Shalom and welcome to The DUMBO Gan’s blog! The DUMBO Gan is a Jewish preschool located in Brooklyn, New York, that is staffed with highly qualified early childhood education teachers who are passionate about helping children learn, grow, and explore to ultimately fall in love with learning and become lifelong learners. Here in this blog, you will find articles, helpful resources, and tips revolving around preschool-aged children and the preschool classroom. Curious about when your child should start preschool? What to look for when choosing a preschool? How to prepare your child for preschool? You’ll find the answers to these common questions and MORE here in our blogs. Learn more!

  1. Top 7 Books To Read To Preschool Children This Thanksgiving Season

    Holiday seasons offer a great opportunity to spice up your child’s home library — and explore and learn about the current holiday in a fun and engaging way. Dive into multicultural tales about Thanksgiving with your preschooler and create memories that will last forever by reading these top-rate…Read More

  2. DUMBO Preschool Education: 4 Tips For Teaching Preschool Children About Gratitude

    Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year when many families celebrate annual traditions, gather together, and enjoy a lavish meal, but the root of Thanksgiving is about giving thanks — historically for the blessing of the harvest. Today, we more commonly see individuals giving thanks for family, f…Read More

  3. Brooklyn Preschool Programs: Top Benefits of Preschool Education

    In the state of New York, children can start kindergarten as young as 5 years old and are required to attend school by age 6. While it is not required by law to send your child to preschool, most children in the U.S. do attend preschool programs because of their wide range of benefits. In today’s …Read More

  4. DUMBO Preschool Education: 10 Signs Your Child Is Ready For Preschool

    Within a blink of an eye, your child turns three and it’s time to think about preschool. This time in a parent’s life can be very emotional and stressful. Is your baby really ready for preschool? How do you know if they are ready for this big step in their life? In today’s blog, we are going t…Read More

  5. Brooklyn Preschool Education: 3 Things To Look For In A Preschool

    What?! It’s time to look into preschool already? But you just had your baby, there is no way it’s already time to start looking into preschool. This is how many parents feel when they are asked by family or friends if they’ve started looking into or applying for their son or daughter to attend…Read More