Early Childhood

PJ Library

Something magical happens when parents sit down together to read with their children.

PJ Library provides stories with Jewish ideas and inspiration to share with your children.  310 children in Somerset, Hunterdon, & Warren Counties receive free, award-winning books from the PJ Library.

PJ Library is for families with children ages 6 months through 8 years old with Judaism as part of their lives. PJ Library welcomes all Jewish families, whatever your background, knowledge, family make-up, or level of observance.


Mountain Top School at Temple Har Shalom

Mountain Top School at Temple Har Shalom (Warren) - offers infant and toddler programs, Mommy and Me, pre-school programs, after school enrichments, beforecare and aftercare. Mountain Top School is a private, not-for profit organization. While we offer an education rooted in Jewish values, we welcome all families regardless of religion or ethnicity to our community to promote a multicultural environment.


Kindercapers (Belle Mead) - a non-sectarian preschool for children 2 - 6 years old. Half day or full day classes, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days a week. Enrichment programs also available.

The PreSchool Place

The PreSchool Place at Temple Sholom  -  (Bridgewater) offers programs for toddlers, 2, 3, & 4 year olds, kindergarten, as well as a free playgroup for parents with children from birth - 3 years of age. Enrichment programs, beforecare, and after school programs are also available.

Zimmer School (Chabad)

Zimmer School – (Basking Ridge) serves infants, preschoolers, kindergarten  with full and half-day options. Our methodology is shaped by the shared values of Judaism, and Constructivist approaches to early childhood including Reggio Emelia and Montessori. Children learn in a creative, respectful and evocative learning environment, growing into self-aware, empathetic, literate, and capable learners for life.

Blaustein Early Childhood Center

Blaustein Early Childhood Center offers half day, full day, and extended daycare options for children six weeks through kindergarten. Open year round from 7am-6pm. The facility is located within the JCC, in a separate and secure Early Childhood Wing.

After School Enrichment Programs – Blaustein

After School Enrichment Programs for ages 3-6, offered by the Blaustein Early Childhood Center