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Early Childhood Center

Welcome to the Ramaz Early Childhood Center!
A love of learning begins.

The Early Childhood Center is a nurturing and interactive environment that fosters the emotional, physical, social, and intellectual growth of every child.

To view our Guide to the Early Childhood Center,  click on the image below.

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What's Happening in the ECC?

Watch the Clip: Kindergarten Violinists Show Off Their Skill at Their End-of-Year Recital

Kindergarten violinists performed their recital for their loved ones! Every week throughout the year, small groups of up to five children have met with Mr. Lamas, a career viola player and music educator, for 20-minute sessions using school-supplied violins. This special program provides important benefits, strengthening...

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ECC Students Collect and Deliver Tzedakah to Help Families in Need Observe Pesach

The ECC classes have been collecting tzedakah this year and now they have finally delivered it to Rabbi Haskel Lookstein '49 to be donated as maot chitim. These maot chitim (literal translation: wheat money) will be used to help provide Passover seder supplies and food to families in need. The students are so excited to know that their...

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ECC Students Explore Egypt at the Met Museum of Art in Preparation for Pesach

The ECC visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to take a private tour of the various Egyptian exhibits for Passover. Their guide began the tour by pointing to a map of Egypt and showing them important locations, such as the Nile river and the border of Israel. She took them around to many rooms and displays, showing...

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ECC "Matzah Factory" Workshop Teaches the Science, Kashrut, and Fun of Making Kosher Matzah

The ECC had an exciting “matzah factory” workshop in which each class got to learn the entire process of how to make kosher matzah. The visiting rabbi showed them every step of the creation, starting with a wheat plant and demonstrating how to separate the seeds from the rest of the stalk. The children lined up next to a stone grain mill and...

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Pictures Here: ECC Students Feel the Purim Spirit Through Creativity and Play

What an incredible week of Purim festivities at the ECC! From hamantaschen making to fun costume days to multisensory carnival games, the students truly connected with the joy of the holiday. On Wednesday, students came to school dressed to show their love for Israel...

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