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It's The Little Things

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy Foods

Getting kids to eat healthy food has been an uphill battle of parents since practically forever. However, there is a way it can be done! Healthy food that kids love does exist and it is out job to teach them and expose them to it. We all know how important it is to eat healthy and it is just as important to start at a young age. To promote a healthy lifestyle Tutor Time implores a comprehensive Grow Fit program that is designed to help page the way for a lifetime of healthy habits. Eating right starts at home, and there are things you can do to make healthy eating fun! Dr. Heather gives us some tips in the video above.
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Common Childhood Tooth Injuries and What to Do

Kids are full of energy and tend to be very active! They are also learning their limits and boundaries and with this, injuries are bound to happen. Although our first thought might be sprains, bumps and bruises, nearly 50% of children will have some type of injury to a tooth.The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has developed a brief guide to help parents and caregivers be prepared for the most common types of childhood tooth injuries. Do you know what to do if a baby tooth is knocked out? What about a permanent tooth? Fast action on a chipped or broken tooth can save it. Using best practices such as wearing a mouth guard can help prevent these types of injuries. See Full Guide 
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Surviving Tantrums and the Terrible Threes

We have all heard about the terrible twos, but do not discount some tantrums at age three as well. Age three could even be more challenging! Don’t fret though, Dr. Heather discusses and lets us know the best way to survive the tantrums and terrible threes. Remember, don’t forget four is just around the corner! Tutor Time is enrolling for preschool now! Choose the Long Island school closest to you and schedule a tour today!
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The Checklist You Need for Your Child Care Provider

One of the most important decisions you will make as a parent is choosing a child care provider. You want your children to participate in programs that encourage creative exploration and discovery, lessons that prepare them for a lifetime of learning, and above all, you want your children to be safe and happy. To help you narrow down your choices and make an informed decision, we’ve compiled a checklist for you to use as you visit each child care location. Take your time and review your options carefully.  View printable version Schedule a tour with Tutor Time, don’t forget your checklist! Choose the school closest to you below.  Baldwin East Rockaway East Northport Massapequa Melville Lindenhurst  
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Top New York Baby Names in the Last Ten Years

In 1986 Diego Maradona was the undeniable star of Argentina. He guided his team to a World Cup victory and was hailed a hero in Argentina. The result? 1 out of 18 Argentinian Boys born during the World Cup were named Diego. Whether it is a national hero or other factors, the popularity of baby names change throughout the years. Here are some of the top baby names in recent years in New York. Is your baby (or you) one of them? 2013 Rank Male name Number of males Female name Number of females 1 Jacob 1,286 Sophia 1,388 2 Michael 1,218 Isabella 1,264 3 Ethan 1,202 Emma 1,252 4 Liam 1,199 Olivia 1,251 5 Jayden 1,143 Mia 998   2012 Rank Male name Number of males Female name Number of females 1 Michael 1,387 Sophia 1,413 2 Jacob 1,347 Isabella 1,276 3 Jayden 1,274...
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Calendar of Events

Click on our calendar below to check out the fun and exciting events we have planned for this month!

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Special Announcements

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Grow Fit
Introducing a new program which emphasizes the value of nutrition and physical activity in helping children reach their full potential! Download this month's newsletter above.

Daily Dance Break!:
Every day, we stop everything to move to the music! We pick a song of the week and children and staff alike all dance and move their bodies to the music! This is part of our "GROW FIT" initiative while they are here with us! Grow Fit emphasizes the value of nutrition and physical activity in helping children reach their full potential.

May's Spotlight on the Curious Cheetahs and Eager Elephants!

The Curious Cheetahs and Eager Elephants are our graduating class of 2014. Over the past month they have had fun celebrating prom, going on fieldtrips and performing specials skits at graduation! Congratulations to the Curious Cheetahs and Eager Elephants on all they accomplished this year! Pre-K page.

The Bulletin Board

This Month's Themes:

June: Review/Our Favorite Topics

Fun Fridays:

July 4: We are closed for the 4th of July!
July 11: Wear green to school today!
July 18: Team Spirit Day! Wear your favorite team jersey to school!
July 25: Dress like a spy today!

Workout Wednesday!:

Every Wednesday our students will be strengthening their large muscles with many assorted gross motor movement activities. Our teachers will choose activities to help their students "GROW FIT" while they are here with us! Grow Fit emphasizes the value of nutrition and physical activity in helping children reach their full potential.

July 2: Today we will be painting with our dancing feet to music!
July 9: Today we will go outside and practice nature poses!
July 16: Today we will have a wiffle ball derby today!
July 23: Today we'll be taking a nature walk outside with binoculars we made!
July 30: Today we'll have sack races outside!

Enrichment Days:

Registration for your school aged child is now for the following days. When the public schools are closed, Tutor Time will provide care for your elementary student. Please call Tracy at 631-368-2273 or email her at We are now taking reservations for:

School Closings:

The next scheduled closings at Tutor Time will be:

The Fourth of July- Friday, July 4th
Professional Development Day - Friday, August 29th

Employment Opportunities

Now interviewing. To submit an application, please go to

Our new and improved look!

A lesson on shapes using the interactive whiteboard.

Mr. John, our Music Teacher.

In-House visitors! (Katie's Puppet Show!)