1st, 2nd, 3 Grade

1ST HOUR - (8:30 - 9:25)

CLOSED: Outdoor & Wilderness Skills

 

We will learn how to survive the great outdoors with lots of hands on activities and hopefully some guest speakers! Practice your new skills at home.

 

Grade                             1-3, 4-6

Teacher:                        Jessica Rutten

Aide:                              Casi Brown

Materials Fee:               $10

Required Materials:      scissors, wet glue, crayons

Workload: 1                   Min: 4         Max: 12     

 

 

 

 

2ND HOUR (9:30 - 10:25)

Storybook Art

 

Each week we will read a book and create a project in the style of the book's theme/illustration art. Projects include paint, collage, and others! We will read books by Lois Erhlert, Eric Carle and more. Come join the fun!

 

Grade                             1-3

Materials Fee:               $5

Required Supplies:       pencil, glue, scissors

Teacher:                        Angie Helwich

Aide:                             

Workload: 0                   Min: 4        Max: 12

 

Storytellers

 

What would it be like to be a writer? Come learn with us how to write intriguing stories that will hold your listeners captive. Spin a new tale each week, as you write stories at home to share with your friends in class the next week! We will learn how to improve our writing skills to make our stories more engaging, and have fun listening to each other’s stories read aloud, for those who want to share.

 

Prerequisite: Student must be able to read, and willing to write 5 sentences in a single sitting. Invented spelling is welcomed in this class!

Grade                             1-3

Materials Fee:               $5

Required Supplies:       pencil

Teacher:                        Paula Wangler

Aide:                              Abby Mandat

Workload: 3 (a small amount of daily writing is expected)

Min: 3         Max: 10

 

Keep-It-Simple Cooking!

 

We will learn how to make delicious meals and snacks with simple ingredients. There may be a week or two where the kids are asked to make something at home and bring it in for class (e.g. a dozen cupcakes so I can teach them how to decorate with frosting tips, candies, sprinkles, and fruit). We will have a taste-testing class where the kids try a variety of fruits and vegetables, learn how to make dips to go with them and learn how to make simple breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and appetizers. We will also incorporate some math into the class as we learn how to measure ingredients.

 

Grade                             1-3

Materials Fee:               $20

Required Supplies:       A set of measuring cups and a set of measuring spoons (just a cheap plastic set). Basic classroom supplies: folder, pencils or erasable pens, crayons or colored pencils, markers, scissors, and a bottle of glue.

Teacher:                        Jennifer Lockie

Aide:                              Reese Vincent

Workload: 3                   Min: 4         Max: 14

 

 

3RD HOUR (10:55 - 11:50)

 

Storybook Science

 

We will read a Magic school bus book and then do a science activity or experiment that goes along with it.

 

Grade                             1-3

Materials Fee:               $10

Required Supplies:       something to write with

Teacher:                        Angela Gregory

Aide:                             

Workload: 1-2               Min: 4         Max: 12

 

 

CLOSED - Life Science

 

In this fun science class the kids will learn about the wonders of God’s creation around them. We will study a variety of subjects such as; living and non-living things, land and ocean animals, birds, habitats, plants, and insects. The kids will explore and experience these topics through crafts, games, outdoor and indoor activities, and experiments.

 

Grade                             1-3

Materials Fee:               $10

Required Supplies:       paper, pen or pencil, colored pencils/crayons/markers, scissors, glue stick

Teacher:                        Kim Oleszkiewicz

Aide:                             

Workload: 0-1                Min: 5        Max: 12

 

 

 

U.S. Presidents

 

What is a President? What are their duties? How long can they be President? These are just some of the questions we will discuss in this class. We will introduce a new President each week and create a fun learning environment with activities and crafts!

 

Grade                             1-3

Materials Fee:               $15

Required Supplies:       pencils, crayons/markers, scissors, glue stick

Teacher:                        Stacy Smith

Aide:                             

Workload: 0-1                Min: 4        Max: 12

 

 

4TH HOUR (11:55 - 12:50)

 

CLOSED - No Limits

Does your kiddo need a brain break in the middle of their day? Get the wiggles out with me in this energy burning, muscle building, skill developing class! We will play rhythm games, cross midline, play outside, and do your regular gym class activities. Be ready to do a few minutes of practice at home each day. The sky is the limit!

 

Grade:                            1-3

Materials Fee:               $5

Required Supplies:       gym shoes

Teacher:                        Mandy Capo

Aide:                              Heather Aleman

Workload: 1                   Min: 8         Max: 20

 

All About the Midwest

Introduction to the Midwest, discover what makes each state unique. Each week students will complete a mini book on each state included in the Midwest. A map of each area that includes major cities, landforms, state symbols, attractions, and interesting factual tidbits will be provided.

 

Materials Fee:               $15

Required Supplies:       pencil

Teacher:                        Selena Visser

Aide:                             

Workload: 1                   Min: 4         Max: 12