Extracurricular Activities at Stepping Stones-
-Music and Movement with Bobbie
-Art with O'Hare
-Yoga with Jessica
All 3 instructors come to Stepping Stones once a week and share their expertise and knowledge on the subject with the children.
Music and Movement with Bobbie is every Thursday morning. She spends 20 minutes with each class ages 6 months-5 years. She teaches the kids beats and rhythm through song and dance using patterns, clapping, stomping, drums, xylophones and more! Every Spring, the children do a performance on the Center for the Art stage, led by Miss Bobbie.
Art with O'Hare is every Wednesday morning. She spends 20 minutes per
class ages 3-5. She leads special art projects incorporating the seasons, holidays, science, fine and gross motor and more!
Yoga with Jessica is every Monday morning with ages 2 through 5. Jessica teaches the kids basic yoga moves while incorporating Mindfulness and calm down skills.
YOGA for kids
Yoga teaches children mindfulness by helping them pay attention to their feelings without judging them. Children tend to live naturally in the moment. However, they can sometimes worry about future events. Mindfulness can therefore be a great tool for relieving this anxiety.
-Focus on the breath
-Meditation and relaxation
-Visualization through adventure and story telling
-Being fully present through concentration and balance
-Acceptance of self and others
ART with Kids
The benefits of art for children are many and include problem solving abilities, creativity, literacy, fine and gross motor skills, connection and understanding.
ART HAS THE ROLE IN EDUCATION OF HELPING CHILDREN BECOME LIKE THEMSELVES INSTEAD OF MORE LIKE EVERYONE ELSE!
Music with Kids
Music can benefit children in many areas- language, math, concentration, memory, social skills, brain growth. It also helps children gain increased coordination
A Joy for music= A joy for life