Students at Prospect Early Childhood Education had a blast making music during their virtual Jazz Explorer Camp with Ms. Riza, founder of RiMarcable Music for Arts & Education. During one lesson, students learned about the Blues by creating their own guitars out of a small cardboard box, crayons, duct tape, string, and scissors. According to
"Our Family Services Department is the nucleus of what we do. When a family comes into shelter, that is that first department that they really work with. Our overall goal is to have this experience of homelessness be their only or last experience of homelessness." On World's Children's Day, Annamaria Santoro,
Halloween may have looked a little different this year, but our Early Childhood Education and K-12 Afterschool & Recreation staff still worked hard to ensure their students could have a safe, special, and spooky celebration. Goodie Bags & Spooky Crafts at Prospect & Allie’s Place At Prospect, staff worked together to create candy
HFH Early Childhood Education Centers kicked off 2020 with several exciting units, including a Black History Month series, featuring a visiting oral storyteller, as well as an annual animal science project, in which students learn about the life cycle by hatching their own chicks. While the COVID-19 pandemic affected the in-person schooling in dramatic ways, HFH Early
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, HFH has been connecting our residents with information on how best to protect themselves and their families. For parents with young children, explaining these important changes can be especially challenging. That's why we're connecting residents to carefully designed materials developed by Sesame Workshop as a part of their
Prospect Early Childhood Education Center has been getting creative with its virtual programming. Join Ms. Val and Ms. Yanna as they explore the five senses and lead students on a color-based scavenger hunt!
Adadoma Bediako, an oral storyteller, visited Prospect Early Childhood Education Center for an interactive lesson on African folktales. The storytelling show formed a part of the children's Black History Month celebrations, which also included lessons on black inventors like Garrett Morgan, inventor of the traffic light. Bediako began the lesson with a folktale
JUMBO backpacks are headed to the Saratoga K-12 Afterschool & Recreation programs this Valentine's Day thanks to OMG Accessories! Next week, the girls in the program will be receiving a variety of gifts from these backpacks including pillows and duffle bags. Michael Chapman, Director of K-12 Afterschool & Recreation at HFH’s Saratoga Family Residence, said that
Coaches from Super Soccer Stars have been introducing the fundamentals of soccer to kids at Saratoga Early Childhood Education Center. The kids had a blast running through cones, practicing kicking, and participating in a few toddler-friendly warm-ups.
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