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Young Scholars


Interactive classes for curious 3- and 4-year-olds and their caregivers
on the campus of Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School

Do you have an inquisitive 3 or 4 year old? Are you interested in exposing your child to early literacy and understanding through art and song? Join us for TJ’s Young Scholars program, designed to focus on school readiness skills and fun through crafts, songs, and read-aloud.

Dinosaur Discovery 
Monday, July 8 - 10:15 – 10-11 a.m.
Sign your child up to participate in a Jurassic journey through stories, games, visual arts, and of course, hands-on learning. Dinosaurs are fascinating, but how much do children really know about them? At TJ’s Kids College, we’ll explore the lives of dinosaurs as an archaeologist and paleontologist would. We’ll look at bones, discuss features of different species of dinosaurs, and learn about how they survived for thousands of years. We’ll also discuss dinosaurs that still live among us today.

Tasty Side of Science
Monday, July 29 - 10-11 a.m.
Calling all young scientists! In this exciting session, students will perform a number of experiments to test their theories. We will begin by studying Jell-O laser optics, and how this tasty treat can bend a light wave and change its direction! Students will also learn about the scientific method and make their own predictions as they study how different foods dissolve. Our young scientists will even be given their own experiments to take home and share with their family. Grab a lab coat and join us on Saturday, January 19, as we explore the fun and tasty side of science.

Learning with LEGOs
Monday, Aug. 5 - 10-11 a.m.
Join us for hands-on learning with Legos! Legos provide a multitude of opportunities for childhood development including motor skills, spatial skills, language skills, and problem solving ability. In this Young Scholars session, students will use Legos to learn about volume, quantity, symmetry, and patterns. Students will also read fun books and work with their parents to construct their own Lego creations.

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