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Jr. Volunteers Take the Lead in Storytelling and Gardening Activity at Saratoga

Two young volunteers, Maya and Marissa, exemplified the spirit of kid-driven philanthropy and volunteerism by leading a storytelling and gardening activity at Saratoga Early Childhood Education Center accompanied by a school fundraiser. Maya and Marissa, both eight-years-old, developed the volunteer project and fundraiser with the mentorship and assistance of Touching Heart, a non-profit

2019-08-06T09:42:22-05:00August 6th, 2019|

Highlights of March 2019

March 2019 featured plenty of innovative programming, family events, and field trips. Check out our highlights from the month of March, and find out more about Chef Elena's Cooking Class and Mad Science's Workshop at Prospect Early Education Center.

2019-04-04T14:48:41-05:00April 4th, 2019|

The Nature Company Brought the Outdoors Inside

Students in the Saratoga and Prospect Early Childhood Education Centers (ECEC) were thrilled when The Nature Company paid each of their classrooms an interactive visit. As a part of the company's Pre-K travelzoo program, presenters performed a puppet show and brought live animals along for the fun. Through three educational segments—Sounds

2018-07-20T11:41:54-05:00July 20th, 2018|

Earth Day at MCNY

The Museum of the City of New York, in partnership with DHS, hosted a group from Saratoga’s recreation program for a special Earth Day event. The children were given access to the museum’s Future City Lab, where they were able to use interactive digital tools to build their own vision of a city

2018-04-26T17:08:24-05:00April 26th, 2018|

Williamsbridge Kids Have Fun With Science

Last week at the Williamsbridge Family Residence’s Recreation Program, children learned to make “lava lamps” using simple items such as vegetable oil, food coloring, and Alka-Seltzer. The purpose of the activity was to teach participants about the properties of liquids. The kids learned that water sunk to the bottom of the bottle, while

2018-03-22T17:45:10-05:00March 22nd, 2018|

Carnegie Kids: Polygraph Lounge

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

2017-07-26T18:54:39-05:00March 27th, 2017|