fall Session ENRICHMENTS 

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August 28 - December 15

  

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MONDAYS

    

  

Ballet 
Teacher:  Belinda Staffin
Mondays 1:00 - 1:45 pm
August 28 - December 11

Your child will learn the joys of dance in their tutus through weekly dance classes. They will practice for their end of the year recital. Participation in both fall and spring sessions is a requirement.

 

 

Karate  
Teachers: Dallas Martial Arts Academy
Mondays 1:00 - 1:45 pm 
August 28 - December 11

Children will learn confidence, discipline, self-respect, life skills and self protection.

Little Chefs
Teacher: Wendy Leanse 
Mondays,  1:00-1:45 pm 
August 28 - December 11   

The children in this class will explore all aspects of cooking. We will use fresh fruits and veggies to create yummy and nutritious fun foods. The chefs will receive a cookbook so they can show off their skills at home. Chef Wendy comes to us with 13 years experience in catering at Central Market. Bete'avon!     

Tuesday

 
 

 

 

Clay and Sculpture 
Teacher: Susan Stein
Tuesdays,  1:00 - 1:45 pm
August 29 - December 12

Clay is one of the best mediums to enhance sensory development, fine motor skills, problem solving, self-expression, pride and self-esteem.  Clay has a therapeutic, calming effect as well.  Children will work with all types of clay - kiln clay, air dry clay, red clay, model magic and polymer clay, as well as clay-like mixtures, to create a variety of wonderful projects and hands-on experiences.

 

 

  

Tennis 
Teacher: Kidokinetics
Tuesdays 1:00 - 1:45 pm
August 29 - December 12

Children will sample tennis through supervised play and interactive activities. The program is a part of a continuum of programs developed by USTA to promote fitness and growth of the sport with young children.  The program focuses on developing important building blocks for life: discipline, confidence, coordination, cognitive skills, motor skills, and fitness. 

How Does it Work?
Teacher: Jennifer Livas
Tuesdays 1:00 - 1:45 pm 
August 29 - December 12   

How Does it Work? is a class for little engineers! Each week we will research and explore something in our world that makes us wonder "how does that work?" It could be anything from how does a boat float or how does a parachute fly? First, we'll do the research by reading a book or using the internet to find answers. Next, we will put the research to test by creating our own version of what we have found to see how it works. Who knows? Maybe we'll invent something new! 

"The important thing is to not stop questioning; curiosity has its own reason for existing." - Albert Einstein 

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Little Explorers
Teacher: Gallia Benglas
Tuesday  1:00 - 2:00 pm
August 29 - December 12   

This fabulous enrichment experience is designed to cover projects which your children will LOVE, ENJOY and LEARN FROM! My teaching motto has always been that learning should be fun! This class will stimulate your child's passion for science, engineering, and technology. In this hands-on, project-based, interactive class your little explorer will discover the natural world through inventing and designing their own projects.

So, grab your lab coats and get ready to explore!

Wednesday

 

 

 

Soccer 
Teacher: Brian Wilson
Wednesdays 1:00 - 1:45 pm  
August 30 - December 13    

Soccer has long been a great starter sport for helping kids develop their motor skills and coordination, as well as being an exciting and fun game for kids. Learning the skills of the game is a great way for kids still developing their coordination of upper body and lower body movement, but at the same time fostering those motor skills of arm/hand and leg/foot movement. Success is not based upon picking up the soccer skills, but rather on making sure the kids are active and having a fun time with smiles on their faces. 

 

 

 

   

Imagine That! 
Teacher: Marcy Grossman
Wednesdays,  1:00 - 1:45 pm and 2:00 - 2:45 pm
August 30 - December 13       

Come have fun with Marcy through storytelling.  Your child will unleash their creative side by acting out literature based stories, as told by Marcy, while incorporating costumes, puppets, face paint, art, music and so much more.

Developmental Drawing            
Teacher: Marnie Danielson, MHS OTR/L
Wednesdays,  1:00 - 1:45 pm 
August 30 - December 13      

Drawing is a gateway to cognition, abstract thought, handwriting, and motor skill! Come join Marnie for fine activities, gross motor activities, and drawing activities that focuses on pre-writing skills, The TV Teacher, award winning video modeling approach will motivate your child to build drawing skills for future writing.  Come join the fun! 

Reading Readiness 
Teacher: Shelley Cobbel
Wednesdays,  1:00 - 1:45 pm 
August 30 - December 13    

Pre-reading activities prepare early childhood students for reading! These include shape recognition, practicing visual spacial development, left-to-right tracking exercises, alphabet recitation, alphabet recognition, and even basic sound recognition and more. In the final stage, children will have collected tools (phonemic awareness) they need to sound out words. These skills will be addressed with fun filled activities using your child's imagination, creativity and enthusiasm. 

Thursday

 

  

PowerKids 
Teacher: PowerKids Staff
Thursdays 1:00 - 1:45 pm
August 31 - December 14        

A wonderful opportunity to allow your child to experience a variety of sports including: basketball, soccer, t-ball, basic tumbling, hockey, volleyball and more.  Good for their bodies and great for their confidence!

Gymnastics 
Teacher: Powerkids 
Thursday,  2:00 - 2:45 pm 
August 31 - December 14    

Children will work on basic tumbling skills and have fun with games, obstacle courses, and basic floor gymnastics while building self-confidence.

 

 

Number Magic 
Teacher: Claire Rachman
Thursdays,  1:00 - 1:45 pm & 2:00 - 2:45 pm
August 31 - December 14  

Fun and games with numbers and math concepts in an energized, interactive, and entertaining manner.  The goal is to create a strong foundation for STEM success while fostering an affinity for number play!

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Superfoods for Kids
Teacher: Khadicha Sultanova
Thursdays,  1:00-1:45pm  
August 31 - December 14  

Superfoods for healthy kids will start with an introduction to nutrition and the digestive system in a fun way. We will learn about the good and the bad choices of snacks and meals. We will learn about herbs and spices and together use them to prepare simple dishes from " Around the world ".

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Shadow Puppets
Teacher: Mercades Macedo
Thursdays,  1:00-1:45pm  
August 31 - December 14  

Let’s explore and learn all about shadows and how to tell a story using silhouettes.

In this class you will learn how to make a shadow puppet stage and choose the characters of your very own story. The magic of shadow play and shadow puppet stories!

Friday

 

Spanish 
Teacher: Michelle Berumen
Fridays1:00 -1:45 pm 
September 1 - December 15 

During Spanish enrichment classes, children are engaged in fun learning experiences in an "all-Spanish" immersion environment. We utilize a variety of materials, songs, and dances to teach basic Spanish vocabulary and listening conprehension.  Michelle is a Spanish-speaking teacher with years of experience in early childhood education.

 

 

 

 

Famous Artists
Teacher: Susan Stein
Fridays 1:00 - 1:45 pm
September 1 - December 15 

Learn about the lives and works of famous artists and create art in their image!   Paint water lilies with Claude Monet, sculpt glassy curls with Dale Chihuly, create starry nights with Vincent Van Gogh and much more. 

Best of Sports
Teacher: Kidokinetics 
Fridays 1:00 - 1:45 pm 
September 1 - December 15   

A selection of three of our most popular clinics for young girls and boys.  Spring semester will include two six week clinics (basketball, lacrosse) and one five week clinic (golf) to introduce the children to the basic skills of each sport.  The objective is to create interest, learn basic skills and build confidence for each sport.  All clinics include age appropriate equipment designed for young children, curriculum focused on skills and drills combined with fun games to create energy and team building during each class session.  All curriculum is non-competitive, non-touch with the objective of stimulating personal best.

 
 

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