January has been such a great month so far in the Lion Room! We are geared up and ready to see what growth the New Year brings for us all. We experienced our first major snow storm of the year, and we were very happy to have a snow day. The day after the storm, Read More
The children are starting a playdoh activity. While engaging in this activity, the children are discovering their sense of touch and ability to use their imagination. They squeezed, rolled, and patted the playdoh using the amazing fine motor skills they’ve developed.
Art In Plastic Our babies are discovering new things! In this activity, students discovered the feeling of paint through a plastic that would cover the paper and paint. This allowed the students to learn about touch and also paint freely without making a mess. Although we do want to encourage them to paint with no Read More
Free Dental Screening at Tender Tots Close Avenue for our enrolled students on Friday, January 26th at 9:30am.
If NYC Public Schools are closed, the center is closed as well.
The Monkey Room This month our theme was All About Me and how we are all different in many ways. We discussed what part of our body is important to us and what we use the most and how we use it. We discussed even though we are different, we are all still very Read More
As the year ends, so did our clothing unit. The children learned that people in our community wear special clothes called uniforms. We had a visit from our Mail Carrier and Santa. The children even noticed that their teachers wear uniform shirts daily. To complete our unit, we had fun wearing our special clothes to Read More
We had a wonderful afternoon with our students and families as we celebrated the holidays!
This month we not only worked on learning about clothes but we also learned about people and places in our community. The Cheetahs learned that there are different kinds of soaps and we need soap to help us take care of our clothes. Therefore, we took a trip to the Laundromat to see the machines Read More
In the Creative Curriculum study unit of clothes, UPK Panda Room students learn about who wears what hats? The students chose their favorite hats. Then they made a chart with tallies. Which hat had the least votes? Which hat had the most votes? We also made our own design of hats!