The Saratoga recreation program held a talent show—Saratoga's Got Talent—where the kids got to showcase their skills.
Saratoga Early Childhood Education went on a trip to Carnegie Hall to see the musical duo Polygraph Lounge as part of the Carnegie Kids concert series. This series aims to inspire children’s imaginations and creativity at playful and interactive concerts. These free events are 45 minutes long and take place in the Resnick Education
A group from Saratoga recreation took a trip up to West Point to tour the campus and have some fun with the cadets.
In celebration of this month’s Universal Pre-K Big Red Reading book, Clifford Takes A Trip, the sites took their classes on a small Scavenger Hunt-style “trip" around the building (due to inclement weather outside). Clifford pictures were hung inconspicuously around the buildings, and children searched for all the little Cliffords trying to count how many they
A group of residents from the Saratoga attended The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, the story of Percy, son of Poseidon, who has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt and prevent a war between the gods.
Children from the Saratoga Early Childhood Education Center participated in the Children's Museum of Manhattan EatPlayGrow Curriculum. EatPlayGrow is an early childhood health curriculum developed in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The subject of this event was Move to the Beat, where the children learned the importance of physical activity
Dr. Seuss' birthday is March 2, and each year the kids in our after school programs celebrate with Dr. Seuss themed crafts!
Learning how to play chess has numerous benefits for children including improved academic performance, strategic thinking, and self-confidence. At the Prospect Family Inn, older kids in the Futurelink after-school program (ages 12-17) volunteered to teach chess to the younger children in the Big Brownstone after-school program (ages 5-11).
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects are a key component of our after-school programs. As part of our fall curriculum, children in our Big Brownstone after-school program participated in Mad Science, where once a week children learn STEM subjects like robotics through a variety of exciting hands-on activities.