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

  4. 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

  5. Why Preschool Is a Great Investment

    We’re willing to bet that you’ve made an investment of some kind this year. Maybe you contribute to your company’s 401K every time you get paid, or perhaps you’ve remodeled various aspects of your home with the intention of raising the resale value. Investments come in many different forms, but they all have one thing in common — they aim to return the investor more than what was origina…Read More

  6. The Art Farm Celebrates 17 Years!

    The Art Farm NYC is celebrating 17 years of business! We’re tremendously proud of the business we’ve grown and the enrichment opportunities we’ve provided to New York City youth.   As part of our 17-year celebration, we’re looking back at how we’ve grown from a small program to a robust organization.   The Art Farm NYC Stats   Over 10,000 birthday parties hosted A USDA-lic…Read More

  7. How Classes For Kids Support Toddler Socialization

    As a parent, the thought of your toddler learning to socialize can instill more fear than excitement. After all, your toddler has a nascent control of basic language, and their favorite words are most likely “No” or “I want!” It’s completely normal for your toddler to have trouble sharing; in fact, we’re not born instinctively knowing how to share. Instead, sharing is taught and learne…Read More

  8. Cooking With Your Kids Is Great For Bonding And Learning

    Cooking with your kids is one of the best activities for bonding and learning. Not only is cooking together a fun way to connect, but it’s also an excellent way to teach food safety and nutrition, build motor skills, and bolster foundational math, science, and literacy. Whether baking is your weekly Saturday morning activity or you’re looking for a way to keep your kids occupied over long holi…Read More

  9. 3 Reasons Why Caring For Animals Benefits Kids

      Living in New York City has its fair share of perks, but would you think to list “access to nature” as one of them? Probably not. At The Art Farm NYC, however, we firmly believe that city life and access to nature shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. This is one of the reasons why nature and science are the foundation of our children’s educational center. It’s not enough for our children …Read More

  10. Welcome To The Art Farm NYC!

    Welcome to The Art Farm NYC! The Art Farm NYC was started 2002 as a way to bring nature, animal sciences, and early childhood enrichment to the Upper East Side. In the last 16 years, we’ve expanded to offer a variety of classes for kids, summer camps, birthday parties, play groups preschool programs and more. Since a core aspect of our mission involves education, we wanted to start The Art Farm …Read More