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.
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
Reminder: Our Blake Avenue daycare (533 Blake Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11203) will be closed from Monday August 31st 2015 and will re-open on Wednesday September 9th, 2015. Enjoy your time away and we will see you then!
Quick update! We will have our open house and orientation soon. Make sure you keep this information handy and don’t miss a date. Open House: Wednesday September 2nd – Wednesday September 9th 2015 10AM – 6PM Orientation: Session 1: Friday September 4th 2015 10AM – 1PM Session 2 (Make-Up Session): Tuesday September 8th, 2015 5pm – … 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.
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.
Parents, will you be having a BBQ today? Let your children help you make grilled corn (find your favorite recipe online—there are many to choose from). Children love to help and it’s one of the best ways for them to learn.
Our school is closed today while the city recognizes the Fourth of July. Take the opportunity to celebrate, relax, or do what makes you happy on this gorgeous day of sunshine. We’re open again on Monday, July 6 for our first day of Summer Camp and can’t wait to see all of our happy campers! … Read More
Cool off from the summer heat with a refreshing soft drink like this cool, crisp, Watermelon and Cucumber smoothie. All it takes is two ingredients—watermelon and cucumber. Cut them up, blend them in a blender, and put in the refrigerator to get cold, then enjoy! Our preschool children use blenders and juicers and make drinks … Read More