New York Institute for Special Education holds pre-school winter Olympics

There were a host of activities to keep the NYSIE preschoolers engaged, active, and having fun.
Photo courtesy of NYSIE

Preschool Children at the New York Institute for Special Education participated in their 12th annual winter-themed Olympics on Thursday, January 29. The goal of the yearly event is to have developmentally-delayed children from 3 to 5 years in age improve gross motor skills like strength, balance and coordination. Each class created their own flag to participate under in the just-for-fun event. Among the activities were Olympics-like games, including ice-skating, winter bowling, hockey, and snow ball fights with crumpled paper.

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