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Detroit’s only Jewish “Great Start to Quality” four-star rated facility
Early and late care available daily
Liberal scholarships available through the Audrey & William Farber Endowment
Our early childhood center has programming available from
7 AM - 6 PM Monday - Thursday and 7 AM - 4 PM on Friday
Must have pre-authorization for before and after care from the ECC office.
or click here to send an email.
Click here to download the Early Childhood Center's 2016-2017 School Year Calendar.
Temple Israel is a loving, safe, and nurturing home away from home. It is a sacred space where young children and their families enjoy a blended curriculum. Temple Israel will make a difference in the foundation of your child's future. Come see for yourself!
Our Kindergarten program is a fully accredited 5 day program for children 5 - 6 years old. Monday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM.
- Class sizes limited to 16 children, each with a certified teacher and full-time aide
- Smartboard Technology
- Hebrew immersion program
- Strong Jewish and secular learning curriculums
- Family Fun Nights
- Clergy involvement
- Holiday celebrations
- Excellent prep for the next step of their education
Our Preschool program is an exciting and enriching early childhood program full of daily hands-on experiences for children 2-5 years old. Monday - Friday 9 AM - 12:30 PM.
- Handwriting Without Tears
- Math Their Way
- Music & Movement
- Yoga / Gym
- Family Fun Programming
- After school sports programs
Very young children from 8 - 13 months of age along with their caregivers, join us weekly for an one hour "Baby Bunch" class. Parent/Toddler programming comes next. Our "little ones" who are now 14 - 24 months also meet weekly, but their time with us in "Temple Tots", (formerly known as Parent/Toddler), class increases to one and a half hours to include a variety of new and age-appropiate experiences.
Our "Movin' On Up" program follows, with a class especially designed for children age 20-24 months who are coming to school either 2 or 3 mornings a week "all by themselves." These youngsters are enjoying their first steps of independence.
We also offer Enrichments, select from 20 different programs, and Extended Hours Monday - Friday 7 - 8:45 AM, Monday - Thursday 2:30 - 6 PM, and Friday 2:30 - 4 PM.
The After School Gang
“The After School Gang” is designed to offer children a stimulating and enriching experience in the afternoon and early evening. Create your own schedule and we’ll do the rest! Date and time options include Monday through Thursday 2:30 – 6:00 PM, and Friday 2:30 – 4:00 PM.
For more information contact the ECC office at 248-661-5750.
We offer a variety of features with all of our programming.
- Library/Media Center
- Special Needs
- Scholarships Available
- Social Worker on Staff