Tag Archives: Children’s School

Women’s Club’s Curatolo makes bequest to ensure Chautauqua’s sustainability

Third-generation Chautauquan Courtney Curatolo started her time at Chautauqua Institution attending Children’s School and Boys’ and Girls’ Club. It seems fitting that her activities at the Institution have matured along with her; she now serves as president of the Chautauqua Women’s Club.

Continue reading

Week Nine at Children’s School presents ‘Healthy Me’

When Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster began eating cookies as a “sometimes snack,” PBS was responding to an epidemic of childhood obesity that has swept the country over the past several decades. This week at Children’s School, the kids will learn about their bodies and staying healthy.

Continue reading

Students become gumshoes at Children’s School’s ‘Mystery Week’

For “Mystery Week” at the Children’s School, the 3s will make “Who am I” masks, which will both conceal and reveal their true selves. They will also be dying coffee filters and spray painting fish with stencils, as well as crafting wheel paintings.

Continue reading
Greg Funka | Staff PhotographerLaura Giberson leads the five year-olds of the Yellow Room as they practice their song and dance routine for Open House Friday, August 2.

‘Happy Birthday Chautauqua!’: Children’s School celebrates all week

It is every child’s birthday at the Children’s School this week, as Chautauqua Institution glides through the week of the 139th anniversary of Chautauqua’s founding. In the manner of Lewis Carroll, the children are observing five “un-birthdays” during Week Seven at Children’s School, themed “Happy Birthday Chautauqua.”

Continue reading
Katie McLean | Staff PhotographerAmy Wood helps her son, Hayden, trace his hands to make a flower on the Children’s School visitation Friday morning.

Children’s School students see, seek and make bugs, birds and trees in Week Six outdoorsy fun

This week at Children’s School, the kids took a walk on the wild side as they were encouraged to ponder and explore nature. “Bird, Tree & Garden” week saw a range of activities for the kids to engage in, to better learn about the natural surroundings of Chautauqua Institution.

Continue reading