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

Class Catalog

Class

Grade

Hour

Instructors

Additional Fee

Description

Preschool Play and Learn

0-4 Ages

1st Hour/
10am

Dari Metivier

 

Let’s learn together through music, reading, and play! We will practice the Days of the Week, the Months of the Year, ABCs, and counting.

 

Paper Bag Books

K-2nd

1st Hour/
10am

Kimberly Flickinger

 

We will be making creative paper bag books as we learn about a new topic each week.

 

Curious STEM with Curious George

K-2nd

1st Hour/
10am

Aisha Hendricks

 

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math with Curious George. Each week will be a new hands on activities, experiment and learning inspired by Curious George clips and the mischief he gets in. As students ask questions, predict outcomes, share observations, and formulate theories, they establish the science skills and habits of mind that lead to academic success and lifelong learning.

 

Exploring Creation with Astronomy

3rd-5th

1st Hour/
10am

Crystal Timmons

 

Apologia EXPLORING CREATION WITH ASTRONOMY 2nd EDITION

Explore the farthest reaches of God’s creation with this new and revised edition of our award-winning astronomy course. With many hands-on activities to help young scientists retain what they learn, our science curriculum uses the Charlotte Mason educational methodology to introduce elementary-level students to the

wonders of our solar system, the stars, and beyond.

Our tour of the universe begins with our sun, the planets, the asteroid belt, dwarf planets, and the Kuiper belt. Then we set off across the stars to explore galaxies, nebulae, and even black holes as they reveal the marvel and might of our loving Creator. The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Psalm 19:1

Let’s Build a Co-op Garden

3rd-12th

1st Hour/
10am

Gayle Olsen, Tina Escobar

 

We have the space and the go ahead so let’s dream big and build a co-op garden. We will learn about plants, building garden beds and figure out how to water it. This is a very hands-on class, so bring your ideas and let’s see what we can do!

 

Acting/Singing

6th-12th

1st Hour/
10am

Michelle Mendoza

 

In this class will we will work on basic acting and singing technics that will help prepare students for the talent show next semester.

 

Fun with Polymer Clay

6th-12th

1st Hour/
10am

Kiara Reyes

$3

In this class we will be learning to work with polymer clay. We will also be creating tiny art pieces as well as some jewelry. This class is fun for boys and girls. Students will be taking home all of their art work.

 

           

Ages 0-4 2nd Hour

0-4 Ages

2nd Hour/ 11am

 

 

 

Music of the World

K-2nd

2nd Hour/ 11am

Nicole Smith

 

Join us for an adventure as we use music to learn about different cultures, time periods and historical events from around the world.

 

Supergirls Of The Bible

K-2nd

2nd Hour/ 11am

Jennifer Garcia

$5

Come and Learn about the supregirls of the bible

 

Minute to Win It

3rd-5th

2nd Hour/ 11am

Amanda Kanoski, Alisha Ceja

$5

Work together to bring your team to the top. Become the party game master all while strengthening your communication and team building skills.

 

Discovering Great Artists

3rd-5th

2nd Hour/ 11am

Lauren Ofstedahl

$2

Come learn about different great artists while trying your hand at their style! Each week we will focus on a different artist and make our own project using their techniques.

 

ASB

6th-12th

2nd Hour/ 11am

Jenny Combs, Breaha Velador

 

In this class, we organize all of our Co-Op fun events, and fundraisers. We are in charge of stocking and running our snack bar which includes our weekly pizza sales. You will learn how to work together as a team, inventory and money handling skills.

 

Let’s Build a Co-op Garden

3rd-12th

2nd Hour/ 11am

Gayle Olsen, Tina Escobar

 

We have the space and tools. Come help us design, build and create a coop garden. Planting, water, pest control? Dream big and bring your ideas. Let’s learn together and have fun.

 

           

Ages 0-4 3rd Hour

0-4 Ages

3rd Hour/ 1pm

 

 

 

7 Continents Geography and Culture

K-2nd

3rd Hour/ 1pm

Michelle Alwes

$5

We will be learning the geography, tasting a food and doing a craft from each continent. Maybe listening to a song and doing a dance too. All five senses. Can’t wait to have fun with your kiddos.

 

Community Helpers

K-2nd

3rd Hour/ 1pm

Crystal Timmons

 

Your child will learn about a variety of community helpers and why community helpers are important to our community. Your child will also have an activity sheet focused on that weeks community helper.

 

Acting/Singing

3rd-5th

3rd Hour/ 1pm

Michelle Mendoza

 

In this class will we will work on basic acting and singing technics that will help prepare students for the talent show next semester.

 

Countries of the World

3rd-5th

3rd Hour/ 1pm

Christia Mantzke Voss

 

In this outdoor class we will set up a world map on the ground each week and then discuss a new country to be placed in the map each week and discuss where it is, what language they speak, major water ways, religion and culture.

 

Art of Acrylic Painting

6th-12th

3rd Hour/ 1pm

Tina Escobar

$5

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. We will explore acrylic painting mediums such as Iridescent medium and texture gels. Students will be required to bring their own materials for classes. A small class fee for effects mediums.

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

Graphic Design - an Introduction and Basic Application

6th-12th

3rd Hour/ 1pm

Stuart Smith

 

This class will introduce you to the basics of graphic design, the uses of design and visual communication. We will study some visual concepts and practices as well as have a project to work on and complete through the duration of the session. We will also be doing short presentations throughout the class.

There will be a small amount of at-home work required to do your best job in the class.

It is recommended to have a tablet or computer with some drawing/layout software. Canva will most likely work for what we need and is available for free.