PINE STREET SCHOOL

Ages: 2 to 11 years
25 Pine St, New York, NY 10005, USA
25 Pine St New York New York 10005 US
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Ages: to years
Ages: 5 to 12 years
0.32 mi
  • Who: Bright Kids
  • Where: Manhattan
  • When: K till 12
  • Why: Test taking skills, language, art and math enrichment
  • What: Assessment and Tutoring for tests

Founded by a mom who wanted better options for her children, Bright Kids offers  tutoring for children o need admissions test preparations. Children are first assessed for their capabilities by experts and then assigned a tutor schedule. Using a scientific approach, the institution has outstanding results for children from Kindergarten until High school. Tutors are handpicked and technology is a major tool in ensuring children get the right guidance. Bright Kids believe test taking skills can be acquired and mastered through practice and the use of educational books games and apps.

Success in academics remains the most important criteria to forge ahead in life. Tutoring helps fuel your child’s success and gives you quality time with your child. Tutors collaborate with parents and equip children with the right skills to excel at taking tests.

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https://www.bright-kids.com

Ages: 7 to 12 years
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Ages: 2 to 6 years
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  • Who: Battery Park Montessori
  • Where: Battery Park City
  • When: Preschool children from 2 till 6
  • Why: Independence, curiosity and problem solving
  • What: A preschool for academic, social and creative development

Battery Park Montessori uses the methods designed by Dr. Maria Montessori in 1907. It is a private school for toddlers and preschoolers. Using time tested methods, children at the school are instilled with a life-long love for learning, confidence, curiosity to ask questions, open to making mistakes and imbued with a passion to seek out knowledge. Children walk away with strong building blocks for their future education and the future they will inherit.

The system encourages children to use all five senses in order to observe their community and environment and develop their own capability and observation skills. As a medical doctor and scientific researcher, Maria Montessori analyzed children and developed equipment and exercise enabling them to learn in a natural manner without much help from teachers. Her philosophy has withstood the test of time and is supported by current research in children’s brain development.

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http://www.batteryparkmontessori.com

Ages: 0 to 8 years
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Ages: 1 to 18 years
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Ages: 2 to 11 years
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Ages: 0 to 18 years
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Ages: 1 to 18 years
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  • Who: Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Where: Waterfront Park, East River, Brooklyn
  • When: All ages
  • Why: All round development
  • What: Outdoor sports, STEM activities, Music

Brooklyn Bridge Park is a waterfront park on the Brooklyn side of the East River. Children benefit from a variety of year-round activities such as soccer, a pop-up pool, carousel ride, many playgrounds and a variety of eating places. There is an amazing assortment of art and music classes, different types of sports such as soccer, bike riding, basketball, volleyball, swimming and an exposure to scientific activities.

Parks are a great place to inculcate city kids with a love for the outdoors. They not only learn and grow in a fun space, but they develop social skills by engaging with other kids too. Parks plan unusual and fun events giving kids a holistic outlook and exposing them to something different.  Children develop communication, language and all round skills.

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https://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/park

Ages: 0 to 5 years
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Ages: 2 to 17 years
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Ages: 0 to 7 years
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Ages: 0 to 18 years
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Ages: 3 to 18 years
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Ages: 1 to 18 years
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  • Who: Brooklyn Heights Library
  • Where: Brooklyn Heights
  • When: Babies to teens
  • Why: Establish a love of reading and learning
  • What: Storytime, STEM, Live entertainment, Children’s librarian
  • Bonus: Inclusive programs for children with disabilities

Part of the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Heights Library opened in May 1962. From babies to teens, there are activities for every age group. Babies enjoy books, learn fun songs meet other babies. Toddlers discover picture books and finger plays. Pre-schoolers continue the exposure to books and songs. Children can get homework help from Grades 1 till 8. Library labs expose kids to science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Chess sessions help children with critical thinking.

Reading aids in brain development and inculcating a love for the library is a great gift to your child. Libraries offer a choice to children and are easier on the pocket. Libraries encourage active learning and many libraries develop special programs to benefit kids. Children socialize with other kids and get exposed to a variety of non-reading programs too.

