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Creative Enrichment Workshops (ages 2-4)

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Spark your young one’s creativity and imagination! These enrichment workshops feature thematic, hands-on activities designed to enhance social skills and make learning French even more fun!

Themes include:
Arts & Crafts • Cooking • Creative Movement • Do It Yourself
Fairytale Fun • Games • Music & Songs • Nature & Sciences • Theater

Activities change each week. Save $5 per workshop when you sign up for two or more.

Enroll your child in the à petits pas Plus program that combines an 11-week toddler class with an 11-workshop package, and save!

Arts & Crafts

Children create their own masterpieces that relate to the day’s theme and vocabulary.

         
  Ages 2 & 3 Mon 10-11am Dec 3 • Jan 14 • Feb 14 • Mar 14
    Thu 10-11am Dec 6 • Jan 17 • Feb 18 • Mar 18
         
  Ages 3 & 4 Sat  3:30-4:30pm Dec 8 • Jan 19 • Feb 16 • Mar 16

Cooking

Children will learn new French words and sentences while creating sweet or savory treats using seasonal fruits or vegetables.

         
  Ages 3 & 4 Wed 5-6pm Nov 14, 28
Dec 5, 12
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13, 20

Creative Movement

Children discover how to express themselves through a playful approach to movement—which includes dance and yoga—built around a story.

         
  Ages 2 & 3 Mon 10-11am Jan 24 • Feb 21
    Thu 10-11am Jan 28 • Feb 25, 2019
         
  Ages 3 & 4 Sat  3:30-4:30pm Jan 26 • Feb 23

Do It Yourself

Using ordinary—and unusual materials—such as shaving cream, beads, Play-Doh, etc. children create objects based on a story and its related vocabulary.

         
  Ages 3 & 4 Mon 5-6pm Jan 7, 14, 28
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Mar 4, 11, 18, 25
         
  Ages 3 & 4 Thu 5-6pm Nov 15, 29
Dec 6, 13

Fairytale Fun

Children will discover a different classic French fairytale each week through creative projects and songs.

         
  Ages 3 & 4 Mon 5-6pm Nov 5, 12, 26
Dec 3, 10

Games

Engaging in games such as Twister, Lego, and easy board games, children develop motor and cognitive skills, and learn how to engage in friendly competition

         
  Ages 3 & 4 Tue 5-6pm Nov 13, 27
Dec 4, 11
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12, 19

Music & Songs

Children learn and sing songs, work on rhythm, and play percussion instruments. Each song serves as the basis for learning new vocabulary.

         
  Ages 2 & 3 Mon 10-11am Nov 26 • Jan 7 • Feb 7 • Mar 7
    Thu 10-11am Nov 29 • Jan 10 • Feb 11 • Mar 11
         
  Ages 3 & 4 Sat  3:30-4:30pm Dec 1 • Jan 12 • Feb 9 • Mar 9

Nature & Sciences

Children explore the world around them through observations, experiments, activities, and general science projects.

         
  Ages 2 & 3 Mon 10-11am Nov 12 • Dec 10
Jan 31 • Feb 28 • Mar 21
    Thu 10-11am Nov 15 • Dec 13
Feb 4 • Mar 4 • Mar 25
         
  Ages 3 & 4 Fri  5-6pm Nov 16, 30
Dec 7, 14
Jan 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
Mar 1, 8, 15, 22
    Sat  3:30-4:30pm Nov 17 • Dec 15
Feb 2 • Mar 2 • Mar 23

Theater

Children explore movement and space through imaginative play, role playing, and other activities that allow them to creatively express themselves.

         
  Ages 3 & 4 Thu  5-6pm Jan 10, 17, 24, 31
Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14, 21

Course Code: WKAPP
$40 per workshop
$35 per workshop if you sign up for two or more
Maximum 12 children per workshop. One parent or care-giver must attend with the child.

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