Elementary Class

Parent Resources

Parents serve an important role in the spiritual needs, social development, and academic success of students at Beit Sefer Shalom. The resources on this page can be used to support your child as they grow and learn.

Resources For School

To see the topics that your child will study at school this year, explore our curriculum by grade level. You can also meet our teachers, review the school calendar, and learn about the Madrichim and Student to Student programs for older students.

Resources For Home

To build on your child’s Jewish education at home, we recommend the following online learning websites.

Behrman House OLC

Behrman House OLC is an online learning center where students can play games and practice their Hebrew.

Additional Behrman House resources can be found here and here without needing an account.


BimBam is a collection of animated Jewish videos that help explain important concepts, holidays and traditions.

Values and Ethics

Values and Ethics help create meaningful connections for families with information, discussion starters and much more.

Torah Tots

Torah Tots contains Jewish educational materials for all ages.

In Israel – 3D Virtual Tours

Explore a gallery of 3D tours to virtually visit Israel’s attractions and events.


Akhlah is the Jewish Children’s Learning Network full of games, stories, crafts and more.

Contact Us

For questions or more information about Beit Sefer Shalom and your child’s education, please contact us at 515-987-0899 ext. 221 or beitsefershalom@jewishdesmoines.org.