Sonia Manzano and Carla Precht were featured on a segment of Visiones with Linda Baquero to discuss the reopening of the High Bridge, The Lowdown on the High Bridge and BCM's involvement with the Highbridge community. Click on image for the full video.
Since January, Bronx Children’s Museum’s teaching artists, Natalie Wood and Ricardo Luss Nigaglioni, along with special guest-artist Bobby Sanabria, introduced second graders at P.S 49 to the history of Afro Latin Jazz and dance. The Dream Big Afterschool program encouraged students to express themselves through the visual arts and original poetry which they transformed into songs. The students learned about the musical roots of African, Cuban, and Latin Jazz and explored the
Teachers are making NATURE BRACELETS, and using clay and natural materials to create creatures. The gist of the day was using art to address Common Core State Standards in the Early Childhood Classroom. The teachers found that using natural materials and a few art supplies could be a lot of fun, lead to deep learning, and result in artifacts and samples of work to display and to incorporate into thematic learning.