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https://www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/brooklyn-heights

Ages: 0 to 10 years
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1.26 mi
  • Who: Naomi’s Music Together
  • Where: Brooklyn Heights
  • When: 0 to 10 years
  • Why: Creative, social and cognitive skills,
  • What: Sing a long
  • Bonus: Complimentary alumni visit, pajama time, preschool program

Naomi’s Music Together, uses music and movements give children and parents an immersive musical experience. Parents relate to their children in a fun, relaxed and yet significant manner. Singing together enhances the sense of well-being and happiness in the community. The Music Together curriculum of modelling, engaging, supporting exploration and review is the most developmentally appropriate method to help children attain basic music competence.

Music is an essential part of a child’s curriculum. Learning music helps children develop cognitive, social and creative skills. Music enhances a feel good factor and can become a life-long passion, career and stress buster.

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http://www.musictogetheratkiddiekorner.com

Ages: 5 to 18 years
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Ages: 3 to 18 years
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Ages: 0 to 10 years
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Ages: 2 to 10 years
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Ages: 4 to 18 years
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Ages: 0 to 17 years
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Ages: 3 to 14 years
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Ages: 2 to 15 years
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  • Who: Child’s play
  • Where: NYC schools
  • When: Ages 2 till 15
  • Why: Boost courage, compassion and creativity
  • What: Empower through art
  • Bonus: Scholarships available; Find camps, classes and birthday parties

Every child deserves a chance to develop his or her arts education. Founded in 2009, Child’s Play offers play, imagination, performance and movement workshops, camps, and birthday parties. The aim is to provide a comprehensive curriculum of performance art and imagination-based games challenging children to think critically, develop confidence and social skills as well as build a solid foundation for creativity and expression, enhance decision making, improve visual learning, academic performance and cultural awareness. Child’s play partners with The Drama Club, a non-profit, bringing theatre classes to youth in detention centers. scholarships and participation opportunities are also offered to students facing financial hardship.

ROLE PLAY: Theatre is a beautiful and effective way to present literary and historical themes and a great tool for parents and care-givers. Not only does it help develop imagination and dramatic arts skills but it helps develop perspective, kids learn to work together and in a sneaky way, gain exposure to art and history! Improved confidence also leads to academic improvement.

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http://www.childsplayny.com/

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Ages: 2 to 14 years
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Ages: 0 to 15 years
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Ages: 13 to 18 years
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  • Who: Artpiques
  • Where: New York
  • When: 4+
  • Why: Art and social skills,
  • What:  High quality art instruction

A group of artists, innovators and leaders have come together at Artpiques to engage children in social initiatives, make a positive impact in the world and get high quality art training. The small class sizes ensure children get individual attention. Instructors work with children in a fun friendly and safe environment. Onus is also on making children socially responsible, locally and globally, but in a non-threatening manner using respect and compassion. The aim is to strive for excellence

Art helps children improve fine motor and creative skills. It also boosts self-confidence and allows introverts to express themselves using another medium. Children understand problem solving, team-building, imbibe a love for learning and exploring, prepare for a possible future career, develop a different part of the brain and fine tune sensibilities.

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http://www.artpiques.com

Ages: 3 to 18 years
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1.48 mi
Ages: 2 to 18 years
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  • Who: Abron’s Art Center
  • Where: Lower East Side, NYC
  • When:2 till 18
  • Why: Hone motor skills, develop grace, balance, get creative, work as a team
  • What:  Dance, Music, Theater, Visual Arts
  • Bonus: Private music lessons from professionally active musicians

Abron’s Art Center teaches dance, music, theater and visual arts. Children can get a foundation in dance and movement and work their way to become skilled performers. They learn techniques to develop good posture and form, grace, get alignment and balance. Learning ballet and creative play helps hone motor skills and promotes team work. Children learn to interpret meaning through movement.

Dance helps with strength training, cognitive and social skills, creative self-expression, co-ordination and focus. Children learn to listen, use their imagination and get creative. They learn to stay fit in a fun manner.

