ECE Enrichment Classes

 

At the Lisa & Thom Mandel Early Child Education Center, we offer exciting early childhood enrichment classes for our students and all children in the area! Classes and times change throughout the year to offer the best programming for your little one. Check out the full listing of programs and register online today! For more information, contact Kim Garra, ECE Director, at 330-835-0044 or call the front desk at 330-867-7850. Must be preregistered to attend. *Children will be picked up from their ECE classrooms and returned at the end of class. Guests will drop-off/pick-up at the front foor. 

 

Class Details

 

  • Taught by credentialed teachers; Fun Guranteed!
  • Children will be picked up form their ECE classrooms and returned at the end class. Guests will be dropped-off/picked-up at the front door.
  • Class size limited to 15 children per class on a first come, first served basis. 

 

Fall Cost

Price: $75 M/ $90 G

Winter Workout

 

January 9 - February 24

(No class February 20)

Mondays: 1-1:45 p.m.

Ages: 3 - 5

 

Children will learn new skills to play hockey, basketball, and relay race-style games. There will be game-time play and some free time to play just to run off some extra energy during the winter months. 

Little Kickers Soccer Club

 

January 10 - February 28

Tuesdays: 1 - 1:45 p.m.

Ages: 3-5

 

Join Ms. Karly and Ms. Molly for Little Kickers Soccer Club. Children will learn bassic soccer skills in structured and fun ways by participating in unique games and skill-building activities while enriching social skills. 

Is it Winter or Summer?

 

January 11 - March 1

Wednesdays: 1 - 1:45 p.m.

Ages: 3-5

 

The weather may be cold and snowy outside but we are dreaming of a hot and sunny day inside. In this class stories, activities, crafts, water play, and more will be summer themed to help us chase the winter blues away. 

Fractured Fairy Tales

 

January 12 - March 2

Thursdays: 1 - 1:45 p.m.

Ages: 3-5

 

Who is telling the truth...the wolf or the pigs? Did Goldie Locks visit bears or dinosaurs? We will read Fairytales retold in a wacky fun way. Activities, games, and lots of make-believe will be happening in this class! 

Squeaky Sneakers Club - Winter Edition

 

January 13 - March 3

Fridays: 1 - 1:45 p.m.

Ages: 3-5

 

Does your child like to skip, gallop, run, jump, and hop? Children in this clas will build fine and gross motor skills through activites such as throwing, balancing, parachute play, and much more. Winter-themed activities like "ice skating" and friendly indoor snowball fights will be added to this winter session. We can hear those sneakers squeaking now!

Tiny Tumblers

 

January 13 - March 3

Fridays: 3:15 - 4 p.m.

Ages: 3-5

 

Join Ms. Stephanie for an exciting gymnastics class that will help your child develop gross motor coordination, strength, balance and basic tumbling and gymnastics skills in a fun and safe environment. Ms. Stephanie has 14 years of experience as a gymnast and has 5 years of preschool gymnastics coaching experience. 

8-Week Program to Provide Education Enrichment to Kids & Families

January 20 - April 28, 2023

This 8-week program will provide children and families with a weekly "lesson in a bag" that they can work on together at home at their own pace.

Each lesson will provide opportunities for learning in content areas such as language and literacy, math, science, and small and large motor skill development. Developed for children ages 3-5.

Included in each Weekly Themed Bag:

Book

Directions & Supplies for a Craft

Hands-On-Game

Learning Activites

A fun surprise!

Bags will go home every other Friday, and can be picked up at the main enterance of the Shaw JCC or, if enrolled, in an ECE classroom. 

Cost: $55 Member/ $70 Guest

Contact Kim kgarra@jewishakron.org to register

  • Mandel ECE Director

    Have questions? Need information? Want to take a tour? Contact Kim Garra for more information on The Lisa and Thom Mandel Early Childhood Center at the Shaw JCC.

    330-835-0044 or email