Give your young child a head start on learning numbers and letters, appreciating music, learning chess while learning to get along with others, and understanding proper behavior in an educational setting.
Chess-Ed, provider of Chess at Crow Island, Greeley, and Skokie Middle School will provide this unique, exciting, and dynamic chess instruction which lifts each student to a new level of expertise. Each week students will enjoy an engaging lesson with supervised time to play with classmates. Students will grow their knowledge of the game - from the basics through opening theory, middle game tactics, and end game combinations. Playing chess increases IQ performance, improves memory, uses analytical and critical thinking skills, teaches problem-solving, responsibility, sportsmanship, social skills, and more. The chess program is open to all students K-5 of all playing levels.
Noggin Builders S.T.E.M. Explorers
NEW EXPERIMENTS! Hands-on science specifically designed for preschoolers! Project examples include: experiment with surface tension, explore animal habitats, create chemical reactions, and test the strength of wind power. These explorations, hands-on science activities, and games will build creative problem-solving skills through preschoolers’ natural curiosity about the world around them.
Extraordinary Kids Adventures
Extraordinary Kids Adventures explores life and the "animal" world around us in a special way. Emphasizing the "why's" and how curiosity and kindness of people make our world a better place through art, science and S.T.E.M.
RoboThink After School Club - Battle Robots
Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using unique RoboThink bricks, then apply that knowledge to create multiple robots for friendly competitions. You’ll have a blast as you play robot soccer, compete in robot relay races, and other fun challenges in this fun robotics program.
Moms and tots come play and learn as we see how much fun it is to be a toddler! We will have lots of exploring time plus an art project, a story, and a snack to end a day of fun. An adult must accompany each child. No siblings are allowed. Please bring a sippy cup for your child.
Little Bits is a class designed for ages 2-3 to have fun and make new friends while engaging in art, music, free play, and end class with storytime. Each week will be centered around a new theme. Children will be taught social skills as sharing, caring, and cooperation.
ABC's & 123's
Each class is centered on a different number and letter which are reinforced through various puppets, songs, games, and stories