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
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.
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*!