Unlike more traditional museums, Discovery Times Square does much more than simply display artifacts. The space, located in the building once occupied by the New York Times printing presses, encourages visitors to learn through interactive, sensory exhibits. Past shows have taken guests inside the Titanic’s final wreck site, Da Vinci’s ingenious inventions, and the vast collection of riches and bandages owned by King Tut. More than a museum, DTS has featured exhibitions of unparalleled breadth, including Pompeii: The Exhibit, Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition, Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China’s First Emperor, and most recently The Art of the Brick.
Gymboree offers a bevy of baby-engaging classes in which parents and wee ones work together to build each tot's creativity and encourage development through play. Classes are available for ages ranging from the freshly born sapling to the 5-years-young wise wanderer, and they include everything from rhythm-building music classes to imagination-expanding art classes, mobility-enhancing sports, and more. Check Gymboree's website for both West Cheyenne Avenue and Horizon Ridge locations' monthly calendars to learn more. This Groupon will also grant you and your young one access to Gymboree during open-gym times, when tots get to play and have fun without the rigid structure of a class.
Established in 1980 and nationally accredited by the NECPA, Creative Kids Learning Center fosters the development of children aged 18 months to 12 years while meeting each of the standards set forth by the "10 Signs of a Great Preschool." Inside colorful classrooms or outside on playgrounds, inspiration flows freely as kids participate in a curriculum that features such subjects as initiative, music and movement, and creative representation. The center's hands-on philosophy emphasizes five key components, including professionalism and education, which consistently shine through the words and actions of a staff that is certified in first aid, CPR, and refereeing wrestling matches between imaginary friends. Safety and health are also cornerstones of the business, resulting in toys, equipment, and classrooms being sanitized frequently.
To assist teenagers as they leave the Continuum of Care, Boys Town Nevada offers a Transition to Adulthood program that places young men and women in an independent living setting and offers financial relief for the time that they search for employment. Each month, $450 helps transitioning teens afford expenses, including utility bills, food, bus passes, a sheriff's help card, and their apartment complex's safety deposit.
Whether tailoring care to keep babies on the same schedules they're on at home, preparing kids for kindergarten, or assisting grammar-school students with homework in afterschool programs, First Christian Academy acts as a support system for other education and childcare efforts outside its walls. Because the academy views parents as crucial to their kids' education, parents can take part in the advisory board or take advantage of the open-door policy and stop by the classroom. There, they'll see kids aged 6 weeks to 12 years cared for by licensed professionals. These teachers do everything, including helping infants develop their senses, teaching older children to recognize coins and dollar bills, and what mortgage is most beneficial when putting a down payment on a blanket fort.