Reminder: Our Blake Avenue daycare (533 Blake Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11203) will be closed from Monday August 31st 2015 and will re-open on Wednesday September 9th, 2015. Enjoy your time away and we will see you then!
Quick update! We will have our open house and orientation soon. Make sure you keep this information handy and don’t miss a date. Open House: Wednesday September 2nd – Wednesday September 9th 2015 10AM – 6PM Orientation: Session 1: Friday September 4th 2015 10AM – 1PM Session 2 (Make-Up Session): Tuesday September 8th, 2015 5pm – … Read More
We took our campers to the NY Transit Museum to learn about the world-renowned NYC subway system. The museum wasn’t a gritty steampunk labyrinth for Morlocks like in HG Wells’ “The Time Machine” with steam bellowing up from tunnels and crawlspaces, furnaces smelting iron, and peons laboring for an omnipotent master. Instead, it was an attractive, well-organized … Read More
We always have the happiest campers in Brooklyn because we have sidewalk chalk! Everyone wants to play when we bring these out. Children can draw and color with these safe, non-toxic chalks and they wash away easily.
It’s always a pleasure to hear a kind word and see a warm smile in response to the work we do. It’s a special pleasure when a parent takes time out of their busy schedule to tell us in detail how much the love us. Read the testimony below and see if it makes you … Read More
Teaching students about their history is commonplace. Showing students their history in an interactive way is something else entirely. It’s an impactive, awe-inspiring way to learn. We showed our students a piece of their rich history when we went on our class trip to the African Burial Ground in New York City.
Going on a nature walk is supposed to be an opportunity for exploration and discovery of the natural world around us. We’re supposed to see butterflies, moss, lakes, green spaces, and everything related to the great outdoors.
Did you make it out for the PreK registration fair at the New Lots branch of the Brooklyn Public Library? We were there with our smartboard running demo videos and had free tee shirts and swagbags for children.
Summer camp is in full swing at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy! That means children are working, learning, and playing toward a better and brighter future with a smarter start.
Parents, will you be having a BBQ today? Let your children help you make grilled corn (find your favorite recipe online—there are many to choose from). Children love to help and it’s one of the best ways for them to learn.