School Age Child Care: Hearts & History

Published: February 6, 2020, at 8:23 a.m. PT

Last updated: February 6, 2020, at 9:10 a.m. PT

Three kids at table painting

Students discover what they love through our proprietary curriculum centered around STEM, career-connected learning, arts, literacy, education, and diversity and global learning. Discovering the world is fun and safe with the Y, the experts at helping kids grow and learn in spirit, mind, and body.

Two girls painting

STEM

Heart Tessellations

Kids will explore patterns and color-mixing that would make Cupid smile.

Girl with microphone

Career-Connected Learning

Kid Reporter

Kids will have the opportunity to explore the world of journalism as they put on their kid reporter cap and interview people in their community about the Civil Rights Movement, which we highlight as a part of Black History Month.

Boy using scissors to cut orange paper

Arts

Faith Ringgold Flags

Faith Ringgold is a famous African-American Artist, best known for her story quilts. In this activity, kids will create a flag collage inspired by her famous Flag Story Quilt.

Colored pencil drawing a blue car

Literacy

Create a Comic Strip

In this fun-filled activity, kids will create their own comic strips as they enhance their skills in writing through humor and dialogue.

Kids looking at a model of a heart

Education

Heart Pump Model

February is American Heart Month and in celebration, kids will create a functioning Heart Pump model and explore the workings of this important organ.

Blue Adinkra Cloth

Diversity & Global Learning

The Adinkra Cloth

Math, Art, and Global Learning collide as kids explore the beauty of the Adinkra Cloth, a traditional cloth made by the Ashanti people of Ghana.