Our school-age program is designed to extend children's learning. The school-age classroom is comprised of 4 main areas: Snack Attack Area, Media Play Area, Homework Hangout, and Creation Station.
Snack Attack Area: This area will allow school-age students to have a nutritious snack and drink upon arriving from school. Jelly Bean Junction will provide a snack each day. The classroom teacher will also plan a snack so that the children have a choice. The children will have some responsibility in this area. They will be able to prepare their snack of choice.
Media Play Area: Children need a place to crash and unwind after school. Children will have access to computers and other hand held games.
Homework Hangout: Children will have the opportunity to work on homework in this area. Teachers will be available to ask questions and assist the children when needed. We will also include a variety of reading materials in this area. Children will have the opportunity to fulfill their reading requirement before going home.
Creation Station: This area will allow students to utilize everyday materials in a different way to create unique products. Children will have access to art supplies, manipulatives, dramatic play materials, science materials, musical instruments, and block materials. Teachers will plan activities monthly and provide the children with the materials and instructions they need for succesful completion of their choosen projects.