December 14th 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Joyful Baby & Toddler Holidays
The holiday season is upon us! This magical time of year brings with it excitement, joy and lots of stimulation. New experiences and changes in routine can feel overwhelming to young children, but they are also a wonderful opportunity for growth. Let’s take some time to consider our little ones’ perspectives and bring home some helpful tips to set our families up for a joyful, peaceful holiday.
Topics will include:
Routines and how to adapt them
Traveling with small children
Preparing children for social gatherings
Involving children in holiday celebrations
Melina holds a dual Masters in Infant, Toddler and Family Development and Early Childhood General & Special Education from Bank Street College of Education. She is certified to teach children yoga through Asana Alphabet, and trained in infant massage through Loving Touch International. Melina has presented workshops at Bank Street’s Infancy Institute and at the NYSAIS Diversity and Equity in Curriculum Conference. She is looking forward to teaching graduate students in Bank Street’s World of the Infant class this Spring.