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http://www.abronsartscenter.org

Ages: 5 to 14 years
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1.49 mi
Ages: 2 to 18 years
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Ages: 3 to 18 years
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Ages: 1 to 17 years
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Ages: 0 to 18 years
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Ages: 4 to 15 years
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  • Who: Aikido of South Brooklyn and 8 Limbs Youth Yoga
  • Where: 205 Columbia St, Brooklyn (Cobble Hill/Columbia Waterfront District)
  • Why: Confidence, Concentration, Communication, Co-operation
  • What: Martial arts, yoga, storytelling

Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art of self-defense. Children discover inner peace, become more self-aware, learn to interact, train in a non-competitive manner and do it through a passionate, intense and personalized program. A child’s only competitor is his or herself. We offer aikido classes for children ages 4-5 years, 6-12 years, and teens/pre-teens 10-15 years. Please visit our website for complete class descriptions and schedule.

8 Limbs Youth Yoga provides young yogis an opportunity to explore the path of yoga, and learn about their mind, body, and community. The theme of every class is based on one of yoga’s 8 limbs, such as yoga postures (asana), breathing (pranayama), concentration (dharana), and meditation (dhyana), and other aspects of this ancient art. Of course, there are also yoga games!  Classes meet Fridays from 3:45-4:30. Drop-in students are welcome.

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http://www.aikidoofsouthbrooklyn.com

http://www.8limbsyouthyoga.com

 

Ages: 3 to 11 years
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Ages: 1 to 15 years
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  • Who: Brooklyn Explorer’s Academy
  • Where: Pre-school in Brooklyn
  • When: Out of school programs for Pre-K kids till Grade 8
  • Why: Healthy, well-rounded kids
  • What: After school adventures, Summer camps, School break camps, Parent-child activities

Brooklyn Explorer’s Academy is a Pre-K school offering out of school activities for children going up to Grade 8. It was started by three women, invested in making a difference to a child’s life by fostering change, inspiring imagination, driving innovation, exploring art, culture, the world and above all witnessing how they can change a child’s thought process. They offer parent kid pajama parties with movie screening open to public. Through backpacks and binoculars, they offer exciting excursions in all five boroughs starting from two locations in Downtown Brooklyn and Williamsburg. Children experience the relevance and connections between their lives and the diverse activities on offer in NYC. By participating in art and science experiments, scavenger hunts, nature walks and wildlife explorations, children learn more about the world around them.

The kind of learning children develop when exposed to activities beyond  the school curriculum leads to well-rounded development and gives children a better sense of identity, self-worth and belonging. Children learn to socialize, problem solve, develop communication, language and all round skills. Children also learn to

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https://www.brooklynexplorersacademy.com

Ages: 4 to 18 years
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Ages: 2 to 16 years
1.65 mi
  • Who: Social City
  • Where: New York City
  • When: 2 till 16 years
  • Why: Social skills
  • What: Speech and Language Therapy

Social City is a program for children specializing in pragmatic language and social skills, geared to individual needs. Using an inter-disciplinary approach, Social City aims to enable and empower children to thrive socially and academically, preparing them for life-long success. There is consistent collaboration with parents, teachers and other related professionals to meet a child’s specific needs.

Social skill programs allow children to overcome weaknesses and become strong. They learn to interact and bond with peers. Children learn to initiate and maintain friendships, manage emotions, empathize, express feelings and engage in problem-solving. Children going through such programs gain in self-confidence and improve relationship skills.

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http://www.socialcitynyc.com/

Ages: 2 to 11 years
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Ages: 4 to 13 years
1.71 mi
  • Who: Mission Martial Arts
  • Where: Brooklyn
  • When:4 to 13+
  • Why: Sharpen your mind, improve physical fitness
  • What: Range of Martial Arts classes
  • Bonus: Summer camps, birthday parties

Mission Martial Arts is an established Brooklyn based, martial arts school teaching a gamut of different forms such as karate, tae kwon do, tai chi, parkour, kobudo, jiu-jitsu, capoeira, judo as well as fundamentals of jumping, spinning, flying kicks, stretching, board breaking etc. At Mission Martial Arts, children learn to become confident, focused, disciplines, work as a team and improve concentration.

