The Giraffe Room At Close Avenue

This week we studied community helpers. Community helpers were displayed through activities like our fire fighter hats and police hats. The children had so much fun pasting and gluing pieces together. To reinforce community helpers in the classroom, we read the book “Whose Working Hands Are These?”  This was a community helper guessing book. We Read More

Cheetah Room learns about water at Tender Tots Decatur Avenue

This month the thematic unit is all about water!  The Cheetah classroom performed an experiment and observed eight items that either sink or float in water.  First the students created a graph using tally marks and numbers to predict which items would sink or float.  After everyone made their prediction, they took eight items: metal Read More

Tender Tots Child Care & Learning Center Close Ave/ Soundview- MEET OUR DIRECTOR

My name is Esmeralda Mata and I am the Educational Director at Tender Tots Child Care Center in our beautiful location at 1090 Close Avenue, Bronx, NY.  It has always been my passion to work with children.  I have dedicated my entire professional career in working with children and families.  Being Latina, it is extremely Read More

Tender Tots Child Care & Learning Center Brooklyn/ MEET OUR DIRECTOR

Dear Parents, My name is Jenny Nearchou and I am very excited to have joined the family at Tender Tots Child Care & Learning Center in their new Bushwick location. I received my Masters Degree in Education and Administration from Long Island University and I have been working with children, families and teachers for the Read More