SERVING OUR FUTURE - OUR KIDS

Every child plays a role in our present and future. Expanded Horizons has a robust curriculum to facilitate our Pre-K group of children during these critical developmental stages, as well as, advanced real-life skills training for our school-age children.

VIDEO:  Serving and Learning With Our Students 

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OUR UNIQUENESS

Why You Should Choose Us Too...

Based on the teachers' years of experience, we have designed classes to create an atmosphere where education and life skills are a priority. Our classes included:

  • Conscious attention to keeping an organized and individualized learning environment

  • Exercising productive real-life skills

  • Field-trips to broaden their horizons

  • Introducing insightful guest speakers

  • A schedule that fosters security

NUTRITION

Balanced nutrition to nurture learning

Expanded Horizons understands nutrition fuels our children and is key to their mental and physical development:

  • Meals and snacks provided at no additional cost

  • Dedicated areas for food prep

  • Preparation and cleaning prior to every serving

  • Nutritional information provided with each meal

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OUR CLASSES

Arming Our Future Leaders With Invaluable Skills

Our Pre-K and School-Age kids are introduced

to a variety of Life Skill Training Classes

you won't find anywhere else:

  • Arts & Crafts (both groups)
    • The objective of the class is to enhance each student’s potential to become industrious and resourceful in using art at work or at home.

    • Students will learn how to make seasonal and specialty gift items.

  • Computer Keyboarding
    • Each group will receive training in basic computer theory and keyboarding.​

    • Our goal is for our students to achieve accuracy, rhythm, and correct finger usage.

  • How Our Community Works - Volunteerism (Community Service Projects/ Community Organizing Skills)
    • Expanded Horizons’ community services projects were developed so that our students can receive invaluable insight into the workings of community volunteerism.

    • One of our objectives is to help our students understand the value of serving and caring for others.​

  • Introduction to Sewing
    • Students will learn how to thread a needle and sew a button, hem, and etc. using needle and thread. They will also learn through observation, how to safely thread and use a sewing machine to mend larger sewing projects.

    • Students will learn how to make basic items such as pillows, aprons, tote bags, and other simple sewing projects.

  • Library Studies (Pre-K only)
    • We support the process of learning to read and give children access to all media.

    • We provide more than just books. We give children access to computers and other technology, plus fun and educational activities.

  • Math Computer Lab (both groups)
    • Students' lessons encompass diagnostic prescriptive learning for all ages.

    • Our online activities offer an easy yet enjoyable math learning experience for all children - irrespective of where they are in their math journeys.

  • Music (both groups)
    • Children will learn basic music theory and percussion rhythms through movement and motion.

    • Our music classes for kids provide a fun, comfortable environment for children to make music, and there's always something new to learn.

  • Reading Computer Lab (both groups)
    • Students' lessons encompass diagnostic prescriptive learning for all ages.

    • Students read short stories and answer comprehension questions on the computer. We also offer a variety of fun reading games.

Seasonal Classes:

  • Hygie​ne Care
    • Setting a standard for your child to follow provides them with the opportunity to present themselves in a fresh and healthy light.​

    • We will use creativity and imagination to help your child maintain an interest in personal hygiene creating habits that will last a lifetime.

  • Electronics Exploration
    • Students will build and analyze electronic circuits, learn to identify electronic components, and learn to solder and desolder on circuit boards.

    • In addition to that, the students will be introduced to basic kit building, and troubleshooting circuits and electronic components.​

  • Gardening
    • ​Our students practice growing and cultivating plants using seeds and bulbs to produce fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, or ornamental plants.

    • Students will learn how to track watering needs, transplanting, and pruning for indoor and outdoor plants.​

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VALUES TO BUILD ON

Expanded Horizons share its high values with both groups of children to give them a solid base to build on as they soak in the knowledge and experiences our program provides.

Frequently Asked Questions