The special activities are included as part of the preschool day. The instructors spend 30-minute time slots in each class. A Chabad teacher remains with the children during the special activities.
|Monday||YOGA: Corey Esannason brings a sense of fun and relaxation
to children by introducing them to basic Yoga poses. It is an
opportunity for children to connect with their breath, build
strength and flexibility, and develop a better understanding
of their bodies. *During fall and spring: Art instead of Yoga
|Tuesday||MUSIC: Shifra Garber creates a fun and lively musical
experience that keeps children moving to the music during
her multi-sensory classes. Children learn about different
instruments and musical concepts, such as tonality, beat,
melody, and harmony.
|Wednesday||STAMFORD NATURE CENTER: Instructors from the Nature Center bring new animals every week for the children to touch and learn about. They also teach a wide variety of science concepts related to animals, such as life cycles, food webs, habitat, and animal adaptations.|
|Thursday||SPORTS: Anatoli Vartuso teaches the children basic physical
skills using a variety of drills and games. Activities enhance
gross motor ability, keep everyone active, and introduce
children to group sports including soccer, baseball, and
hockey. *During the winter: Art instead of Sports
|Friday||SHABBAT PARTY: Shabbat party activities alternate between
Puppet Shows that reinforce positive social skills with Morah
Maryashie and Music and Movement to celebrate the joy of
Shabbat through song and dance with Bobby Doowah.
|ART: Morah Yael leads children in creative and unique art
experiences. Through exploring a broad variety of mediums
and techniques, children are encouraged to discover new
forms of expression. Children will engage in drawing,
painting, collage, printmaking, sculpture and more.