Ecology Sites/ Nature Centers on Long Island

We all love animals don’t we? We have some wonderful places to visit on Long Island where the staff takes care of some incredible animals and educates the community on how we can help and protect them, as well. I recommend visiting all of the places listed below with your family. They are all wonderful.

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Kids Bowl Free – 2018

Sign your children up for 2 free games of bowling all summer long! We signed up this past weekend and already have been enjoying the fun at our local bowling alley. Have you signed up yet? Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the first ever Kids Bowl Free program. This […]

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BigFoot Seek and Find Book Series

Does your child(ren) love a seek and find book? Mine love searching inside these spectacular seek and find challenge books with a BigFoot theme!

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Play Visions Sensory Challenge

We had the opportunity to take part in the Play Visions Sensory Challenge! We got to feel and play with Floof, Sands Alive and Play Dirt and we truly loved all of these sensory compounds. They are all very different and have a great amount of play to them all. But, if we had to […]

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DIY- Sensory Bottle Fun

Make your own sensory bottles for a fun DIY activity! This can also serve as a relaxing activity or serve as a visual “anchor” in order to bring a child’s focus into one place. It has a very calming effect to it, too.

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Classroom Fun for Easter- News 12

If you are having an Easter Party in your classroom we have some fun ideas! Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminiti are having fun making cute Easter themed Peep Bunny Cars, Thumbprint Decorated Eggs and cute snacks for your classroom party in this News 12 segment.

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Fun Easter Treats for the Kids- News 12

Do you have kids at your dessert table this Easter? Whether it is at home or in the classroom we have you covered. Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminiti have fun eating and preparing edible festive treats for your next Easter party with the kids.

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Thumbrint Eggs for Easter

Turn those precious thumbprints into adorable eggs for Easter! These adorable eggs are such a cute idea for kids to take home to their families as a classroom activity. Have eggs hard-boiled ahead of time and give each child an egg, finger paints and markers for a fun activity that turns into an adorable decoration […]

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Watercolor Painting on Ice!

We painted ice blocks with watercolor paints and the result is beautiful! This can be a very therapeutic and relaxing art activity to do with your kids. One of my favorites to do before bed. Obviously, the ice will melt make sure the dish you do this activity in is deep enough that the melted […]

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Paper Mache Easter Eggs

It is a Paper Mache crafty kind of day! How colorful and beautiful are these eggs? I am obsessed with paper mache because it is so inexpensive and fun to make with your kids. Be sure to cover the area you are working with this is a messy job. Fun and messy : ) It […]

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