East BayGan Sameach Preschool and Daycare Temple Beth Torah Mail to: P.O. Box 6017, Fremont, CA 94538 42000 Paseo Padre Parkway Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 651-5833 Fax: (510) 656-5380 [email protected] www.gansameach.org Director of preschool Annie Jacob (510) 656-7141 [email protected] A developmentally appropriate, play-based and child centered program guided by Jewish values for children from 2 to 5 years. The preschool is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and has been operational for more than 40 years. With the teacher-child ratio of 1:7, children receive a high level of individual attention, promoting the best opportunity for their personal growth and development. The dedicated, trained and experienced teachers have created an inviting and stimulating environment that encourages curiosity, social interactions and creative experiences through play, art, music, literacy and cooking. The science garden includes herbs, fruit trees and flowers where the children help with the watering and harvesting the produce. The Jewish traditions, observances and holidays help the children appreciate the positive values found in the Jewish culture. Children learn the skills necessary to prepare for kindergarten through developmentally appropriate activities. The large playground encourages large and small motor development.