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Author Archives: Russ Silberman

Celebrating Our Teachers at Harbor Child Care

Our early childhood education programs would not be possible without our incredible teachers. And because we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week in May, this post will highlight the people behind the programs helping so many early learners.

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Finding Quality Child Care – What Sets Harbor Apart?

Serving Long Island communities for decades, Harbor Child Care is committed to providing families with the highest quality early childhood education programs. This post highlights some of the recent testimonials we have received from parents.

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Do Infants Need a Curriculum?

Although infants may not have a schedule filled with math, science, or English classes, Harbor Child Care structures their day with interactive activities and other learning opportunities. Learn more about how your infant could be spending their time with us.

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Reading Recommendations for Soon-To-Be Kindergarteners

Starting kindergarten is a big step in your child’s life. It can be a significant adjustment for a child to make the transition from pre-kindergarten to kindergarten. In this post, we provide some of our favorite books you can read with your child to help them during this exciting time.

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Exploring Diversity: 5 Engaging Books for Your Child’s Library

Reading is associated with more benefits for early learners than we can count. This post focuses on some of the best children’s books that embrace diversity.

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Learning Through Experience: How Fun Trips & Visits Enhance Education

At Harbor Child Care, many of our early childhood education programs incorporate field trips and presentations from pillars of our community. These real-world interactions help children learn in new and fun ways, encouraging the development of new skills and mental growth.

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How Play-Based Learning Enhances Child Development

As we discussed in our previous post, Learning Through Play: Play-Based Education in Early Childhood, play-based learning helps children develop skills that last a lifetime. Learn more about how play-based learning helps prepare children to succeed in the 21st century.

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Starting kindergarten is a big step for children, introducing them to new subjects, people, and life experiences. At Harbor Child Care, our pre-kindergarten program prepares your child for this exciting chapter in their life.

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From Home Day Care to Five Centers: Harbor Child Care’s Evolution

Founded by Jill Rooney in 1973 within a Sea Cliff home, Harbor Child Care started with a modest group of eight children. It later achieved accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), establishing itself as one of the pioneering accredited childcare centers on Long Island.

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Beyond ABCs: Exploring STEM Education in Early Childhood at Harbor

As many Long Islanders know, STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. And while people may generally associate the STEM educational approach with older students, it can actually be highly beneficial to early learners. At Harbor Child Care, we utilize The Creative Curriculum, which incorporates STEM, providing children with a plethora of […]

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