United Way Teams Up with Ossining Schools and Village to Build a Born Learning Trail

Staff from the Ossining School District as well as the Ossining Parks Department assisted the United Way of Westchester and Putnam in building a bilingual Born Learning Trail at the park next to Park Elementary School in Ossining on Thursday, Sept. 17.
The Born Learning Trail turns everyday experiences into teachable moments. This interactive trail contains signs with instructions for simple games that will turn an excursion at the park into fun learning moments for young children. The trail’s theme of Watch! Stop! Learn! Play! encourages parents and caregivers to follow the child’s lead, building the child’s curiosity and confidence, and reinforces learning opportunities present in everyday life.
“I am so thankful for our partnership with the United Way,” said Ray Sanchez, Superintendent of the Ossining School District. “The Learning Trail is going to help enrich the lives of our youth.  I know this trail is going to make a difference to our community.”