DK-5th VIRTUAL ENRICHMENT/VIRTUAL PLAYGROUND/LUNCHTIME

Virtual Enrichment, Virtual Playground, and Lunchtime classes are opportunities for fun-filled learning that introduces students to a variety of experiences ranging from dance, yoga, and martial arts to creative activities, arts and crafts, interactive play, and more. Dedicated to providing creative and enriching content to our educational program, these classes enrich the lives of our students and offer them a chance to explore different areas.
 
Our Virtual Playground and Lunchtime Teachers are offering free live, real-time classes during the daily lunch break from noon to 1:00 pm and our Virtual Enrichment teachers are offering free, live, real-time classes in the afternoons after school from 3:00 to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday during Distance Learning. Classes are grouped in grade levels for Lower Elementary (DK-2nd) and Upper Elementary (3rd-5th).
 
Simply check the schedules below and click on a Zoom link to participate in the class.

These classes are for Willows students only. Please do not share these links.

If you have any questions, please email Janell Samuels at janells@thewillows.org

Note: Classes that run longer than 30 minutes are noted.


DK - 2nd GRADE SCHEDULE

TIME Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
3:00 - 3:30 PM Moving (DK-2nd)
with Mae
Storytime (DK-2nd)
with Susie
Circle Games
(DK - 2nd)

with Anthony/Carl
3:00-4:00
Weaving Workshop
with Susannah
3:30 - 4:00 PM Martial Arts (DK-2nd)
with Coach Dane
Improv (2nd)
with Liza 
4:00 - 4:30 PM Soccer Kickers!
(DK - 2nd)

with Anthony
Scavenger Hunt Run (DK-2nd)
with Hazel
Boardgame Olympics
(DK - 2nd)
with Anthony
4:30 - 5:00 PM Martial Arts (DK-2nd)
with Coach Dane
Draw Together (DK-2nd)
with Carl

3TH - 5TH GRADE SCHEDULE

TIME Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
3:00 - 3:30 PM 3:00 - 4:00
Dance (3rd - 5th)
with Marissa
Moving (3rd-5th)
with Mae

Mind Readers and Book Wizards 
(3rd - 5th)
with Cathy
3:00 - 4:00
Weaving Workshop
with Susannah

3:30 - 4:00 PM Circle Games (3rd - 5th)
with Anthony/Carl


4:00 - 4:30 PM 4:00 - 5:00
Open Studio Art (4th & 5th)
with Susannah
4:15 - 5:00
Improv (5th)
with Liza
Soccer Kickers!
(3rd - 5th)
with Anthony


4:30 - 5:00 PM Yoga (3rd-5th)
with Rina & Carl

Martial Arts (3rd- 5th)
with Coach Dane
Origami Tsunami (3rd-5th)
with Carl/Anthony


Martial Arts (3rd- 5th)
with Coach Dane

Coming Friday, May 8th - Martial Arts with Coach Dane for Parents, Faculty & Staff

Coach Dane will be offering a Martial Arts Class for Adults only on Fridays from 4:00 to 4:30 pm and 4:30 to 5:00 pm. The class will be a fun, and interactive journey into the world of fitness and Martial Arts. Coach Dane offers safe, yet fun games, and techniques, all based in the world Wu-Shu; an ancient style of Kung Fu made popular by the films “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, and “The Matrix”.

LUNCH BREAK DK–5th Grade

Monday - Friday

DK-2nd Grade Lunchtime
12:00 – 12:30 PM • Lunchtime: Animal Webcams
12:30 – 1:00 PM • Virtual Playground: Interactive Play

DK – 2nd: Students can eat their lunch and travel the world while exploring live feeds of webcams of animals at zoos and aquariums around the world. After lunch, students can go to an assigned virtual breakout room where they can choose between a variety of interactive games.

3rd-5th Grade Lunchtime
12:00 – 12:30 • Virtual Playground: Interactive Play
12:30 – 1:00 •  Lunchtime: Animal Webcams

3rd – 5th Grade: From Hangman to Pictionary, the fun won’t stop in the interactive breakout rooms for 3rd – 5th grade students. After the interactive play, students can either sit in groups and eat lunch together with friends of the same or other grade or join the fun of exploring live feeds of webcams of animals in aquariums and zoos around the world.

VIRTUAL ENRICHMENT CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

List of 15 items.

  • Boardgame Olympics with Anthony

    Ever want to win a gold medal? Well, here’s your chance! With Boardgame Olympics with Anthony the gold is yours!
  • Circle Games with Anthony & Carl

    Your favorite yard teachers are here to bring the best camp games to your screens!
  • Dance with Marissa

    Dance with Marissa! Start with a fun dance warm-up, next, explore modern and jazz techniques, and then, learn a dance!
  • Draw Together with Carl

    Bring out your inner Picasso when you draw with Carl!
  • Improv with Liza

    Play fun, virtual improv games with Liza!
  • Martial Arts with Coach Dane

    A fun, and interactive journey into the world of fitness and Martial Arts! Coach Dane offers safe, yet fun games, and techniques, all based in the world of Wu-Shu; an ancient style of Kung Fu made popular by the films “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, and “The Matrix”.
  • Moving with Mae

    Don’t relax! Get movin’ with Mae with Zumba, Yoga, HITT, and stay fit!!
  • Open Studio Art with Susannah

    Students will share their ideas and the art projects they are working on at home. Susannah will facilitate the group and offer suggestions if needed.
  • Origami Tsunami with Carl & Anthony

    Let's discover what we can do with a little bit of paper and a whole lot of imagination! If we put the two together, the sky is the limit!
  • Scavenger Hunt Run with Hazel

    Calling all explorers! We are off on a hunt, and we are running out of time! Find items on your treasure hunt list before the clock runs out…Students will find easy house hold items while getting in a few exercise moves along the way.
  • Soccer Kickers With Anthony

    It’s time to dust off those old soccer cleats, because we’re taking playing ball in the house to another level with fun soccer drills and activities that will get you out of your chairs and on the ball! (Don’t actually bring your soccer cleats!)
  • Story Time with Susie

    Sit back and enjoy adventurous stories with Susie and her cute puppy Missy.
  • The Mind Readers and Book Wizards

    Enjoy Wednesday afternoon hang outs with fellow bookies. Grab a snack, find a comfy chair, and we’ll choose a book or a couple of books that we can all read together.
  • Weaving Workshop with Susannah

    Come weave, share work, ask questions, chat. Everyone welcome!
  • Yoga with Rina & Carl

    Enjoy a 30-minute yoga class with some relaxation, breathing techniques, and simple movement sequences to leave you refreshed and rejuvenated!
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