1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 4 Reasons to Enroll Your Child In Summer Camp

    After a summer of staying indoors and weathering arguably the worst storm New York City has ever experienced, some aspects of the city are slowly opening once again. At The Art Farm NYC, we couldn’t be more excited to have the opportunity to see children and parents once again, and we’re thrilled to announce that we’re able to hold summer camp classes while adhering to New York City’s stri…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

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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

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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

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    When To Teach Reading to Kids

    Reading is foundational to not only success in school, but also to succeed 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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    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

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    4 Reasons Why You Should Enroll Your Child in Farm Foodies

    Are you looking for a fun and engaging classes for kids in NYC that cover the basics of cooking and healthy eating? You’re in the right place! The Art Farm NYC’s Farm Foodies class is one of our most popular offerings, and in today’s entry, we’re going to provide you with a few reasons why you should either enroll your child in a semester-long course or stop by for a drop-in class. The Art…Read More