After school Spanish class focuses on enriching Spanish vocabulary learned in school. The small group offers greater one-on-one interaction and more hands-on activities. We focus on Spanish culture and work together on extended projects. The children will learn Spanish games and study Spanish literature and celebrations. This class will be offered for all students ages 2-5 yrs.
Cooking class is a fun and educational way to further explore the food preparation aspect of the Montessori curriculum. Activities will consist of making healthy snacks and tasty treats like "Zucchini Moons”, "Oatmeal Surprise", "Bagel Faces", and many more recipes which coincide with the holidays and changing seasons. Students will learn to follow a sequence of steps, use measuring tools, and work together through group activity that are both socially stimulating and self-rewarding. Each week a new recipe will be sent home for continuous cooking fun. This class will be offered for all students ages 2-5 yrs.
Storytelling is a wonder-filled activity for children, encouraging the vivid use of imagination, emotion and constructive thought. During our story telling classes we will explore the parts of a story and the process of story-building, by bring to life folk lore from around the globe. Each month we will explore festivities occurring in many different countries and celebrate them by telling their stories. We will also invite guest story-tellers to share unique folk lore from many different cultures and heritages. We may even invite parents! This class will be offered for all students ages 2-5 yrs.
Dance with Ms McClung is an introduction to Ballet, Modern, and Jazz/Hip-Hop styles of dance. The structure of this class allows students to discover basic vocabulary, warm-up techniques, and floor exercises in three different styles of this Performing Art. Through the year students will explore every aspect of dance including choreography, artists, composers, and performance. The class will culminate with an in-class recital and the end of the school year.