PS 340 Pre-K Program

IF Afterschool is a licensed Pre-K afterschool childcare program. We provide a safe and nurturing environment, separate from our K-5 afterschool program. Our varied, daily curriculum is designed by early childhood educators to cater to the individual needs of your child. Each day your child will participate in multiple stations of active and creative self-guided activities, as well as speciality group sessions led by our teachers. These activities include dance, music, art, science experiments, sports, games, hand-on construction, and imaginative play. We understand these days are long for young children. We will provide snacks, down time, areas of rest and free play.

Quick Notes
PS 340 Registration Launches on Wednesday, July 7th 10am.
1st -5th Afterschool will start on September 13th
Kindergarten Afterschool will start on September 14th
Pre-K Afterschool will start on September 15th

PS 340 Daily Schedule
School Dismissal until 5:45pm Pick-up
Included in the day are snack, one specialty class and choice time activity
For more info, contact us at PS340@ifafterschool.org or 1(646)899-5684

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PS 340 K-5 Daily Schedule – At registration you can select one speciality class per day

Mondays

Grades K – 1

Stop Motion Animation

Students will learn the principles behind motion pictures using classic techniques of single-frame capture to create original, animated short films with a variety of 2-D and 3-D materials.

Cooking

This is a STEM based hands-on cooking class. Students will make tasty food and have fun while learning about the ingredients and science behind cooking. Instruction by Allegric to Salad.

Drumming

Our music instructors use drumming, percussion and movement to introduce students rhythm, structure and musical expression.

Grades 2 – 3

Dance (Hip-Hop)

A lively romp through contemporary popular urban dance styles, accompanied by classic and current hip-hop tunes.

Football

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class, players will learn the skills and create their own plays to have a intramural scrimmage each week.

Grades 4 – 5

Coding

In Creative Coding, students will merge the technical skill of computer programming with the freedom of artistic expression. Students will master the coding needed to produce their unique project and share it with their family and friends. Instruction by Creative Muse.

Soccer

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class players will also learn basic skills, warm up exercises, soccer terminology and rules from former pros. Instruction by KP for Kids.

Tuesdays

Grades K – 1

Creative Dance

A combination of fitness instruction and independent exploration, these sessions will use a improvisation and basic dance routines to tap into each child’s innate rhythm and joy of movement.

Storytelling

Our theater teacher and professional storyteller will guide children through the dynamic process of learning and embodying a story. Students will work together to select and/or create their own stories to relate and perform. Part playacting, part writing, all fun. Instruction by Creative Muse.

Sports and Games

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. Sports and games include kickball, soccer, relay races, capture the flag, steal the bacon, four square, tag, wiffle ball and obstacle courses and much more! Instruction by KP for Kids.

Grades 2 – 3

Art and Design

Our visual arts programs aim to provide structured projects that allow for individual exploration and creativity. In this class, students will develop techniques, while having plenty of opportunity to explore different media and subject matter in order to discover their own interest and style.

Soccer

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class players will also learn basic skills, warm up exercises, soccer terminology and rules from former pros. Instruction by KP for Kids.

Grades 4 – 5

Improv

A professional theater artist will lead this high-energy improvisation workshop. Children will build skills in active listening, character acting and collaborative storytelling, while moving their bodies and spending time with friends.

Running Club

In colloboration with New York RoadRunners, PS 340 will be part of the Rising Young Runners program, take part in running events, learn about execrise and the joys of running.

Wednesdays

Grades K – 1

Glee Club

Students will work with our music teachers to learn and perform their favorite songs.

Karate

KP for Kids Karate is a goal oriented traditional belt karate program with the addition of basic self-defense techniques, incorporating healthy Pilates exercises and meditation to promote core strength and focus for all activities. Our advanced students (yellow belts through black belts) also learn choreographed fight combinations, kumite (point fighting) and bo staff training. Student will develop physical abilities as well mental focus and concentration.

