Pre-K Course Options
The program improves a child’s physical fitness, stimulates whole brain and body use, enhances motor skill development, sensory integration and self-esteem while also improving social and stress management skills. Equipment such as balance beams, vaulters, ladders, hoops and wedges are used to develop locomotor skills. Tumbling and Yoga are also incorporated.
Students will develop and strengthen both technological and educational skills giving them a competitive advantage as they embark on new learning situations. The curriculum changes each year including software and new projects.
Around the World Adventure is an afternoon enrichment program that offers an introduction to geography and celebrates diversity. The children “travel” around the country and the world learning about habitats and world cultures. They experience different customs, clothing, celebrations, learn about famous landmarks, etc. Multicultural awareness is developed through hands on activities and intellectually stimulating experiences.
Creative Drama is a half year enrichment program providing language arts experiences and an opportunity for creative self-expression through dramatic play, and dramatic interpretation of literature, puppetry, and Five storytelling using scenery, props and costumes. Five Senses is an enrichment program than enhances awareness and perception of the environment through the use of the senses: smell, taste, hearing, touch, sight. A major component is science. Through the discovery method, children develop confidence and critical thinking skills. This class is part of our five day Pre-K program that meets on Friday mornings.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. STEAM Team is a math enrichment program for children from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., as part of our Thursday LB++ option. This program is a math class that allows children to explore with blocks, parquetry, geoboards, measuring cups,.etc The hands on approach leads to an understanding of math concepts and provides opportunities to explore and practice critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, measurement, tangram, tessellation, probability, and drawing structures.
Book Nook is an afternoon enrichment program designed to enhance language development and promote emerging literacy by focusing on several prominent children’s authors and illustrators. Each month culminates with the children creating their own book based on the inspiration received from the authors and illustrators studied.
Arttra Creations is an art enrichment program for children from 1:00 – 2:00 pm as part of our Thursday
LB++ option. The class provides your child a chance to learn and experience art using all different types
of mediums such as paint, clay, crayon, collage, chalk, oil pastels, etc. in a fun atmosphere.
The Kidsclub program provides an added dimension in preschool programming. All classes are theme-based, varied, and fun. The Kidsclub modules include: Yummy Tummy, Puppet Party, Wacky Woodworking, Blast Off, Squish and Squash, Mango Tango Café, Class with Trash, Digging in the Stone Age.