Parent Resources

Parents play a big role in their child’s education. At Beth Jacob Preschool we provide plenty of opportunities for parents to both learn about what we are doing in the classroom and to participate! We offer frequent communication with parents through our newsletter, parent-teacher conferences, and daily interactions. This page provides a few additional resources.

Relevant Links

Interesting Websites

  • P.J. Library sends free Jewish children’s books to families across the world every month. We know that something magical happens when parents sit down together to read with their children. PJ Library shares Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions that are important to you.
  • The Talaris Institute’s mission is to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children.  Their “Spotlights” share information on everything from ‘Getting in Tune with Baby’ to ‘Tantrums Happen!’
  • Zero-to-Three is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and trains professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer resources regarding developmental milestones, feeding infants, the ABC’s of raising kids, immunization schedules, growth charts, and more.
  • Safe Mama is a one-stop child safety, product recall, health, well-being, eco-conscious resource, for parents.
  • Baby Center offers advice for parents on a number of developmental issues including sleep, discipline, eating routines, making friends, taming tantrums, etc.

Relevant Books

Our Favorite Children’s Holiday Books

  • FOR HIGH HOLY DAYS
    • Sammy Spider’s First Rosh Hashana by Sylvia Rouss
    • It’s Shofar Time! by Latifa Berry Kropf
    • Rosh Hashana is Coming by Tracy Newman
    • Apple Days by Allison Soffer
    • The Hardest Word by Jacqueline Jules
    • Tashlich at Turtle Rock by Susan Schnur
  • FOR SUKKOT
    • A Watermelon Sukkah by Sylvia Rouss
    • It’s Sukkah Time! by Latifa Berry Kropf
    • Sadie’s Sukkah Breakfast by Jamie Korngold