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Enrichment Classes

Enrichment Classes

2017 LJUMCNS Fall Enrichment

Classes begin the week of September 11th and end the week of December 15th.

If you would like to reserve a space for your child please make check payable to the enrichment teachers and bring to the office ASAP (before the classes start). Please note: Classes fill up fast.

WOW! Lego Engineering with Mr. Richard

Mr. Richard helps children enhance knowledge of key STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) using our unique “Think, Build, Review” process. Every class their Lego friends, Sam and Sara, get stuck in some sort of sticky situation and need our little engineers to build them something to help them get out of it. Students use our Lego Duplo bricks with special moving pieces like gears, cams, and pulleys to create elaborate projects that they get to customize and make their own. They learn to be creative problem solvers and master builders while practicing valuable skills like teamwork, focus, and trial-and-error testing.

  • Ages: 3-5
  • Mondays: 12:00 – 12:45pm or 2:00 – 2:45pm
  • Cost: $234 for 13 classes

Please make check payable to Whole Child Learning Company
Email Mr. Richard with questions: rbeitey@gmail.com

Yoga with Roberta

Children get enormous benefits from yoga. Physically, it enhances their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improves. Doing yoga, children exercise, play, connect more deeply with the inner self, and develop an intimate relationship with the natural world that surrounds them. Yoga brings that beautiful inner light that all children have to the surface. In my yoga class children will “travel to different places,” play games, practice self-love, and learn the postures in a creative and fun way.

  • Ages: 2.5 – 5
  • Fridays: 12:00 – 12:45pm or 2:00 – 2:45pm
  • Cost: $198 for 11 classes
  • Thursdays: 12:00 – 12:45 – Starts October 5th
  • Cost: $144 for 8 classes

Please make check payable to Roberta Rogers.
Email Roberta with questions: rrogers@ljumcns.com

Eat Your Veggies! Cooking with Julie.

Learning about food is a life changing adventure! Children often eat only the foods that they know. When they see, experience, and prepare new foods they often enjoy the taste. Eat Your Veggies offers a fun way for children (of all ages!) to experiment with new and sometimes unusual ingredients. The children will cook real food using fresh ingredients with much of the produce obtained from local farms. Children will learn in small groups and practice basic cooking skills such as cutting (with safety knives), measuring, mixing, and following recipes. Each child will receive a copy of the recipe of the day to decorate and put in their recipe book to take home. We read a food related story and of course they get to eat their creations each week!

  • Ages: 3-6 (older children welcome in the 2:00pm class)
  • Wednesdays: 12:00 – 1:00pm, 2:00 – 3:00pm.
  • Cost: $265 for 13 classes

Please make check payable to Julie Diaz (and note any food allergies)
Email Julie with questions: eatyourveggiessd@gmail.com

Clay Munchkins with Amy Mayfield

San Diego based Clay Munchkins’ objective is to guide children in the “hands-on” approach to create whimsical zoomorphic creatures out of natural clay. Students explore different techniques such as pinch, coil and slab-building with non-toxic lead free glazes. All of the work is fired in a kiln twice. Projects include animals from ants to zebras to bears to dinosaurs and every creature in between. Clay classes help build self-esteem and push your child’s imagination. They benefit the emotional, creative, intellectual and physical development of young children. The ceramic keepsakes are treasures for years to come and are great presents for the holidays.

  • Ages: 3 ½ – 5 ½ years old
  • Tuesdays: 12:00 – 1:00pm and 2:00 – 3:00pm
  • Cost: $299 for 13 classes

Please register on: claymunchkins.com
Make check payable to Amy Mayfield.
Email Amy with questions: munchkinsclay@gmail.com

Music and Movement with Teacher Mary

Kids will have fun while learning a combination of dance, aerobics, ninja moves, sporting games, Music & Dances from Disney Favorites, The 50’s, 70’s, Hawaiian, singing & more! Learning through Music & Movement using instruments, rhythm sequences, sporting equipment, scarves, wands & fun props to practice coordination, following directions, language development, and learning through play, cooperation, making friends & simply having fun by releasing positive energy! Snack and water provided.

  • Ages: 3-6
  • Wednesdays: 2:00 – 2:45pm
  • Cost: $216 for 12 classes
  • Please note: classes will be 12:00 – 12:45 on October 11th and November 8th (staff meeting days)

Please make checks payable to Mary Rickards.
Email Mary with questions: maryrickards@san.rr.com

Payment Options for All Classes

  • Option 1: Full tuition due with registration
  • Option 2: Two equal installments: First payment due with registration and second payment due on November 1st.

Please contact Roberta Rogers with any general questions: rrogers@ljumcns.com

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