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Early Childhood

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Preschool
Literacy

Ages 3-4

Join Liberty Filmore for this Pre-K Literacy Skill-Building Class 1x/week! 

 

A perfect pairing with Magnificent Math PreK and Pre-Ballet

 

This course includes preschool skill building for:

Writing, Phonemic Awareness, & Storytime Comprehension. 

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 Fun pre-writing skills & storytime comprehension activities. No boring worksheets or endless repetition here: Liberty uses her experience as an early childhood educator to make each session a space for high energy, highly engaging fun! 

 

  • This class is a general fit for 3s/4s and is well suited for families looking for opportunities for their child to grow in: 

    • Pre-Writing skills such as grip strength, fine motor manipulation, scissor skills, & excitement around writing acquisition

    • Phonemic Awareness: Onset & Final Consonants, Blending Phonemes, Rhyme Recognition

    • Storytime Listening, Comprehension, & Recall Skills

 

  • This class is a fit for children who:

    • are showing interest in holding, gripping, and prewriting skills  (ex: Drawing lines & shapes, working with crayons, markers, or pencils, cutting & creating with child size scissors, etc)

    • know some of their letter sounds and can visually recognize some of the letters of the alphabet 

Taught by: Liberty Filmore

Wednesdays from 11:00-11:45am EST

Pairs well with  Magnificent Math PreSchool on Mondays at 11am and Pre-Ballet on Fridays at 10am.

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Magnificent
Math PreK

Ages 4-5

A fun filled Math extravaganza!  With games, crafts and joyful interactions, this class is a fun filled way for your little one to gain math skills! 

 

  • This class is a general fit for 4s/5s and has the following skill-building goals: 

    • Counting 1-20 

    • Understanding grouping (ex: 2 over here, 4 over here)

    • Understanding Most and Least, Largest and Smallest

    • Continued spatial awareness and shape building 

    • Following clues and directions (such as to find a buried treasure!) 

 

  • This class is a fit for children who:

    • Are learning their numbers 1-20 or have mastered some of them thus far 

    • Know common shapes already (square, circle, triangle, heart)

    • Can put 3-4 things in order, small to large 

Taught by: Liberty Filmore

Tuesdays from 11:00-11:45am EST

Pairs well with PreK-Literacy on Thursdays @ 11am, Storytime Explorers on Mondays @ 10am, STEM-Xploration on Wednesdays at 11am and Pre-ballet on Fridays at 10am

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Magnificent 
Math Preschool

Ages 3-4

Join Liberty Filmore for this fun filled Math extravaganza!  With games, crafts and joyful interactions, this class is a fun filled way for your little one to gain math skills! 

 

  • This class is a general fit for 3s/4s and has the following skill-building goals: 

    • 1:1 correspondence

    • Counting 1 to 10 

    • Shape Recognition

    • Sorting, Grouping, & Spatial Awareness 

    • Adding and Subtracting by 1 (introduction of concept) 

 

  • This class is a fit for children who:

    • Are learning their numbers 1-10 or have mastered some of them thus far 

    • Are working on shape recognition

    • Understand basic groupings such as “more” and “less” 

Taught by: Liberty Filmore

Mondays from 11:00-11:45am EST

Pairs well with PreSchool-Literacy on Wednesdays @ 11am, and Pre-ballet on Fridays at 10am.

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STEM
Xploration

Ages 3-6

Step into the Laboratory with Liberty for this super fun weekly exploration where limitless discoveries await! 

 

In this class, students will

  • Engage in sensory play and scientific observation 

  • Learn the basic steps of scientific experiments

  • Discover basic engineering principles and perform tests

  • Gain understanding of spatial relationships and rudimentary physics

  • Learn how to cross-apply knowledge acquisition 

  • Cultivate curiosity, de-mystify “mistakes”, and gain confidence in fearless exploration 

 

*please note: This course does not include computer engineering or coding skills. 

Taught by: Liberty Filmore

Wednesdays from 10:00-1045am EST

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PreK Literacy

Ages 4-5

Join Liberty Filmore for this Pre-K Literacy Skill-Building Class 1x/week! 

 

A perfect pairing with Magnificent Math PreK and Pre-Ballet

 

This course includes preschool skill building for:

Writing, Phonemic Awareness, & Storytime Comprehension. 

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 Fun pre-writing skills & storytime comprehension activities. No boring worksheets or endless repetition here: Liberty uses her experience as an early childhood educator to make each session a space for high energy, highly engaging fun! 

 

  • This class is a general fit for 4s/5s and is well suited for families looking for opportunities for their child to grow in: 

    • Writing skills such as grip strength, fine motor manipulation, scissor skills, & excitement around writing acquisition + Letter Practice & Tracing to build strength & Focus

    • Phonemic Awareness: Onset & Final Consonants, Blending Phonemes, Rhyme Recognition, Adding and Deleting Sounds, Beginner Vowel Exploration & Comprehension

    • Storytime Listening, Comprehension, & Recall Skills

 

  • This class is a fit for children who:

    • Have been holding and gripping markers and/or crayons for ~1 year or more to create

    • Have experience using child size scissors to cut

    • Recognize the majority or all of their letters and can create or match most or all  of the sounds with the letter

    • Have begun writing some letters and some or all of the letters of their name. 

