Extracurriculars

Les p'tits plus after-school classes are a unique new P'titCREF project, which unites all educational classes in our centres offered to the children aged from 2 to 7 years old. The perception of different cultures, broadening knowledge and communication skills in children - these are important parts of our activities.

Детские развивающие кружки PtitCREF Арбат

All children can join les p'tits plus workshops irrespective of whether they study at P’titCREF. You can join one, two or several themed groups. We offer various workshops, keeping a balance between creative, sports and informative activities. Either invited professionals or P’titCREF teachers teach the groups.

Детские развивающие кружки PtitCREF Арбат

LES P'titPLUS SCHEDULE

FEES 2018-2019

MUSIC

The Music extracurricular program is very intensive and includes:
1. Easy chanting. We learn to breathe correctly before singing.
2. Solfeggio (musical notation, familiarity with gamma) playing on the piano-keys
3. Singing
4. Acquaintance with various musical instruments
Orchestra and conductor. The most unusual musical instruments from around the world.
5. Hearing
We get acquainted with famous composers and their works.
Opera, ballet, musical –different musical genres.
The brightest artists and musicians.
Songs for children.


Age: 3+
Teacher: Iya
Language: RUS

 

Russian theatre

The class is aimed at introducing Russian folk culture to children in a form of play through music, dance, games, celebrations, arts and crafts.
During classes, a teacher will show children different traditional musical instruments like the balalayka, wooden spoons, and rattles. They will learn simple songs and rhymes called "poteshki", learn more about traditions and celebrations, do simple articulation exercises, and learn to adjust on stage.

They will rehearse plays based on traditional folk tales and act them out in front of an audience at the end of the trimester.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Kristina
Language: Russian

Robolab

The ROBOLAB Kids Educational Network Programme is one of the best programmes for children in the world, based on fun activities, practical exercises, and experimental research.

Our centre will be debuting courses in the creation of toys using Scratch Software proposed by ROBOLAB Kids. The purpose of this workshop is to allow its participants to develop their ability to understand algorithms, to learn to perceive the conditions of the problem in creating an algorithm, to awaken their desire to experiment, to make and test hypotheses, and to know how to learn from their mistakes.

The course provides a child with the basics to create his/her own project. The children will learn how to use Scratch and how to build their own scripts by blocks. They will discover the concept of an algorithm, its forms and possibilities, and they will take ownership of complex algorithmic constructions.

Age: 4+
Teacher: Alexandr
Language: Russian

Arts and Crafts

Objectives: to develop creativity, to refine fine motor skills and sensory perception, to learn how to work with recycled materials, to participate in the creation of original work and creative games, to share experiences and impressions with other children.

Every month, children will work on a different discipline:
- recycled materials,
- pottery,
- art
- watercolour classes, etc.

Age: 2+, 3+
Teacher: Anna
Language: Russian

Little Chefs

This class is not only aimed at developing taste perception. Children will work with recipes adapted for their age in which events of the year ("Week of Taste", Pancake Day, an Easter cake) will take place. They will cook, taste, and learn how to eat properly with the help of a nutrition pyramid.

The pedagogical purpose of this class is connected with the development of taste and aims to:
- enrich the lexicon of the child,
- master new abilities and technologies,
- develop motility,
- master new mathematical concepts: order and standard,
- develop language skills.

Class will teach children to share: after all, they will not only taste, but also to treat others!

Age: 2+, 4+
Teacher: Noemie
Language: French

Ballet

Give the child a good start for life, lay the foundation for comprehensive harmonious development and the correct formation of the body, develop flexibility and coordination, proper posture and good manners, liberate and creatively enrich the little person. Teach him or her to overcome difficulties. That's what ballet lessons are.

Through fun games, children learn difficult moves that expose their talents and abilities. Children learn rhythmics, do exercises on flexibility and muscle memory, and learn to express their emotions with the help of music and acting.

Movement in tempo contributes to the rhythmic work of all internal organs and systems, which, with regular lessons, leads to a general improvement of the body. The therapeutic effect of classes is also important: a muscular core is created, defects in posture are corrected, flatfootedness is reduced, etc.

Age: 2+
Teacher: Anastasia
Language: Russian

Football

Children will learn to play football with a professional football coach.

Children are active creatures who need to play. That is why the teacher will try to avoid direct "dont's" during games. However little players will have to follow the rules of the game and the rules of how to behave.

