After School Activities
Yoga is offered on Monday afternoons to children aged two and a half and
older. Yoga is an ancient science and philosophy that has been practiced
for thousands of years. Yoga, adapted for pre-school children, develops
body awareness, language, good listening skills, cooperation and powers
of observation. It teaches pre-school children about nature, their environment
and inspires their imaginations. It prepares them for breathing techniques
used in yoga. They learn by playing, singing, moving and imitating.
Each Tuesday, after school children are involved in a cooking class.
Children are exposed to concepts such as measuring, preparing ingredients,
different food groups, and always have a yummy treat to take home that
This dance, movement and fitness program specifically designed for young
children. The philosophy of which is to expose children to various
forms of dance and movement while having fun learning. The basics of
ballet, tap and creative movement are taught while blending numbers,
colors, shapes and words into each lesson. The children are provided
with appropriate physical, imaginative and critical thinking exercises
that contribute to their development as a whole.
On Thursdays afternoons a Spanish language program is offered to children
aged four years and older. Children build basic vocabulary and begin
to develop an understanding and appreciation of a foreign culture.
Each Friday children who stay after school will be involved in a half
hour Physical Education. Children take part in non-competitive developmental
gymnastics. The Rudamentary skills developed will help facilitate strength,
stamina, flexibility, balance and confidence.