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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

​Winter Safety Tips for Children

It is officially winter! That can only mean one thing--cold weather is on its way. Below are some winter safety tips that will keep your children safe and warm this season.

Dress for the Occasion
Winters on Long Island can be very chilly. It is very important that you dress your children accordingly. On cold days, they should wear a winter jacket, warm boots, gloves, a scarf and mittens.

How to Stay Healthy
You are more likely to get sick during the cold winter months. To avoid the common cold and the flu, be sure to wash your hands frequently. It is also a good idea to cough or sneeze into the of your elbow. This can prevent the spreading of illnesses. 

We hope that the tips above will keep your child safe this winter. Looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Don't wait until the summer is over to enroll. Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment. 

Web Source: https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/pages/Winter-Safety-Tips.aspx

Friday, December 18, 2015

Why Unstructured Play is Important

It is no secret that children love playtime.  They are always running around and playing with different toys. At times, it may seem very random and sporadic. Below are some reasons why unstructured play is important. 
Having unstructured play as a child can help you become a successful adult. This is due to the fact that things can change quickly during playtime. From a young age, children learn how to adapt to change. This comes in handy later in adulthood when life can be very unpredictable.

Children also learn social skills through play. It might be the first time they have really interacted with their peers. The sooner children learn social skills, the better. It will only help them communicate and work with others in the future.

Playtime is necessary for children because they are playful by nature. We believe in a multi-sensory approach to learning that is provided through play. Are you looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? Look no further than Miss Sue's Nursery School! Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment.

Web Source: http://www.psmag.com/books-and-culture/value-unstructured-play-time-kids-81177 

Friday, December 11, 2015

The History of Miss Sue's Nursery School

Miss Sue's has been around for over 50 years. That's a long time! Are you interested in learning about how it all began? If so, keep reading to learn about the history of Miss Sue's Nursery School.

Humble Beginnings
Sue Kuznetz founded Miss Sue's in 1958. Classes were originally held at her home in the basement. Word quickly spread throughout the community about her groundbreaking curriculum and teaching methods.

Time To Expand
The basement could no longer keep up with the demands of her many students. In 1968, she bought a house on Old Country Road and transformed it into Miss Sue's Preschool. In 1968, Sue's son Ronnie decided to help out with the family business.

A Family Legacy
Sue retired in 1975 and moved to Florida. She passed on the torch to Ronnie. It wasn't long before he got his family involved. Ronnie’s daughter and son-in-law, Marissa and Mike Wagenberg, son Mike Kuznetz, and step-son Matt Spolansky help make Miss Sue's what it is today. They are always looking for new teaching methods and educational materials that will enrich the program. 

At Miss Sue's Nursery School, we go to great lengths to provide your children the best education available. That's why we have been voted the "Best Nursery School" for the past six years! We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. Please call us for an appointment or with any questions (24 hours/7 days a week) at 516-938-0894.


Friday, December 4, 2015

A Typical Day At Miss Sue's

Have you ever wondered what a typical day at Miss Sue's is like? Wonder no more! Find out what goes on at Miss Sue's on a daily basis. 

Daily Schedule                  
Each day at Miss Sue's is filled with enriching, challenging and creative activities. In particular, we focus on arts & crafts, puzzles, games, dramatic play, circle time and much more! We make sure that the individual needs of each child are met.

Special Events 
Some days are spent going to special events. We have parent-child orientations, birthday celebrations, new baby celebrations, holiday themed parties, super-star days, cooking classes, book swaps, puppet shows, music demonstrations and our parent-child breakfast.

At Miss Sue's Nursery School, we go to great lengths to provide your children the best education available. That's why we have been voted the "Best Nursery School" for the past six years! We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. Please call us for an appointment or with any questions (24 hours/7 days a week) at 516-938-0894.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Tips That Will Keep Your Child Healthy This Winter

It seems that everyone gets sick in the chilly fall and winter months. However, it doesn't have to be this way! Below are some tips that will help your child stay healthy all season long. 
  • Wash your hands frequently throughout the day. It can help fend off bacteria and contagious viruses. 
  • Remember to change your toothbrush after you've been sick. After all, germs can linger on toothbrushes and result in reinfection.
  • On a warmer winter day, encourage your child to spend time outside. Even 10-15 minutes of outdoor playtime can improve a child's mood.
  • Drink plenty of water during the day. Staying hydrated helps your body's immune system.
  • Feel a sneeze coming on? Don't sneeze into your hand. Sneeze into your arm instead. 
We hope that the tips above help your little one stay healthy. At Miss Sue's, your child's healthy and safety are our main concerns. Looking for a health conscious nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment. 

