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FLEX: Fraydo the Dragon's After School Club: Pen Pal Workshop With Animated Characters

Fraydo The Dragon Club introduces kids to the beloved story of Fraydo the Dragon: A Very Big Problem. Kids solve Fraydo's BIG problem, meet the ANIMATED characters & earn The Certificate of Awesomeness for 4 completed Pen Pals letters.
Courtney Spain Aragon
73 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
Class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
4-6
year olds
1-12
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific

Sat, Oct 15

Oct 15 – Nov 12 (4 weeks)
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Sun, Oct 16

Oct 16 – Nov 13 (4 weeks)
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Sat, Oct 29

Oct 29 – Nov 26 (4 weeks)
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Sun, Oct 30

Oct 30 – Nov 27 (4 weeks)
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Tue, Nov 1

Nov 1 – 29 (4 weeks)
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Thu, Dec 1

Dec 1 – 29 (4 weeks)
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Fri, Dec 2

Dec 2 – 30 (4 weeks)
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Sat, Dec 3

Dec 3 – 31 (4 weeks)
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Fri, Dec 30

Dec 30, 2022 – Jan 27, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Sat, Dec 31

Dec 31, 2022 – Jan 28, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Sun, Jan 1, 2023

Jan 1 – 29, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Mon, Jan 2, 2023

Jan 2 – 30, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Tue, Jan 3, 2023

Jan 3 – 31, 2023 (4 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

From lively discussions to fun activities to story vignettes, Fraydo The Dragon Club Pen Pal Workshop is an engaging way to not only help children work on their penmanship but to also help children develop their problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills, all within a safe environment. Your learner will learn to construct a formal letter and will be given a "Certificate Of Awesomeness" by the Queen for class participation in the 4th week. 
OPTIONAL HOMEWORK:
During the class, the children learn along with one of the four main characters to write a Pen Pal letter. The workflow includes 4 steps:

STEP ONE: 
At the end of each class, your learner will receive a Pen Pal letter from the character of the week.   

STEP TWO: 
The learner’s adult can print that character's Pen Pal letter out and read it to the learner so that your learner can write back.
  
STEP THREE: 
Each week, the children will work on their return Pen Pal letters to the weekly character.  

STEP FOUR:
=>Each week, you can upload your learner’s return Pen Pal letter (Optional).
=>Each week, each student will be sent a set of questions to ponder as inspiration for their letter writing. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Depending upon your learner’s age, some children would rather draw a picture (vs. write) as their main communication point for their Pen Pal letter. And that’s great!  After all, a picture tells a thousand words!
1) Please print out the provided Pen Pal Letter Templates before class. If your learner does not have a printer, using any blank paper from home will work. 2) Please bring a pen, crayons, or markers to class to create your letter. 3) Don’t forget to print the Discussion Guide so that after the class you can have a meaningful conversation with your learner about the characters in the picture book. 4) This course uses Canvas. Course link will be sent during enrollment. PLEASE NOTE: You can find the class’ companion hardcover picture book (Fraydo The Dragon: A Very Big Problem) and Kindle Edition on Amazon as well as FraydoTheDragon.com. Please note, the picture book is not required for this class, but if purchased via FraydoTheDragon.Com (Kindle or NEW Hardbound Editions (Sold Only by Little Fire Press), the Author gets a minimal royalty fee and thanks you for your support! 

In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
At the end of Week Four, your learner will be awarded a "Certificate Of Awesomeness" by the Queen for his/her participation in the Pen Pal Workshop. Miss Courtney will post that Certificate of Awesomeness. This will be a PDF document and the name on the certificate will be blank for parents to fill in.

Please note: Depending upon your learner’s age, some children would rather draw a picture (vs. write) as their main communication point for their Pen Pal letter. And that’s great!  After all, a picture tells a thousand words!  
 
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Fraydo The Dragon Club Pen Pal Workshop uses CANVAS.

Teacher

Courtney Spain Aragon
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Published Author and StoryTeller Extraordinaire
73 total reviews
137 completed classes

About Me

Hello Everyone!

I am a professional writer and successful children's book author. I hold an Executive MBA Certificate from the Haas School of Business, Berkeley and a BA from Syracuse University, the Newhouse School of Communications (Writing... 
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