Special Programs

Live Music at SFPCCMusic is formally integrated into the classroom experience through regular visits from Wayne Potash, a professional musician who specializes in children’s music. Wayne participates in preschool circle every other Wednesday, performing live music with his guitar and other instruments. Wayne performs for the younger classes once a month. SFPCC has had this established relationship with Wayne since 1998, and “Wayne Days” are always much anticipated days at the Center. You can listen to many of Wayne’s most popular songs for free here.

 

 

To prepare children for an appreciation of structured exercise, yoga instruction was introdYoga for Solders Field Park Childrens Centeruced in 2005. Physically, it enhances children’s flexibility, strength, coordination and body awareness, additionally, cognitive and language skills are called upon as children utilize receptive language skills to processes verbal instructions and executing motor movements, as well as other executive functioning skills such as planning/organizing, working memory, self-control and inhibition of behavior in a larger group experience.Classes are taught by a certified yoga instructor. Yoga is a regular activity at the Center, with instruction provided once a month to the preschool and toddler classes.

 

 

Knucklebones is a favorite of both children and teachers! Coach Matt plans and directs a variety of developmentally appropriate gross motor activities, bringing with him lots of unique and challenging equipment for children to experiment with. Children have the opportunity to continue to develop their large muscles and strengthen their balance and coordination skills, while working in small groups or as a team, all while having tons of fun!