Web Source: http://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/advice/your-guide-to-staying-healthy-this-winter/#page=1


Friday, November 13, 2015

How Your Nursery School Education Impacts Your Career Path

Going to a reputable nursery school is more important than you think. Did you know that what you learn in nursery school could even have an impact on your career path? It's true! Keep reading to learn more.

Social Skills
For most children, nursery school is their first time interacting with their peers. This is extremely important in terms of developing social skills. After all, traditional education does not put an emphasis on social skills. You will need to have social skills in whichever career path you choose.

Math and Science Skills
At Miss Sue's Nursery School, our curriculum features two important subjects: math and science. It is crucial to learn about math and science at an early age. After all, children learn the most information in the first four years of life. When a child has math, science and social skills under their belt, the sky is the limit! They will be able to choose from a myriad of different career paths.

Need a top notch nursery school on Long Island? Choose Miss Sue's! We invite you to visit our facility. Our nursery school is a safe environment with the best care, the best attention and the best education available! Call 516-938-0894 today to make an appointment.

Web Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/18/upshot/how-the-modern-workplace-has-become-more-like-preschool.html?smid=fb-share&_r=1

Friday, November 6, 2015

Nursery School Students Have An Advantage Over Others

There are many benefits associated with attending nursery school. After all, children can learn so much information when they are young. This gives them a leg up in a lot of areas. Below are the benefits that nursery school students enjoy.

Academics
Sending your child to nursery school does much more than teach them about numbers and shapes. It sets them up for a lifetime of learning and success. According to the National Institute for Early Education Research, children who have attended nursery school are more likely to have higher test scores than those who have not.

Social Skills
Children who attend nursery school learn not only from our wonderful teachers, but from each other as well. They learn how to behave and communicate effectively with other students. On the other hand, children who do not attend nursery school may not know how to behave in a classroom setting. 

Physical Differences
Young children are just starting to fine tune their motor skills. At Miss Sue's, our outdoor facilities were specifically designed to foster muscular coordination and independence. Children who do not attend nursery school may not have access to these facilities.

At Miss Sue's Nursery School, we go to great lengths to provide your children the best education available. That's why we have been voted the "Best Nursery School" for the past six years! We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. Please call us for an appointment or with any questions (24 hours/7 days a week) at 516-938-0894.

Web Source: http://motherhood.modernmom.com/preschool-students-versus-nonpreschool-students-18329.html

Friday, October 30, 2015

Tips That Will Help You Stay Healthy This Fall

Fall is a great time of year. There is so much to do on Long Island, such as pumpkin picking and apple picking. Unfortunately, it is also a time of year when people get sick. Below are some tips on how to stay healthy this fall. 
  • Be sure to clean all surfaces and door knobs with a Lysol sheet. 
  • Wipe down telephone and computer keyboards after usage.
  • Have plenty of tissue boxes located throughout the room. 
  • Remember to cough into your elbow, not in your hand.
  • Try to avoid touching your face.
  • Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water during the day.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
We hope that the tips above help your little one stay healthy this season. At Miss Sue's, your child's healthy and safety are our main concerns. 

Looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment.

Web Source: http://www.teachpreschool.org/2010/08/top-ten-tips-for-staying-healthy-in-the-classroom/

Friday, October 23, 2015

How To Adapt To A New Nursery School

A move can be hard for a young child. This is especially true when a child has to switch to a new nursery school. Below are some tips to help you ease the transition.

Play Nursery School
It is no secret that children love to play make believe. Pretend that you and your child are in the new nursery school! Take turns acting out the student and teacher roles.

Visit The School
We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. This will help your child know what to expect. That way, they won't feel as anxious on the first day. 

Practice Your Goodbye Ritual
Dropping a child off on their first day at a new nursery school can be difficult. To make it a little bit easier, practice your goodbye ritual beforehand. Reassure your child that you will see them after school. It can ease their separation anxiety.  

Are you new to the Long Island area and need a reputable nursery school for your child? If so, the answer is simple--choose Miss Sue's. We instill social, conceptual and perceptual skills appropriate for the stage of each child’s development.  If you are interested in enrolling your child at Miss Sue's, call 516-938-0894 today.

