Preschool

Preschool in a Pandemic

| THU, APR 08, 2021

On February 16th, 2021, National Public Radio’s Education Team sent out a call on Twitter to teachers to tell their stories about teaching throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. I sent a…

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Celebrating National Mentoring Month

| SUN, JAN 17, 2021

It’s January, and that means it’s National Mentoring Month! This month, our 14Y community is celebrating and elevating the mentoring movement—something most of our programs participate in year-round. Our Early…

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Creating Something Truly Magical

| SUN, DEC 20, 2020

Hello 14Y community! I am so excited to say “hi” and to join the 14th Street Y Preschool team! My name is Ari and I am a painter, illustrator, and…

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Connecting with Toddlers in At Home Mini-School

| WED, DEC 16, 2020

14Y Family Programs has converted our in-person classes for babies, toddlers and caregivers into At Home Mini-School, a unique program that streams right into your homes! Our classes arev curated…

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The Power of In-Person Learning

| FRI, OCT 23, 2020

It’s been a little over a month since our 14Y Preschool welcomed families back for in-person learning. We’ve implemented strict health and safety measures to ensure the health and wellbeing…

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Washing Your Hands Doesn’t Have to Be a Chore

| THU, OCT 15, 2020

With COVID-19 on the rise again in parts of New York, it is more important than ever to properly wash our hands – for our own safety and the safety of others. For Global Handwashing Day, we…

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Welcoming Prelude to Preschool and Preschool Back to the 14Y

| TUE, AUG 25, 2020

We have missed you! And, like you, we want to be able to get on with our normal lives. As we all know, it’s not that simple this year. We…

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The 14th Street Y Way

| THU, AUG 08, 2019

It’s been several months since we returned from our wonderful 10-day study tour in Reggio, Italy. Loris Malaguzzi once stated, “It is urgent for us to underline that children’s intelligence…

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Embarking on a Reggio Adventure

| FRI, MAR 29, 2019

As the Director of Preschool at the 14th Street Y, I’m often asked about Reggio Emilia. What is it? Is it important for my child? The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational…

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Finding the Right Kindergarten

| TUE, MAR 26, 2019

As the Exmissions Specialist in the 14th Street Y Preschool, I have the pleasure of helping Pre-K families navigate the New York City world of kindergarten admissions. As applying to kindergarten in New York City can…

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