Art and Design

Our visual arts programs aim to provide structured projects that allow for individual exploration and creativity. In this class, students will develop techniques, while having plenty of opportunity to explore different media and subject matter in order to discover their own interest and style.

Grades 2 – 3

Filmmaking

Students will work together to develop original stories that are meaningful and relevant to them. They will plan, shoot and edit short films as a production and postproduction crew.

Karate

KP for Kids Karate is a goal oriented traditional belt karate program with the addition of basic self-defense techniques, incorporating healthy Pilates exercises and meditation to promote core strength and focus for all activities. Our advanced students (yellow belts through black belts) also learn choreographed fight combinations, kumite (point fighting) and bo staff training. Student will develop physical abilities as well mental focus and concentration.

Grades 4 – 5

Cooking

This is a STEM based hands-on cooking class. Students will make tasty food and have fun while learning about the ingredients and science behind cooking. Instruction by Allegric to Salad.

Karate

KP for Kids Karate is a goal oriented traditional belt karate program with the addition of basic self-defense techniques, incorporating healthy Pilates exercises and meditation to promote core strength and focus for all activities. Our advanced students (yellow belts through black belts) also learn choreographed fight combinations, kumite (point fighting) and bo staff training. Student will develop physical abilities as well mental focus and concentration.

Thursdays

Grades K – 1

Yoga

This class will introduce students to breath work, proper alignment and moving with the breath. The class includes meditation and incorporates the beneficial core movements of yoga. Students will also experience the benefits of stress relief, body strengthening and increased flexibility. Instruction by KP for Kids.

Soccer

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class players will also learn basic skills, warm up exercises, soccer terminology and rules from former pros. Instruction by KP for Kids.

LEGO Builders

Who doesn’t like to play with LEGO? Each week, our design teacher will offer a maker project for students to work on and complete in teams.

Grades 2 – 3

Coding

In Creative Coding, students will merge the technical skill of computer programming with the freedom of artistic expression. Students will master the coding needed to produce their unique project and share it with their family and friends. Instruction by Creative Muse.

Improv

A professional theater artist will lead this high-energy improvisation workshop. Children will build skills in active listening, character acting and collaborative storytelling, while moving their bodies and spending time with friends.

Grades 4 – 5

Filmmaking

Students will work together to develop original stories that are meaningful and relevant to them. They will plan, shoot and edit short films as a production and postproduction crew.

Basketball

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class players will learn the skills of basketball; passing, dribbling, defense, rebounding, shooting, the vocabulary, and rules of the game. Instruction by KP for Kids.

Fridays

Grades K – 1

Theater Games

Our creative drama classes use theater games to help children develop their voices, collaborate with peers, and become comfortable in their bodies. Each session will include fun and engaging warmups and icebreakers, improv games to sharpen real-time creative decision-making, and role-playing activities that teach students both to listen and to speak their minds. Yes, and…!

Sports and Games

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. Sports and games include kickball, soccer, relay races, capture the flag, steal the bacon, four square, tag, wiffle ball and obstacle courses and much more! Instruction by KP for Kids.

Dance (Ballet)

Focusing on technique, strength and form, our dance teacher will lead our dancers through an introduction to ballet skills, barre work, and classic dance choreography.

Grades 2 – 3

Cooking

This is a STEM based hands-on cooking class. Students will make tasty food and have fun while learning about the ingredients and science behind cooking. Instruction by Allegric to Salad.

Basketball

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class players will learn the skills of basketball; passing, dribbling, defense, rebounding, shooting, the vocabulary, and rules of the game. Instruction by KP for Kids.

Grades 4 – 5

Art and Design

Our visual arts programs aim to provide structured projects that allow for individual exploration and creativity. In this class, students will develop techniques, while having plenty of opportunity to explore different media and subject matter in order to discover their own interest and style.

Football

Our athletics program focuses on the fundamentals of sport – especially the mental, physical and social aspects – to encourage enjoyment, teamwork, and self-confidence. In this class, players will learn the skills and create their own plays to have a intramural scrimmage each week.