Spanish Language Immersion Pre-school and K-5 classes
Registration open for 2017 – 2018 school year. Placements will be confirmed by March 3, 2017.
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Please click here to arrange a tour of the school by email. If you would like to call, the telephone number is 206-282-0162.
La Casita Feliz students enjoy a warm and nurturing environment as they learn and play, immersed in Spanish language, culture, art, music and games. Our seasoned teachers guide your children in their journey of self-discovery, as they explore the world we live in, all in Spanish. We structure our curriculum to address all the important areas of early childhood development: social, emotional, cognitive, language, and physical development. Unique to our curriculum is learning about and working in our Global Youth Garden (Tierra de Niños ) as a science and community building component.
Los Pollitos 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 yr olds Tuesday & Thursday 8:30-11:30 or 9:30-12:30
Los Conejitos 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 yr olds Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30-12:30 or 9:30-1:30.
Los Pajaritos* 4 to 5 year olds Monday – Thursday 1:00pm – 4:30 pm
Las Palomas and Las Aguilas This action packed Spanish immersion program is designed for students of intermediate and higher proficiency levels.
- Los Palomas is for K-2nd graders Monday – Thursday 2:30 –4:00pm. This class requires Intermediate or above Spanish oral proficiency. Students who have completed Los Pajaritos class at La Casita or an AOP level in our school programs or equivalent, and meet the grade requirement (K-2nd) qualify.
- Las Aguilas is for 3rd 5th graders Monday – Thursday 4:00-5:30pm. This class requires Intermediate or above Spanish oral proficiency. Students who have completed Novice High in our school programs or equivalent, and meet the grade requirement (3rd-5th) qualify.
Each month is guided by the music, dance and art of a Spanish speaking country, and each day has a special theme.
Choose 1 to 4 days per week.
Monday – Music and Movement – Salsa, Tango, Merengue, Cumbia, Flamenco, games and yoga.
Tuesday – Art! Students will be exposed to the art of famous Hispanic artists such as Picasso, Miró and Botero to inspire their own works. They will also create folk art pieces such as Peruvian retablos, Colombian terraces, Mexican alebrijes, and more. 3-D art will include sculptures, masks, building original works with recycled materials and found objects.
Wednesday – Science classes include experimenting with natural elements such the weather, energy, gravity light, shadows, how machines work and magnetics, and working in our global youth garden
Thursday – Games and puzzles! Twister, jenga, UNO, mancala, drama and improve games, chutes and ladders and more!
We are located at 1507 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle 98109.