Liberal Arts Academy
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Ages: 6 – 12 years old
In our high-tech society, good manners are essential for every child’s self-confidence and success in life. These skills help us make friends and resolve conflicts in a healthy way. For families who recognize the importance of their children’s manners, this interactive program focuses on up-to-date social and communications skills, which build self-esteem, self-respect, and respect for others. Students will learn to interact with peers and adults, introduce themselves and practice dining skills through role-playing games, book discussions and questions/answers from real life situations. Handouts will be given at each class.
Public Speaking Essentials
Ages: 8-14 years old
In our society, young people are hiding behind silent glowing monitors, phones and television, which enormously decreases their ability to communicate. Participants will strengthen verbal and written communication skills and learn advanced vocabulary by doing fun activities that include introductions, speech presentations, interviews, and discussions. Young people will gain self-confidence, overcome public speaking anxiety and meet new friends!
Social Skills & Confidence Builder
Ages: 7 – 13 years old
Social Skills Series 1: Confidence builder
Confidence is a way of thinking that affects emotions, behaviors and attitude and it’s very important to build confidence early in life. In this class participants will learn and practice first impression, self-presentation, positive attitude, sense of responsibility, leadership and communication skills through role-playing, discussions and team-building games.
Social Skills Series 2: How to Choose Friends
How to choose friends, make good choices, and be true to yourself? This class is dedicated to teaching young kids to overcome difficult situations, choose quality friends, protect yourself from bullying and develop a beautiful character. Through role-playing, discussions and friend-building games, participants will learn what it means to possess self-confidence, good character and true friendships in our current society.
Social Skills Series 3: Making Right Choices
How to teach kids to make right choices in life? Participants will practice ‘making choice’ strategies, learn decisions and outcomes, identify personal values, ‘no assumptions’ rules and best ways to communicate with their peers. Activities include: strategic games, role-playing and discussions from real life situations.
Problem Solving Challenge
Ages: 7-13 years old
How do we teach kids to solve everyday problems by themselves? Problem Solving Challenge is a comprehensive program designed to help kids grow their mind and develop logical thinking, persistence and creative skills. This program includes timed hands-on STEAM challenges which a team should solve on the spot. Students will build structures using simple materials, create improv skits, and learn leadership skills, problem solving and overcoming barriers.
The Leader in You
Ages: 7-12 years old
Students will learn effective leadership and team building strategies through role playing games designed to strengthen their listening and leadership skills in a team environment. Participants will learn to work through difficult situations by recognizing and utilizing each team member’s strengths.
Ages: 4-7 years old
Good manners and social skills are important in all aspects of your child’s life, from the playground to the classroom. While playing fun and exciting games young children will learn to use magic words, introduce themselves, talk on the phone, interact with their peers and adults, learn dining skills in our “Play Restaurant”, and much more! At the end of the session participants will enjoy dressing up and attending our fabulous Tea Party. Materials included.
Fancy Tea Party
Ages: 4 – 7 years old
Calling all glamorous ladies and charming gentlemen! Join us for fancy etiquette lessons. Your child will learn the art of polite conversation and increase his or her elegant vocabulary through roll play. Children will enjoy dressing-up, making perfect parfaits, and decorating delectable cupcakes at our fabulous Tea Party!
For Girls Only!
Ages: 7 – 12 years old
Do you know how hard it is to survive in today’s “girls’ world”? This class is dedicated to teaching young girls to be true to themselves, overcome difficult situations, choosing quality friends, making the right choices in life, and developing a beautiful character. Through role-playing, book reading, movie discussion and friend-building games, the girls will learn what it means to possess self-confidence, good character and true friendships in our current society. Let’s get together and make a difference, ladies!