After School Program Design
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
Music and Dance
Consistent practice and opportunities to experiment.
Keyboard, guitar, drums, amplifier, cables, ribbons, costumes, lights, tape
Math and Manipulatives
Count, manipulate, and compare.
Connectors, Unit cubes, play money, magnets, counters, linking people
Dream and manipulate the world of your mind.
Dress up, structures, chairs, risers, objects, props, dinosaurs, toy people, action figures
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.
Cook and bake, preparing food to be consumed.
Washing, cutting, cooking, preparing dishes, presenting
Games and Strategy
Playing in groups, pairs, and individually. Exploring different strategies.
Board Games, memory games, card games, Uno, chess, humor games, teambuilding
Exploring other worlds and views.
Books, bean bag chairs, dictionaries, and more
Feeling, seeing, and discovering artifacts, maps, and history.
Maps, models, globes, artifacts
Puzzles and Logic
Small and Large puzzles and challenges.
Bus puzzle, transportation puzzle, jigsaw puzzle, floor puzzle, riddles, manipulative puzzles
Recording, graphing, learning, creating.
Computer, tablet, printer, cables, software, books, GoPro, cameras
Conversation and Debate
Have conversations with adults, more knowledgeable peers, and classmates
Bean bag clusters, chairs, podium, microphone
Build on small and large scales. Push imaginations and test the rules of nature.
Blocks, Legos, K'Nex, String, Tape, Glue, Models, Toy Figures
Write letters, words, poems, stories, plans, essays, and more.
Paper, pencils, pens, notebooks, clipboards, whiteboards
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
Sports and Fitness
Learn Talents, Body Abilities, Team Sports.
Balls, cones, flag belts, pinnies, skateboards, scooters, bikes, roller blades, clubs, rackets, goals, baskets
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
Construction and Handywork
Repair, build, and renovate.
Plumbing, masonry, tiling, dry-walling