The Discovery Learning Center of Santa Cruz is a volunteer-run, nonproﬁt organization that provides learning resources to preschool, homeschool, and traditionally schooled families. The core of our mission is to provide a location and resources for pre-K through 8th grade family learning.
iterature. You will ﬁnd young children exploring paint colors, or older children learning to paint in the style of van Gogh. You’ll ﬁnd a mom leading a discussion of history or a professional teacher doing hands-on science experiments.
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This Week's Lending Library Hours
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We have a membership special running now through Dec. 31st. Take $10 off a Spring Lending Library membership and $20 off a Spring Supporting Membership. A membership makes a great gift to your family or another family with access to over 2000 educational toys, games, and other resources.
Workshops This Week December 14-16
Our workshops are free to supporting members. A
$2-5 donation per class day requested of others to support the DLC.
We'll be string beads onto wire and shaping them into small tree ornaments. Must have some fine motor control. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
Each month we will read a different fictional novel based in ancient times or the middle ages. We will learn about the history of that time, share our own research, and discuss the book. Ages 10-14. See more details on our class web page.
Weekly history club for kids approximately ages 7-10 and their parents. We will be using Story of the World, Pt. 3, Early Modern Times as our guide and we request that you purchase or borrow the book and read the indicated chapters as noted on our class page before attending if possible. At each meeting, we will spend 10-20 minutes on a focused discussion of the reading and then we'll do art, projects, and games related to the readings each week. Please wear clothes that can get dirty.
10:30am –12:00pm Thursday
28 Aug 2014 - 18 Dec 2014 (no class 11 Sep & 27 Nov)
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Contact Kelly Clawson at email@example.com to register.
Mellow- this activity is calm and tends to be focused and/or structured, good for sensitive kids
Tangy- this activity is a mix of calm and high energy periods, good for kids who can focus for short periods of time but also like to get up and move around
Spicy- this activity is high energy with a lot going on, good for kids who like to be busy and active