Leapstart's After School program offers a wide range of enrichment classes for children to explore and develop new skills. From art to science and beyond, our classes are designed to support children's learning development and build on their talents. Our experienced instructors adapt the curriculum to the specific age group, creating a fun and interactive learning environment where children can collaborate and socialize with their peers. Our free and paid classes are an excellent way for children to explore their interests and develop new skills. Our classes are designed to be both fun and educational, and all our enrichment programs are designed to provide a well-rounded experience for children.
Below is a list of classes we offer that will enrich your child's time with us. Both Free (included in our After School program) and Paid classes are available and listed below. Please note that not all classes are offered at every center.
Leapstart offers a variety of enrichment classes that are included in the program fees. These classes fill quickly and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents have the option to enroll their child in these classes during the enrollment process. Please note that not all classes are offered at every center.
Our STEAM class encourages young scientific minds to practice curiosity, critical thinking, tool building, and problem solving in the real world. Through hands-on projects and experiences, children will be on an adventure throughout the school year, engaging in STEM activities and building projects such as wind turbines, balloon buggies, paper spinners, galaxy bowls, ninja robots, robotic arms, and more.
In this class, children are grouped by age and experience and are gently guided by their instructor to develop an interest in STEM, and to view themselves as particularly talented as they explore various themes. Our STEAM class provides a fun and engaging way for children to learn about science, technology, engineering and math. Sign up today and give your child the opportunity to develop their problem-solving and critical thinking skills while having fun!
Signup your child to learn some awesome new dance moves in our Dance class once a week! In this class, young dancers are guided to connect with their inner artist and express themselves through movement. Our dance class not only helps children with coordination and physical strength, but also provides an opportunity for them to socialize and make new friends as they learn and practice in a group setting.
The class is designed to be age-appropriate and the instructor provides gentle and encouraging feedback along the way. This not only helps children improve their dance skills, but also helps them gain confidence and self-esteem. Furthermore, dance class is a great way to exercise and stay active while having fun! We offer a variety of dance styles to choose from, like hip hop, contemporary, Bollywood and more. Sign up your child for our weekly dance class for an exciting and enjoyable experience. Seats are limited.
Weekly Yoga & Meditation
Our Yoga and Meditation class for children is designed to promote physical and mental well-being. By practicing yoga at a young age, children learn to be calm, patient, and handle everyday challenges with a sense of composure. This can lead to improved concentration, better grades, and overall academic success.
Our Yoga and Meditation program is specifically designed for children, with age-appropriate activities and exercises to help them benefit from the practice. We teach our kids simple but highly effective basic breathing patterns, poses, and stretches. Enroll your child in our weekly yoga class and give them the opportunity to start their journey towards self-development and a lifelong practice of good health.
Weekly Spanish Language
Children have a natural ability to learn multiple languages. Spanish is the second most-spoken language in the United States, with more than 35 million speakers across the country. Our Spanish language class is not just a way for children to learn a new language, but also an opportunity to explore the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. Through interactive games, animations, conversations, music and activities, our experienced teachers make learning Spanish fun and easy for children. They will learn basic conversation skills such as greetings, daily interactions, short conversations, numbers, phrases and other easy-to-learn topics.
By providing a fun and interactive environment, we aim to help children develop a love for the Spanish language and culture. Enroll your child today and give them the opportunity to expand their horizons!
Weekly Hindi Language
Hindi is one of the most widely spoken languages in India, and is also spoken in many homes across the Bay Area. Enrolling your child in our weekly Hindi class is an excellent way to help them make new friends, learn about Indian culture, and connect with family and friends in India. Our class focuses on teaching spoken Hindi and building vocabulary through common sentence constructions, simple grammar principles, and everyday words and phrases.
Our language instructor will use engaging and interactive methods to make the learning experience fun and enjoyable for children. The class will also include various activities and exercises to help children practice and improve their skills in a group setting. Sign up today to give your child the opportunity to learn a new language and expand their cultural horizons!
Our DIY Crafts class is designed to stimulate creativity and imagination in children, while also providing an opportunity to develop fine motor skills and practice problem-solving. Young artisans will be guided by our instructor to work with their hands, using a variety of shapes, colors, textures, tools, and materials such as leather, wood, clay, textiles, yarn, block, beads, paint and more.
In this class, children will learn and practice different craft work and DIY projects that will help them to channel their creative mind and develop a love for creating beautiful and useful things. Our instructor will ensure that the program is age and experience appropriate and will provide gentle and encouraging feedback throughout each session. Enroll your child today and give them the opportunity to explore their creativity and develop their craftsmanship.
English & Math
Our English enrichment class happens in addition to the daily homework help class or on days when children don't have any homework. Children are offered with English workbooks to improve their performance in school. The curriculum is designed to strengthen students' understanding of vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, reading comprehension, writing, and spelling. It is tailored to the child's individual needs and abilities, and is taught in a way that is both engaging and interactive.
Our Math enrichment class is designed to supplement the daily homework help class or to be taken on days when children do not have any homework. Students are provided with Math workbooks to improve their performance in school. The curriculum is tailored to the child's individual needs and abilities, and focuses on building a strong foundation in mathematical concepts such as numbers, counting, addition, subtraction, measurement, and basic problem-solving. Interactive activities and hands-on learning are used to make the class engaging and effective in helping students understand and retain the material.