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March 2021 ECC News

KRECC is loving this Winter weather. Although the colder days have mostly kept us inside, we have been able to bundle up in our coats, hats, and mittens and go outside some afternoons. One of the days that it snowed, our teachers were able to gather some snow in buckets and bring it inside for the children to look at and touch. For Tu B'Shevat, classes spent time reading books like Sammy Spider's First Tu B'Shevat and Dear Tree. In classroom...Read more...

January 2021 ECC News

Kol Rinah ECC has had many wonderful things going on these past couple of months. Though our holiday family programs have looked different this school year due to COVID-19 restrictions, it hasn't stopped us from learning and celebrating Thanksgiving and Hanukkah while at school. The teachers have been so creative and thoughtful in planning activities for their classrooms. As Thanksgiving approached, circle time stories and discussions focused on...Read more...

November 2020 ECC News

What a wonderful September and October we have had here at KRECC. In September, classes spent a lot of time learning about bees and honey, apples, round challah, and sounds of the shofar in preparation for Rosh Hashanah. It was wonderful peeking into the classrooms and seeing children dipping bubble wrap in yellow paint and stamping it on paper to create a honeycomb bee hive effect. In some of the older classes children were seen eating a...Read more...

September 2020 ECC News

It has been wonderful being back at school since the middle of June. Classes have spent the summer months learning about farms, camping, the circus, and space. It was fun to walk down the ECC hall and notice within the classrooms tents set up for camping in the dramatic play area, barns built from blocks in the wooden blocks area, and sun, moon, and stars made from playdough in the sensory area.  On August 17, we will welcomed in the...Read more...

July 2020 Special- ECC

Click here for the entire July 2020 Special Voice edition Our Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center serves children ranging from six weeks of age through Pre-Kindergarten. Most of the families that attend the center live in the nearby neighborhoods. We take pride in the fact that everyone looks out for each other. When a child misses school, their friends will join in song to say "we wish you well”. If you ask any family in our program, they will...Read more...

May 2020 ECC News

When Elyse and I give tours of our center to prospective families, one of the most frequently asked questions is what are you most proud of about your school. We both answer, our KRECC school family! Over the past few weeks, we have rallied together as a school community to take what we do in the classroom and transform it to virtual learning. Through email, pinterest groups, ZOOM meetings, and Facebook, teachers have been able to stay connected...Read more...

March 2020 ECC News

KRECC has started off 2020 by making the most of the cold winter days. When the weather isn’t conducive for playing outside, teachers have gone out and collected fallen snow and brought it inside for the children to play with. On the rare occasion when the winter weather turns out to be 60 degrees, you take advantage of it and you take the children outside! 

In February, we celebrated Tu Bishvat with activities in our ECC...Read more...

January 2020 ECC News

This fall season has been packed full of so many fun adventures in learning and family programs. For Fire Safety Prevention Week, the children of the ECC had a chance to meet some of the firefighters from the University City Fire Department. During their visit, students made their way around the perimeter of the firetruck taking notice of the variety of axes, ladders, and other equipment. The Starfish and Penguin classes along with some of...Read more...

Kol Rinah Book Fair

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November 2019 ECC News

KRECC has had a terrific start to the school year! We started off the year with a back to school event at Shaw Park on Sunday, August 18. The children had a great time running through the splash pad, exploring the playground, and visiting the ice cream truck where they got to pick their ice cream treat. Parents had the opportunity to connect with each other while watching their children interact with friends.

During Rosh Hashanah, we...Read more...

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