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Afternoon Enrichment classes are a fun way to start the school year!

The students have had a blast in the Afternoon Enrichment classes! Mrs. Iacona’s Kids Cooking class enjoyed making fruit pizzas and rainbow toast! In Mrs. Smith’s Adventures in Literacy Class Chicka Chicka Boom Boom led the way to playing a fun game with the letters! STEM and Mrs. G’s students learned all about clouds, and Mrs. Kelly taught the children words and songs in
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March Enrichment Post

This post displays all of the fun and educational activities our students experience in our afternoon enrichment classes that are offered for children in the PreK4 classes from 1:00-3:00. In Adventures in Literacy, STEM, Kids Cooking, Art and Music and Movement the children are always adding to their education in creative and enjoyable ways! Posts will be updated weekly! Click on the more button
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February Enrichment Update

Enrichment had some very exciting things happening this past week! During STEM, we created mazes with construction paper, plastic trays, wiki stix, paper plates and legos. We had fun creating our own mazes and sharing them with our classmates.  During Art we discussed the painting “Persistence of Memory” by Salvador Dali and studied the melting clocks in the picture. We also talked about dreams
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Enrichment update!

Our enrichment students had a busy week last week! The kids were involved with numerous fun activities. In cooking we made delicious s’mores brownies, which got a thumbs up from all of the students! In literacy we practiced our reading and word skills, the kids especially enjoyed using the stamp markers! And in music we sang songs and danced on our dinosaur feet! These
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Music and Movement

On January 4th our focus was on movement. We read The Tortoise and The Hare and talked about the lesson the fable is teaching us – slow and steady wins the race. We drew some pictures illustrating the story, and for some more fun we then split into teams and ran relay races! It was hard to get good pictures because we love to
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Spelling their way to success!

The afternoon enrichment class had a lot of fun! They read the alphabet rescue book, learning about the wacky adventures of lowercase letters. The kids then put their spelling skills on display by solving spelling puzzles! The kids worked together to spell the words pictured on the pieces. Between the puzzles, letter matching, and story our kids had quite the exciting day! Click on
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STEM: Buildings inspired by historical landmarks

In STEM this week the children looked at pictures of historical landmarks and tried to build a small scale model using different sized blocks. Working either individually, in pairs or in a small group the children had fun trying to figure out the best way to duplicate the landmarks. Examples of what they tried to build were The Tower Bridge in London, The Golden
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Another Great Week of Afternoon Enrichment!

Literacy Enrichment – The children read If You Give A Moose A Muffin using story props to sequence the story events.  They also put letters into “ABC” order.   Cooking Enrichment- We made Macaroni and Cheese from scratch and everyone enjoyed it.  We practiced grating the cheese and measuring, adding and stirring the ingredients.  It was delicious! The following week we made our own version
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We Had a Great Time Learning Together in Afternoon Enrichment!

Adventures in Literacy   –  The children read and sequenced the story “The Little Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie”.  They also played letter games such as Boggle Jr and they paired rhyming words.  ART Enrichment – We learned about Henry Matisse and created our own Matisse inspired art! Kids Cooking-  We made Teddy Bear French Toast!  We cracked the eggs and dipped the bread. 
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We Learned About Lots of Wonderful Things in Afternoon Enrichment!

Literacy Enrichment This week in Literacy Enrichment the children learned about position words by creating a “Where Is The Turkey” book.  They really enjoyed placing the turkey in different positions. Art Enrichment     This week in Art Enrichment we each created our own art using geometric shapes. STEM ENRICHMENT Food Chain! We read The Magic School Bus “Gets Eaten” which talks about food chains in
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