Web Source: http://motherhood.modernmom.com/helping-child-adjust-new-preschool-16975.html


Friday, October 16, 2015

The Purpose of Nursery School

Our students engage in playtime each day. While this may seem like fun and games, it is so much more than that. Nursery school has a purpose. Keep reading to find out what that is.

Independence
Prior to nursery school, children are extremely reliant on their parents. Once a child goes to nursery school, they will take responsibility for themselves and their actions. It can foster a sense of independence.

Prepping for Kindergarten
Sending your child to nursery school also preps your child for kindergarten. They will learn how to behave in a classroom setting. This will only make the transition to kindergarten even easier.

A Lifetime of Success
A child learns the most information in the first 4 years. They can process and learn new information at a very rapid pace. You need to trust these special years in your child's development to a superior nursery school. It will help ensure your child's success in life. Miss Sue's can help you child do just that.

Need a top notch nursery school on Long Island? Choose Miss Sue's! We invite you to visit our facility. Our nursery school is a safe environment with the best care, the best attention and the best education available! Call 516-938-0894 today to make an appointment.

Web Source: http://motherhood.modernmom.com/purpose-sending-kids-preschool-17569.html

Friday, October 2, 2015

Reasons Why Nursery School Matters

Do you want to prepare your child for a lifetime of academic success? If so, enrolling them in a high quality nursery school is the first step. Below are some additional reasons why nursery school matters.

It Gives Them An Advantage Over Other Children
Studies have shown that children who attend nursery school have an advantage over those who do not. For example, children who have gone to nursery school have learned about numbers, shapes and the alphabet. It is no surprise that these children tend to have better math and reading skills.

The Opportunity To Socialize With Others
Attending nursery school gives children to opportunity to socialize with their peers. It is a great place for children to make friends. Being around other students in a classroom environment will prepare them for kindergarten.  

The Long Term Benefits of Attending Nursery School
The benefits of attending nursery school do not end once the child graduates. In fact, children who graduate from nursery school are more likely to graduate from high school and college.

At Miss Sue's Nursery School, we go to great lengths to provide your children the best education available. That's why we have been voted the "Best Nursery School" for the past six years! We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. Please call us for an appointment or with any questions (24 hours/7 days a week) at 516-938-0894.

Web Source: http://motherhood.modernmom.com/preschool-matters-9101.html

Friday, September 25, 2015

​Ease the Transition From Nursery School to Kindergarten

At Miss Sue's Nursery School, we understand that it can be difficult for a child to transition from nursery school to kindergarten. Luckily, we are here with helpful tips to make the change a little bit easier.
  • Allow your child to express thoughts and feelings about transitioning to kindergarten. You may be able to calm some of their fears. 
  • Reassure your child that they will still be able to see their friends from nursery school. After all, play dates are easy to coordinate. 
  • Read your child books about kindergarten. That way, they will have an idea of what to expect.
  • Establish an early morning routine with your child prior to attending kindergarten.
  • Go over what a typical day is like.
Our kindergarten program is an extension of our nursery school philosophy. Children continue to work at their own levels in learning centers. More challenging reading and math readiness skills are presented through language experience activities and child-centered investigations. Are you interested in enrolling your child at Miss Sue's? Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment.

Web Source: http://families.naeyc.org/learning-and-development/child-development/saying-goodbye-preschool-and-hello-kindergarten

Friday, September 18, 2015

How To Start the School Year Off Right

Each September marks the beginning of a new school year. It is the opportunity to start fresh again. Is your child entering nursery school? Below are some tips that will help them start the year off right. 
  •  Establish a morning routine with your child. It is important to give your child enough time to get ready. They are less likely to feel rushed or anxious.
  • Coordinate play dates with other children in the class. It will help your child develop social skills.
  • If your child is having a tough time with separation anxiety, give them a personal belonging of yours. That way, they know you will come back at the end of the school day to retrieve it.
  • Is this the first time you are leaving your child in someone else's care? If so, it is a good idea to allow family members and friends to watch your child for a long weekend.
Need a top notch nursery school on Long Island? Choose Miss Sue's! We invite you to visit our facility. Our nursery school is a safe environment with the best care, the best attention and the best education available! Call 516-938-0894 today to make an appointment.

