How learning happens


Our unique program connects parents to learning and takes school beyond the classroom.

We want parents and grandparents to be as involved and engaged in their child’s preschool experience as possible, so we’ve designed a whole program to do just that.


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At Home Literacy Program and Virtual Library 

Grab your coffee and engage in your child’s learning at home, anytime. 


  • Larry the Lion and Wally the Whale Literacy Videos posted on our website 
  • FFJCP Virtual Library 
  • We offer at home literacy videos and a wonderful virtual library 
  • At home “Tzedakah Challenges” 
  • Enjoy our “Songs of the Week” at home through our monthly voice recordings

Come celebrate with us

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Come celebrate with us

We love to party! We invite parents and grandparents to come celebrate the Jewish holidays and other important events in a big, fun and meaningful way!


  • Chanukah Celebration
  • Family Shabbat
  • Purim and Passover Instagram Live events 
  • Schoolwide trip to Israel for Yom Ha’atzmaut
  • Celebrating the Special Women in Our Lives
  • Celebrating the Special Men in Our Lives
  • Annual FFJCP Fundraiser

We keep you connected


Communication is key and we make sure parents are always connected with their child’s learning. 

  • Email us – every teacher has a FFJCP email, your child will have more than one teacher, feel free to email them to stay in touch
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram
  • Follow your child’s private classroom Instagram account where your child’s teacher will share photos and videos of the learning in action that happens daily through stories on the IG account
  • Come see us for Parent Teacher Interviews in January

All about community


All about community

We’re committed to social justice, tikun olam and community outreach.


  • Kindness month 
  • School Wide Tzedakah Projects
  • Kosher Food Bank Mishloah Manot Drive 
  • Tikun Olam Month
  • Annual FFJCP Fundraiser 
  • PJ Library “Community Tots” Program 
  • Intergenerational “Art Pals” program with Baycrest 

Mini Mindfulness


Nuturing flexible minds

Our one-of-a-kind Mini Mindfulness program created by parent and child therapist Cindy Smolkin (MSW/RSW) focuses on understanding big feelings, creating balanced
thinking, and ultimately building confident and resilient kids.