Holiday Slime Craft Tis the season for fun, holiday crafts! Kids of all ages love to make and play with slime! Making slime provides a science lesson as the ingredients combine to form the slime, but also hours of creative fun. Only three ingredients are required, but add glitter and food coloring to make it festive. ... Click Here to Read More
Easy and Fun Black Cat Craft Get into the Halloween Spirit with this simple Halloween craft. All you need is black, pink and yellow construction paper (all colors available in a single pack of construction paper), scissors and glue! Click here to learn the steps!
Seashell crafts! Love the beach? Head to the Jersey Shore this summer. Maybe one of the best parts of summer is a day at the beach. Children of all ages delight in playing in the water, digging in the sand and collecting seashells. If your child likes collecting seashells, here are some fun summer crafts that will ... Click Here to Read More
Spring Crafts Spring is on the way and can’t come soon enough! Celebrate with these fun crafts! This rainbow craft will brighten any room and is easy to make! All you and your little ones need are paper plates, paint or marker, glue and scissors! https://www.artycraftykids.com/craft/easy-paper-plate-rainbow-craft/
Mindfulness Exercises for Kids to Try at Home Mindfulness has wonderful benefits for the emotional health of children. Helping children to be present in the moment and self-aware helps them to understand and regulate their feelings, develop self-control, and to make good decisions for themselves. Here are a few easy activities for children to try at home ... Click Here to Read More
Fun & Easy Holiday Crafts to Make With Kids Looking for something to do with your kids at home? Tired of seeing them on screens? Making simple crafts together is a fun way to connect, keep kids busy, and to celebrate the holidays.. Have fun making these simple crafts out of jars- you can use small jars ... Click Here to Read More
Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety Learning from home may mean your preschooler is with you most of the time. Your child is not having the experience of putting on their little backpacks and heading out the door to preschool. Before the pandemic, preschool meant learning fundamental academic lessons, but also an important skill- children learn that ... Click Here to Read More
Video: Supporting Your Child at Home A short video for parents on how best to support your student while learning at home. This parent workshop was conducted for parents this past November for Mt. Vernon Avenue School.
Helpful Links Here are some helpful links to resources for supporting your child’s academic and positive behavior while they learn at home! Here is a link to a guide for families with strategies to help you to support your child academically and to help with challenging behaviors as they learn at home (K-3) https://ceedar.education.ufl.edu/family-guide-to-at-home-learning/ This link can ... Click Here to Read More
Video: Mask Tolerance and Endurance A short video for parents on the importance of reinforcing mask-wearing using their child's interests. This important video presented by Ms. Krista Paranczak gives strategies for increasing tolerance and the amount of time a child will wear a mask. Source: njcie.org/irvington