To register, please print the registration form below or follow the "Register Now" link to register through the City of Bettendorf’s online service. If you have any questions about registration, please email Julie or call her at (563) 344-4170.
Home School Spanish and Art
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Age: 4.5 - 10 years (4.5 years by September 1, 2018)
Dates: September 11 - December 20 (No class the week of Thanksgiving)
Cost: $600 (4 payments of $150/month)
Introduce your child to Spanish language and culture by exploring different places around the world. Valerie Alves, an experienced preschool/elementary instructor and native Spanish speaker, will teach the first hour of this double session. This unique program uses a wide variety of activities including games, music, and group interactions to build vocabulary and show how children from other Spanish speaking countries live.
The second hour will be spent exploring various mediums of art with our accomplished art educator, Mr. Glenn. Explore drawing, painting, and sculpture which coincides with the countries around the world being taught in the Spanish portion of the class.
Call (563) 344-4170 to register.
Kindergarten Readiness: 1-2-3 Math for Me! FULL
Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am
Age: 4 - 5 years (4 years by September 1, 2018)
Dates: September 10 - December 19 (No class the week of Thanksgiving)
Cost: $400 (4 payments of $100/month)
This class will focus on all things math! Geometry (shapes and patterns), measurement, the language of math (more than, less than), and spatial relations (in front of, behind, etc.). Prepare your preschooler to be math-ready for Kindergarten. Perfect add-on to your morning preschool class. Must be potty-trained; no pull-ups, please. Call (563) 344-4170 to register.
Beginning Pottery - FULL
It’s pottery for beginners. Miss Grace will teach the basics of hand-building using a variety of clays. Learn how to make a pot, and try your hand “throwing” a pot at the potter’s wheel. Class is limited to 10 participants. Register now! Or Call (563) 344-4170 to register. Class fees do not include admission to the Museum.
Age: 5 - 10 (must be 5 by September 1, 2018)
Dates: Tuesdays October 2, 9, 16, 23, November 6, 13, and 27 (No class Oct 30 and Nov 20)
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Location: Clay Studio
Inventor’s Club with Mr. Glenn - Kids Rule!
Put on your thinking caps and join the Inventor’s Club. Mr. Glenn will put your imagination skills to the test in this fun, creative after school program. Kids will rule the lessons! Whatever topics they want to learn about lead the way! Science, Art, Math, Games, etc… Kids decide!- with a little help from Mr. Glenn! Register now! Or call (563) 344-4170 to register. Class fees do not include admission to the Museum.
Age: 5-8 years (5 years by September 1, 2018)
Dates: Thursdays October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, and 29 (No class Nov 22)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Location: Art Studio
Spanish for Kids!
Mail in only registration for Spanish must be postmarked no earlier than Saturday, January 13, 2018. Online registration is not available. Please use registration form.
$50 Deposit; 9 monthly payments of $75; if you are signed up for our Early Learning Programs, you will be billed in 12 monthly payments beginning June 2018)
Introduce your child to Spanish through our comprehensive, year-long exploration of language and culture. Taught by Valerie Alves, an experienced preschool instructor and native Spanish speaker, this unique program uses a creative hands-on curriculum to build language skill. A wide variety of activities, including games, music, and group interactions, are used to build vocabulary that reinforces and encourages successful communication in Spanish. Lessons focus on daily language used by students, and each student is encouraged to speak Spanish and have fun!
Spanish classes start the week of September 10, 2018, with breaks that coincide with the Family Museum's Early Learning class schedule. ** Deposit due at time of registration**
Section A - FULL
Age: 3-4 (3 by September 1, 2018)
A great addition to our 3 year old Early Learning Program - Miss Valerie will escort your child to class.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00am to 10:00am
Section B - Only 2 spots left!
Age: 4-5 (4 by September 1, 2018)
A great addition to our 4 year old Early Learning Program - Miss Valerie will escort your child to class.
Monday & Wednesdays: 9:00am to 10:00am
Section C - FULL
Age: Kindergarten-3rd Grade (entering in fall 2018)
Mondays & Wednesdays: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Section D - FULL
For Returning Students – Miss Valerie will confirm placement
Age: 2nd - 5th grade (entering in fall 2018)
Requirements: children must have one or more years of Spanish instruction, plus the ability to read, no exceptions, please!
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Literally Yours - FULL for 2018-2019
Cost: $100 deposit; 12 monthly payments of $65; $880 total. Deposit due upon registration. First payment due June 1, 2018.
Age: 4-5 years, 4 years by September 1, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS. Must be potty-trained - no pull-ups.
When: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:30 pm (FULL FOR 2018)
OR Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:15 - 2:30 pm (FULL FOR 2018)
This class is a must for Kindergarten Readiness. Exposure to letters, beginning and blended sounds, words, punctuation, parts of a book, authors, illustrators, and much more! This pre-reading class will lay the groundwork for future success in reading and writing. Class concludes in May with the children writing and illustrating their own stories. We have two classes with one teacher in each class and a maximum enrollment of 10 children per class. Small class sizes allow for a better learning environment and individualized attention. This class is a prefect add-on to your child’s morning preschool class.
*Children who sign up for our 4-year old program and add Literally Yours will bring a lunch from home and participate in a supervised 45-minute recess and lunch on Mondays and Wednesdays. This is a great opportunity to extend the day, build up stamina for Kindergarten, learn the lunch routine, and work on pre-reading skills.
Early Learning Programs: 4 Year Old Program - Only 1 spot open!
Cost: $100 deposit; 12 monthly payments of $212.50; $2650 total. Deposit due upon registration. First payment due June 1, 2018.
Age: 4 years by September 1, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS. Must be potty-trained - no pull-ups.
When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
This Preschool Program is designed to help your child prepare for Kindergarten. Children will learn to recognize and write uppercase and lowercase letters, count and recognize numbers 1-20, problem solve, make simple science predictions, as well as learn about famous artists and places around the world. On Fridays the children will practice creative movement, ballet, and have a 30 minute Kindermusik lesson, which incorporates knowledge of composers, simple music notes, and musical concepts. Social and emotional awareness is also a key part of this program. We have two classrooms with one teacher each and a maximum enrollment of 10 children per class. Small class sizes allow for a better learning environment and individualized attention.
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year will begin Saturday, January 13, 2018 with MAIL-IN ONLY REGISTRATION. Click here for registration form. For questions about registration, email Julie or call (563) 344-4170.
Early Learning Programs: 3 Year Old Program - One Spot Open!
Our littlest learners will focus on social interaction, sharing, following directions and routines, problem solving, and early academics such as recognition of letters, numbers, shapes, names, and colors. Our curriculum is rich in art, science, movement and music, with an emphasis on kindness and working together. We have two classrooms, with two teachers each, and a maximum enrollment of 12 children per class. Small class sizes allow for a better learning environment and more individualized attention.