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Working on the Railroad: A Flexible Schedule Class

In this 4 week class, students will learn about working on a real freight train that operates in Rhode Island
Kirstin Teacher & TESOL Certified
167 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 43 learners
year old learners
Pre-Kindergarten-1st US Grade Level
learners per class


per week
Charged weekly
Flexible schedule
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

Students will have an inside view of what it is like to work on a real freight railroad. Students will learn what conductors and engineers do and will get creative with their own train craft. 
Trains are so much fun! I love sharing knowledge with children, learning and creating together!
Students will need the following materials for the train crafts: Week One: 1. Sponge or sponges cut into 3 rectangles measuring about 3 inches by 5 inches for each rectangle 2. 3 colors of paint on 3 plates for dipping sponges in 3. A large piece of paper or several pieces of paper for child to stamp sponge painting onto Week Two: 1. Printable PDFs from the Classroom 2. 4 Q-tips 3. 4 different colors of paint Week Three: 1. Printable PDFs from Classroom 2. Four toilet paper rolls 3. Paint, several colors 4. Paint brushes 5. 8 pieces of yarn cut into 6 inch pieces 6. Glue Week Four: 1. 4 empty toilet paper rolls 2. piece of toilet paper or a tissue 3. 12 milk bottle tops or large buttons 4. colorful paints 5. Paint brush 6. glue 7. 4 pipe cleaners
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
Adults may need to assist children in various aspects of the craft each week.


Kirstin Teacher & TESOL Certified
Lives in the United States
Certified Teacher and Instructional Assistant Certified ESL teacher/tutor
167 total reviews
289 completed classes

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I enjoyed teaching in public schools for eight years. I have worked with a variety of students with a wide variety of needs; assisting them to meet and exceed their learning goals in core subjects... 
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