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Work and Play Center

Friendship and Fun Club - Morning Session (Ages 6-11)

The Friendship and Fun Club aims to create a safe space for children to develop social skills, emotional regulation, and build positive relationships with their peers. Join us for an enriching experience that combines learning and fun! Ages 6-11 or cognitively appropriate.

Friendship and Fun Club - Morning Session (Ages 6-11)
Friendship and Fun Club - Morning Session (Ages 6-11)

Time & Location

Jun 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – Aug 15, 2024, 5:00 PM

Work and Play Center, 444 North Hewitt Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA

About the event

Our Friendship and Fun Club is designed to help children develop essential social and emotional skills in a supportive and fun environment. The program is structured to provide a balanced mix of socialization and targeted skill-building activities. Each session is divided into three 45-minute segments with 15-minute transitions, making it easy for children to stay engaged and energized.

Morning Sessions are 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

** GOLD FAMILY MEMBERS RECEIVE 25% OFF AUTOMATICALLY.

Program Structure

Socialization Activities 

  • Group Music: Engage in activities like drum circles and karaoke, promoting cooperation and self-expression.
  • Group Art Activities: Collaborate on projects such as mural painting and art show-and-tell to foster teamwork.
  • Dance Activities: Participate in fun activities like freeze dance and choreography creation.
  • Sport Activities: Enjoy team-based sports like relay races and soccer to build physical coordination and teamwork.
  • Leisure Exploration: Discover new hobbies and activities such as knitting, model building, or exploring various stations.
  • Board Games: Play cooperative and strategy games that encourage cognitive and social skills.
  • Gardening: Engage in planting and maintaining a garden, learning patience and care.
  • Cooking: Make simple recipes together, introducing cultural cooking and fostering an appreciation for diversity.

Social Skills Activities 

  • Role-Playing: Practice social scenarios and emotional charades to build empathy and understanding.
  • Group Discussions: Share weekly experiences and solve problems collaboratively.
  • Cooperative Games: Participate in building challenges and story creation to encourage teamwork.
  • Communication Skills: Improve active listening and non-verbal communication through engaging activities.
  • Emotional Regulation: Learn mindfulness exercises and use emotion wheels to discuss feelings.
  • Conflict Resolution: Practice mediation and role-play giving and accepting apologies.

Transitions

  • Relaxation Time: Simple stretching or quiet time to help transition between activities.
  • Group Check-Ins: Brief discussions to reflect on feelings and the previous activity.

The Friendship and Fun Club aims to create a safe space for children to develop social skills, emotional regulation, and build positive relationships with their peers. Join us for an enriching experience that combines learning and fun!

THE HOUSEKEEPING:

We may be able to bill insurance for these hours, however there is a process to it.  Therefore, this is offered on a first come, first serve basis.

All ticket purchases are final.  ** Acceptions may be made.  Please contact a supervisor.

Membership Offer
Buy a membership and get 25% off this event at checkout

Tickets

  • 07/01/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/02/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/03/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/08/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/09/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/10/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/11/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/15/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/16/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/17/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/18/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/22/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/23/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/24/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/25/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/29/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/30/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 07/31/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/01/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/05/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/06/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/07/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/08/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/12/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/13/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/14/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00
  • 08/15/24 - MORNING SESSION

    Ages 6-11 or Cognitively Appropriate 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    $40.00

Total

$0.00

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