(Sep. 21, 2015) - Josh Kauderer of Englewood, NJ, has been awarded the 2015 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work to save elephants through his nonprofit organization Elephant Highway.
(Aug. 31, 2015) - Housed inside a historic subway station, the New York Transit Museum takes an interactive, educational look at how the city moves—literally. Here's when and why to visit with your kids.
(Aug. 17, 2015) - 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.
(Aug. 11, 2015) - Dubbed the "Netflix for Legos," Pley is a subscription service that lets you rent unlimited Legos each month, including several exclusive sets not available outside the service.
(Aug. 11, 2015) - Purchase College is expanding its adult continuing education program this fall with the addition of a tattoo illustration class and a new interior design class as part of its interior design certificate program.
(Aug. 06, 2015) - Swirl N Joy, a build-your-own frozen yogurt dessert bar in Tuckahoe, recently opened an outdoor kids' play area, and added games and iPads inside.
(Aug. 06, 2015) - Billy Beez, an indoor play space with a location in West Nyack, recently opened a location at the Bay Plaza Mall in the Bronx. The kids' entertainment center also hosts birthday parties.
(Jul. 31, 2015) - LittleBits, an electronics company that aims to “democratize hardware,” opened its first pop-up shop to the public today on West Broadway in SoHo. The store’s grand opening is planned for Aug. 13.
(Jul. 22, 2015) - 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.
(Jul. 17, 2015) - 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.
(Jul. 16, 2015) - 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.
(Jul. 14, 2015) - 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.
(Jul. 14, 2015) - Fresh Orthodontics is a newly opened orthodontic practice in Park Slope. The Brooklyn orthodontist aims to provide a comfortable atmosphere for all ages.
(Jul. 09, 2015) - Kangs Martial Arts, a martial arts studio in Scarsdale, now offers a taekwondo class catered to preschoolers.
(Jul. 09, 2015) - Over the Moon Music and More, which offers Music Together®, is expanding its Scarsdale location and offering more classes, as well as birthday parties.
(Jun. 23, 2015) - M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym, which offers a variety of physical and educational classes for kids on Long Island, has partnered with IncrediFlix to offer a movie-making summer day camp.
(Jun. 23, 2015) - When scheduling back-to-school doctors' appointments for your children, don't forget to schedule a scoliosis screening. ChiroMom, a Bellmore chiropractor, is offering free scoliosis screenings for kids all summer.
(Jun. 22, 2015) - Posey School of Dance, located in Northport, now offers a dance intensive class for tweens and a dance class for preschoolers. The preteen dance program is a summer dance program, while the preschool program runs year-round.
(Jun. 16, 2015) - New York Music & Arts, a music school in Forest Hills and Great Neck for kids, is now offering a children's choir for kids in Queens, and a mini camp in Great Neck that takes place between the end of traditional summer camp and the beginning of the school year.
(Jun. 15, 2015) - Collina Italiana, which teaches Italian language and culture to children and adults in NYC, is now offering a mini summer camp and an art class, in which children will learn Italian.