August is winding down which means school is right around the corner! Whether you’re starting first grade or entering your final year of college, we’ve put together a shopping and activity guide highlighting neighborhood businesses that can help you and your family get ready for a great school year.
Little Folks, 123 East 23rd Street, (646) 213-7261, @littlefolksnyc For babies and toddlers, Little Folks offers a variety of strollers, car seats, high-chairs, and toys. You can shop from a range of brands and categories.
Karma Kids Yoga, 16 Madison Square West, 12th Floor, (646) 638-1444, @karmakidsyoga As seen on Sesame Street, Karma Kids Yoga offers several fun-filled virtual and in-person yoga classes for kids and families. Check here for a class schedule for kids, teens, toddlers, and babies.
NY Kids Club, 38 East 22nd Street, (917) 525-4559, @nykidsclub This local New York Kids Club offers classes for children ages 2 months to 12 years old. Check out their fall class schedule here. Additionally, you can participate in their weekday afternoon kids club featuring activities such as gymnastics, dance, and sports.
Tiger Schulman MMA, 688 Sixth Avenue, (646) 396-3303, @tsmma_chelsea
This martial arts studio features classes for kids of all ages where they can build self-confidence, discipline, and lasting friendships.
Best Buy, 60 West 23rd Street, (212) 366-1373, @bestbuy Be prepared for class with the electronics you need. Shop laptops, tablets, and additional tech accessories.
Blick Art Materials, 650 Sixth Avenue, (212) 524-9611, @blickartmaterials Blick Art Materials carries an assortment of art supplies. Shop activity kits, crafts, and drawing and painting supplies for school and home.
Michael’s, 675 Sixth Avenue, (646) 259-3911, @michaelsstores The arts and crafts store also carries a range of back to school supplies for all ages such as notebooks, pens, planners, bulletin boards, and folders to help you stay organized.
Staples, 641 Sixth Avenue, (212) 462-2959, @staples Get classroom ready at the office supply store with school supplies for each grade. From notebooks and calculators to backpacks and lunchboxes, Staples has you covered.