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
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
Last week, the Prospect Lions launched a new partnership with DreamYard, a Bronx-based arts nonprofit working at the intersection of social just and arts education. During her first class with Prospect Afterschool, Cindy Ferrer, an instructor for DreamYard, led students through a series of icebreakers, encouraging them to connect with one another over
The NYC Landmark Preservation Commission selected the Prospect Family Residence to receive a grant for one of its Brownstones. One recipient was chosen from each borough, and the Kelly Street location was the only grantee in The Bronx. Landmarks Preservation Commission chair Sarah Carroll said that she is "thrilled that this year’s grant recipients,
Originally from New Jersey, Shallaya discovered she was pregnant while living at a single women’s shelter in Harlem. “I’m new to New York, so I wasn’t sure how to do things,” she explained. “So I had to start from scratch.” After entering Prospect Family Residence in 2018, Shallaya, then 23 and pregnant with
The Williamsbridge Wolverines and the Prospect Lions got in the fall spirit with an apple picking field trip to Dr. Davies Farm in Congers, NY. The kids had the chance to pick their own apples, enjoy apple cider and donuts, and even go on a hay ride.
Prospect afterschool has been mixing it up with chemistry lessons developed by our partners at PBS Kids. Check out this make-your-own-slime activity.
The kids at Prospect afterschool have been expressing themselves through drama-based workshops with CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT), which develops kids' community, creativity, and social-emotional learning through theater.
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.