STARS & STRIPES
O say, can you see! An interactive traveling history program will engage students’ interests in America’s history through visual musical demonstrations about the origins of Independence Day. A visitor from the Library will take the students on a journey leading through the events of the Fourth of July. Students will also participate in a parade celebrating America’s Independence Day.
Ingredients for fun: 1 cup science, 1 cup math, 2 cups creativity, and a pinch of excitement! Mix in kitchen safety, and voila! A delicious week of Cooking Creations that will teach students to combine food preparation, sensory exploration, and nutritional values while whipping up tasty snacks and desserts.
Thoughts become words, words become actions, and actions become habits. This week will teach students to think and talk about safety so they can live safely. They will learn about traffic signs, procedures for crossing roads, and what to do if approached by a stranger. An officer from the Police Department will present Stranger Danger, a talk informing students of the importance of being aware and safe within their communities, classrooms, and homes. A representative of the Fire and Rescue Service will discuss fire safety, emergency procedures, and the role of a firefighter within the community. Magician Mike Perrello will present a magic show with live animals reinforcing safety concepts.
Summer is here and we’re open for play! Students will develop their skills while participating in various sports, including basketball, baseball, and soccer. They will learn the rules, regulations, and goals of each sport. All activities will not only reinforce concepts about the importance of physical health, but also team-building and good sportsmanship. A musical performance from John Henry will entertain the children through songs and dance based on the Olympic theme.
STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Step up through STEM! Hands-on science and engineering activities are fun, interactive ways to help students explore new technological innovations and develop critical thinking skills. A field trip to the National Children’s Museum will engage students’ imaginations and motivate them to combine arts, civic engagement, environmental conservation, global citizenship, and personal health and well-being. A chemist will perform some experiments to show students how much fun science can be!
A CULTURAL EXPERIENCE!
Grab your passport and embark on a journey to experience the different countries of the world. Our path will take students walking down these diverse cultures. Pre-K and Elementary students will create a walk through gallery of countries around the world for all classes to observe. We will also host a potluck feast.
REDUCE, REUSE & RECYCLE
Think green, love green, and live green! All classes will creat “Recycle Art” which will be showcased throughout the school. Students will learn about recycling and what they can do to help conserve and preserve the environment, as well as, learn about the effects of poor waste management.
LE CIRQUE CARNIVALE
Come one, come all! Step right up and prepare to be amazed. Students will engage in numerous fun-filled activities and carnival spectacles, such as a moon bounce, obstacle courses, games, movie day and face painting.
Professional lessons on skills such as dribbling and controlling a soccer ball. All students ages 3-12 will have the option to sign up and participate once a week for 35 minutes for a total of 7 weeks. Additional fees apply. Openings limited.
Tennis Kids is focused on giving every child an opportunity of experiencing the life-long sport of tennis by providing safe, fun and exciting tennis classes while building self-confidence, good sportsmanship and self-esteem. 6 week sessions available. Ellicott City school only.