Meaningful Hands Signing Academy starts with toddlers and is offered through PreK. Sign language has been shown to help kids communicate sooner, building their vocabulary and leading to less frustration. Teachers are able to increase interactions and use it to teach letters/numbers more easily through body movement, teach language, social emotional skills, and manage conflicts. This program uses the award winning Signing Time Curriculum as well as the ASL vocabulary for babies, toddlers, and adults introduced through songs, stories, flash cards, and FUN!
Jemima’s Playhouse is an all-in-one music and language, interactive, children’s program that starts with toddlers and is offered through PreK. Children are taught music, foreign language, and civics through original songs, books, and characters. This innovative cultural enrichment program is a great mix of culture blended with entertainment and education through the practice of music, arts, and foreign language and IMAGINATION!
Rockin Rob’s Music & Movement classes are completely interactive & educational & geared for preschoolers. Classes are “theme based” & promote age – appropriate lesson plans, songs & movements. Children will learn shapes, colors, numbers & letters though music & movement.classes promote education through musical sing-alongs, finger plays, fill-in-the -blank and call & response educational interactions & participation. Classes foster & develop social, emotional, cognitive, physical & mental growth & focus on the “whole child.” We promote teamwork, motivation, self – confidence, self – awareness, healthy living, education, interaction, positivity, self – esteem, self-expression, fun & more. Education through the many benefits of music, movement, imagination & storytelling.
Welcome to the STEM Safari Program! This program is offered to our PreK classes. Books, STEM, and animals, Oh my! Explore the world of STEM through your favorite children’s books. Each week, we will enjoy story time, followed by a STEM project. Discover how we encounter Science, Technology, Engineering and Math every single day. Plus, each month we will have an animal visitor thanks to our friends from the Kansas City Zoo!