1. 5 Resolutions Everyone Should Make in 2021

    Can you believe that 2021 is right around the corner? Although 2020 has been a year marked by hardship and struggle, it’s also provided us with opportunities to look at our lives in new and fulfilling ways. As life begins to return to normal later this year, we hope that our readers won’t lose sight of the good things that happened and the positive opportunities that presented themselves in 20…Read More

  2. How Is Your Child Spending Winter Break?

    Think back to when you were a child — did you ever think that the day would come when you weren’t excited for time away from school? After nine months of switching between online and in-person learning, depending on which school your child attends, they might not be feeling all that excited about having a few weeks off for winter break. In fact, a break from structured education might have the…Read More

  3. Tips for a Healthy Immune System

    With COVID-19 cases on the rise and flu season just about to peak, it’s more important than ever before to keep your immune system functioning at its best. In this post, we’ll discuss a few easy-to-implement tips you can use to keep you and your family’s immune systems strong. The Art Farm NYC is dedicated to helping you and your family stay well, and part of staying well this winter involve…Read More

  4. 3 Reasons to Enroll Your Child in Virtual Preschool

    Although many of us have grown tired of online work, school, family gatherings, and other activities, they have become an essential part of keeping our communities safe. Some parents and children prefer in-person learning to online education, while others prefer the opposite. The Art Farm NYC offers both in-person and online classes for kids and in this post, we’ll discuss five great reasons to …Read More

  5. 4 Ways to Have Fun Inside This Winter

    With summer in the rearview mirror and chilly weather ahead of us, it’s time to start thinking about safe and fun activities you can do with your family this winter. In this post, we’ll discuss four ways you and your family can keep busy as we bundle up and prepare for the next few months. As you’ll read in more detail below, participating in any of The Art Farm’s in-person or online class…Read More

  6. How to Minimize Distractions While Distance Learning

    Schools across the country are approaching reopening in a variety of ways. Some districts have made the decision to stay remote through the end of the year, while others have opted for a mix of in-person and online classes. As we noted in a previous post, there are a number of benefits provided by in-person instruction that aren’t easy to replicate in a digital environment. However, many parents…Read More

  7. The Benefits of In-Person Learning

    Many parents across the nation have found themselves having to make a difficult decision between sending their children back to school and continuing with remote education. Some districts have made a firm decision one way or the other without offering parents the option to choose, but others are allowing parents to decide what they feel is best for their family. While we aren’t going to argue in…Read More

  8. How to Keep Your Child Engaged While Learning Virtually

    As teachers and parents ourselves, we understand that the next few weeks — and perhaps months — are going to be a challenge. Many children will be learning online for the foreseeable future and, as you’ve probably already experienced, online learning is significantly different from what your child, their teachers, and you, are used to. While nobody knows what the future holds, we do know tha…Read More

  9. Give Your Child the Gift of Virtual Classes for Kids In NYC

    Your child will likely remember this summer for the rest of their life, no matter how old they are. Between disruptions to their daily routine and the effects of COVID-19 on the entire city of New York, they’re also probably feeling a mixture of confusion and uncertainty about the future. In a previous post, we discussed the importance of checking in with your child and provided a few helpful ti…Read More

  10. Checking In With Your Child This Summer

    All of us have been affected by COVID-19 in one way or another, especially here in NYC. At The Art Farm NYC, we hope that you and your family have been able to stay safe. We miss our in-person preschool classes and farm tours just as much as you do, and we can’t wait for the day when we can all safely gather once again. In a previous post, we provided you with a few ideas that can help you suppo…Read More