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Creative Play Dates: Storybook Adventures

Class
Rachel Elizabeth
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(381)
Youngsters age 3-6 will explore the 5 skills of early literacy through stories. This class meets weekly and will explore stories and topics inspired by learner interests and things that make us curious.

Class experience

US Grade Preschool - Kindergarten
Students will build early literacy skills, explore creative drama activities, and engage in sensory/craft activities related to the theme for the session.

Students will be able to:
- Use their voice, body, and imaginations to try on roles 
- Relate the story to real-world situations
- use creativity to create artwork related to the book or topic explored
- Practice early literacy skills in a safe and monitored setting:
—Reading (listening and responding to a story)
—Writing (Using fine motor skills During craft and/or activities)
—Singing (music and movement)
—Playing (animating their stuffed animal friends, acting out parts of the story)
—Talking (introducing themselves and their stuffed animal friends, and sharing their ideas throughout the session)

Students will respond and reflect on their experience sharing their thoughts and feelings.

Students are encouraged to extend the learning outside of the scheduled session by preparing for the session (gather stuffed animal toys, choose and wear their own outfit appropriate for the theme, share what they learned/did outside of the session)
Homework Offered
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class. Prepare for the session: Gather favorite stuffed animal friends (Magical creatures suggested, but any stuffed animal friend is welcome. Students will likely have time to introduce only 1-3 friends) Reflect and share after the session: Show the artwork and describe it to a family member Tell a family member about the session Various other activities inspired by the theme to extend learning beyond the session
Assessments Offered
Miss Rachel loves making connections with each individual child and encouraging engagement at each learners level. Assessment is observed through the session, as we’ll as any additional sessions the learner attends.
Grades Offered
Specific list of supplies will be shared in the classroom weekly. 

Basic supplies to have on hand:

Play dough (recipe for homemade play dough will be provided in the classroom, but any kind will work) 
Finger paint
Craft Paint brush
Watercolor paint set
Cup of water
Crayons 
Washable markers
Construction paper 
Kids safety scissors
Blank paper
Finger wipes for clean up
Uncoated paper plates
Google eyes
Scraps of paper
Ribbon
Elmer’s glue
Pipe cleaners
Brown paper lunch bags

Occasionally additional craft materials may be needed for some activities. These items will be suggested in advance of each session.
 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Parents and caregivers are encouraged to be on hand to assist child with use of craft materials and participate in the activities with their learner. 
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(381)
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NOTE: If you don't see a time that fits your schedule, please send a request with times that work for you! I am often able to accommodate suggestions. 

Since most of my classes depend on learner interaction, I will reach out to families enrolled... 
Group Class

$8

weekly
1x per week
30 min

Completed by 56 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 3-6
3-6 learners per class

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