Your child is introduced to computers. Each child is first taught the basics of how
to operate a computer. He or she becomes comfortable with the computer as a learning
and working tool through group and individualized instruction which enables development
in such skills as learning shapes, numbers and letters.
Computers are in every classroom for children ages 3 and older.
The classroom teacher works with children in the computer center to improve
the child's dexterity with the computer. Different educational games
are introduced that correlate with the classroom curriculum.
French is included for all children ages 2 ½ and older in the tuition price . Learning the French language is an excellent experience for young children because it helps to develop basic foreign language skills. After a few lessons, the children are encouraged to teach others. This makes them feel important and confident.
Our French teacher of 26 years is from France. She travels to each school and meets with the children in classes , immersing them in the French language through songs, books, stories, games, crafts, and cooking projects. Our signature French program focuses on conversational French, as well as French culture.
The children learn names for the parts of the body, animals, plants, and objects in the classroom. They are taught to count to thirty, the names of colors, and the names of items of clothing. The children also learn basic conversational French: hello, good-bye, see you soon, what is your name?, how are you?, and how old are you? They often become so enthused that even their favorite cartoon characters speak French through them.
The children know the name of the school, "Le Chaperon Rouge," means "Little Red Riding Hood" and they pray before eating in both French and English. The children enjoy French because it is fun, interesting, and different.
Our signature French program focuses on conversational French, as well as French culture.
The French lessons at Le Chaperon Rouge have been an added bonus. Alex has impressed many with his second language and what a joy that has brought us. - Mother from Westlake
Spanish is included for all children ages 4 and older in the tuition price. The
Spanish teacher starts introduction of the basic language, and covers
topics in weekly lessons through video, audio, and hands-on learning to
increase each child's Spanish vocabulary and comprehension.
This very festive language has become a must in our everyday life.
The children learn the basic words like colors, numbers, day of
the week as well as the polite way to ask for things and to say thank you.
They enjoy the songs and games as well the
history and cultural background of the
language. We learn, sing, and dance like all the children from Spain to Mexico.
This special music program is included in the tuition of all children in
Pre K, Elementary School, and Summer Camp. The teacher travels to each
school weekly, bringing with him musical instruments for the children to play
, and introducing the children to elementary music concepts , and singing.
The following are programs that are offered at most locations, for an additional fee:
Gymnastics classes are held on location by a certified youth fitness coach.
Instructors bring full-size equipment to the schools each week
along with their years of expertise.
Ancient martial arts help in the full development of balance and coordination.
It also improves your child's concentration and gross motor skills while it teaches
them self defense, discipline, and respect. Our karate programs are centered on the
basic skills of martial arts, and then honing those skills in age-appropriate ways.
Physical fitness, determination, and safety are the focus of our classes.
Basic soccer skills and character development are the focus of this national
program focusing on children ages 3-8. Local instructors work with small groups of children weekly
through skill-building drills and games.
Stretch-n-Grow is the world’s largest fitness organization for children,
promoting exercise and wellness for kids of all ages. Their
comprehensive curriculum includes good nutrition, major muscle
recognition, safety and hygiene. Stretch-n-Grow classes help to enhance gross
motor skills, increase body strength, endurance, flexibility and build self-esteem.
Little Racquets is an introductory tennis program that will teach
your child the fundamental skills of tennis through
age-appropriate drills and games.
We understand a working parent's busy schedule. To help eliminate some of the
stress of your life, during the summer months, Le Chaperon Rouge transports your
child back and forth to swim lessons during your work day! Details are available
each year in the late spring.
Field trips are designed to provide the children with scientific knowledge and curiosity which may later influence their vocational inclinations. Many field trips emphasize safety and good health.
We visit museums, aquariums, a farm, fire stations, bakeries, manufacturing companies, police stations, doctors and dentists.