Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative
 

Class Catalog

 

Title

Grade Range

Instructors

Hour

Description

Additional Class Fee

Ages 0-4 Preschool Movement and Dance

Ages 0-4

Dari Metivier

1st Hour

Come move your body! We will stretch, play “listen and move”, and learn some ballet! We will do some art or reading to finish up.

 

 

My Body: My 5 Senses

K-2nd

Aisha Hendricks

1st Hour

Your kids will be learning about their 5 senses, touch, taste, sight, smell and hearing! We will incorporate basics understanding of how they work, how they help our body function from day to day and how you can use your 5 senses to gain information and insight about the world around us.

 

Outdoor Games

K-2nd

Jennifer Garcia

1st Hour

Come play and get your wiggles out!

 

 

Basketball

3rd-5th

Cristian Gonzalez

1st Hour

Basketball fundamentals, skills and drills. Students will need to bring their own basketball to each meeting.

 

 

Paper Quilling

3rd-5th

Lauren Moran

1st Hour

We will be learning an art form from the 18th Century to create 3D art!

$3

Anatomy and Physiology

6th-12th

Kimberly Flickinger

1st Hour

Anatomy and physiology is a class that students will develop an understanding of the structures and functions of the human body.

 

 

Art of Acrylic Paint

9th-12th

Tina Escobar

1st Hour

Acrylic paint is a wonderful forgiving medium for developing an individual’s unique artistic style. It is a valuable tool to promote self expression and creativity. Students will learn the basic of painting with acrylics and gain skills to use in creating their own masterpieces. Students will be required to bring their own materials for classes.For supply list I put together a teachers cart on jerrysartarama.com so parents will have a complete description of the items needed for class. They are free to purchase/gather from any resource. https://www.jerrysartarama.com/teacherwishlist/view/index/id/8334df87e1da01f41efc0c70f8d76df2/

 

Student Supply List

Acrylic paint: White, Black, Red, Blue, Yellow

Paint brushes: At least (4) brush sizes with Brush case or Ziploc bag for wet brushes.

Palette paper pad

Canvas Pad

Palette Knife

Pencils and Kneaded Eraser

(3) 8 X 10 Canvas boards or wrapped canvas

(See supply list)

Ages 0-4

Ages 0-4

 

2nd Hour

 

 

Aprendiendo Los Colores

K-2nd

Gracia Amezquita

2nd Hour

In this class we will learn the names of the colors in Spanish by doing different activities, like painting and drawing

 

$7

Jumping Beans

K-2nd

Michelle Rusin

2nd Hour

Do you have an active child? Get the wiggles out in this yoga inspired class! Learn yoga poses while engaging in fun games with your peers to stretch and jump out all those wiggles! Bring a yoga mat or towel and a water bottle, please don’t wear jewelry

 

Art Detectives: Mystery of the Stolen Mona Lisa

3rd-5th

Nicole Smith

2nd Hour

Use critical thinking skills to solve the greatest art theft in history! Follow the clues of the stolen Mona Lisa and see if you can determine who the real culprit was. Students will examine the top suspects in the greatest art theft in history and write about who they think took the painting.

This lesson has been carefully researched for historical accuracy. The facts, suspects, and evidence are true and have been simplified so students can learn about a real crime as well as art history. Photos of the real suspects, criminal, and crime scene will bring this historical event to life. (Don’t worry- there’s nothing scandalous you won’t want your students to see!)

 

Learning history+science through arts & crafts

3rd-5th

Addy Perez, Kiara Reyes

2nd Hour

Each week we will be diving into a science or history lesson. We will get creative and work on projects related to that specific lesson. Learning is always more fun when it’s hands-on. No fee, but some supplies will be requested weekly.

 

 

ASB

6th-12th

Jenny Combs, Breaha Velador

2nd Hour

In this class you’ll learn to serve diligently, plan activities and run the snack bar for our Co-op to enjoy

 

 

Cake/Cookie Decorating

6th-12th

Michelle Mendoza

2nd Hour

In this class we will learn basic decorating skills that can be used in decorating a cake or sugar cookies.

$10

Ages 0-4

Ages 0-4

 

3rd Hour

 

 

Fall STEM Creation & Experimentation

K-2nd

Nicole Bonilla

3rd Hour

Fall STEM will engage your child’s imagination and critical thinking skills. Hands-on learning...they'll have fun planning, designing, and building various Fall-themed STEM projects. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Additional class fee required.

$12

Speech time is fun time!

K-2nd

Alisha Ceja, Vanessa Abraham

3rd Hour

Is your child experiencing difficulties with their speech sound production, social/emotional skills, comprehension and expression of language and following simple directions at home? Well then this class if for you! It will be hands on and full of games and movement to elicit speech and language skills. This class is taught by two certified Speech Language Pathologists and is sure to be a great learning experience.

 

 

Introduction to Heat Transfers

3rd-5th

Amanda Kanoski

3rd Hour

Learn how to use heat transfer paper to design clothing and home decorations. We will be designing and making our own decorative pillow.

 

$5

Kihon: Beginning Karate Skills

3rd-5th

Isabella (Student Teacher) Smith, Nicole Smith

3rd Hour

Learn the beginning basics (kihon) for Shito-Ryu Karate with Sempi Isabella!

 

 

Family Games: Cards and Dice!

6th-8th

Benny Piron (Student Teacher), Susan Piron

3rd Hour

Each week we'll play family group games with cards or dice. Tenzi, Yahtzee, Cheat, Slap Jack, Spit... all kinds of great games designed to make you think or laugh or both! We will purchase a deck of cards and a set of 10 dice for each student. At the end of the session, the student will get to take the items home.

$3

Leadership and Teamwork

9th-12th

Gayle Olsen

3rd Hour

“Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader...They set out to make a difference. Its never about the role-always about the goal” Lisa Haisha

Join us to make a difference! We will utilize this collaborative environment to organize and carry out a mission that we decide on. Bring your ideas and we will work as a team developing them using problem solving and critical thinking.