Martial arts add a diversity to the repertoire of children’s activities while at the same time helping them sharpen their minds, become mentally agile, stay fit and healthy, engage socially and stay away from too much screen time and bad eating habits.

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https://www.missionmartialarts.com

Ages: 8 to 13 years
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Ages: 0 to 18 years
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Ages: 5 to 12 years
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Ages: 5 to 18 years
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Ages: 0 to 18 years
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Ages: 6 to 18 years
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  • WHO: Jalopy Theatre
  • WHAT: Guitar, fiddle,mandolin, banjo and ukulele classes, workshops, birthday parties, high school internships, and music shows
  • WHY: Students learn folk, bluegrass, country, blues and traditional world music
  • WHERE: Brooklyn
  • WHEN: Ages 6 through high school

Music and the arts are undeniably the gold standard in extracurricular activities for children of all ages. Learning an instrument provides many transferable skills to students and has been proven to strengthen their ability to think and connect to other people.

Jalopy Theatre was founded by Geoff and Lynette Wiley in 2006 as a home for music and music-makers and is designed to provide opportunities for musical traditions to be transmitted across generations in a communal learning environment that encourages joy in music making for people of all ages and abilities.

It’s a multi-faceted arts space celebrating traditional folk music through live performances and shared learning. Jalopy showcases folk, roots, bluegrass, country, blues and traditional world music and offers classes and performing ensembles for youth, outreach in local schools, and group instruction.

Jalopy Theatre also offers learning opportunities to high school and college interns from across New York City who are interested in traditional arts and the music business.

The first Sunday of the month at Jalopy Theatre features Little Laffs, a children’s variety show with magicians, balloon twisters, and live music. The event includes family sing-a-longs and musicians.

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https://www.jalopy.biz/

Ages: 2 to 12 years
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Ages: 1 to 18 years
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Ages: 5 to 15 years
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  • Who: Brooklyn Strategist, #1 After-School Enrichment Program
  • Where: Brooklyn Heights
  • When: Ages 5 till 15, (2 to 8 players)
  • Why: Develop motor and thinking skills
  • What: Learn through gaming
  • Bonus: Choose from walk-in play, camps, classes and birthday parties

It’s a kid’s class with a twist.  Brooklyn Strategist is a community-based, interactive board and card game center, café, and social club. Children learn to think creatively, socialize, and strategize against a single opponent or with teams and groups across ALL ages. Brooklyn Strategist’s extensive library of over 500 board and card games offer daily games, meet-ups and walk-in play.There are no computer or digital games of any kind. The genres include Ancient and Modern Strategy Games, Adventure Games, Family/Parlor/Party Games, Military/Historical Games, Mystery Games, Sports Games, Word Games, Card Games and Role Playing, and Miniature Games. Brooklyn Strategist offers opportunities to players of all ages.

GAMING: Gaming is a powerful developmental tool for people of all ages. Studies show gaming aids emotional development since gamers adjust to the motivations and need for interaction or self-expression of other players. Skills cannot develop in a vacuum. Kids focus on having a blast while unknowingly developing important critical thinking abilities and improving neurodevelopmental functions.

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https://www.thebrooklynstrategist.com/home

Ages: 0 to 18 years
1.89 mi
  • Who: Bilingual Birdies
  • Where: New York City
  • When: Infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers, beyond
  • Why: Develop curiosity and compassion
  • What: Foreign languages and live music
  • Bonus: Birthday parties and camps.

Bilingual Birdies aims to encourage cross-cultural awareness. Children can learn Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew and English as a second language through live music, dance, movement, dance, puppetry and theatre-based games. The curriculum aims to teach ten to fifteen basic vocabulary words and short phrases in each class using social and emotional play.

Learning a language is a great way to bridge an awareness gap while at the same time encouraging children to engage and be social. It expands their world vision.Children develop a healthy sense of curiosity and compassion. It helps them become better global citizens.

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http://www.bilingualbirdies.com/nyc/

Ages: 0 to 18 years
1.89 mi
Ages: 5 to 17 years
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Ages: 0 to 3 years
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