Small Wonders School Year Enrichment

  • Boy and girl cooking   Boy and girl in chef hats

    Small Wonders Kids in the Kitchen

    Mondays, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

    Each week the children help prepare the snack as well as explore new foods. Students will practice food safety, learn to make healthy choices, use table manners, and explore food from cultures around the world. All food is peanut-free. Lunch time is part of the schedule. Students can bring a peanut free lunch from home or have a school provided lunch for an additional cost.

    March: Fruits & Veggies Galore

    Fruits and Veggies Yummy! Join us for the month to learn which ones we like and try some that we haven’t tried before. We will make some fun and healthy snacks!

    March 2, 9, 16, 30

    $130/4 sessions

    April: Sensational Sips

    This month we will make smoothies, juices and more. Come discover what kinds of fun drinks you might add to your snack routine.

    April 6, 20, 27

    $100/3 sessions

    May: Foods Around the World

    Join us for the month of May as we investigate what types of food other children around the world eat. We are sure to try some new and exciting foods!

    May 4, 11, 18

    $100/3 sessions

    Kids in the Kitchen Information and Registration


    Messy Masterpieces!

    Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Your little mess maker will have a blast in this hands-on class. They will enjoy many artistic, mess-making moments as they create marvelously messy masterpieces. We plan to paint, sculpt, scribble, and giggle our way to discovering mess making at its very best. Each month we will explore new creations! Be sure to join us and leave the mess with us! Ages 3-6, students must be independently toilet trained. Lunch time is part of the schedule. Students can bring a peanut free lunch from home or have a school provided lunch for an additional cost.

    March: Marbling Masterpieces

    Explore the fascinating technique of marbling. Get ready to make marbling masterpieces using different marbling techniques.

    March 3, 10, 17, 31

    $120/4 sessions

    April: Splatter Art

    It’s all about the mess this month! Have fun making splatter painting with fly swatters, catapults and rubber bands.

    April 7, 14, 21, 28

    $120/4 sessions

    May: Colorful Creations

    Colors, Colors and More Colors! Bring a white T-Shirt in May and your child will come home with tye-dyed art to wear!

    April 7, 14, 21, 28

    $90/3 sessions

    Messy Masterpieces Information and Registration


    LEAP (Literacy Enrichment at Preschool)

    Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Your preschooler (age 3-6) is invited to join us to learn about a new Author each month. We’ll read, sing and rhyme together as we discover a variety of stories that are sure to inspire continued reading beyond our classroom walls! This enrichment class will reinforce reading readiness skills, pre-writing skills and early mathematical concepts that will ignite your child’s love of learning! Lunch time is part of the schedule. Students can bring a peanut free lunch from home or have a school provided lunch for an additional cost.

    March: Karen Beaumont

    Karen Beaumont’s books are full of fun and inspiring messages that are sure to bring out the very best in all of us. Her bouncy rhymes will keep children more than entertained from beginning to end!

    March 4, 11, 18

    $90/3 sessions

    April: Laura Numeroff

    In the “If You Give A…” series of books, we will learn about cause and effect, sequencing, predicting and a variety of additional literacy skills that little learners will want to use at home during reading time!

    April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

    $150/5 sessions

    May: Nancy Carlson

    Join us as we explore Minnesota native Nancy Carlson! Her brightly colored illustrations and recurring characters, like Louanne pig, Henry the mouse, Harriet the dog and George the rabbit, are sentimental favorites.

    May 6, 13, 20

    $90/3 sessions

    LEAP Information and Registration


    Small Wonders School of Science

    Fridays, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Young children are naturally curious explorers who are eager to discover information about the world around them. Children learn scientific concepts by exploring observing and investigating materials and ideas. These experiences provide the foundation for abstract and scientific thought. Science concepts are encompassed throughout the key areas of early learning; for example, children use pretend play to explore and manipulate materials, creative arts to discover a variety of ways to express their ideas, and literacy and language arts to research answers to questions. Lunch time is part of the schedule. Students can bring a peanut free lunch from home or have a school provided lunch for an additional cost.

    March: Weights & Measurements

    March 6, 13

    $60/2 sessions

    April: Magnets & Simple Machines

    April 3, 17, 24

    $90/3 sessions

    May: Spring has Sprung

    May 1, 8, 15, 22

    $120/4 sessions

    Small Wonders School of Science Information and Registration

     

Contact

  • To learn more about the Small Wonders Preschool, Summer or School Year programming, or to answer any questions, please contact: Ann Skokan at Ann.Skokan@isd194.org or 952-232-3001.

  • Small Wonders Location

    Crystal Lake Education Center
    16250 Ipava Ave.
    Lakeville, MN 55044