REDBUDS   (1st & 2nd grades)

For our 2019-2020 School year the class options are as follows:

Pick your favorite classes in each category on the Elective Cooperative Enrollment form in the Parent Portal. Some of our class hours have "OTHER" class options available to choose in case your student prefers not to take a class in that category!  

 

Remember that each Elective student is $75 per semester (family max of $265) PLUS any class fees for classes chosen.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Just in time

Sports & Skills

Do you enjoy minute-to-win-it games? What about timed sports and skills? If so, this is the class for you!  Each class day will be filled with fun, friendly competition in wacky skills and different sports!

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Comfortable Clothing & Footwear

Just Recess

Need a break from classes to hang or play with your friends...just recess. This is casual and relaxed where the kids can form their own games, play whatever they like, or just hang out. 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Comfortable Clothing & Footwear

PUZZLES & PUZZLES

This class is an OTHER option in case your Redbud prefers not to engage in our Health & Fitness classes. With this class, they won't miss out on any fun as they are challenged with puzzles, puzzles, and more puzzles!

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Parents may be asked to bring puzzles to class on occasion.

THE ARTS

Wearable Art

Children will create a variety of items in class that can be worn once complete. This class is appropriate for boys and girls. The items could be used for themselves or as gifts for loved ones. Some class suggestions are sharpie tie die, nature art, origami crowns and so much more.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Parents will be asked to bring supplies for their student throughout the school year.  A list of all projects will be sent prior to each semester.

Discovering Great Artists

This class offers children the opportunity to explore a variety of artistic mediums including paint, chalk and pencil drawings, sculpture, photography and construction. Artists from the Renaissance to the present time are included, covering artistic styles such as cubism, abstract, cartoon, naturalism, impressionism and folk art. Activities are as diverse as the artists themselves, with Invention Art (Da Vinci), Action Spatter (Pollock), Starry night (Van Gogh), Colour Collage (Matisse) and Comic Dots (Lichtenstein).

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Parents will be asked to bring supplies for their student throughout the school year.  A list of all projects will be sent prior to each semester.

MUSIC

Dance Fitness

Dance Fitness aims to encourage movement, while building confidence in body awareness, through fun easy to learn dances.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Comfortable Clothing & Footwear

Music around the world

This class will go on a musical journey around the world, learning about different countries, cultures, musical styles, and instruments along the way. 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Provided

BOOK CLUB

This class is an OTHER option in case your Redbud prefers not to engage in our Music classes. There will be a list of books covered in each semester. Class time will be reserved for fun discussion, games, and special activities related to each book!

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Parents will need to purchase each book for their student and make sure their student completes the reading assignment for each class. We realize that some Redbuds can't read, and encourage parents to read the necessary text to their student.

FOREIGN STUDIES

Root Languages & Cultures

Students will study different ancient civilizations and their languages, tracing back to missionaries and bible stories and the heroes they tell us about.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Provided

Fun Spanish

Students will learn some basic Spanish vocabulary and phrases through fun activities, puzzles, music and games. Children do not need to be strong readers to enjoy this class.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Provided

FUN GAMES

This class is an OTHER option in case your Redbud prefers not to engage in our Foreign Studies classes. With this class, they won't miss out on any fun as they are challenged with many different fun games!

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Parents may be asked to bring games to class on occasion.

LIFE SKILLS

HEalth, Safety & Manners

It is never too early to help your child develop good manners, health practices, and safety habits. This class will  teach your Redbud the importance of eating healthful foods, taking care of his body, being safe at and away from home, and being kind and respectful to the people around him. 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Provided

STEM fun

STEM activities (Science Technology Engineering and Math) are all the buzz in education. Kids love finding out how things work through fun, hands-on projects and teachers love knowing that they're preparing students for their techy future!

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • Provided with Supply Fee

You'll notice trees as our group theme. This is no accident! *Psalm 1:1-3* 

We ASPIRE to walk with you and support you in every way possible with grace and guidance so that your family tree produces every good fruit of the spirit. 

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