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
Are you ready to send your little ones back to school? School begins on Thursday, September 5th this year and some children just aren’t ready to give up their endless play of summer for structured learning in the fall. Don’t worry, we have a few tips to help get your child back in the swing … Read More
This year at summer camp, students at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center are exposed to a wide variety of creative and visual arts projects. From dance, to painting, to crafting, to theater, there is a lot of exciting activity going on.
Register your child now for the most exciting summercamp around! This year, we’re offering nine weeks of exciting activities including academic advancement/remedial learning, arts and crafts, personal & social development, music & dance, cooking & painting, sports & drama, urban gardening, and more! Call us today at (718) 485-8500 to find out more!
On Monday, June 24th, 2019, MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy‘s Blake Avenue location will host a ‘Moving Up’ luncheon at 12:00PM to celebrate another milestone in the development of our young scholars. We will gather with our future pre-kindergarten students and reflect on the achievements and strides made throughout the school year. Parents, come eat with … Read More
At SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center we believe that play is a tremendous part of how children learn. By incorporating hands-on, experiential play into the learning time, children get to do what’s fun for them and learn at the same time, so it’s a win-win situation!
As parents, we know our little ones grow up so fast. One moment you could rock them in your arms, the next they’re big enough to walk to school by themselves…or ask for the keys to the car. Do you remember The Very Hungry Caterpillar? The hungry little bug is all grown up now at … Read More
We finished the 2016-2017 year in grand style at MOHDC SmartStart Nature Academy and Learning Center. The children improved in all domains, had wonderful experiences, explored the natural world around them, and made positive friendships. Take a look at the videos below to relive some of the exciting activities from our Blake Avenue location.
Here’s a throwback to our Holiday Potluck at the end of November at our Blake Avenue location. We celebrated with students, staff, and family. There was a variety of food including peas and rice, curried vegetables, pizza, greens, spaghetti, and a variety of desserts. Click here to go to our Facebook page to see the … Read More