Early Childhood Education Students Explore Jazz with Ms. Riza

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

2020-11-22T21:59:52-05:00November 22nd, 2020|
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Families & Teachers Celebrate Young Learners at 2020 Moving Up Ceremonies

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

2022-06-08T10:01:14-05:00August 26th, 2020|

Video: Talking About COVID-19 with Children

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

2022-06-08T10:06:36-05:00May 20th, 2020|
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Oral Storyteller Brings African Folktales to Young Learners

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

2022-06-08T10:27:59-05:00March 11th, 2020|

Valentine’s Day Fun! OMG Accessories is Coming to the Saratoga Recreation Program

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

2020-02-18T12:46:59-05:00February 12th, 2020|
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