Despite hundreds of new pre-kindergarten seats that are opening in Queens for next school year, competition remains fierce and waitlists remain long in many heavily populated neighborhoods.
Studies have shown that children with larger vocabularies by age 2 are better prepared for kindergarten. As parents, we can help broaden our children’s vocabularies at home.
Pam Wolf, founder of NY Preschool shares her tips for picking the best preschool for your child.
A new study shows that New York City kids who attend Pre-k are more likely to try out for gifted programs later on.
Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School in Greenwich will be offering extended hours and additional day options for the 2016-2017 school year.
Pre-K enrollment in New York City starts Jan. 25. Are you ready?
Here are 10 things to keep in mind and to look for when touring and choosing a preschool for your child.
Renanim Preschool and Summer Camp now has a UPK program as well as an after-school homework help program with licensed Department of Education teachers.
The Kid's Korner Preschool, which offers classes for ages 16 months to 5 years, now offers gentle separation classes in Chelsea for ages 16-22 months and their caregivers.
The Selma Maisel Nursery School at Temple Sholom in Greenwich, is expanding its preschool curriculum to include more science, cooking, and interactive theater classes.
Kuei Luck Early Childhood Center aims to open in October. The preschool follows the Reggio approach to learning in which children learn through play, and is a Mandarin immersion school.
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Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg recently appointed Ilana Friedman, M.Ed., as the new director of early childhood education. Friedman is adding new elements to boost the preschool and pre-K class programming.
Hagedorn Little Village School, a Seaford school that offers educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs, is adding two new preschool classes for children on the autism spectrum.
Little Atelier of Young Children is an art-focused preschool that follows the Reggio Emilia learning method. The preschool is set to open in Bayside this fall.
Ivy Day School, a network of preschools in Queens, plans to open its Forest Hills location in July. The preschool offers gifted and talented programs and foreign language classes for preschoolers.
The Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks recently obtained its child care license allowing the school to open a full-day day care and extend school hours. The preschool in Upper Nyack focuses on Jewish education for preschoolers.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions, which offers preschools, child care, and educational services, recently added STEM labs for children in its toddler and preschool programs in Williamsburg.
Iken Science Academy, a STEM-focused full-day preschool opening on the Upper East Side, is now accepting registrations for the 2015-2016 school year.
An early childhood education expert shares preschool pointers, from assessing potential preschools and what makes a good preschool teacher to the advantages of preschool and how to prepare your child for the preschool setting.
Brooklyn Preschool of Science, a hands-on learning-focused preschool based in Brooklyn, is opening a new location in Park Slope in the fall. The science-based preschool runs in half- and full-days.
The Crayon Box Preschool, located in Flushing, recently added Teddy Tennis, a preschool tennis class, to its curriculum. It will also add a preschool music class in the spring.
Kon Gen International Preschool in Queens is now offering ColorSoundation to teach children music through colors. The international preschool is now accepting applications for the fall.
Landmark Preschool, which has locations in Redding, Ridgefield, and Westport, CT, will open its Bedford, NY, location in the fall. The Bedford preschool will offer half-day programs.
My Spectrum School, a gifted and talented early childhood education school, opened in Port Washington in October. The school also offers gifted and talented after-school programs and a gifted and talented summer camp.