After School Program Design

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Arts and Crafts

Access a variety of mediums and freedom to work on long-term projects.

Drawing, Painting, Coloring, Knitting, sewing, Jewelry-making, t-shirt making, miscellaneous supplies

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Music and Dance

Consistent practice and opportunities to experiment. 

Keyboard, guitar, drums, amplifier, cables, ribbons, costumes, lights, tape

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Math and Manipulatives

Count, manipulate, and compare.

 

Connectors, Unit cubes, play money, magnets, counters, linking people

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Pretend

Dream and manipulate the world of your mind.

Dress up, structures, chairs, risers, objects, props, dinosaurs, toy people, action figures

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Nature

See, feel, hear, touch, and taste the world are you. In sunshine, rain, snow, and fog.

Insect nets, fire-building, climbing, shelter-making, gardening, digging, creaking.

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Cooking

Cook and bake, preparing food to be consumed.

Washing, cutting, cooking, preparing dishes, presenting

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Games and Strategy

Playing in groups, pairs, and individually. Exploring different strategies.

Board Games, memory games, card games, Uno, chess, humor games, teambuilding

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Reading

Exploring other worlds and views.

 

 

Books, bean bag chairs, dictionaries, and more

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Social Studies

Feeling, seeing, and discovering artifacts, maps, and history.

Maps, models, globes, artifacts

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Puzzles and Logic

Small and Large puzzles and challenges.

Bus puzzle, transportation puzzle, jigsaw puzzle, floor puzzle, riddles, manipulative puzzles

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Technology

Recording, graphing, learning, creating.

 

Computer, tablet, printer, cables, software, books, GoPro, cameras

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Conversation and Debate

Have conversations with adults, more knowledgeable peers, and classmates

Bean bag clusters, chairs, podium, microphone

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Building

Build on small and large scales. Push imaginations and test the rules of nature.

Blocks, Legos, K'Nex, String, Tape, Glue, Models, Toy Figures

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Writing

Write letters, words, poems, stories, plans, essays, and more.

Paper, pencils, pens, notebooks, clipboards, whiteboards

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Science

Experimenting, testing, and exploring.

Ingredients, measuring, stove tops, water tap, equations, microscope, recycling center, magnifying glass, samples, petrie dish, slides, tubes, rocketry, circuit boards, soldering, balancing, scales

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Sports and Fitness

Learn Talents, Body Abilities, Team Sports.

Balls, cones, flag belts, pinnies, skateboards, scooters, bikes, roller blades, clubs, rackets, goals, baskets

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Workshop

Build and create, innovate and produce. Product design and building.

Wood, plastic, metal, cardboard, hammers, screwdrivers, scissors, wrenches, drills, nails, screws, nuts, bolts, hot glue, glues, hinges 

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Construction and Handywork

Repair, build, and renovate.

Plumbing, masonry, tiling, dry-walling