MANDARIN ENRICHMENT CLASSES FOR KIDS (2-12 Yrs)
•Creative classes to cultivate children’s curiosity and broadening children’s interests and vocabulary
•Broaden their interests and vocabularies
•See 7 enrichment class details below:
Storytelling & Arts (2 - 6 Yrs : 60 min)
Arts & Science (2 - 6 Yrs : 60 min)
Chinese Arts & Calligraphy (6 - 12 Yrs : 60 min)
Chinese Math & Application (3 - 6 Yrs : 60 min)
IB Explorer Outdoors (6-12 Yrs : 3 hours)
Speaking Series: Expressive Communications (3 - 6 Yrs : 60 min | 6 - 12 Yrs : 60 min)
Literacy Series: Creative Reading & Writing (3 - 6 Yrs : 60 min | 6 - 12 Yrs : 90 min)
Storytelling & Arts (60 min)
2-3 Yrs | 3-4.5 Yrs | 4.5-6 Yrs
•Children will love our exciting stories, learning by doing arts and crafts and playing games related to the story, letting their creativity flow while acquiring new vocabularies.
•(30 min) Children love story telling, learning about the story’s characters, its sequence, what we can learn from the story and retelling it, all practicing listening and communication skills.
•(30 min) Following with a creative art project associated to the story is perfect to reinforce learning, and making the class super fun, creative and memorable.
Arts & Science (60 min)
2-3 Yrs | 3-4.5 Yrs | 4.5-6 Yrs
•This class will spark your child’s curiosity and creativity with expressive arts and intuitive science concepts and experiments.
•(30 min) Children love science, we learn through topics such as magnetic forces, light, volcanoes, energy, sound, water, gravity, friction, air, temperature, colour etc.
•(30 min) Followed by crafts making using a variety of materials such as recycled paper, pom poms, clay, glitter, buttons, googly eyes, feathers etc.
Chinese Arts & Calligraphy (60 min)
6-8 Yrs | 8-10 Yrs | 10-12 Yrs
•This class is perfect to cultivate appreciation of Chinese culture.It is also great in helping children to concentrate better, increase their attention span.
•(30 min) Children are introduced to Chinese brushes, ink, rice paper, ink stone and ink stick. They will learn to paint famous Chinese elements such as cherry blossoms, peach flowers, mountains, and landscapes.
•(30 min) Children are also introduced to calligraphy and Chinese characters, fostering a better understanding and appreciation of the structure and aesthetic of the Chinese characters.
Chinese Math & Application (60 min)
3-4.5 Yrs | 4.5-6 Yrs
Explore early Math concepts through hands-on, age appropriate activities, encouraging children to explore real-life problems using mathematical concepts
Math concepts include numbers, shapes, patterns, comparisons and categorization, telling time, money, 1-2 digit addition and subtraction.
IB Explorer Outdoors (3 Hours)
Following the IB approach and the 6 trans-disciplinary themes within PYP, we encourage students to join our half day immersion classes, wherein children explore outside the classrooms: parks, museums, beaches, farms, communities etc (some weeks are all outdoors and some weeks are divided between outdoor time and indoor discussions).
Within each learning themes, we guide students to discover the natural world and new findings, communicate and reflect on their understanding and how it impacts their future thinking and actions. Our goal is to motivate students to develop life-long curiosity and critical thinking skills, whilst gaining plenty of practical vocabularies, contexts and concepts in Mandarin.
Speaking Series: Expressive Communications (60 min)
3-4.5 Yrs | 4.5-6 Yrs | 6-8 Yrs | 8-10 Yrs | 10-12 Yrs
This class focuses on verbal communication, we engage children in a fun-filled and creative way, to listen, comprehend, retell and present what they learn from newspapers, story books, leveled reading books, short videos etc. Children will increase their understanding of new vocabularies, phrases and contexts, gradually growing their confidence and expressing their thoughts and ideas fully using Mandarin Chinese.
•Focus on verbal communication
•Engaging through stories, drama, games and presentations
•Grow understanding and confidence, gradually expressing ideas fully using Mandarin
Literacy Series: Creative Reading & Writing (60 - 90 min)
3-4.5 Yrs (60 min) | 4.5-6 Yrs (60 min) | 6-8 Yrs (90 min) | 8-10 Yrs (90 min) | 10-12 Yrs (90 min)
•Learn Chinese character creatively through pictures, arts, games, stories and science
•Acquire written vocabularies from a rich set of learning medium
•Learn to express their ideas in written form and to publish their own story books in Mandarin
We believe the best way to understand our unique approach is to experience it for yourself. We welcome prospective parents and children to visit us for a trial class or for a school tour.