School Age Child Care: Read Across the Y

Published: March 2, 2020, at 12:29 p.m. PT

Last updated: March 2, 2020, at 12:42 p.m. PT

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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.

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STEM

Walking Rainbow

March and rainbows go together like peas and carrots. In this STEM activity, we will create our own Walking Rainbow to explore capillary action as a beautiful rainbow is revealed.

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Career-Connected Learning

Everybody Gets a Job!

In this activity, youth get to experience the importance of being one part of a whole in the workforce through an experiential activity of working in a Greeting Card Company.

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Arts

Georgia O’Keeffe Flowers

In honor of Women’s History Month, we will take a look at the influential female artist, Georgia O’Keeffe and create artwork inspired by her spectacular flowers.

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Literacy

St. Patrick’s Haikus

Kids will celebrate the Irish through the development of St. Patrick themed Haiku Poetry.

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Education

Hop on Pop Hopscotch

As we Read Across the Y, literacy collide with physical activity in this fun Dr. Seuss themed game, inspired by the classic Hop on Pop.

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Diversity & Global Learning

Name Origins

Every day is a holiday and March 5 is Discover Your Name Meaning Day! Kids will have the opportunity to discover the richness of the word that is the most important to them—their own name!