Another wonderful way for your child to learn and grow at Aldrich! To supplement the traditional preschool program, we offer a variety of enrichment classes for children. Enrollment for these classes begins in June, and registrations are taken on a first come, first served basis. Enrollment paperwork can be found under the "Forms" tab on the website. Children must have turned 3 years old by 9/1 of the current school year to attend enrichment classes.
Our once a week, short-term enrichment opportunities are the perfect way for your child to explore their interest and aptitude for new topics. This year, we will be offering Sports Adventures, Little Chefs, Mini Scientists, Bend and Boogie, Wacky Weather, and Spy Kids. The deadline for registering for each class is the Friday before class begins.
2018-2019 Rate per Four-Week Class: $75
Sport Adventures (October 2/3- October 23/24): Sports Adventures provides great exercise in a structured format that introduces a wide variety of sports! It is about helping kids discover the champion within themselves, while emphasizing teamwork and fair play. We will introduce children to the basics of our world's most popular sports while building coordination, balance and confidence!
Mini Scientists (October 30/31- November 27/28): Curious about the world around you? Come join our class for a chance to explore through science! Children will have the opportunity to do hands-on experiments, test their hypotheses, and learn about science all while having fun. We will investigate many different topics, including our bodies, animals and insects, and our planet. This experience is tailor-made to spark a passion for the amazing world of science!
Little Chefs (January 8/9-January 29/30): This class encourages children to try new foods, practice counting and measuring, and while have tons of fun in the kitchen. At the end of class, children will enjoy their creation and then share some treats with their families. Recipes will be shared so that parents and children can continue baking together at home.
Bend and Boogie (February 5/6- February 26/27): Your little movers will experience a balance of yoga and dance through games and guided activities. They will bend and stretch, forming shapes from A-Z. They will express themselves through cool dance moves to familiar songs. Then they will meditate to soothing melodies while using their imagination to describe the world around them. Let’s move!
Wacky Weather (March 5/6- April 2/3): Get ready to explore the weather around us! We will become Junior Meteorologists as we learn about temperature, clouds, snow, rain, sunshine and wind. We will learn about the wonders of weather and discover how the weather changes through the seasons.
Spy Kids (April 9/10- April 30/ May 1): Imaginary spy school will help children develop the powers of observation, listening skills and memory. We will work through these skills with hands-on experiences. With a mystery story, like “Where are the Missing Cookies,” the class will ask questions and use their five senses to unlock the power of investigation and solve the mystery