Friends and families, are you looking for a great cultural experience this holiday season? There is an amazing attraction called Hello Panda Festival that promises a sensory experience and greater cultural appreciation. You and your child, or even other family members, can enjoy a variety of lantern exhibits, shop from an extensive souvenir market, eat … Read More
On Wednesday December 18,2019 Our 3K and PreK classes were invited to witness the art and magic of the holidays in a production of The Lion King at Hyde Leadership Elementary Charter School.
We’re getting festive! The staff and students at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy have been busy preparing holiday decorations to display in our centers. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s in store!
The focus area for the week of Dec 3rd to Dec 6th was Sight. The class read the book “The Eye Book” by Dr Seuss. Tuesday morning’s question was, “What part of your body do you use to see?” After discussing the question, the scholars were given mirrors to look at themselves and share what … Read More
We hope you read the two previous articles: “What Are You Thankful for This Year?” and “Who Are You Thankful for This Year?.” Today we’re asking if you’re still thankful for last year’s things—the things you said you were thankful for.
Previously, we asked “What Are You Thankful for This Year?” Today we want you to think about who you’re thankful for. We all live and interact with people, or are influenced by people, or know people. There’s a popular song that says, “People Make the World Go Round,” and those people impact us all.
People all across the world shift into a seasonal awareness in November where they focus on what they’re thankful for. Thanksgiving Day is when “thankfulness” reaches its peak. This way of thinking persists into the New Year and then wanes shortly after. You don’t have to stop being thankful, though. You can be thankful every … Read More
The children and staff at our Blake Avenue location enjoyed some festive time when they gathered for the annual Smart Start Family Potluck on November 21, 2019. We are extremely thankful to everyone who helped make this possible by decorating, cooking, donating, organizing, and contributing gifts of support. We couldn’t have done it without you!
Our young scholars made Thanksgiving turkeys to commemorate this season of giving thanks. They used glue, construction paper, googly eyes, feathers, and a healthy dose of creativity and imagination to end up with refrigerator-magnet-worthy artwork. Look at the photos below!
Dear Families and Friends of our young scholars, We invite you to join us for our yearly SmartStart Family Potluck on Thursday, November 21st at 11:30AM at our Blake Avenue location. All of our classrooms will unite as one and share in this special moment honoring the tradition of sharing during this joyous season.