Making play dough is a hands-on activity which engages the children in tactile learning. Mixing, rolling, and cutting up play dough helps with hand coordination and fine motor skills, which is an important pre-writing skill.
At MOHDC SmartStart we love when our parents contribute to the classroom’s success. One happy parent contributed in a wonderful way to our Family Week and here are her words of support:
The time has come for creative fun with a book or two and a different BOO! Wednesday, October 30th will be MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy’s Character Day at our Blake Avenue location*!
Our 3K class concentrated on our bodies for the weekly focus. They learned about the different parts of their bodies and what those parts are for. The students sang songs about their body parts like “Dry Bones” and “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes,” and made images of their body. Each student learned about their physical characteristics … Read More
Our children spend a lot of time with their academics, social skills, and recreational activities. These are essential for well-rounded growth in today’s children. We also teach our children etiquette, including table manners through Family Style Eating.
Are you free on Sunday, October 20th? Brooklyn Botanic Garden is having an exciting event the whole family can enjoy. It’s the 2019 Harvest Homecoming and it promises to be an exciting, sensory experience you won’t forget!
The wonderful children at MOHDC SmartStart can walk on lily pads. They can also hug a cloud, put bears in cups, sleep in castles, and do other amazing feats that seem impossible to do. How? What makes them so capable?
Parents, do you have a “Bestie”? How about a “Day One”? Do you remember when you befriended that person who has such a prominent place in your life? Chances are it was a long time ago, during childhood, and very likely in school.
Our 3K class had a wonderful opportunity to develop their skills when we learned about and built our own trains in class. Learning is always enhanced when the practical and theoretical are combined, such as in this exciting hands-on lesson. While the trains are cute, the children received a lot of useful instruction and had … Read More
Dear Families of our SmartStart Scholars, The staff at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy is happy to welcome you to the 2019-20 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need … Read More