School holiday is approaching soon. I know some of you are excited because you already have a plan for family vacation. But, I know that there are a lot of you that have to be stuck in your 9 to 5 routine and are confused on how to entertain your kids during their school break. Worry not, moms! There are a few schools that offer holiday program for kids outside of the enrolled students. They can have a new experience and their growing brain can still get the stimulation it needs. Much better than laying low in front of the TV all the day long. Just give the school in your neighborhood a call to see if they have a holiday program. In the list below, we have three schools for you to consider.
Cikal Holiday Program (June 14 – July 16, 2010)
A. PRESCHOOL (3-4 years old)
Fun Circle; learning experiences will include arts and crafts, cooking, science and painting.
Sport Games; learning fundamental physical skills: walking, running, climbing, balancing, catching and throwing.
B. RECEPTION (4-6 years old)
Art Adventures; children will create their imagination and develop ideas into 2 or 3 dimension product.
Olympic Games; developing large muscle coordination, self-expression, free exploration, discovery and independence.
Fun Reading; playing and experimenting with reading behaviors and writing activities, moving up from scribbling to writing letters and words.
C. PRIMARY (6-12 years old)
Fun Photography; learn the basic techniques and concept through great self life exploration project and a journey to capture beautiful moments of a wild animal life at the zoo.
Incredible Hand Craft; develop skills through many media: sewing & stitching, cooking, art & hand crafting, gardening & painting.
Music Ensemble; only for Cikal’s student.
Volcanic Trekking; to find the hidden waterfall and learn about tropical plants at Taman Nasional and specific condition around volcanic area.
Modern Dance; learn hip hop, latin and rock & roll dance in 5 days.
Basket; play and learn basketball with instructor from Garuda Club and IBL star.
Badminton; learn the skills of badminton from Ricky Subagja.
High/Scope Holiday Program (June 21 – July 02, 2010)
A. PRESCHOOL Program (1.5 – 4 years) from 8.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon
B. ELEMENTARY Program (K – 5) from (8.00 a.m. – 15.00 p.m.)
C. Fee (Or investment..as they call it :))
Preschool @ Rp 1.500.000,-
Grade K – 3 @ Rp. 1.850.000,-
Grade 4 – 5 @ Rp. 2.000.000,-
Jakarta International School (June 07 – July 27)
JIS has so many programs ranging for 2 years old kids to 12 years old kids. Activities from painting, drawing to sports such as swimming, basketball and soccer. They also have cooking class, drama, computer, photography and even the The YoungBiz Game of Money. Most programs start on early June and if you are not ready to commit for the whole duration of school break, you can enroll on their weekly program too. Price starts from $50 and classes usually start on 8.15. Visit their website here to know more about their Summer academy.
Art & Craft Holiday Program