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Pediatric Home Health Care near Great Neck, NY – Fun Fall Activities for Kids of All Ages

Who can believe summer is coming to an end? No one wants it to, that’s for sure! Fall can be quite lovely though, and there are many fun arts and crafts to do. Here is a great list for you to choose from:

  1. Take pictures of each child in an orange outfit surrounded by a bunch of large pumpkins
  2. Go to a local orchard and pick apples. Bring them home and make applesauce
  3. Read a book together about fall or apples or pumpkins
  4. Make up a batch of caramel apples together
  5. Use corks and some red, orange and yellow paint to make fall trees. Draw a tree trunk and paint it brown. Let children dip a cork into one of the colors and dab it on the tree. Keep repeating with all the colors until they have a tree full of colorful fall “leaves”.
  6. Gather leaves outside of all colors, shapes and sizes. Get a white gel pen for each child and let them draw pictures on the leaves. Glue onto a piece of cardstock and put up on the wall to enjoy.
  7. Make a 3D apple tree to decorate your house. Get a large empty vase, gather some tree branches and place standing up in the vase. Let all the children cut leaves from colored paper and attach to the tree branches. Let them cut red apples to put on the apple tree.
  8. Go out walking in the leaves in the park and sit in them and play. Throw them in the air and take some pictures.
  9. For your child with special needs, include him in all the activities as much as possible. For activities outside, bring his home health caregiver along to watch over him while you organize the activity and all your children making sure they all get turns.
  10. Make an autumn leaves booklet. Gather leaves, paste them in a book and identify the type of tree they came from. Have each child write the name of the tree and some of its characteristics
  11. Make some homemade play dough and use it to make all sorts of fun creations. Make in a variety of different colors and store in Ziploc bags.

Colored Play dough recipe

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ cup salt
  • 1 tablespoon cream of tartar
  • Food coloring
  • Saucepan
  • 1 cup flour

Directions:

  1. Combine water, salt, oil, food coloring and cream of tartar in a saucepan and heat until mixture is warm.
  2. Remove from heat and add flour.
  3. Stir, then knead until smooth. The cream of tartar makes this dough last 6 months or longer, so don’t omit this ingredient.
  4. Store this dough in Ziploc bags or an airtight container.

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Stephen Sternbach

Chief Executive Officer at Star Multi Care Services
Stephen Sternbach has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Star Multi Care Services since 1987. After the sale of the New York and New Jersey operations of Star Multi Care Services, Sternbach brought the company private where he remains President and CEO of this newly developed $22M home healthcare company. With Sternbach at the helm, Star Multi Care Services employs more than 550 employees, in six offices throughout Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York.

From 1978 to 1986, Sternbach was associated with Automated Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”)–a provider of information services, where he held several marketing positions before becoming the Director of Sales.

1999-2008 Sternbach was an active participant on the Board of Directors for Proginet–a computer software company based in Garden City, New York. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1996-2002.

In 1996, Stephen Sternbach was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, Paine Webber and NASDAQ. Sternbach was also named in Crain’s New York Business Article, “40 Under 40” Successful Business Executives/Future Business Leaders in 1995. While maintaining a diversity of business and personal interests, Sternbach concentrated most of his efforts over the past 28 years towards continuously improving the quality of services delivered by the Star Multi Care Services’ family of companies.

Stephen Sternbach holds a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University – Maxwell School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations and Personnel Administration from Ithaca College.
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About the author: Stephen Sternbach
Stephen Sternbach has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Star Multi Care Services since 1987. After the sale of the New York and New Jersey operations of Star Multi Care Services, Sternbach brought the company private where he remains President and CEO of this newly developed $22M home healthcare company. With Sternbach at the helm, Star Multi Care Services employs more than 550 employees, in six offices throughout Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York. From 1978 to 1986, Sternbach was associated with Automated Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”)–a provider of information services, where he held several marketing positions before becoming the Director of Sales. 1999-2008 Sternbach was an active participant on the Board of Directors for Proginet–a computer software company based in Garden City, New York. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society from 1996-2002. In 1996, Stephen Sternbach was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young, Paine Webber and NASDAQ. Sternbach was also named in Crain’s New York Business Article, “40 Under 40” Successful Business Executives/Future Business Leaders in 1995. While maintaining a diversity of business and personal interests, Sternbach concentrated most of his efforts over the past 28 years towards continuously improving the quality of services delivered by the Star Multi Care Services’ family of companies. Stephen Sternbach holds a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University – Maxwell School of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations and Personnel Administration from Ithaca College.