Central Tots

At Central Synagogue

Welcome to Central Tots – Central Synagogue’s community for families with children from birth to 2 years old! We offer both enrollment-based and drop-in classes, led by warm and experienced early childhood educators. Our classes are open to both members and non-members.

Spots are limited – registration is first-come, first-served. Once a class is filled, we will start a wait list. Any questions? Please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Looking for “Summer With Central Tots” programming? Click here.

Virtual Offerings for Spring 2021:

Registration for Central Tots’ Spring 2021 Virtual Classes is now open. Classes begin the week of April 12, 2021, and we hope that you will join us. Please find class descriptions and registration links below.

Programs for Tots

All virtual classes for children are free of charge and open to the public.

Virtual Baby Book Club
Tuesdays, April 13–June 1, 2021
12:30–1:00 pm
Recommended for children from birth-24 months and their grown-ups

Join Central’s Early Childhood specialists for stories, puppets, nursery rhymes and songs. This session will help parents to build a repertoire of rhymes, fingerplays, and simple activities to help engage their little ones at home.


Virtual Midday Music
Wednesdays, April 14–June 2, 2021
12:30–1:00 pm
Recommended for children from birth–24 months and their grown-ups

Join Central’s beloved guitar-playing music specialists and their puppets, as they guide grown-ups in making music with their little ones.  Over the course of the semester grown-ups will learn a repertoire of songs and musical activities to engage their little ones at home.


Virtual Shabbat a Lot
Fridays, April 16–June 4, 2021
9:30–10:15 am
Recommended for tots of all ages and their grown-ups

Join us for the virtual version of one of our most beloved Central Tots classes. Shira Kobren Wasserman leads this interactive musical celebration that gives families a taste of Shabbat. Bring along your favorite musical instruments to play through class, and don’t forget to have something yummy on hand for our motzi as we culminate each session with Shabbat Blessings.


Our People

Shira Kobren Wasserman

Shira Kobren Wasserman

Manager of Family Engagement Music & Central Tots

Cindy Grebow

Early Childhood Director

Watch the video to hear Shira sing some reminders about Central Tots classes.