WORKSHOPS + ENRICHMENT
Afternoon Arts + STEAM enrichment
Ages 4-6, join Jennifer Zambarano a children's educator for over 18 years, every Monday 9-11, Wednesday from 12:45 – 2:45 or Friday 12:45-2:45 for Arts & S.T.E.A.M at firefly yogis!
Each week children will enjoy learning about a different artist, their history, techniques, and make their own artist inspired creations by using a multi sensory approach to learning. Children will also have fun with Lego building and other activities that enrich their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) abilities.
Led by Jennifer Zambarano - this unique program is designed to promote creative exploration, social/emotional development, math & science, and early language and literacy. With over 18 years of classroom experience in both general and special education settings, she is passionate about teaching and believes children flourish and grow in an environment that inspires, intrigues, and enriches.
NOW ENROLLING - March - June 2019
March 27 - June 5
Meets every Wednesday 12:45-2:45
No class on; 4/24
March 29 - June 7
Meets every Friday 12:45-2:45
No class on: 4/19, 4/26
Now enrolling … 2019-2020 School Year DATES:
September 10 - December 17
meets every tuesday 9:00-11:00
No class: 11/12
september 11 - December 18
meets every wednesday 12:45-2:45
no class: 10/9, 11/27
september 13 - december 13
meets every friday 12:45-2:45
no class: 11/8, 11/29, 12/20
Arts + STEAM Holiday pop up workshops!
Join Miss Jen, our Arts & S.T.E.A.M. teacher for these special pop-up classes!
saturday december 8, 10am-12pm
Let's get into the holiday spirit by participating in Holiday S.T.E.A.M. activities at Firefly Yogis! In this festive workshop, the children will create holiday gift bags inspired by the famous artist Jackson Pollack. The children will learn about his drip paint technique and design their own holiday gift bags to take home to their family and friends. Each child will also construct a custom Lego present out of LEGO bricks and enjoy a wintry snow sensory bin. They will be able to play and write letters in this wonderful tactile snow station with out getting cold! Additionally, the students will listen to a story and listen to classical holiday music!
Please send your child with a nut free snack and drink. ages 4-7
saturday december 15, 10am-12pm
Let it snow! Join us in our winter wonderland as we engineer wintry snowflakes out of LEGO bricks. Each child will design their own LEGO art and use them to create a winter wonderland illustration.
We will also listen to the story- If Picasso Painted a Snowman and build their own snow person out of different tactile materials. The children will also get to ice paint where they will experiment with different colors and see what watery patterns they could create! We will also play a holiday game and sing songs.
Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child. ages 4-7
Gingerbread House Decorating!
Friday, December 7th 4:00-5:30pm for 5-10
monday, december 10th 1:30-2:30pm f0r 3+
Send your yogi to build and bend with us! We will be decorating full size gingerbread houses with all kinds of fun treats!! We will end with a winter yoga adventure as our gingerbread houses dry!
Please sign up online so we can be sure to have a gingerbread house ready for you. A snack will be provided.
Mandala making workshop
Saturday, November 17th 5:30pm-7pm
Join Lindsay for this 1.5 hour weekend workshop of mandala making and meditation. Mandalas are used as creative and fun tools to encourage self-expression. This activity is brought into movement on the mat through group poses that create mandala shapes. Each yogi will leave with a beautiful mandala mason jar pencil holder! Please message us with any questions!
sunday Sept.16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14
phase 1 - 9:00am - 10:15am ... grades 1-3
phase 2 - 10:30am - 11:45am ... grades 1-3
Tween/Teen - 12 noon - 1:15p ... grades 4-8
Join Mrs. Pamela Greenhall for a new 5 week series "Warrior Girl" .... we are so excited to launch this program for 1st - 8th graders in separate age groups. Phase 1 will focus on: introducing the idea of conflict so girls can recognize when there is a conflict, learning a number of strategies to address conflict and identifying characteristics of a good friend. Phase 2 takes the topic materials deeper and will focus on: what feelings look like, mindful calming techniques, managing big emotions and respecting our feelings.
each session is capped with 8 girls and will be structured with a greeting, share, topic intro, activity, and a closing. We can add more sessions if there is interest.
Pamela Greenhall has been in the Fair Haven School District for 18 years. During her time there she has served as the School Counselor and a special education teacher for grades K-8.
Pamela also teaches in the Counselor Education Graduate Program at Kean University. She is also a certified Life Coach with a specialty in working with families.
*please note, the last session of each series will run for 1.5 hours and parents are invited for the last 30 mins to have questions answered.
Tween Glow Yoga
September, 29th 5-6:30pm
Saturday night out for parents means yogi night out for the tweens and teens. In this yoga flow and glow, yogis will have fun with practicing yoga in the dark as they light up!
Tween/Teen Summer Workshops!
Friday, July 13th 5-7pm
Making mindfulness fun with our Firefly Yogis by creating their very own glitter jars. In this creative workshop we will discuss how our mind works and how the glitter jar represents thoughts and feelings. We will also challenge ourselves and have fun with partner and group yoga poses.
Friday, July 20th 5-6:30pm
Glow yoga for 10 yrs to teen: Friday night out for the parents means yogi night out for the tweens and teens. In this yoga flow and glow, yogis will have fun with practicing yoga in the dark as they light up!
Friday, August 10th 5-6:30pm
Mala necklaces are beautiful reminder of our intentions! Putting beads on a string is a mindful, fun and colorful activity in itself. In this workshop your young yogi will make their own beautiful mala necklace, learn what malas are used for and be introduced to fun breathing exercises and have a blast learning individual and partner yoga poses!