These are very enthusiastic sessions when football players acquire new good habits, demonstrate a serious attitude, develop skills useful not only in football games but also in everyday life such as: self-respect, respect of one's partners, respect of an opponent, following of the rules, following instructions, enjoying physical activity, effectiveness, etc.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Alexandr
Language: Russian

Design

Objectives: to develop creativity, to refine fine motor skills and sensory perception, to learn how to work with recycled materials, to participate in the creation of original work and creative games, to share experiences and impressions with other children.

Every month, children will learn:
- textile design,
- graphic design,
- furniture design,
- accessory design, etc.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Anna
Language: Russian

MUSIC (Karl Orff Method)

The music workshop follows the method of Carl Orff, German composer and music teacher.
The Orff Method is based on the teacher leading the student towards improvisation and creation.

The educator becomes a guide who inspires models that the student - with the educator’s help - will evolve. The process of this workshop is divided into four parts:
- сontact favouring sensory exercises,
- imitation which, with repetition, develops concentration and perception,
- with work and practice, the child adapts the models by manipulating and varying them in order to achieve,
- improvisation, when the child uses his or her new knowledge, makes choices, invents but also plays, and composes with the group.

Age: 2+
Teacher: Kristina
Language: Russian

Architectural Games

This class is aimed at the development of imagination, at getting to know urban space and architecture, and at using different construction materials. Children will learn about urban landscapes, and create their own environment with original inhabitants.

The class will consist of two parts: a construction session and a game session. For example, children can build a cardboard city during the first session, and then play a role game in this newly built city during the second session.

Children will have plenty of time to play in class, imagining this new world and creating its new elements. There will be individual and collective construction projects. Children will be actors and at the same time, directors of these projects.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Max
Language: Russian

 

Drama in English

Play production, bright decorations and costumes, role games and cooking with the teacher who has an MA in English Literature and Culture.

Children will learn the art of public speech, communication basics with their fellow theater lovers, emotion control. They will train their memory and their muscles in active games.

These classes will develop creativity and imagination, teach understanding and love for art from the early age.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Tina
Language: English

NEW Street role-playing games&quests

In our park and outside the school children will play, solve mysteries, do craftwork and enjoy fresh air.

The teacher will organise a great quest for children:
- treasure hunt,
- history quest,
- detective investigation
- and more funny street role-playing games.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Max
Language: Russian

NEW Folklor

The class is aimed at introducing Russian folk culture to children in a form of play through music, dance, games, celebrations, arts and crafts. The master is a certified teacher and specialist in Russian folklore and Slavic traditions.

During classes, the teacher will show children different traditional musical instruments like the balalayka, wooden spoons, and rattles. They will learn simple songs and rhymes called "poteshki" and discover Russian traditions and celebrations.

There was created an interesting workbook “P’titsMatreshka” which will help children to consolidate the material they have studied through the lesson.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Kristina
Language: Russian

Martial Arts

Objectives of this class: learning to concentrate, learning to enjoy physical activity, learning to orient in space.

Children will learn different aspects of karate, learn to follow the rules, respect their friends. Children will train their memory memorizing different moves. Children's energy will take a constructive form thanks to training.

Karate classes help to stay fit and self-confident.

Age: 3-5
Teacher: Tahir
Language: French

Modern Dance

The basics of modern dance will be taught by professional actors and dancers.

Children will learn new creative moves, as well as how to improvise, becoming freer and more graceful.

They will learn how to feel the rhythm, to differentiate between different styles of music, and to create their own original dance moves to the music.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Editha
Language: Russian

new Skateboarding

The objectives of this course are:
- to learn the importance of safety above all else,
- to develop self-confidence,
- to learn the basic techniques of skateboarding (how to brake, stop and control speed, steer, turn, turn on the spot, jump).

Children will learn and appreciate the culture of skateboarding: respect other riders in the skate park and understand where their trajectories will take them, choose riding spaces appropriate for one's level, know skateboarding terms.

Age: 3+
Teacher: Alexandr
Language: Russian

New Kid-friendly finance

The main purpose is to teach children to think outside the box, develop their entrepreneurial skills, the spirit of innovation and enterprise. To help a child to ask less and to do more.

On lessons children will make Dreams album and Success diary, start doing "good things" and be proud of them, create a piggy bank and study to save money. And even organize their own investment fund!

Age: 5+
Teacher: Anastasiya
Language: Russian