1. Why Your Child Needs Preschool — Part II

    Are you wondering which NYC preschool is right for your child? The options are almost endless — how can you choose the one that’s right for your child? You’ve come to the right place. We discussed a few reasons why we believe every child should attend our NYC preschool in a previous entry, so be sure to catch up on that information if you haven’t had a chance to read through it. Today’s …Read More

  2. Why Your Child Needs Preschool – Part I

    Many parents aren’t sure whether or not preschool is the right decision for their child. We can’t blame them — sending your child somewhere new can be a difficult change. At The Art Farm NYC, we take pride in providing a safe, welcoming preschool program that builds important skills in a fun and engaging way. We’ve outlined a few of our favorite reasons why parents love our NYC preschool b…Read More

  3. Learn More About Our NYC Preschool

    With so many NYC preschools all telling you that they have the best program for your child, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the options. At The Art Farm NYC, we really do believe that we offer the best preschool program in NYC. In today’s post, we’re going to expand on that belief and explain why our NYC preschool should be your first choice as you prepare your child for a lifetime of learni…Read More

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    Incorporating Math at an Early Age

    Math is such an important skill to have. If you take a look around you, most of what you see is based on math. When kids get older and they are beginning to decide on a career, knowing math will be foundational no matter what career path they choose. The Art Farm offers NYC preschool classes in a unique environment. Featuring NYC's only indoor petting zoo, our preschool curriculum is based on hand…Read More

  5. Cheesy Mushroom Bites Recipe

    Cheesy Mushroom Bites Ingredients: 4 baby portabella mushrooms (stems removed, and gills cleaned out by adults)  2 TBSP ricotta cheese  ½ tsp fresh lemon juice (juice from 1/8 lemon)  1 tsp fresh Parmesan cheese 1 tsp breadcrumbs  1 leaf fresh mint  2 teaspoons shredded mozzarella or muenster cheese  4 sun-dried tomatoes or 4 half cherry tomatoes for garnish Salt and pepper to taste   …Read More

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    When To Teach Reading to Kids

    Reading is foundational to not only success in school, but also to success in life. The more you read, the more you know. The more you know, the better you'll do in school and in life. In the 21st century, we have the benefit of thousands of years of writings from others. We can learn from them and then continue to grow ourselves. The Art Farm is an incredibly unique place. We offer classes for ki…Read More

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    Benefits of Outdoor Play

    The Art Farm was founded on the idea that children need to be more connected to nature in order to grow into healthy adults. Thus, we are a nature-focused educational center that offers classes for kids in NYC, including preschool classes. We are New York City's only indoor petting zoo, helping to bring nature to children as well. We believe in the many benefits of outdoor play for children, which…Read More

  8. Three Preschool Myths Busted

    Is preschool really worth the cost? Do the benefits last after class ends? Can kids learn everything they would in preschool from their parents? At The Art Farm NYC, we’ve heard just about every preschool myth under the sun. Many of these myths, though untrue, come from an understandable place. In today’s post, we’re going to look at three of the most common preschool myths we hear and evalu…Read More

  9. 4 Fun Birthday Party Ideas

    Can you believe that it’s already January? At The Art Farm NYC, it feels like the last year went by in the blink of an eye, but we couldn’t be more excited about everything we have planned for 2020! We’re particularly excited about all of the fun birthday party ideas we’ve created, and we hope that you’ll come and visit us for a party at some point this year! Today’s post explores a fe…Read More

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    Learn All About Our Drop-In Classes for Kids in NYC!

    New York City is an amazing place. Between the culture, history, events, and sheer size of the city, there’s never a dull moment. However, there’s also something to be said for slowing down and taking a break from city living. The Art Farm is proud to be NYC’s top children’s educational center offering classes, parties, petting zoos, and so much more. In today’s post, we’re going to pr…Read More