 
Spring Session: April 8th - June 17th (closed April 29th for Passover) 

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.

 View Perachim Toddler Group Flyer


Baby Group - Nitzanim (Buds) NEW

Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Next session will begin in January

Location: Berkeley Branch

$75 General | $65 Member, per 6 week session

Stay tuned for registration details.

Join us for Nitzanim a new program for you and your baby.

Nitzanim 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. Nitzanim 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:
Kaiya Shepard at
Ruth Peterson Shorer at 501-848-0237 x122

*Pre-registration is required

*Cost is for full session, we are unable to offer make-up sessions or refunds for missed sessions. 

These programs are part of the JCC East Bay’s TIPS for Families Program: Toddler, Infant and Parenting Series

This program generously supported by
Jewish Federation of the East Bay’s Sprout Initiative: Helping Families Grow Together

Co-sponsors: Congregation Netivot Shalom, Jewish Community Center of the East Bay, Jewish Federation of the East Bay, Jewish Family and Children’s Services, Temple Sinai, Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Beth El, Temple Beth Torah and Tehiyah Day School