Classes

After School Games with GrowFit Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Join us each week for an hour of fun, non-traditional sports games. Each week boys and girls will participate in activities that were uniquely designed to get kids moving and excited and in a safe and inclusive environment. Games include: Star Wars dodgeball, terminator tag, capture the flag, chaos tag … Continue

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After School Lacrosse Fall (4th-8th grade)

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SixFifty is thrilled to announce the 6th year of our After School class at La Entrada! Using our time-tested curriculum developed by Menlo-Atherton High School and SixFifty coach, Matt Bond, players are led through skills & game sessions embedded with teamwork, decision-making, and leadership lessons designed to foster athletic & … Continue

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Animal Art: Painting, Drawing and MIxed Media for Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Expand your painting, drawing, and design skills through depicting your favorite animals. In this session we find inspiration from animals and insects that have fur, wings, gills, scales and more! We’ll explore a variety of mediums including watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, printing, and collage. Each session incorporates basics of color … Continue

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Awesome Kids Tennis by Jim Heebner Tennis Class Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Awesome Kids Tennis classes are played on a smaller court, with smaller rackets provided and special soft tennis balls. This program is ideal for younger kids and it makes tennis easier. Also, classes will be a combination of fundamentals, drills and fun games. Jim Heebner, USPTA Tennis Professional, has been … Continue

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Baseball Class Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Girls and boys will learn the proper fundamentals of baseball. Through catching, throwing, hitting each student will be able to enhance their basic skills of baseball  through game strategies Day/Time: Friday, 3:35pm – 4:35pm Class dates: September 15 – December 1 No Class: Nov 6, Nov 20 Number of Classes:  10 Rain … Continue

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Basketball for 2nd – 3rd Grade Fall (2nd - 3rd grade)

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Game Play: Second and third grade boys and girls will step up their game in this fun and enthusiastic class. This class will focus on preparing your basketball star for game play. Game situations, rules, and team-work will be emphasized. 2 on 2, 3 on 3, and 5 on 5 … Continue

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Basketball for K – 1st Grade Fall (K - 1st grade)

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Kindergarten and First Grade boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of basketball through drills, skills and games in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Grades: K-1 Day/Time:  Monday, 3:35 – 4:35pm Class dates:  September 11 – November 27 No Classes: Nov 6, Nov 20 Number of Classes:  10 Rain dates: Dec … Continue

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Chess Class Fall LL (K - 3rd grade)

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BayAreaChess combines fun and learning while promoting a team spirit where everyone helps each other succeed and improve.  Our chess program will cover the very basics for new students to the game and we can challenge experienced players with more advanced concepts. Students will have the opportunity to learn the … Continue

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Chess Fall LE (4th - 8th grade)

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BayAreaChess combines fun and learning while promoting a team spirit where everyone helps each other succeed and improve. Our chess program will cover the very basics for new students to the game and we can challenge experienced players with more advanced concepts. Students will have the opportunity to learn the … Continue

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Chinese Level 4/5 Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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The course of Chinese 4/5 is designed for students who are interested in learning Mandarin Chinese and Chinese culture. It will be taught by Ms. Grace Ko, the same LLL teacher who has been teaching at Las Lomitas Elementary School for more than 8 years. The goal of this class … Continue

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Chorus/Singing Games Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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The Kodaly concept of music education provides a fun, intuitive and embodied path to excellent musicianship.  Zoltan Kodaly believed that every child deserves a great music education, regardless of their talent, social class or other factors. He felt that children should learn high quality music and have a great time … Continue

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Cooking Fun Tuesday: Classics with a Twist Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Join us each Tuesday for a delicious cooking project you’ll want to create for family and friends. Along the way, you’ll pick up cooking skills and kitchen safety tips so you’ll be more comfortable working in your own kitchen. We’ll chop, slice, and flip our way though breakfast, lunch, and … Continue

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Cooking Fun Wednesday: Kick It Up a Notch Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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If you would like to explore more challenging culinary projects, come to the Wednesday cooking class where we’re cooking, baking, and kicking awesome recipes up a notch. Let’s start off with “A Little Fruit Salad” to practice knife skills. Get ready to crack and beat eggs for “Puffy Blackberry Orange … Continue

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Creative Writing with Young Inklings Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Spilling Ink: Writing Adventure Stories Play your way to the page! Society of Young Inklings’ unique methodology uses active improvisational games to inspire young writers in the creation of original stories. Create a fantastical tale of high jinks on the high seas or a whimsical journey through a far away … Continue