Taught by: Liberty Filmore

Thursdays from 11:00-11:45am EST

Pairs well with Storytime Explorers on Mondays at 10am, Magnificent Math PreK on Tuesdays at 11am,  STEM-Xploration on Wednesdays at 10am and Pre-Ballet on Fridays at 10am.

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Kindergarten 
Readiness

Rising Kindergarteners

Designed to support children heading to Kindergarten in Fall, 2021*

*if your child is not heading to K this fall please register them for PreK classes or reach out to APL for more specific guidance on the right fit  to support your little learner!

This class means 2x/week for 6 weeks and is designed to support children in Kindergarten readiness. 

This class covers the following in rotation with each skill being touched on at least 1x/week: 

  • Writing Skills

  • Phonemic Awareness

  • Early Literacy/Reading Comprehension & Practice 

  • Storytime (1 story/class centered around topic of study) 

  • Math Skills

  • Social-Emotional Understanding & Wellness (Feelings Exploration, Resilience Building, & non-spiritual Mindfulness Practice such as breath work)

Taught by Liberty FIlmore

July 13th - August 19th

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00- 10:45am EST

Pairs well with Storytime Explorers on Mondays @ 10am and STEM-Xploration on Wednesdays @ 10am

Elementary School

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Beg Ballet 7-9

Ages 7-9

Perfect for students discovering Ballet for the first time and families looking for a child-led, exploratory approach to dance that honors children’s natural cadence and unique capabilities, in alignment with age-appropriate gross motor skills. From journeys under the sea to ballet in outer space, each week we explore a different thematic inspiration through dance. We will also work on building one Dance week to week as a capstone to share at our final class. 

Taught by: Caelen Gibbs

Thursdays from 1:00-1:45pm EST

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Spanish
Let's go to Europe!

Ages 5-9

level: Intermediate

Pack your bags for adventure, amigos!  We'll journey through Europe countries and learn all about the food, customs, natural wonders, and interesting creatures.

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 2-6

2:00-2:45pm EST

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Spanish
A walk in the desert

Ages 5-9

level: Intermediate

The desert is home to unusually species of plants and animals! Come explore the treasures of this habitat and learn fascinating facts about its animals and plants.

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 9-13

2:00-2:45pm EST

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Spanish
Adventures in Time

Ages 5-9

level: Intermediate

 Time-hop with us from eras past to the future and beyond! The students might find themselves in prehistoric times with dinosaurs roaming the earth or in a medieval castle surrounded by knights and princesses! 

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 23-27

2:00-2:45pm EST

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Art &
Storytime: Learn to Draw Animals

Ages 5-9

Popular stories, fun facts, making art, show and tell and more fun and interactive activities will keep your child engaged, and creating!

Perfect for just after lunch to digest before they go back outside to run around!

Taught by Teresa Sedano

August 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st

1:00-1:45pm EDT

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Spanish
Let's go to Europe!

Ages 6-12

level: Advanced

Pack your bags for adventure, amigos!  We'll journey through Europe countries and learn all about the food, customs, natural wonders, and interesting creatures. 

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 2-6

3:00-3:45pm EST

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Spanish
A walk in the desert

Ages 6-12

level: Advanced

The desert is home to unusually species of plants and animals! Come explore the treasures of this habitat and learn fascinating facts about its animals and plants.

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 9-13

3:00-3:45pm EST

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Spanish
Adventures in Time

Ages 6-12

level: Advanced

 Time-hop with us from eras past to the future and beyond! The students might find themselves in prehistoric times with dinosaurs roaming the earth or in a medieval castle surrounded by knights and princesses! 

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 23-27

3:00-3:45pm EST

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Spanish
Let's go to Europe!

Ages 5-9

level: Beginner

Pack your bags for adventure, amigos!  We'll journey through Europe countries and learn all about the food, customs, natural wonders, and interesting creatures. 

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 2-6

10:00-10:45am EST

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Spanish
A walk in the desert

Ages 5-9

level: Beginner

The desert is home to unusually species of plants and animals! Come explore the treasures of this habitat and learn fascinating facts about its animals and plants.

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 9-13

10:00-10:45am EST

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Spanish
Adventures in Time

Ages 5-9

level: Beginner

 Time-hop with us from eras past to the future and beyond! The students might find themselves in prehistoric times with dinosaurs roaming the earth or in a medieval castle surrounded by knights and princesses! 

Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga

daily, August 23-27

10:00-10:45pm EST

Orange Leaves

Japanese
Advanced Beginner

Ages 8-12

 For students who completed Beginner Japanese 8-12 or Not-so-absolute Beginner Japanese 8-12

Taught by Meredith Kaunitz

Wednesdays, June 16th- August 4th

3:00-3:55pm EST

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

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Spanish
Let's go to Europe

Ages 10-13

Beginner

Pack your bags for adventure, amigos!  We'll journey through Europe countries and learn all about the food, customs, natural wonders, and interesting creatures. 

Taught by: Alejandra Zuñiga

 

daily, August 2-6

11:00-11:55am EST 

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Spanish
A walk in the desert

Ages 10-13

Intermediate

The desert is home to unusually species of plants and animals! Come explore the treasures of this habitat and learn fascinating facts about its animals and plants.

Taught by: Alejandra Zuñiga

 

daily, August 9-13

5:00-5:55pm EST 

Orange Leaves

Japanese
Advanced Beginner

Ages 8-12

 For students who completed Beginner Japanese 8-12 or Not-so-absolute Beginner Japanese 8-12

Taught by Meredith Kaunitz

Wednesdays, June 16th- August 4th

3:00-3:55pm EST

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Spanish
Let's go to Europe

Ages 10-13

Intermediate

Pack your bags for adventure, amigos!  We'll journey through Europe countries and learn all about the food, customs, natural wonders, and interesting creatures. 

Taught by: Alejandra Zuñiga

 

daily, August 2-6

5:00-5:55pm EST 

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Spanish
Adventures in Time

Ages 10-13

Beginner

Time-hop with us from eras past to the future and beyond! The students might find themselves in prehistoric times with dinosaurs roaming the earth or in a medieval castle surrounded by knights and princesses!

Taught by: Alejandra Zuñiga

 

daily, August 23-27

11:00-11:55am EST 

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Spanish
A walk in the desert

Ages 10-13

Beginner

The desert is home to unusually species of plants and animals! Come explore the treasures of this habitat and learn fascinating facts about its animals and plants.

Taught by: Alejandra Zuñiga

 

daily, August 9-13

11:00-11:55am EST 

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Spanish
Adventures in Time

Ages 10-13

Intermediate

Time-hop with us from eras past to the future and beyond! The students might find themselves in prehistoric times with dinosaurs roaming the earth or in a medieval castle surrounded by knights and princesses!

Taught by: Alejandra Zuñiga

 

daily, August 23-27

5:00-5:55pm EST 

 

Teens

 
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Japanese
Not-so-absolute Beginner

For anyone who has taken Absolute Beginner Japanese Teens. If you think your student would be a good fit but hasn't taken the pre-requisite class, please email our instructor at info@artplaylearn.com.

Taught by: Meredith Kaunitz

Thursdays, June 17- August 5th

2:30-3:55pm EST

Cherry Blossom

Japanese
Advanced Intermediate Part 4

For anyone who has taken Advanced Intermediate Part 3  If you think your student would be a good fit but hasn't taken the pre-requisite class, please email our instructor at info@artplaylearn.com.

Taught by: Meredith Kaunitz

Wedesdays, June 17th- August 4th

4:00-5:25pm EST

Small Street in Japan

Japanese
Intermediate Part 1

For anyone who has taken Advanced Beginner Japanese. If you think your student would be a good fit but hasn't taken the pre-requisite class, please email our instructor at info@artplaylearn.com.

Taught by: Meredith Kaunitz

Tuesdays, June 22nd- August 10th

6:00-7:25pm EST

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Japanese
Intermediate Part 5

For anyone who has taken Intermediate Full 2nd Year Japanese or Intermediate Part 4. If you think your student would be a good fit but hasn't taken the pre-requisite class, please email our instructor at info@artplaylearn.com.

Taught by: Meredith Kaunitz

Thursdays, June 17th- August 5th

4:00-5:25pm EST

Outside 

Kids Running

Bridge Camp

Ages 6-10

Does your child need to get outside and play but also needs to catch up on missed learning or to bridge the gap between where last school year left off and next school year will pick up?

Bridge Camp is for you!

This 1/2 day camp will get your kids moving, creating and having fun while also slipping them some secret learning!

- Improv games provide opportunities for English mechanics, composition practice and reading elements reinforcement

- Playwriting provides reading comprehension and writing practice

- Art activities have geometry and science embedded

- Sports and games will practice math skills on the sly

- Music and dance also hide the math practice

- Puzzles and inventor activities provide science content, small group work opportunities and practice problem solving

Exact activities will be based on the interests of the kids in attendance.

 

Taught by: Meredith Kaunitz and other co-teachers TBA

Location: Allen Pond, Bowie MD

9:00am - 1:00pm M-F

Week 1: July 26th-July 30th

Week 2: August 2nd-6th

Week 3: August 23rd-27th

Week 4: August 30- September 3rd (if PGCPS hasn't started yet)

Up to 12 kids

Grab your spot.

Click on the button below with the dates you want to enroll in.

 

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