Special Classes

Music – Class meets once a week for 20 minutes that encourages all aspects of musical discovery through singing songs, playing simple hand instruments and movement activities. Introduces students to basic musical knowledge/concepts such as steady beat, tempo, melody and volume.

Science – Class meets once a week for 20 minutes that encourages all aspects of science discovery – ask questions, make a plan, investigate, experiment, model, describe and identify. Topics covered include but are not limited to: life cycles, what makes up our body, bugs, static electricity, magnets, solar system. Lots of hands on experiments allowing for direct experiences with topic.

Creative Movement – Class meets once a week for 20 minutes that encourages all aspects of creative movement – stimulates a variety of skills, enhances sensory-motor integration, develops controlled movement (balance, strength, coordination), enabling children with varying abilities to have large-motor experiences similar to those of their peers, ranging from familiar to new and challenging, and finally, helping them learn physical games with rules and structure.

Woodshop – This class meets once a week for 10 minutes with two students at a time that encourages hand eye coordination and fine motor movement development through the creation of wood crafts using a variety of materials including wood glue and woodshop tools.