At New Horizon Academy, our teachers prepare purposeful experiences for your child to learn, laugh, and be loved each day. We are here for you and your child during this difficult time and want to make sure your children continue to learn, laugh, and be loved by you at home. We have compiled a few of our favorite activities and resources for you to extend the learning at home. Stay tuned as we update this page with new ideas and activities each week!
Create a simple family morning ritual that helps you start your day off right, such as enjoying breakfast together or simply talking about what you have planned for the day.
Keep your child busy at home with hands-on activities throughout the day. We have compiled some of our favorite activities by age group for you below.
The development of good eating habits is one of the many skills your child will learn as they enjoy meals and snacks both at school and at home. Enjoy your snacks and meals together as a family.
Group time provides your child with an opportunity to come together with other children as a community of learners. Gather members of your household to enjoy group time as a family each day.
Jumping, running, and climbing will be highlights of your child's day. We have compiled some of our favorite outdoor activities by age group for you below.
After a busy morning, your child may want the opportunity to rest and take a nap. Non-nappers can participate in quiet-time activities instead during this time.
Offer your child daily opportunities to sing songs, play with musical instruments, and participate in movement activities. Get your family moving with a dance party or practicing yoga.
Children are natural explorers. Our teachers prepare purposeful experiences in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics for your child to investigate. We have compiled some of our favorites for you below.
Support your child’s journey on the road to reading by providing a variety of books within reach for them to enjoy.
Fill a plastic bag with shaving cream, gel, or some other thick liquid, let all the air out, and seal the bag.
Express creativity while encouraging healthy handwashing!
Materials: Paper, art supplies (optional)
Put on a puppet show or create a cartoon story with pictures! This is a fun and creative way to repurpose books and magazines.
Tune in to your sense of hearing and discover the difference between natural and man-made noise.
Materials: Small notebook or paper and pencil (optional)