Upcoming Events

November 13, 2018

Admissions Open House

Join Yaldaynu teachers, administrators and families to learn about our program and community.  Please RSVP to if you would like to attend.

October 26, 2018

Shabbat Family Dinner

Join our Yaldaynu families as we welcome Shabbat as a community. We will have a delicious dinner, Shabbat Sing for the whole family, and lots of fun for kids and adults alike.  Prospective families are welcome to attend!  Please RSVP to if you would like to attend.

December 02, 2018

Chanukah Family Workshop

Join the Yaldaynu teachers and families as we celebrate Chanukah with coffee, jelly doughnuts, and crafts galore.  Hosted by our wonderful teachers, the children will enjoy craft stations creating Chanukah-themed art and craft projects.  Prospective families and members of the community are welcome to join!  Please RSVP to if you would like to attend.

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October 25, 2018

Discussing the Seasons and the weather is a regular part of our morning meetings. Our teachers incorporate those discussions into class through art projects and neighborhood explorations. 

In learning more about fall our classes have used non-traditional materials to make art. We have painted with apple parts, painted a...

January 11, 2018

Last week, there was a blizzard in New York City. The snow has given us the opportunity to learn about snowy weather.

We went on our rooftop surface to play in the snow.

We also spent time in class exploring ice. In one class, the children were given ice cubes with letter beads and animal beads. They noticed how they cou...

December 11, 2017

Thank you to Ansche Chesed and all those that contributed to the success of our workshop on Sunday. We were excited to see current families, past families, and new faces. The workshop featured arts and crafts, games, and a Chanukah sing-a-long. 

December 5, 2017

At Yaldaynu, we believe children learn best through play and exploration. Learning about Chanukah through play can help children develop different skills and enable them to relate to the holiday in a meaningful way.

Counting the candles on the menorah develop math skills, manipulating the candles in the play enhances mo...

November 20, 2017

The Blue, Red and Yellow Door classes have been learning about Fall and Thanksgiving! We examined pumpkins, made pumpkin putty, created Thanksgiving art and baked apple treats. We also discussed the meaning of being thankful in connection to the Thanksgiving holiday.

October 11, 2017

Sukkot at Yaldaynu, like all other holidays, is an immersive, multi-sensory, and hands-on learning experience.

This week the children had a Lulav and Etrog set in class, read books about Sukkot, visited our building's rooftop Sukkah (for playtime and lunch), had a special visitor Rabbi Fried in class for a Lulav an...

September 19, 2017

 We continued our preparations for Rosh Hashanah by learning about different fruit, including pomegranates and apples. The classes discussed how the fruit looked, smelled, and tasted. Some of the children chose to get a closer look using different magnifying glasses.

In conjunction with our Rosh Hashanah holid...

September 18, 2017

The first week of the school year started with the toot of a horn - a ram's horn that is.  With Rosh Hashanah right around the corner, the students began the school year with their exploration of the holiday.  The students investigated items associated with Rosh Hashanah like honey drizzlers and shofars, read stories r...

July 28, 2017

 The Seashells campers visited Van Saun Park, featuring the Bergen County Zoological Park.  The children observed many different animals throughout the park including a mountain lion, an alligator, and eagles.  The staff was eager to share their knowledge about these animals with the children.  But as fun as the animal...

July 21, 2017

Yaldaynu Camp finished it's fifth week with a fun Family Sing.  Led by our music instructor and Yaldaynu parent, Marlowe Rinsler, the camp families joined together to sing, dance, play instruments, and celebrate the end of the week and the coming of Shabbat.  

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