By: Natasha Cruz, Infant Room Lead Teacher Hello! Greetings from the Ladybug Room (6 weeks- 12 months)! Our classroom activities consists of tummy time, music and movement, and arts and crafts. Tummy time works on child’s muscle development. We try to encourage parents to do tummy time with their child at home also. This exercise Read More
By: Ms. Coyette Ellis, Pre-K Lead Teacher In the Pre-k classroom the students are taken on a wondrous journey of colors, numbers, shapes, and thinking activities all while building social skills. Our Pre-K program strives on creative curriculum and believes in learning through play. As the students learn the value of coins and quantity they are taken in to Read More
I am excited to say that Dr. Seuss’s Birthday is almost here! The Caterpillar room will be spending a week in March reading and making some fun Dr. Seuss activities. Such as, Thing 1 and Thing 2 hand prints, real green eggs and ham and Styrofoam red fish, blue fish. At the end of the week we Read More
We are happy to announce that we will be a participating sponsor at the Mommy To Be Expo on Sunday, March 10th at the Villa Barone Manor. Once you are there, be sure to visit our booth and look for your free gift in your “take home” bag!
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UPDATE 2/8/13- We are open, but we are closing at 1PM! Please be prompt! Due to the inclement weather expected tomorrow, Friday February 8, Tender Tots will be closing at 1 pm. Please be prompt in picking up your child. If the weather is severe enough that the NYC Board of Education cancels school for Read More
Now if the groundhog shows up on Feb 2 too, we will truly be amazed!
They were never bored- nor frustrated, and they became more excited and more focused with each new item we added to the hodge podge they were to pick from.
Dr. Jana Urban – Educational Blog Infant Room Goals 1) Gross-to- fine motor activities: We will develop activities that allow infants the opportunity to develop the ability to: Look up, look across, look down, crawl “to”-reach “for”- grab onto- grasp/ hold for a period of time- pull/push flex and extend arms/ legs, pivot, sit Read More
Center Happeings The ability to write requires developmental skills such as eye hand coordination- fine motor ability and visual discrimination – These are skills a child develops by practice with age appropriate developmental materials such as blocks- play dough- easel painting – puzzles- as well as being provided with crayons markers- pencils and any other “writing Read More