Osher Early Learning Center is Celebrating International Week of Light and Goodness. In its honor, we will be doing the following:
*Mitzvah Share Passing on (mostly through parents, but sometimes directly from the children) a Menorah with Candles and a Chanukah Guide to Another Jewish Person.
* Visit to Fort Tryon Rehabilitation Center Publicizing the Miracle of Chanukah while Bringing Holiday Cheer to the Elderly
* Chanukah on Ice Ice Skating to Jewish Music and Enjoying Kosher Treats at Wollman Rink in Central Park, Monday, December 2 from 6-9pm
* Giant Menorah Lighting Lighting the Menorah Publicly in Washington Heights at 191 Street and Bennett Ave. Enjoy Music, Holiday Food, and a Juggling Performance. Meet council-member-elect Mark Levine and hear his address. Tuesday, December 3 at 6pm.
* Jewish Drama! Interacting with the Story of Chanukah at Osher Early Learning Center. Open to all neighborhood children. Healthy snacks provided. Wednesday, Dec 4 at 4 pm.
* Making Olive Oil Observing an Olive Press at Work and Learning about How it Relates to the Story of Chanukah
How to Celebrate Chanukah with Your Preschooler
- Meaningful Judaic Curriculum
- Hebrew/English Dual language program
- Teachers use American Sign Language to “bridge” the languages for young children
- Reggio-Emilia inspired a progressive approach to children’s learning
- Hands on “Science and Art” program
- Parent Partnership– parent-taught classes in dozens of exciting subjects
- Coming soon! After-school Russian-language enrichment program
Watch these videos to see our school in action!
Osher is Hebrew for both happiness (אושר) and wealth (עושר). We strive to create joyful and enriching experiences for all our students.