Our optional programs:
During English cooking classes we learn to cook in a joyful way with music and songs. Each time we prepare 1 easy recipe (soups / hot and cold dishes / sweets), which includes Hungarian meals and specialties from different countries. In addition to creating delicious food and tasting them, we learn about the cooking process and we practice serving.
Funny kids yoga
Children’s yoga is an emotion-centered form of movement that every moment involves fairy tale and playfulness. Through yoga, children will be part of a magical fairytale world in which they learn the basics of yoga through movement and sound imitation, singing and rhymes. Regular child yoga classes, on a physical, mental and spiritual level, lay the foundation for children’s healthy lives: yoga helps improve concentration, releive stress, and develop proper breathing techniques and postures.
Smiley Swimming School – The swimming lessons for children are usually conducted in groups of 5-6 people per trainer, so everyone gets enough attention. The principle of the child’s swimming education is that if your child learns to move around the water at a young age and develops water safety, there is no need to worry, for example during a class trip.
Small group children swimming lessons
The advantage of small group swim lessons is that we can deal with everyone in a differentiated way, so everyone can develop at their own level, there is no big difference in the children’s knowledge. In addition, swimming is extremely important for children from physiologically point of view because diseases of our age are a lot of sitting at school and addiction to computers, gadgets and video games can cause disturbances in the child’s physiological and mental development.
Swimming is not only a sporting alternative to indoor exercise, it can also compensate for incorrect posture by working out the spine and back muscles and compensating for a variety of muscle imbalances. Swimming is one of the healthiest natural form of exercise.
Playful ballet gymnastics – The aim of the class is to strengthen and develop the proper posture and muscles of kindergarten children through playful tasks. The little ballet dancers listen to classical music during the movement. Getting to know the basics of classical ballet can be useful in the future as well. The harmonious movement with music and the love of dance also have a positive effect on spiritual development.
Folk dance (nursery and kindergarten)
The nursery folk dance is the preparer of the kindergarten folk dance, which is a playful introduction to traditional folk games, rhymes, circle and skill games. Simple age-appropriate games improve children’s agility and acquire motifs of Hungarian folk dance. The workshops also have an important role to play in the use of rhymes, circle and skill games, which improve children’s memory, thinking, vocabulary and communication. The dance teacher teaches the dance steps in a playful way with tools (colorful tulips, bean bags, rubber bands).
Falling Technique! Coordination Development!In our kindergarten Levente Ledényi teaches children in a plazful way how to fall correctly, which not only prevents injury but also helps to improve spatial orientation. Judo can be the foundation of all sports, teaches discipline and attention, develops a movement culture, andgives you an inside hold.
Children’s interest in chess should be raised from the age of 4 onwards. The best way to do this is to teach your children fabulous short rhymes and poems that can be played with their puppets on the chessboard. During the play sessions, you can guess who the chess player will be in the long run and who will not.
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The good news is that kids are constantly getting smart, developing, and kids who haven’t been chess in the previous year will start working again the following year – by this time, “training” is catching their eye, they are able to concentrate better and are more and more successful in their experiences of success. Short and long-term memory, logic and concentration develop. It teaches you systems thinking. It enhances the ability to combine, the insight. They learn to respect their opponent, develop a healthy competitive spirit, and make children more patient.
Children’s soccer develops the coordination and social skills of your child’s movement. At the same time, their feet and the ability to look at each other are also developed. Everyone has their own soccer ball during training. During the year, they learn how to manage it. The children get experience what means playing in a team.
Ball Skill Game
The first ball games were all about getting to know the ball. If the kids are good at catching, rolling, and throwing the ball, team games can come when several kids are playing at the same time. In these games, the rule must be understood and even obeyed. So, in addition to the ability to move, these game ideas also have a beneficial effect on thinking, focusing, and responsiveness.