About Our Center
Opened in 1987, Kehillah Early Learning Center is ranked among the top 3% of Early Learning Centers in Delaware County. With a mix of independent and organized activities, education, and recreational opportunities, our program offers experiences requiring investigation, exploration and discovery, where active and enthusiastic children can develop and refine their skills and knowledge.
Embracing hands-on, collaborative, and joyful learning
The Federation Early Learning Centers use The Creative Curriculum®, a comprehensive, research-based, and developmentally appropriate curriculum that follows children’s interests as they work together to explore, investigate, and make discoveries about the world around them and the people, places, and objects that are relevant to their lives.
Programs We Offer
Kehillah Early Learning Center – in Delaware County, PA – offers full and part time options for toddlers, and pre-schoolers;full time options for infants and part time options for kindergartners.
We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the gold standard for early childhood programs across the country, and have attained the highest Keystone STARS rating available – 4 STARS.
According to parents, our teachers are warm, patient and loving. They encourage children to explore, experiment and reach their own conclusions by thinking for themselves. They create an inclusive, nurturing environment where intellectual curiosity is applauded and children are proud of their accomplishments. Many have been with us for 10 years.
Our curriculum provides an age appropriate introduction to Jewish culture, traditions, and rituals and celebrates diversity by recognizing and embracing a variety of ethnic backgrounds and traditions.
Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
Kindergarten enrichment program
NAEYC Accredited since 2008
Keystone STARS 4A since 2003
Infant, Toddler, and Preschool state of the art Playgrounds
State subsidy accepted
Summer camp enrichment specialists, special events, weekly themes
Kehillah’s dynamic and exciting enrichment programs fall into three categories; Enrichment Specialists, Trips & Center Events and Outdoor Fun & Play. Enrichment Specialists frequently visit Kehillah to lead various activities, while older children are further engaged with field trips to nearby locations. Center Events are frequently focused on a holiday or celebratory occasion. Outdoor Fun & Play is a critical component of the FELS philosophy, and Kehillah offers dedicated outdoor space, with individual age-appropriate playgrounds for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Skilled specialists visit our center to provide engaging activities for all children. Some of these include music, yoga, gymnastics, languages, and soccer.
Trips & Center Events
Older children visit museums and arboretums, take in theater performances and more. All children take part in special events that are brought to our center.
Outdoor Fun and Play
We recognize the value of outdoor play, and our enclosed playground area helps to ensure our children get all the fresh air and outdoor activity they need!
What Parents Have to Say:
Kehillah Early Learning Center is well-situated for families living or working near Wallingford, Swarthmore, and Media.
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