It’s no secret that BASIS Independent Brooklyn has captured the attention of families across New York City in the few years since it opened – it’s hard to imagine when we laid the first brick in 2014 that we would be bursting at the seams as we are today. So what is it that truly […]
It is never too early to introduce our children to the world of theater and what better city in which to do it than NYC! These classes provide our little ones with incredible learning experiences that
Storytime is a wonderful option when looking for an activity that is educational, social and low cost. There are a variety of New York City locations that hold regular storytimes for free or special
I’m sure you are all looking for different activities to get you and your family out of the house! We would like to share our favorite top kids’ cooking classes in New York City.
For centuries, humans have used games and play as a means of helping others understanding a variety of topics. However, it was not until the mid-twentieth century that the public began to make the connection between play and learning.
According to my older son, the start to fall means one thing – and it’s not caramel apples. Fall means homework has started again! It also means that for many of you (and especially those with children from baby to six) the school search and admissions process begins. I know first-hand how overwhelming this process can […]
The weather is finally getting warmer and there are tons of things to do outside to celebrate spring! We recommend that parents encourage new vocabulary and language when outside. Feel free to talk about the beautiful spring colors you are seeing and amazing flowers you are smelling. Take the time to just stop and look! […]
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we thought we would share some “disgustingly adorable love letters from kids.” Here’s one of our favorites: Dear Mom, I love you more than rainbows and beautiful blue skies. I love you more than buttercups and wings of butterflies. I love you more than cows. Love, Me And who […]
Winter in New York! What could be better!? “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand, and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to […]
It’s back to school time and already fall – our favorite season! So many fun activities are near NYC and are just a bus, train, or car ride away. During these fall activities, we advise parents to help their kids comment on what they’re seeing (“I see a spooky scarecrow!”) and encourage their children to […]