Kindergarten Program Information

Below are EdVenture's current offerings for Kindergarten learners. The programs are available for schools and other groups (i.e. camps, daycare, etc.) 

 

Classroom Programs

30 student max per 45 min session

A Child Around the World

Subject: Social Studies 
SC Standards: (1-4.1, 1-4.2, 1-4.3) 
Become an honorary world citizen and experience for a day what it's like as a child from another culture. What’s for breakfast? How you celebrate birthdays? What you do for chores? How do you greet others? What happens when you lose your first tooth? What does your house look like?

Growing Garbage

Subject: Earth Science/Sustainabilit
SC Standards: Science K.P.4A (Social Studies 1.1, Health P-1.7.2) 
Don’t throw that stuff away! Students will learn that not all garbage is bad. In fact, some can be re-purposed, some can be recycled and some can be turned into soil. Kids love meeting Garbegina, our recycling ambassador, and our shy yet very hard-working live worms.

Healthy Me Healthy You

Subject: Health
SC Standards: G-K.1, P-K.1, N-K.1 (G-1.1, P-1.1, N-1.1, N-2.1, N-2.7) 
Meet STUFFEE, EdVenture’s health ambassador, who teaches students how to maintain the body – inside and out! Students learn about their digestive tract, how to find and take their pulse, how to keep their heart and lungs strong and the importance of exercise, and eating healthy. Learn about food groups, the food pyramid, and how to keep your teeth healthy. Students will have an opportunity to meet our dental dragons, Williams and Brice. They will show STUFFEE how to properly brush her teeth. 

It’s Just a Phase

Subject: Physical Science 
SC Standards: Science K.P.4 (2.P.3, 2.P.3A, 3.P.2, 3.P.2A, 5.P.2, 5.P.2A, 7.P.2, 7.P.2B, 7.P.2A) 
This lesson teaches students about the three states of matter, their properties, and how phase changes occur! Students will observe experiments with dry ice and even get to try our very special “astronaut marshmallows” made by our EdVenture Educators with liquid nitrogen!

Little Sparks and Life Safety

Subject: Fire and Life Safety 
SC Standards: Health I-K.7.1 
Do your students know what it means to be safe from fire at home? Designed and presented by educational specialists from the South Carolina Division of Fire and Life Safety, Office of State Fire Marshal, this program teaches children the basic tenets of home fire safety, such as knowledge of smoke alarms, home escape plans, what’s hot and what’s not, and how to react in emergency situations. By empowering our youngest citizens to become safety managers in their own homes, students will leave knowing the skills to help them stay safe!

Little Sprouts

Subject: Life Science
SC Early Learning Standards: (PD3, PD2, AL4)
Give your plants the TLC they need to thrive! Come explore the world of plants as we discover what we can do to help them, as well as what they do to help us! Track the life cycle of a plant from seed to sprout, determine what plants need to survive, and find out how we rely on plants in our everyday lives. We’ll plant the seed, and your little botanists will grow to love flowers and plants as we dig in the dirt to discover their world.

Math Games

Subject: Mathematics 
SC Standards: Math K.ATO.4, K.ATO.5, K.ATO.6, K.MDA.3, 1.ATO.6, 1.ATO.9, 1.MDA.5, 1.MDA.6, 2.NBST.5, 2.ATO.1, 2.G.1, 2.G.3, 2.MDA.3, 2.MDA.10, 3.NSBT.3,3.NSBT.4, 3.NSF.1, 3.NSF.2, 3.MDA.6, 4.ATO.2, 4.ATO.5, 4.G.3, 4.MDA.2, 4.MDA.7, 5.NSBT.2, 5.NSF.2, 5.NSF.8, 5.ATO.2, 5.MDA.1, 6.NS.1, 6.RP.2, 6.GM1, 6.GM.4, 7.NS.3, 7.NS.5, 7.RP.3, 7.EEI.3, 7.GM.6, 7.DSP.5, 8.NS.1, 8.EEI.5,8.GM.7, 8.GM.9
Students will apply math concepts and use critical thinking to solve real life problems, fun physical challenges, and complex puzzles.  Through decision making, they will learn about time management and how their choices will impact the final score.