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Creativity & Circuits Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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WHO SAYS YOU CAN’T MIX ART AND TECHNOLOGY? WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD OF DRAWING AND CRAFTING CIRCUITS. No soldering. No breadboards. And no complications. Now kids even as young as 1st grade can get introduced to electronics and circuitry – all in a safe and fun hands-on lab. This … Continue

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Digital Photography Fall (4th-8th grade)

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Take a closer look at the world through the lens of a camera! Have fun and express yourself through the art of digital photography. Through step-by-step instruction, students will learn the basics of digital photography including: camera operation, exposure settings, composition, lighting and editing. Fun projects like portraits, product photography, … Continue

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Drawing by Young Rembrandts Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Waiting all summer for Young Rembrandts? We’re back with all new Drawing classes. If your kids are new to art or seasoned pros – they will love this class. Don’t miss out!! Our elementary learners are at the crucial time of development when they decide whether they’re good at something … Continue

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Energy, the Environment and Chocolate Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Janelle London is the Vice Chair of Menlo Park’s Environmental Quality Commission, and formerly served as the Director of Sustainability for the nonprofit Menlo Spark. Increasing awareness and understanding of environmental and sustainability issues is very important to her.  So is fun.  And chocolate. In this course, we’ll learn about … Continue

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Engineering FUNdamentals using LEGO®, Session 1 Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. … Continue

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Flag Football Class Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Boys and girls will learn the proper techniques of Flag football in passing, catching, flag pulling and games. Come join the fun! Grades: 1 – 3 Day/Time: Wednesday, 2:10 – 3:10pm Class dates: September 13 – November 29 No Class: Nov 8, Nov 22 Number of Classes:  10 Rain Dates: Dec 6, Dec … Continue

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Golf Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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My program will have players implementing skills that are taught. For example, Grip, Stance, Aim, Swing and Putting. This is a youth golf program in which children are introduced to the game, the shots, the terminology, the swing, the rules and the fundamentals of the game. The program is designed … Continue

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Guitar Fall (5th - 8th grade)

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Whether you want to join a band and tour the world or strum your favorite song behind closed doors, if you want to play the guitar you need a solid foundation. You need technique, rhythm, and knowledge of harmony. This class will focus on developing basic technique, rhythm, learning chords, … Continue

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Hip Hop Dance Thursday LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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A fun hip hop class for kids who enjoy music, dancing and getting some energy out on the dance floor! Students will begin with a warm up, learn various techniques and work on a dance routine each week. Music is age appropriate and children should wear comfortable dance or tennis … Continue

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Hip Hop Dance Tuesday LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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A fun hip hop class for kids who enjoy music, dancing and getting some energy out on the dance floor! Students will begin with a warm up, learn various techniques and work on a dance routine each week. Music is age appropriate and children should wear comfortable dance or tennis … Continue

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Hot Shot Tennis by Jim Heebner Tennis Class Fall (K - 1st grade)

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Hot Shot Tennis is a fun Introduction for kindergarten and first grades. Program starts with 15 minutes of fun warm ups and challenges like: Jumping rope, throwing, catching balls, mini obstacle courses, Etc. Next, focusing on tennis with a combination of basic fundamentals, skills and drills. Most of all this … Continue

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Introductory After School Lacrosse Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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SixFifty Lacrosse is thrilled to announce the 3rd year of our After School Lacrosse class at Las Lomitas! SixFifty is directed by former Johns Hopkins University player and current Menlo-Atherton High coach, Matt Bond. Matt is also the director of the M-A Grizzlies youth lacrosse program and has been coaching … Continue

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Jazz Band Fall (6th - 8th grade)

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Jazz Band is a performing ensemble where students will learn the fundamentals of jazz performance. A minimum of one year experience on your instrument is expected, but not required. Any student who has less then one year experience will be asked to audition with the instructor before being allowed to … Continue

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Jazz Dance Fall (4th-6th grade)

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Jazz technique, such as pirouettes (turns) and leaps and also gain flexibility. The pace of the class will be upbeat and fun. Anna is a very popular and fun teacher with youth all over the Peninsula. Students will also learn a Jazz routine. Learning these styles will give these dancers … Continue

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Mandarin Chinese Classes Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Students learn Mandarin Chinese conversation skills and practice writing simplified characters. This is a year-long program with two semesters (Fall & Winter/Spring). There are three levels offered at Las Lomitas: Chinese 1 Chinese 2, 3 Chinese 2, 3 Grades: K-3 K-3 K-3 Day/Time: Mondays, 8:05-9:00 am Tuesdays, 8:05-9:00 am Fridays, … Continue

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Math Wizards Fall (3rd grade)

