Education

Nancy & Robert Eskow Family Room Opens at Temple B’nai Abraham

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Among the learning zones is a sensory wall, chock –full of interactive manipulatives and wall games to increase fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination Credits: Tina Greenberg, TBA Communications Coordinator
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Pictured next to the Early School House with donors Robert and Nancy Eskow are Early School students Credits: Tina Greenberg, TBA Communications Coordinator
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An appealing free- standing, two -story townhouse which boasts a first floor kitchen and café and a second floor living room and balcony, delighting students and enhancing their power of play. Credits: Tina Greenberg, TBA Communications Coordinator
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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The hallway of The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston was recently filled with the sounds of a melodious chorus of “thank yous” from the students and teachers as The Nancy and Robert Eskow Family Room was dedicated with an informal ribbon cutting. 

The Family Room/learning center, made possible by the generous support of Nancy and Robert Eskow, is replete with innovative activities and structures that encourage creativity, imagination, reading and math readiness, improved motor skills and cognitive learning. One of the unique components of this learning environment, designed for all ages and abilities, is a free-standing, two-story townhouse that boasts a first-floor kitchen and café as well as a second-floor living room and balcony, enhancing the students' power of play.

Among the learning zones is a sensory wall, chock-full of interactive manipulatives and wall games to increase motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

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The Eskow Family Room offers endless opportunities to discover something new every day for the students of The Early School.

To schedule a tour of The Early School, contact Director Debbie Aronson Ziering, at 973.994.7016 or dziering@tbanj.org. Registration is open for fall 2018 classes, and both members and non-members are welcome. 

For more information, visit www.tbanj.org/the-early-school.

 

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