RESOURCES TO KEEP YOUR CHILDREN'S SKILLS SHARP WHILE THEY ARE HOME
This is a time of uncertainly for everyone. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, your family, the people you care about, and our community stronger. There are many things you can do to support your child. Click here to learn how.

Play builds so many of the skills we target every day with our preschoolers. Play is an opportunity to work on social skills, attention and engagement, develop language and communication skills, build persistence and problem-solving skills, as well as fine and gross motor skills. Through play, children learn about the world around them. Click here for some tips for making the most out of your playtime with your child!

Click here for suggestions on how to encourage speech and language at playtime and here for other suggestions from our Speech Department on activities you can do with your children at home.

Click here for activities you can do with your children to help them develop grasping and fine motor skills.

Our Incredible Years program offers wonderful ways to improve children's social and emotional skills. Click here to learn ways to supplement our Incredible Years strategies at home!

Come to Circle Time with NIS Education Supervisor, Miss Lisa Anne, at 10 AM M-F. Class capacity is limited and will be on a first-come first-serve basis. Click this link no later than 9:55 AM on M-F to enroll.

Matt, the "Turtle Guy" who our students have come to know and love, will be live-streaming Turtle Dance Music concerts and performing books to kids every day from 10 AM, 12:30 PM and 3 PM, including weekends! He and his wife have also volunteered to do live request Karaoke, Trivia, Heads Up and Game Night for parents who want some community and laughter during quarantine daily at 9 PM.

Instagram:  @turtledancemusic  

Click here for a letter from Kristen Moran, Associate Executive Director and the NIS Administration.

Click here for additional resources.
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