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*!
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.
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.