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Course Descriptions

ENRICHMENT

Karis Kindergarten PREP    Ages 4-5 years

This class will help prepare your pre-k child with Kindergarten readiness skills, including instruction in phonics, an introduction to reading, sight words, and basic number skills. Children will be in a highly structured but nurturing academic environment where they will be challenged to build critical thinking skills and apply them in various contexts, through interactive activities designed for this age group. The lessons are prepared by a credentialed Kindergarten teacher and designed to incorporate California preschool and kindergarten standards.

K-5th Grade Enrichment Classes (Reading/Writing)

These classes, divided by grade and/or ability level, will reinforce and teach language arts content at or above the child's grade level, including instruction in reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Children will be in a highly structured but nurturing academic environment where they will be challenged to build critical thinking skills and apply them in various contexts, through interactive activities designed for their age group. The class is taught by a credentialed teacher and designed to incorporate Common Core Standards.

ART

Little Explorers    Ages 2-5 years

Prepare to get messy - this class is all about art exploration! Children and their parents will work on art projects using a variety of media, including paint, clay, collage, stamping and more. Art projects help develop motor skills and art appreciation, and incorporate standards from the California Preschool Learning Foundations. Parent participation is required.

Little Creators    Ages 5-8 years

Children will explore various mediums and techniques for creating art in this fun one-hour class! Projects will include drawing and painting using a variety of media, including watercolor, pastels, and charcoal, as well as some 3-dimensional work. The class will help students develop visual and spatial skills and will introduce basic art vocabulary such as lines, shapes, and colors to help students observe the world around them as they design works of art.


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