Motion Commotion

Subject: Physical Science 
SC Standards: (Science 2.S.1, 2.P.4, 2.P.4A, 5.S.1, 5.P.5, 5.P.5A)
Students will explore the forces and laws of motion in this energetic game show. Through a series of physical challenges, like human bowling and the catapult catch, students will become engaged with the material like never before. 

Weather You Like it or Not

Subject: Earth Science 
SC Standards: Science K.E.3, K.E.3A (1.E.3, 2.E.2, 2.E.2A, 4.E.2, 4.E.2A, 4.E.2B, 4.E.3B, 6.E.2, 6.E.2A, 6.E.2B, 8.E.4, 8.E.4B) 
Students will understand how weather affects plants, animals and all human activities. They will explore a variety of meteorological instruments, have fun with vortex demonstrations, observe the water cycle and create a cloud in a bottle.

Lab Programs

Only at EdVenture
24 student max per 45 min session

Eating the Rainbow (Cooking Lab - presented by AFLAC)

Subject: Health
SC Early Learning Standards: (PD3, PD2, ELA6)
Sometimes, it’s okay to play with your food! Eating the rainbow will inspire students to think more about creating a rainbow at mealtime and the benefits that each color brings in terms of health and wellness. Working and learning in our Cooking Lab, each student will create a healthy and colorful plate that reinforces the current government guidelines for healthy eating. Students will make parfaits out of yogurt, fresh fruit and nut-free granola.

It Runs in the Family (BioInvestigators Lab)

Subject: Life Science
SC Early Learning Standards: (SE1, PD2, ELA6)
Students will discover what makes each and every one of us unique by exploring the traits that make us who we are! Take a look at the shape of your nose, the color of your hair and even how certain foods taste. You may see some similarities with your parents, siblings, uncles, aunts, and grandparents. Students will make and take home colorful DNA bracelets to illustrate the classroom’s genetic diversity, and take a look at how these genes affect different parts of the body!

Read It and Eat It (Cooking Lab - presented by AFLAC)

Subject: Health and ELA
SC Health Standards: G-K.1.1, G-K.1.2, G-K.1.3 (G-1.1.1, P-1.1.1)
In this exciting class, students will read a literary selection with a healthy eating message and then whip up a colorful, nutritious snack! Students will learn to make informed choices about food and how to create healthy eating habits early in life. By making a connection between some of their favorite book characters and a love of food, we will expand student’s palates first-hand!
Must choose an option: pizza, yogurt parfaits, DIY salad bowls or oatmeal cookies.

Strawberry DNA (BioInvestigations Lab)

Subject: Life Science 
Students will discover DNA by extracting it themselves from strawberry cells! We will take a rudimentary look at how the genetic code helps living organisms to survive and thrive. Students will don their goggles and grab their lab tools as they measure, mix, and mash their way to extracting huge clumps of strawberry DNA that they can see and touch!

Highlighted Assembly Program

Literacy Alive!

Subject: ELA and Health
SC Early Learning Standards: (ELA1)
From the page to the stage, we will bring beloved classics to life. Choose from dozens of costume characters to come do special readings and activities at your school. With music, movement and more this couldn't be a more engaging way to connect your students to the written word. Contact us for available reading programs today!

Motion Commotion: The Game Show

Subject: Physical Science 
SC Standards: (Science 2.P.4, 2.P.4A, 5.P.5, 5.P.5A)
Students will explore the forces and laws of motion in this energetic game show. Through a series of physical challenges, like human bowling and the catapult catch, students will become engaged with the material like never before. 
*Great on its own or as a large group review when combined with our Motion Commotion Class.