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.
Music Explorers is a year-long course offered once a week as a half-hour extension during lunchtime. This enrichment class will expose your child to a variety of musical styles and instruments, basic rhythm concepts, and elements of song. Active children will thrive as we also use movement to explore music on a deeper level.
2017-2018 Rate: $187 per year
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, World Chefs, Creative Builders, Strike A Pose! and Nature is Neat. The deadline for registering for each class is the Friday before class begins.
2017-2018 Rate per Four-Week Class: $75
Sport Adventures (October 3/4- October 24/25): 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!
World Chefs (November 7/8-December 5/6 *No class Nov. 21/22): Come travel the world...of food! We'll stamp our passports and cook up wonderful new recipes around the globe! Through hands on recipes, children learn cooking can be fun and nutritious, The class encourages children to try new foods, learn about different cultures and practice counting and measuring while having fun in the kitchen. Get ready to explore the world around you!
Creative Builders (January 9/10-January 30/31): Calling all inventors, creators, builders and designers...come and build some awesome creations with us! We will create our own designs and make structures using Legos, recyclable materials and many other interesting items. Skills necessary: none! Skills gained: communication, problem solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and team work.
Strike A Pose! (February 6/7- February 27/28): Learn Pre-K yoga poses from A to Z. It will be fun and relaxing learning to stretch your muscles and bend your body in shapes of all kinds of animals.
Nature is Neat (March 13/14- April 17/18 *No class weeks of March 26 and April 2): Time to be adventurous! Filled with all the mysteries of nature for us to discover. Explore the world of bugs, animals and nature. Nature will come alive in the classroom and we will explore outside in nature as well!
2017-2018 Four Week Classes
Returning 2017-2018! Spanish is a year-long course offered once a week as a half-hour extension during lunchtime. This enrichment class will introduce your child to the Spanish language and culture! Vocabulary and songs will be reviewed and added each week, and children will learn more about the Spanish culture through stories and songs!
2017-2018 Rate: $187 per year