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  1. Baby Time

    February 22 @ 10:00 am
    February 22, 2017  |  10:00 am - 10:00 am
    South Beach Library
  2. Itty Bitty Play Time

    February 22 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
    February 22, 2017  |  10:15 am - 11:15 am
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Children and parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, interactive stories, lively songs, and rhymes. Join the fun and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
  3. Toddler/Preschool Story Time

    February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    February 22, 2017  |  10:30 am - 11:15 am
    St. George Library
    Songs, rhymes, picture book stories, & a craft activity are all part of this story time. Registration required.
  4. Ready To Learn

    February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    February 22, 2017  |  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    St. George Library
    Will your child be heading to Pre-K next school year? Then, our Ready To Learn story time is the perfect head start! Part classroom, part story time, this program focuses on letter & number recognition, basic math skills, and social
  5. Toddler Time

    February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    February 22, 2017  |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Geared toward early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, and finger plays.
  6. Historical Craft

    February 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    February 22, 2017  |  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Make an historical craft and design a gold coin in honor of Alexander Hamilton founder of the Federal Reserve, the First Bank of the United States.
  7. School’s Out, We’re In! Water Bottle Scientists

    February 22 @ 11:00 am
    February 22, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Join us for some useful reuse of refuse! So much science can be contained in an empty plastic bottle. Explore physics and ocean waves, tornadoes, clouds, and more, all with simple materials that are easy to source and inexpensive to
  8. Baby Story Time

    February 22 @ 11:30 am
    February 22, 2017  |  11:30 am - 11:30 am
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
  9. Master Trackers

    February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 22, 2017  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Clay Pit Ponds
    Learn how to track and identify animals based on the shape of their footprints and scats.
  10. School Holiday Break

    February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    February 22, 2017  |  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Enjoy drop-in activities during school vacation including family tours and art activities.
What's New
How Art Benefits Young Brains

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Art enriches lives and can be used to connect people from all walks of life. Among the many additional benefits of art is its effect on young people and the development of their brains. The American Association of School Administrators

The Transition from Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education

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Early Intervention (EI) services are made available through the NYS Department of Health for infants and toddlers up to the age of three years old. At three, a child may no longer need services or may transition to the Committee

Time to Tango with the Tooth Fairy? 

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It seems like just days ago when I waited patiently for my son’s first little biters to erupt in his infant mouth. Those days somehow melted magically into years and before I knew it, I could hear the Tooth Fairy

10 Museums You May Not Have Tried

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When school lets out for the midwinter break, the learning doesn’t have to let out with it. Visiting a museum with your children affords them opportunity to discover new information and ideas in a fun and engaging way. Although children

Nixing Nighttime Fears

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Nighttime fears are highly common—and not just for little kids, either. “Studies show this is a very common issue, affecting up to three-quarters of kids from preschool through adolescence at one time or another,” clinical psychologist Jayne Schachter Walco, Ph.D.