Wonderland offers a selection of extra-mural activities, specifically selected to compliment our curriculum and develop the children's skill while still having fun.
Curriculum-Based Extra Murals
These are included in the school fees and all the children participate.
The Best Beginnings program also includes a perceptual motor program, especially developed for pre-school children at every different age and developmental phase. This program focuses on all forms of motor and muscle development – including small detail such as eye tracking.
Individual assessments are done twice per year and the results are reported to parents, complete with individually-tailored exercises. Even babies receive their own, made-for-babies individual lessons and gentle assessments. Suggested activities are repeated throughout the week and children learn quickly through repetition.
Kwanda Kids is presented by a Child Biokineticist (Kinderkineticist) with master’s degree in Human Movement Science.
Upbeat is from the preschool syllabus for music school Major on Minors.
We believe that besides the pure enjoyment children derive from it, music provides cognitive benefits that support children’s early development, including:
- Music that increases toddler’s sensory development
- Music can improve literacy and numeracy
- Music is a mood lifter
- Music helps toddlers build coordination
- Music can help toddlers develop their vocabulary
These are not included in the School Fees
Monkeynastix is a creative and engaging approach to movement, encourages children to learn and develop in a safe, FUNtastic environment! Monkeynastix is a broad-based, holistic program that combines creativity and music with basic training in flexibility, balance, strength, agility, co-ordination and body awareness.
Your child will love and learn from each energy-packed session. Monkeynastix also teaches: Emotional intelligence (e.g. respect for yourself and others), social skills (e.g. please and thank you, waiting our turn) and healthy habits (e.g. brushing teeth, sun protection, hygiene)
A fun program for boys and girls, introducing the basic concepts of all dance forms.
Classes include: Warm ups, Proprioception, Rhythm, Music, Direction, All round body muscular development, Strengthening.
Enhances: brain patterning, gross motor stimulation, mid-line development, balance skills, co-ordination, social skills.
The benefits of yoga for children:
- Increase strength and muscle tone.
- Increase hand-eye co-ordination and body awareness.
- Decrease in anxiety
- Life skills are taught through stories and yoga poses.
- Children are taught tools to help relax and fall asleep easily.
Classes open to all children (not just Wonderland) including primary school age children