Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.
St. Francis Xavier Elementary School is opening a preschool for 3-year-olds starting this fall. The program will be challenging and interesting, incorporating creative play and exploration. The school's faith component is also included in the curriculum, as well as creative art, storytelling, games, music, and movement.
The League Education and Treatment Center, which was located in DUMBO, recently moved to a building in Fort Greene that is totally green and state-of-the-art. LETC offers a preschool program where children with and without special needs learn and play together, grades K-12, and six different adult programs.
Saint Saviour Elementary School in Brooklyn recently renovated its entire campus. Renovations include updates to classrooms, the courtyard, the gymnasium, and increased accommodations for students with Individualized Eduction Plans.
Mathnasium of Brooklyn Heights-Boerum Hill now offers a First Steps program for preschoolers and kindergartners. This program emphasizes learning the language of math through shapes, patterns, and group work.
Mrs. Mommy's Learning Center in Brooklyn now offers several programs for early childhood education and development. After-school and summer programs are also available for children ages 6-12.
Brooklyn's Jewish Children's Museum opened its new-and-improved fourth floor, which now houses a fun and interactive exhibit that takes kids on a journey through Jewish history and culture.
Celebrity chef Ron Ben-Israel partnered with City Harvest to bring his "Sweet Genius" to an elementary school in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood and teach kids how to make healthy desserts.
Want to help Brooklyn Public Library upgrade its materials? Find out how to contribute to the library's Support Our Shelves fundraising campaign.
From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge.
Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed Feb. 29 "LeAp Day" in honor of Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, which provides arts-based after-school programs to NYC public schools.
Divine Love Medical Services opened its doors on Brooklyn soil in August and the founder, Christine Uzoigwe, M.D., says she is here to help kids stay well. After working for another practice on Long Island, Dr. Uzoigwe made the move to Brooklyn because she says she saw a greater demand for pediatrics in this location.
“Brown Eyed Girl” and “Yellow Submarine” are not just classics of yesteryear anymore. The founders of Little Rockers – Cool Kid’s Music Classes teach these tunes and more at classes in New York City where they educate and rock out with kids and parents.
Spring is here and so is Stork, a new local clothing and gift store for children 6 and younger. Located just a few blocks north of the Franklin Avenue 4-train stop in Crown Heights, Stork’s mission is to provide families with clothing, shoes, and gifts that are affordable, high-quality, eclectic, and (almost always) designed by people who live nearby, says owner Eyana Carballo.
"Grandma's Chocolate Cake," a new picture book for kids written by NYC teacher Kimberly Wallace, uses a sweet treat to teach young readers about the importance of family traditions.
This summer Barking Cat Studio presents its first summer day camp, Art in the City.
Identical twin sisters Diane and Janice Huey love the sweeter things in life and are coming together to open Huey’s Chueys, a candy boutique that aims to delight both kids and their parents.
Brainy Academy opened on March 1. The Academy offers Brainy Montessori, Brainy Builders, and Brainy Tutoring, as well as a birthday party program called Awesome Birthdays.
The Second Annual Student Film Festival is now accepting short film submissions from students throughout New York City. The winning films will be shown at a special screening this summer.
Brooklyn's FIRST LEGO League qualifier, which was filled to capacity with more than 400 students competing, advanced 22 teams to the NYC-wide regional robotics challenge.
Young students at P.S. 84 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn met and thanked local military officers at a special event organized by Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program (LeAp)'s after-school program.
On Feb. 1, the New-York Historical Society unveiled a rare handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution signed by Abraham Lincoln. The Thirteenth Amendment will on display at New-York Historical through April 1.
socialsklz:-) is offering a new program called CLUBsocialsklz:-) that will be offered both in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Uproar Art, an all-purpose Brooklyn-based nonprofit art program for kids and teens, is launching a visiting artists program in schools this spring.
Robert Moy started Brooklyn Balloon Company in October 2011. He offers party packages with themes ranging from Fairy to Superhero to Bugs, and travels to Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.