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!
All SmartStart Nature Academy locations will be closed on Monday, My 27th 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019.
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
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
Registration for the 2016-2017 academic year has begun. Can you believe it? It seems like school just began for our precious little ones and we have to prepare for a new batch of four-year-olds already. Whew! Make sure to begin your registration early so you can guarantee a seat for your child. Register for free … Read More
It’s always a pleasure to hear a kind word and see a warm smile in response to the work we do. It’s a special pleasure when a parent takes time out of their busy schedule to tell us in detail how much the love us. Read the testimony below and see if it makes you … Read More
Teaching students about their history is commonplace. Showing students their history in an interactive way is something else entirely. It’s an impactive, awe-inspiring way to learn. We showed our students a piece of their rich history when we went on our class trip to the African Burial Ground in New York City.
Going on a nature walk is supposed to be an opportunity for exploration and discovery of the natural world around us. We’re supposed to see butterflies, moss, lakes, green spaces, and everything related to the great outdoors.
Did you make it out for the PreK registration fair at the New Lots branch of the Brooklyn Public Library? We were there with our smartboard running demo videos and had free tee shirts and swagbags for children.