Monkey room update!!

The topic of this month is balls!  The Monkey room is learning about different types of balls such as footballs, basketballs, tennis balls and even beach balls!  For one of the activities we did the children painted a pre-cut football, basketball, and soccer ball.  Before we began this activity, we talked about the different sports Read More

Learning is better when we’re having fun!

Our tiger cubs are having a lot of fun with balls.  This month within the creative curriculum, they are being introduced to balls through playing and exploring the different types of balls.  Keep in mind that the babies are not just playing, there are developing their find and gross motor skills too.  Each little tiger was Read More

Cheetah Room visit the Bronx Zoo.

The Cheetah Room embarked on a field trip to the Bronx Zoo.  It was a great trip that exposed the students to nature and wild animals.  Everyone was really excited to see the lions!  Although we did not get to see the cheetahs at the zoo, students were able to see giraffes, gorilla, peacocks, sea lions Read More

Giraffes reuse old items – and turn them into art!

Our topic for the month of April was “Reduce – Reuse – Recycle.”  We started off by showing our children how to sort out different types of trash, plastic, compost aluminum, paper and cardboard for example.  After showing them how to sort out the many different types of trash we showed them a few different activities we Read More

Buildings in the Monkey Room!!

The topic for May is Buildings.  Our little Monkeys are learning about the different ways that buildings are made, all the work that goes into building a building, and the many differences between all the buildings they encounter on a daily basis.  After reading the story of the Three Little Pigs, the monkeys were able to Read More

Monster Mash in the Panda Room!

Last month, the Pandas learned about the Three R’s – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!  Our Panda explorers had a great time learning the importance of the three R’s.  One activity that they especially LOVED was when they turned regular recycling items like a cleaned out milk jug into something else.  The students we’re able to Read More