It may seem early to begin thinking of school enrollment for Fall 2017, but it is the perfect time! Choosing the perfect preschool can be a little nerve wrecking if this is your child’s first school experience. Three years ago The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines re-opened the preschool. Gan Shalom located in Waukee, Iowa is now a great option available for your preschooler!
Gan Shalom provides a child-centered approach to learning and uses only the best early education philosophies, including Jewish values. Gan Shalom wants to make sure your child builds confidence to explore and self-esteem.
Gan Shalom prides themselves in allowing your children to learn while the play. Each day your child will participate in daily activities in small groups, which allows for more individualized education and to make friends. Your preschooler will discover, create and become independent while learning.
Gan Shalom is located on Caspe Terrace campus which provides opportunities for your preschooler to run and play! Your preschooler can hike, explore, ride on trikes and climb state-of-the-art playground. Inside of the school, there are dedicated rooms which consist of a craft room, library media center, gross motor activity room and more.
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As a Jewish-based preschool, Gan Shalom celebrates and integrates Hebrew holidays into the customs and values that are taught every day. This includes through music, singing, dancing, cooking, and special Shabbat programs that are featured each week.
Gan Shalom is a 5 full-days per week preschool, but flexible scheduling is offered! They also provide before care and after care. This is a perfect option if you are a full-time working parent.
Check out Gan Shalom today!
Looking for a Summer Camp? Gan Shalom is offering several themed weeks of fun!