Below is a list of the programs and their descriptions. These classes are held every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. The Music and Performing Arts, Early Learning Phonemic Awareness, Early Learning Math, and Letter Sounds Using Our 5 Senses (for ages 2 - up). All of the other classes are for ages 6 and up. However, we aren't restricting it to those age groups. These are just suggestions. Each child is different and develops at their own pace. We trust that the parents will know best where their child will fit in and flourish.
Around the World Cooking (Limited to ten students)
Welcome to Around the World Cooking! Here your student will go on an amazing adventure to other countries and learn about the foods from these far off and exotic places. Students will learn the importance of each dish and why it is a staple for those countries. His/her palate will be amazed of all the different flavors that are unique to each country. The students will also receive recipes to include but not limited to gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian. Please provide a list of allergens so that all students can be included in this cooking adventure.
Around The World In 180 Days (Limited to fifteen students)
First we took a Test Drive all around America to discover what makes this country such an amazing and diverse place to live. But now, we are traveling all around the world to visit some of our favorite countries, and to discover some new ones. We will learn about their environment, what they like to eat, how they play, how old their cities are, and much more. All aboard!
Art (Limited to fifteen students)
In this class, we will explore various famous artists while learning different techniques using mediums, such as pencil, paint, clay, drawing, pastels, charcoals, and mosaic. During class our students will be exposed to many styles of music as there is a strong connection between music and art. This class allows our students to discover the unique artist within each of them.
Bricks4Kidz (Limited to 20 kids)
This Bricks 4 Kidz workshop uses LEGO Bricks (that kids love), to deliver hands-on lessons correlated to cross-disciplinary curriculum objectives. The Bricks 4 Kidz approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory, and fun, creating a dynamic, learning experience for your students. This class is paid weekly, directly to the Bricks4Kidz representative and is $5 per session. Semester 1 will teach motorized Lego builds.
Bucket Drumming (New 2018/19) (Limited to fifteen students)
This class will be taught with two main tools...drumsticks and buckets. We will learn how to read basic rhythm patterns, and will learn about accents, flams, cross sticking, and other rudiments to be able to improvise with all of our favorite songs and music. This class works on fine motor skills and bilateral coordination.
Chorus (Limited to twenty students)
This is going to be a fun class where each student will learn how to sing at their best, how to sing in a group, and how to memorize material for performances. From learning the best warm-ups to good listening skills to staying on pitch and using your breath correctly, we will explore all aspects of public singing. No one will ever be put on the spot to sing alone if they would rather not, but we will have loss of fun exploring our each unique voices and how we can use them together to make a great song both vocally and with heart! (If you have any questions as to how your student might do, let us know. We are willing to make accommodations for those who may not want to perform -- just having fun singing with a group without an audience is a GREAT experience for any student!!)
Creative Speaking (New 2018/19) (Limited to ten students)
Public speaking can be difficult for so many people. This class will not only help with getting over the fear of speaking in front of groups, but how to make speeches and debates colorful and exciting to keep the audience engadged.
Creative Writing (Limited to ten students)
This class will dive into the art of poetry, song writing, short stories, and more. We will learn how the body of a piece of writing forms and how to use colorful words to paint a mental picture to the audience.
Dance (Limited to 15 kids)
Drums In Motion (Physical Education) (Limited to ten students)
In this class, we will have fun learning basic beats while using drumsticks, exercise balls, and other rhythm instruments, all while getting a good workout. This class works on fine motor skills and bilateral coordination while actively following directions as an individual and as part of a group. Cardio has never been this much fun!
DIY Extreme Science (Limited to fifteen students)
Creative explorations for the child who loves to get their hands messy! Children will brew recipes for all sorts of paints, clays, blubbers, and slimes, all the while learning about the properties of ingredients and what they can do when combined.
Ecosystems (Limited to fifteen students)
An ecosystem includes all of the living things (plants, animals, and organisms) in a given area, interacting with each other, and also with their non-living environments (weather, earth, sun, soil, climate, atmosphere). We will dive into this class and learn about the 5 ecosystems that make up the Earth around us.
Human Body (New 2018/19) (Limited to fifteen students)
From DNA, to bones, to how we see the world around us, this class will focus on the human body and what makes it tick! Trivia: Which of these organs can grow back again if some of it is removed? Brain, kidney, liver, or heart? Answer below.
Marine Life (Limited to ten students)
Discover the impact of ocean trash on marine life & learn how to help! In this class we will learn about the ocean levels and ocean creatures, all while learning how we can protect what makes up almost 75% of the earth's surface.
Math 2 (Limited to ten students)
In this class, we will learn how multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals work in real life situations. This class is a fun and easy way to learn, or refresh your basic secondary math skills.
Land Animals (New 2018/19) (Limited to ten students)
There are so many land animal species that we are bound to cover your favorite, and discover a few new ones. This class will go all around the world to find some of the most popular land animals. From lions and elephants, to flies and snakes, we will discover how they all live with each other, and how some are enemies of each others!
Going Through History In A Time Machine
Human Body Trivia Answer: The Liver