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Develop problem-solving strategies while solving Math “challenges,” playing Math games, and having fun! Class time will be divided into two segments. First, students will work cooperatively to solve Challenges (Mensa Math puzzles, Magic Squares, Tangrams-geometrical designs, brain teasers, logic). Next, a game will be introduced. After modeling the game with … Continue

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Math Wizards Jr. Fall (1st - 2nd grade)

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Come for an hour and have fun strengthening your number sense! Class will be divided into two segments. First, students work cooperatively to solve “Challenges” (problem solving, brain teasers, pattern recognition). Then a new game (or games) will be presented and practiced with the whole group. Next, students will divide … Continue

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Minecraft Adventures Fall (4th - 6th grade)

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MORE WORLDS! NEW CHALLENGES! LET’S TAKE WHAT KIDS LOVE ABOUT MINECRAFT AND WEAVE IN LEARNING, COLLABORATION, AND TEAMWORK. Whether your student is new to Minecraft — or has taken other Sparkiverse Minecraft classes – they will enjoy this Minecraft Challenges class full of fresh challenges! Each week Sparkiverse takes students … Continue

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Play in a Box: Sally Cotter and the Censored Stone (4th - 8th grade)

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La Entrada is teaming up with Peninsula Youth Theatre to offer after-school drama this year. Students will learn the basics of acting and storytelling while having fun and rehearsing a short play (Sally Cotter and the Censored Stone). The program culminates in a final performance for family and friends on … Continue

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Robotic Coding Starter Lab Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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We’ve got a Lab full of robots who keep asking to get to know our younger students – so we’ve designed a class specifically for students in grades 1-3. In this Starter Lab, we introduce students to early programming fundamentals by using our codable robots. And we roll in a … Continue

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Robotics & Video Game Design Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Robotics and Video Games? Go ahead, pinch yourself, this is not a dream! Sign up for this unbeatable combination and learn the basics of robotics while designing games for your robots to play! Participants will get hands on experience controlling and programming Spheros and Ozobots in a variety of games … Continue

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Soccer Class Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Girls and boys learn the fundamentals of soccer through drills, skills and games in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Day/Time: Thursday, 3:35 – 4:35pm Class dates:  September 14 – November 30 No Class:  Nov 9, Nov 23 Number of Classes:  10 Rain dates: Dec 7, Dec 14 Location: Far side … Continue

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Spanish Classes LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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HOLA! In any language, Berlitz Kids programs are fun. Come join us for an interactive language experience complete with songs, games and dance for young learners with a lot, little, or no exposure to the language. Taught by a native-fluent instructor team,we welcome all new and returning students. In Spanish … Continue

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Spanish LE Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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This fun class is tailored for students with no prior Spanish knowledge as well as for students with some or little Spanish knowledge. The lessons, through a structured approach are packed with educational pictures, interactive games, oral and written exercises. The children will learn quickly to convey short conversations in … Continue

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Story Incubator: How to Write Stories that People Love to Read Fall (4th - 7th grade)

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Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, Auggie and Wilbur the Pig—these fictional characters continue to entertain and inspire us long after we’ve put down their books. So, how do authors create stories with heroes that capture our hearts and minds? Writing irresistible fiction is a learned skill that you too can master! … Continue

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Sweet and Savory Cooking Around the World Fall (4th-8th grade)

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Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, easy and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook and recreate at home? Your child will have the opportunity to cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes … Continue

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Theater Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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PENINSULA YOUTH THEATER’S School Play in a Box program teaches students basic acting skills, character development, team-building, storytelling, creativity, leadership skills, and more! It’s also a great way for students to make new friends, and build confidence. Students have fun while learning, and rehearsing for a show. The session will … Continue

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Ukulele Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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The Los Lomitas Uke Group is open to students in grades K-3.  The uke is an excellent instrument on which to learn how to play music. It’s relatively simple to learn, easy to tote around, inexpensive, super fun, and timelessly popular!  In this ensemble, we will jump right into the … Continue

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Ultimate Frisbee Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Boys and girls will learn fundamentals of Ultimate Frisbee (throwing, catching and team dynamics) through a series of fun games and challenges. During each class they will participate in individual, small and large group activities that will teach them key ultimate frisbee skills and sportsmanship. GrowFit welcomes children of all … Continue

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Yoga for Kids Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Yoga is about exploring and learning in a fun, safe and playful way. Yoga and kids are a perfect match. Here is what children (and adults!) can learn from yoga: Yoga teaches kids about their bodies, better breathing techniques, ways to quiet their minds, and improve their balance. Class Dress … Continue

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