Web Source: http://families.naeyc.org/learning-and-development/music-math-more/13-tips-starting-preschool

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Friday, September 11, 2015

See What Parents Have To Say About Miss Sue's Nursery School

Miss Sue's Nursery School is a staple in the community. After all, we have been around for over 58 years! We are the only Nursery School Named Best on Long Island six years in a row. Don't just take our word for it. See what parents have to say about Miss Sue's Nursery School in the testimonials below. 

"My son has attended miss sues this year and absolutely loves it. The teachers and staff are so loving. The school is very organized , they keep you updated on everything. They send an email home each day telling us what they learned. I highly recommend Miss Sue's!" - Christina

"Top notch in every single aspect. My son attended nursery school and camp at miss sues and will return again for camp this upcoming summer as well. In short the staff at Miss Sues is second to none. When you drop your child off you want to feel comfortable that they will be well taken care of. Miss Sues is 5 stars in this category as well as the care and attention that is paid to each child just puts your mind at ease that while your child is there you have nothing to worry about." - Paul

"My son is attending Miss Sue's for the first time. He loves it." - Stacy


Looking for nursery school on Long Island? Look no further than Miss Sue's Nursery School! We instill social, conceptual and perceptual skills appropriate for the stage of each child’s development. We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Miss Sue's, call 516-938-0894 today.

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Friday, September 4, 2015

Incorporating Technology into the Classroom

In today's modern world, there is no way to escape technology. It's everywhere! It has even found its way into nursery schools. Below are some of the benefits your children will reap from being exposed to technology.
  • First and foremost, a computer can be used as a learning tool for young children.
  • Children will also learn how to correctly utilize different types of technological devices. 
  • Computer games and puzzles can foster problem solving skills.
  • If children have questions on how the computer works, they can turn to the teacher for an answer.
  • They can also read an interactive book on the computer. In return, this will strengthen their reading skills.
  • Children are encouraged to work independently when they are on the computer. It also allows children to work at their own pace.
At Miss Sue's, our learning centers contain computers and a smart board. We provide your children with technology at an early age so they can succeed in this ever-changing world. That is why we have integrated technology into our curriculum.  Want to learn more about the curriculum at Miss Sue's? If so, please call us at 516-938-0894.

Web Source: http://www.education.com/reference/article/technology-enhance-children-development/

Friday, August 28, 2015

Prepare Your Child For Nursery School

Can you believe that summer is coming to a close? We can't either! Schools across the country are preparing for the upcoming school year. If your child is attending nursery school for the very first time this year, it is completely normal for them to have jitters. Below are some tips on how to prepare for nursery school.

Read Nursery School Books
Is your child a bookworm? If so, read a few books that explain what nursery school is like. It will give them an idea of what to expect on their first day. They will quickly learn that nursery school is a safe place where children learn and have fun.

Play Pretend
Pretend you and your child are both in nursery school! After all, children have fun playing make believe. It is important that you and your child take turns acting out the student and teacher roles. If your child has a tough time saying goodbye to you, also act out dropping them off at nursery school.
 
Visit Miss Sue's Nursery School 
Is your little one anxious about their very first day of school? Quell their nerves by visiting Miss Sue's.  We invite you to visit our school. Miss Sue’s provides a safe environment, the best care, the best attention, the best education available and we definitely provide the most fun! Call 516-938-0894 today to make an appointment.

Web Source: http://www.zerotothree.org/early-care-education/child-care/preschool-prep-how-to.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Signs Your Child Is Ready for Kindergarten

A lot of parents are unsure of what age to put their child in kindergarten. It is important to remember that the every child is different. Instead of focusing on their age, assess whether or not your child is ready for kindergarten. Below are some indications that your child is prepared.
  • Potty Trained- Children who are entering kindergarten should be potty trained. That way, children will be able to use the bathroom on their own.
  • Language Skills- It is not necessary for children to know every letter of the alphabet. However, they should be able to recognize a majority of letters.
  • Social Skills- Does your child play well with others? If so, it will only make the transition from nursery school to kindergarten even smoother.
  • Motor Skills- Can your child throw a ball or hold a pencil correctly? These are both signs that your child has the motor skills needed to excel in kindergarten.
Our kindergarten program is an extension of our nursery school philosophy. Children continue to work at their own levels in learning centers. More challenging reading and math readiness skills are presented through language experience activities and child-centered investigations. Are you interested in enrolling your child at Miss Sue's? Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment. 

