News 12- Dinosaur Fun

Kids of all ages and adults love dinosaurs!

These sensory activities will keep the kids busy and happy for hours.

These activities are fun to make for a rainy day or to use when playing outside.

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SLIME Maker Expo 2017

SLIME Maker Expo (Students of Long Island Maker Expo)

Saturday, May 20th 10am to 3pm

From recyclables to robotics, celebrating 21st century learning for all Long Island students.

SLIME is an interactive day of making for family and educators from all across Long Island. Hands-on learning activities from recyclables to robotics promote critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary for our children to participate in the global community. We anticipate over 100 activities, demonstrations, presentations and speakers.

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Shining Child- Cara Scaduto

Cara’s love for animals and compassion for others is why she is our Shining Child of the month.

Meet nine-year old, Cara Scaduto. Cara is very artistically talented and she puts that talent to great use. She is making a difference with her artistic talent in our community in big ways. Whether her art is helping animals who need to be adopted or to raise money and collect food for a local Long Island food pantry, her efforts have not gone unnoticed.

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Shining Child- Justice Rodriguez

Meet our Shining Child for the month of January, Justice Rodriguez.

Justice inspires us all to strive for what we want and at any age we can become a local entrepreneur.

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Witch Hat Ring Toss

A simple and classic game for all ages is ring toss.

Make it a Halloween Theme by making witch hats out of dollar store cones and making rings out of paper plates.

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Have fun at your next Halloween Party with this simple game idea.Β 

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Interactive Story Time- Time To Sleep

We had a great time reading Time to Sleep, by Denise Fleming with our little friends at the Sweetbriar Nature Center.We read the story last week and did a fun sensory craft and activity to go along with the book.

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Ms. Ann begins her story time greeting all her friends and their parents/ caregivers. We sit comfortably on the floor with enough room for all to enjoy the story being read. Time to Sleep is a great book to discuss and understand hibernation of animals during the winter to a child.

“Bear sniffed once.
She sniffed twice.
‘I smell winter in the air. . . .'”

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Geometric Cardboard Construction

Who has some cardboard in their recycle bin?

And who has children who look for something new to play with?

I know we all do and this “new” toy not only costs nothing to make but, it will keep your kids entertained for a long time. Sounds great, right?

Geometric Construction

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