Extra Curricular Activities

activities1Little Smiling Faces Childcare offers a number of extra curricular activities including:

Introduction to Spanish
LSF provides Spanish for all age groups.  LSF introduces young children to various language and cultures through interactive immersion programs that use a thematic approach to learning.

Art Lessons
Young artists not only develop new skills and knowledge but they create original masterpieces using a variety of media to add to or start their own portfolios.

Onsite Librarian
LSF often partners with Prince George’s County Memorial Library System for story time. Story time includes books selections based on centers theme for the month.

Yoga Instruction
Kids yoga classes that encourage children to use their imagination and yoga poses to imitate their environment.  Students are granted the opportunity to express themselves through creative yoga movements that build strength and flexibility.  They also explore meditation which strengthens concentration and balance.

Dance Classes
Artistic enrichment activities which has a positive impact students.  The following activities are offered – music and movement, ballet, tap, jazz, and tumbling.

Martial Arts

Martial Arts for Preschoolers, LLC offers Kung Fu to children ages 3 and up.  This style of Kung Fu is called Tien Shan Pai. The goal is to focus on those life skills learned at home and reinforced in the classroom such as respect for self and others, discipline, focus and attitude to name a few.

Music Classes

Music for Life Kids provides a customized and age group specific curriculum focused on increasing a child’s inherent ability to create, express and problem solve through music. Music for Life Kids also provides small group piano classes during after school hours.

Field Trips and In-House Extra-Curricular Activities

Field trips are used to reinforce various learning concepts.  During the school year, we take approximately five trips with various in-house activities.  Field trips are often scheduled to the Baltimore Zoo, Pump It Up, Maryland Aviation Museum and various other locations.  In house activities included visits from Mr. Derby, Artz Kids program, Edurama and various other programs.