Web Source: https://www.care.com/a/8-signs-that-your-child-is-ready-to-start-kindergarten-1207130719

Friday, August 14, 2015

10 Summer Reads for Children

Children work so hard during the school year. They are constantly learning new things and reading new books. That shouldn't come to a screeching halt when summer rolls around. It is important for children to learn something new everyday.

Reading will help your child learn new things in a number of ways. First and foremost, they will develop better reading and language skills. In addition, it will expose your child to different perspectives and teach them how the world works. Below are 10 classic books that your children are bound to love.
  • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Cars and Trucks and Things That Go by Richard Scarry
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Mauric Sendak
  • Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
  • The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
  • The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
It is important to show your child that reading can be fun! Reading during the summer will also help your child transition from the summer to upcoming school year. Haven't enrolled your child in a nursery school yet? Don't delay, call Miss Sue's today at 516-938-0894.


Web Source: http://www.earlychildhoodeducationzone.com/best-books-for-preschoolers/

Friday, August 7, 2015

Keep Your Child Learning this Summer

Some children are under the impression that school is the only place they will learn new things. Quite the contrary! Children can learn so much from exploring the world around them. Below are some tips that will help your child learn new things all summer long. 

Encourage Your Child To Write
Did you go on a fun vacation this summer? Did you visit family in another part of the country? Whatever your child did this summer, encourage them to write about it! If your child takes to writing, encourage them to keep a journal. 

Go To The Museum
A lot of children enjoy going to the museum. Little do they know that it is also a great opportunity to learn new things! 

Read Before Bed 
Even though school is not in session, your child should still curl up with a good book. Reading a bedtime story with your little one can strengthen your relationship and prepare them for a lifetime of academic excellence.

We hope that the tips above help your child learn new things this summer. Once the summer is over, your child may be eligible for nursery school. Looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Don't wait until the summer is over to enroll. Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment. 

Web Source: http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/summer-learning-activities-that-are-practically-free/


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Friday, July 31, 2015

How To Protect Your Child From The Sun

When the weather is nice, many Long Islanders head to the beach. Whenever you are spending time outdoors, it is important to be mindful that the sun is always shining on you. Below are some tips to keep your child protected from the sun.

Wear Sunscreen
Wearing sunscreen is a must. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, it is best to put a broad spectrum sunscreen on your child. Remember to reapply it every 30 minutes.

Find a Shady Spot
If your child has very sensitive skin, it is always a good idea to seek shade whenever possible. Wearing a hat or spending time under a beach umbrella will protect your child from the sun.

See the World through Sunglasses
Don't forget about protecting their eyes! The American Optometric Association suggests wearing sunglasses that block out UVA and UVB radiation. 

We hope that tips above help your child stay safe while having fun in the sun. Once the summer is over, your child may be eligible for nursery school. Looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Don't wait until the summer is over to enroll. Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment. 

Web Source: http://www.parenting.com/gallery/sun-protection-kids



Friday, July 17, 2015

Encourage Your Child To Read this Summer

School is out for summer! However, that is no excuse to stop reading. Below are some tips that will keep your child reading all summer long.

Do Your Homework
Is your child stumped on what book they'd like to read? Do some research to find a new book your child will enjoy. After all, they are more likely to read if the book appeals to them. 

Make Reading A Priority
Set aside a specific time of day when your child should read. Not only will this allow your child to read every day, it will show them that reading is a priority. 

Check Out The Public Library
Reading doesn't have to be an expensive activity. After all, the local library has books you can read for free! Make sure you get your child a library card. In addition, libraries often host free events for children. 

Most of all, show your child that reading can be fun! At Miss Sue's, our learning centers emphasize individual growth through language arts. Every day our children are involved with interactive language experiences. Please call us for an appointment or with any questions at 516-938-0894.

Web Source: http://neatoday.org/2015/05/19/6-ways-to-use-reading-to-prevent-the-summer-slide/



Friday, July 10, 2015

Water Safety Tips for Toddlers

Some children have an affinity for the water. While spending time in the water can be fun, it is important for each child to be safe when doing so. Below are some water safety tips for toddlers. 
  • It is always a good idea for children to attend professional swimming lessons. After all, each child should learn the correct way to swim at an early age.
  • Be sure to give your child the proper safety gear. Children should wear floaties or goggles in the pool.
  • When your child is in the water, they should be supervised at all times. It is important to give your undivided attention. 
  • Remind children that running near a pool is unsafe and not allowed.
  • Advise children to stay in the shallow end of the pool. 
We hope that the tips above will keep your child safe in the water this summer. Once the summer is over, your child may be eligible for nursery school. Looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Don't wait until the summer is over to enroll. Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment. 

