Parent and Me

1-3 Years Old
  • 2016 Class Overview

  • Spring Semester

    Tuesdays, 3:45-4:30p, 3/29-6/14

    Inspire your toddler through fun science and engineering experiments while learning Mandarin Chinese! Children will build various structures, make bubble arts and experiment on baking soda in the twelve-week spring semester. 

    2016 Winter Semester

    Inspire your toddler through fun science experiments while learning Mandarin Chinese! Children will observe and explore water and light in the eight-week Winter semester.

    2015 Class Overview

    2015 Fall Semester

    Enjoy what nature brings to us in autumn and winter! Children develop Mandarin Chinese language skills about nature while exploring and creating with natural materials in three series of Mandarin Chinese classes in this Fall semester.

    Fun with Vegetables

    9/24 - 10/15

    Session I (9/24) Veggie Art Making I: Children will use various vegetables to make prints.

    Session II (10/1) Veggie Art Making II: Children will use various vegetables to create a jungle.

    Session III (10/8) Salad Making:Children will participate in the entire process of making a vegetable salad.

    Session IV (10/15) Pumpkin Exploration:Children will get to know about pumpkins inside out!

    Fun with Leaves and Twigs

    10/22 - 11/12

    Session I (10/22) Fall Leaves Sensory Bin: Children will explore the colorful fall leaves in a sensory bin.

    Session II (10/29) Leaf Art: Children will make paintings with fall leaves.

    Session III (11/5) Sticks (Not a Stick!): Children will transform sticks into many new things.

    Session IV (11/12) Blown Paint Trees: Children will use dried fall leaves to create a blown paint trees.

     

    Fun with Ice and Snow

    11/19 - 12/17

    Session I (11/19) Snow Sensory Bin: Children will explore snow-like objects in a sensory bin.

    Session II(12/3)Melting Snowman: Children will make a snowman with baking soda.

    Session III(12/10)Snow Painting: Children will make a shivery snow painting.

    Session IV(12/17)Polar Animals: Children will explore and create the natural habitats of polar animals. 

  • 2015 Summer Semester

    Fun in a Small World

    7/21 - 8/11

    Spark children’s love and imagination towards nature. While exploring, children will develop vocabulary about the animals and habitats of each unique small world. We may get messy this session. Parents and caregivers, be sure to bring your aprons or covers! Aprons will be provided for all children in class.

    Week 1 (7/21) Small Farm: Children will care for farm animals on a small farm.

    Week 2 (7/28) Small Zoo Children will encounter animals in a small zoo.

    Week 3 (8/6) Small Ocean: Children will discover ocean animals in a small ocean.

    Week 4 (8/11) Small Garden: Children will search for insects in a small garden.

     

  • 2015 Spring Semester

    Fun With Beans

    3/16 - 4/9

    Beans are not only great to eat, but also great for playing. Children will learn Mandarin Chinese while developing fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and attention to detail through our carefully designed sensory play experiences with dry beans.

    Week 1 (March 16-19) Treasure Hunt: Children will search for treasures in a bean sensory bin.

    Week 2 (March 23-26) Bean Transferring: Children will use their hands or tools to transfer beans from one container to another.

    Week 3 (March 30-April 2) Bean Pouring: Children will pour beans from one container into another.

    Week 4 (April 6-9) Rainbow Beans: Children will make colorful sensory jars with beans.

  • Fun With Dough

    4/13 - 5/7

    Let’s get dirty with the dough! Children will learn Mandarin Chinese while exploring basic dough techniques, making funky dough and building dough structures! We will get pretty messy this week. Parents and caregivers, be sure to bring your aprons or covers. Aprons will be provided for all the children in class.

    Week 1 (April 13-16) Dough Basics: Children will practice basic hand techniques on dough.

    Week 2 (April 20-23) Dough Making: Children will make funky dough.

    Week 3 (April 27-30) Dough Structure (1): Children will build structures with dough.

    Week 4 (May 4-7) Dough Structure (2): Children will create structures on clay dough with natural materials.

     

  • Fun With Glue

    5/11 - 6/8 (No Class on 5/25)

    Who doesn’t have a fascination with sticky glue? Children will learn Mandarin Chinese while experimenting with glue by making glue paintings, slime, and pretty art works to bring home!

    Week 1 (May 11-14) Glue 101: Children will practice working with glue.

    Week 2 (May 18-21) Glue Painting: Children will make paintings with colorful glues and beans.

    Week 3 (May 25-28) Gooey Gak: Children will explore slime and gak making with glue.

    Week 4 (June 1-4) Glue Arts: Children will make calming bottles and glue gems.

     

  • Fun With Color

    6/9 - 7/6

    Children love color! Children will learn Mandarin Chinese while making colorful finger paintings, mixing colors, and making rainbow color bottles. We will get pretty messy this week. Parents and caregivers, be sure to bring your aprons or covers! Aprons will be provided for all the children in class.

    Week 1 (June 9-June 11) Finger Painting: Children will make finger paintings with self-made paints.

    Week 2 (June 15-June 18) Color Mixing (1):  Children will create colorful spin-art rocks and fireworks in a jar.

    Week 3 (June 22-June 25) Color Mixing (2): Children will mix two primary colors in solid and liquid forms.

    Week 4 (June 29-July 2 & July 6) Color Artwork: Children will experience the magic of science and create colorful artwork.

     

  • Try a class for $10/child

    Payment goes towards tuition if you sign up for any Mandarin parent and me series. Please register online.

  • Teachers

    • Peng Zeng
      Founder & President

      It’s so exciting to watch children creatively engaged in the process of exploring materials like beans and dough, while simultaneously responding to and communicating in Mandarin.

    • Wen Shi
      Teacher

      At Playlingual, the materials from real life, such as rocks, beans and dough, help extend learning outside the classroom and encourage children to explore their curiosity 24/7.

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