Program Options


The Gan Yeladim philosophy is rooted in being both child-centered and family-centered, as reflected in our flexible program options. Designed to satisfy the needs of all of our families, these options are reflective of the children's needs for consistency and age-appropriate time in school.


Our scheduling options are:


The Core Program runs from 9:00am-12:00 noon (8:45-11:45am for Toddlers)

Infants (ages 6 weeks - 12 months) attend Gan two, three or five days per week


Toddlers (ages 12 months - 2 years) attend Gan two, three or five days per week


3's attend Gan either three or five days per week


4's/Pre-K is a full five-day program including lunch (4 hours per day)


Lunch hour is an additional hour for all Toddlers and 3's


Afternoon Enrichment is offered to Fours/Pre-K from 1:00-3:00pm, Monday through Thursday.

These popular classes are given by instructors and teachers who have expertise in their field


The Full Gan Day, which includes the Core Early Childhood Program, is available from 7:30am-6:00pm, Monday to Thursday and 7:30am-3:00pm on Fridays, for those families who need full coverage. The Full Gan Day is offered year round. 


For those that do no need full coverage till 6pm, Gan also offers a program from 7:30am-3:00pm for Toddlers and Threes.


Summertime at Gan Yeladim offers the comfort and stability of familiar people and spaces, along with the seasonal highlights that make this a truly special time for young children.


Tiny Treasures - a "Mommy and Me" (or caregiver & me) playgroup for children birth - 30 months is led by Morah Leah Shemtov, and is a wonderful introduction to Gan. Tiny Treasures meets weekly on a Friday morning, for three terms, 7-10 sessions each. Click here for more information

Gan Yeladim

Early Childhood Center

Leah Shemtov, Director.

Hillary Isaacs, Associate Director

Gan Yeladim of Stamford Inc.

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Monday-Friday 7:30am-6:00pm



770 High Ridge Road

Stamford, CT 06905


TEL: 203-324-2223

FAX: 866-346-0126




Gan Yeladim of Stamford admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.