Web Source: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-play/Pages/Water-Safety-And-Young-Children.aspx



Friday, July 3, 2015

What You Need To Know About Playtime

Some people think nothing of child's play. However, children aren't just playing around--they are learning, too. Below are some key points to know about playtime.

Playtime can:
  • reduce the amount of stress a child experiences
  • keep kids strong and healthy
  • help a child grow emotionally
  • strengthen cognitive skills
  • improve muscular coordination
  • decrease the risk of obesity in children
  • fine tune motor skills
  • increase a child's vocabulary
  • let children connect with nature
  • help children socialize with others
  • allow children to learn about the world around them

Playtime is necessary for children because they are playful by nature. We believe in a multi-sensory approach to learning that is provided through play. Playing with other children will also help them develop social skills. Are you looking for a nursery school on Long Island? Look no further than Miss Sue's Nursery School! Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment.

Web Source: http://families.naeyc.org/learning-and-development/child-development/10-things-every-parent-should-know-about-play


Friday, June 26, 2015

Summer Safety Tips

It's summertime and the living is easy! The summer is a great time to spend with your little one. As always, your child's safety is of the utmost importance. Below are some tips to help you have a safe summer. 

Make Your Home More Kid-Friendly
Did you know that exposed cords pose a strangulation hazard to young children? Inspect your home for any loose cords and remove them from harm's way.

Keep Cool 
Summers on Long Island can be downright sweltering. Unfortunately, this can lead to heat-related illnesses. To keep your children safe and healthy, make sure that they apply sunscreen, wear loose fitting clothing, and stay out of the sun.

Stay Hydrated
The summer sun and heat can quickly dehydrate you. To combat this, make sure your little one drinks plenty of water throughout the day.

Once the summer is over, your child may be eligible for nursery school. Looking for a superior nursery school on Long Island? If so, choose Miss Sue's Nursery School! Don't wait until the summer is over to enroll. Call 516-938-0894 today to inquire about enrollment.

Web Source: http://www.parenting.com/toddler/safety/six-summer-safety-tips


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

​How To Help Your Child Develop Fine Motor Skills

The first 3 years of your child's life have a big impact on their overall development. After all, this is the time in a young person's life when they start to hone in on fine motor skills. Below are some activities that will help build this skill.

Allow your children to:
  • finger paint
  • assist with simple meal preparation 
  • assemble puzzles
  • draw, doodle, or write with pencils or markers
  • play with blocks
  • paint pictures
  • use playdough and clay
  • put pegs into a board
  • play with puppets
  • utilize board games
  • set the table
  • hold the fork and spoon properly
  • clean the table with a sponge
  • open and close containers
 
Do you want to invest in your child's future? If so, enroll them at Miss Sue's Nursery School. We offer plenty of activities that help improve a child's fine motor skills. Our outdoor facilities were specifically designed to foster muscular coordination and independence. We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. Please call us for an appointment or with any questions (24 hours/7 days a week) at 516-938-0894. 

Web Source: http://families.naeyc.org/learning-and-development/child-development/help-your-child-build-fine-motor-skills

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Friday, June 12, 2015

What To Expect From Miss Sue's Nursery School

Choosing a nursery school is an important decision in a child's life. There are plenty of reasons why Miss Sue's Nursery School is a perfect fit for your child. Below are some things you can expect when you enroll your child at Miss Sue's.

A Robust Curriculum
Our curriculum features Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Art, Library, Computers, Blocks and Manipulatives, Music and Movement. All of these topics are covered to foster creativity and an awareness in the children of the world around them.

State-Of-The-Art Equipment
We believe that children should have access to state-of-art equipment. That is why we offer an impressive outdoor facility and a comprehensive computer lab. Both of these facilities will help children grow and develop.

A Caring Staff
Our teachers are certified and trained in Early Childhood education. In addition to being extremely qualified teachers, our staff genuinely cares for each student. Best of all, there are 4 teachers for each classroom. This ensures that each child gets proper attention and supervision.

Looking for nursery school on Long Island? Look no further than Miss Sue's Nursery School! We instill social, conceptual and perceptual skills appropriate for the stage of each child’s development. We invite you to visit our school and see our program in action. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Miss Sue's, call 516-938-0894 today.

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