Come and take a tour of the PJCC Early Childhood Education Center. If you are new to the PJCC please call 650.378.2670 to register.
Teaching kids to eat right and exercise.
PJCC preschool kids learn yoga to stories.
For More Information
For more information or to set up an appointment for a personal tour, contact:
- Phone: 650.378.2670
Specialty Programs & Classes: Early Childhood Education
All programs offer age appropriate materials and activities, such as music, arts and crafts and indoor and outdoor play. Toddlers engage in lively, enriching activities geared to their interests and attention span.
Baby & Me Enrichment Classes
1 Month to 4 Years Old
See our offering of classes specifically for 1 month to 4 year-olds. These parent participation classes are geared to encourage development through play and learning.
NEW Preschool Enrichment Classes
3 - 5 Years Old
Sign up for some super fun classes like soccer and cooking. Which to choose?!
Beginning Hoopsters: Ages 3 - 5
And the crowd goes wild! Beginning hoopsters will learn basketball basics such as dribbling, shooting and defense. Your child will thrive through positive coaching and skills will be reinforced through fun drills and actual games. Registration required. Instructor: TBD
Fine Motor Fun: Ages 4 - 5
Fine motor skills are the foundation children need for successful handwriting skills and learning. Children will develop strength and coordination in the small muscles of the hand through a variety of fun fine motor games, crafts, and activities. Hand-eye coordination, trunk and shoulder stability, and object manipulation will be emphasized. Please note this class includes the use of small objects. Registration required. Instructor: Jennifer Minton, OTR/L, is a pediatric occupational therapist and the PJCC's Developmental Consultant.
Green Thumbs: Ages 3 - 5
Children will learn about various plants and their lifecycles through hands-on gardening in the PJCC's Justice Garden. Little gardeners will plant and grow an array of vegetable, fruit and herb plants, which they will harvest and donate to families through our partners at InnVision Shelter Network. In addition, children will take home a plant of their own to care for using the knowledge they gained throughout the session.Registration required. Instructor: Jennifer Helfand, Justice Garden Manager
Happy Feet Dance: Ages 3 - 5
Develop balance, rhythm, flexibility, coordination, and self-esteem while learning tap, jazz and ballet using fun props. Please note that this is a 50 minute program. Instructor: Laura Marsh is a staff member of Happy Feet.
Incredible Art of Cooking: Age 3 - 5
Explore healthy cooking through recipes, selecting and measuring ingredients, food preparation and tasting. $20 materials fee payable upon registration. Registration required. Instructor: Jeannie Solomon is the PJCC Nutrition and Wellness Coach and a certified chef.
Kee Tov Soccer: Ages 4 - 5
Children thrive with this non-competitive curriculum and positive coaching style in a pressure-free environment. Have fun while learning soccer basics such as kicking, dribbling, shooting, heading and goalkeeping while participating in age-appropriate games and exercises designed specifically for your child! Registration required. Instructor: Soccer and Smiles Staff
Lil Monkey Gymnastics: Ages 3 - 5
From balance beam to bars, basic tumbling and more, your lil monkey will have a blast in this introduction to gymnastics. Budding gymnasts will also develop coordination, body awareness, strength and increase self-confidence. Please note this is a 50 minute program. Registration required. Instructor: Rebound Staff
Music Fun Time: Ages 3 - 5
Get ready for a symphony of sound! Using curriculum guided by research from Johns-Hopkins that children 7 years and under can read music and begin playing instruments, Music Fun Time is the ultimate introduction to the world of music. Through crafts, worksheets, games, instruments and singing, we teach children in a fun & exciting way how to play, read and appreciate music. Bravo, Maestro! Materials include a bag of instruments to take home and keep. Extra materials fee of $40 payable upon registration.Registration required. Instructor: Art and Soul Staff
Pee Wee Soccer: Age 3
First time preschool soccer players will develop gross motor skills, enhance coordination, promote physical fitness and increase self-confidence in a non-competitive environment. Each child will walk away from class with a passion for soccer, increased self-esteem and a smile! Registration required. Instructor: Soccer and Smiles Staff
The Imagination Station: Ages 3-5
Design, construct and innovate! Let your imagination run wild. Explore the process of invention through hands-on building challenges, science experiments and construction projects using everyday objects. .Registration required. Instructor: TBD
Tiger Tots: Ages 3 - 5
In this martial arts class, children play games and practice drills that help develop balance, coordination, strength and reflexes, as well as improve discipline and listening skills. Registration required. Uniforms optional; shirts will be sold after the first class for $15. Instructor: Twin Dragon Academy Staff
World of Science: Ages 3-5
Children love building with Lego so why not learn how to build fun structures, animals and vehicles that really move while learning shapes, colors and building basics? This class is designed so students learn technology skills through fun, engaging and dynamic projects with supportive teacher-led instruction and hands-on learning experiences. Students gain skills and confidence though creating, exploring and problem-solving. Registration required. Instructor: TechKnowHow staff
Young Rembrandts: Age 3 - 5
Young Rembrandts teaches children how to draw using an engaging method that all children can succeed with. We learn about drawing and art while developing fine motor skills and academic, conceptual, and critical thinking skills. Registration required. Instructor: Young Rembrandts staff