Special Themes

  • Multicultural Feast Day- The children are asked to share some family recipes celebrating the amazingly culturally diverse group of children enrolled in the program.

  • Life Cycle of Butterflies- Caterpillars are hatched into butterflies then released to provide an immersive hands on experience to learn about the life cycle of a butterflies.

  • Community Helpers- Mountain Rise Families enjoyed a very special after school field trip to The Town of Ulster Library to learn  about how libraries are full of community helpers and resources.

  • Fire Safety- We had a visit from 1st Captain Matt Sutton and his Pumper Fire Engine. The children were able to explore the truck and the gear firefighters have to wear to stay protected.

  • Earth Day- We celebrate our planet Earth by making special projects such as recycling old Rain Boots into Planters and water gallons into Bird Feeders.

  • Parent and Me Storytime Brunch- Celebrated author Jerrice Baptiste paid a visit to share some of her wonderful children's books and songs as part of this special Brunch.