Music instructors weigh in on what parents need to know before signing their kids up for music lessons, including renting vs. buying, how to choose what to play, and the benefits of private and group lessons.
It's common for a child who was a strong math student to struggle when he or she starts algebra. Here, learn why and how you can help your struggling young student with his or her algebra homework.
Keep these questions in mind when choosing a new dance studio for your child. A good studio will foster a love of dance while educating your child and building her self-confidence.
The All Star, a bowling alley in Riverhead, will offer an after-school discount for area students with ID. The bowling alley on Long Island will also have a quiet place for after-school tutoring and homework sessions.
One local mom's email inspired the New York City Ballet to create special dance workshops for kids with disabilities. Their reaction will melt your heart.
Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.
Find after-school classes and activities for kids in the NYC area, including sports and fitness classes, dance and gymnastics, swimming lessons, theater and music classes, and more in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield County, CT.
We've rounded up a bunch of STEM (nay, STEAM!) programs for kids in the NYC area, including classes and camps with a science and math bent, fun family outings that immerse kids in STEM concepts, and some expert advice for parents thrown in for good measure.
It's important for kids to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, so why not make it fun? These new fitness trends offer fun ways to exercise for kids as young as 4.
Queens of Lacrosse is the only all-girls lax program in the borough of Queens, NYC. The program was started by a local dad who was searching for lacrosse programs in Queens for his two young daughters.
Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, recently opened a second Long Island location in Mount Siani. The fitness facility for families offers a range of classes including a toddler trampoline fitness class and a special needs jump time.
Language Workshop for Children, part of Small World Connect, offers language classes for kids in Manhattan. The language center, which uses a technique designed by founder Francois Thibaut, now offers English as a Second Language for children in Manhattan.
Citizens of the World Charter School Williamsburg, which serves Brooklyn school district 14, recently began offering Spanish lessons as part of its partnership with Global Language Project.
Ume Ume Music + Arts, a center that offers music and art classes and music lessons for kids, recently opened in Park Slope. The center also offers after-school programs and birthday parties.
Fenom Fitness, a family fitness facility in Westchester, recently began offering customized fitness classes for kids and adults through its Build-A-Program! service. The facility offers pay-as-you-go fitness, meaning there are no membership fees.
Explore+Discover, an early childhood learning center in Gramercy, recently opened. The center offers a social learning environment as an alternative to day care.
Kidville, a parent-child enrichment center, recently opened in Wantagh. The new location will begin offering its preschool alternative class in Wantagh in January.
Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and New York City is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in the New York metro area.
Soccer Friends USA, which offers instructional soccer programs, is scheduled to begin its futsal program in January. Futsal is a South American indoor version of soccer. Soccer Friends USA also offers an after-school soccer program for children in Forest Hills.
Mommy, Music, & Me, a licensed provider of Music Together classes, is scheduled to begin offering its music classes in Long Island City and Fresh Meadows.
Hug Music, a music school for kids in Queens, recently opened in Forest Hills. The Forest Hills music school offers early childhood music, private lessons, and music therapy.
Westport Dance Center is scheduled to begin its newest preschool dance class Leap N' Learn in January. The center aims to offer the best dance programming in Westport.
The Milestone School, an independent elementary school for nursery through fourth grade in Mount Vernon, opened its Studio earlier this year and now offers a Capoeira class for students in third and fourth grades. The Studio can also be rented out as a party and event location.
Vienna Music, a music school in Queens, offers various classes and lessons for kids at its Bayside location. The music school recently began offering a class for children younger than 5 and has added cello and clarinet to its instrumental lessons.
My Gym Nanuet, a fitness center for children in Nanuet, recently came under new ownership, and is now furnished with new equipment. The children's fitness center also offers birthday parties.