Rootz offers a variety of enrichment classes and categories.
Calling all builders, artists, scientists and children that love to EXPLORE! Each week we use a variety of materials, crafts, and science experiments to provide new creative opportunities for your child. This class stimulates learning in all domains of development, intellectual, physical, and social-emotional language. Each week a newsletter will be sent home so you can see all the fun things your child is working on in this class. Your child will love exploring with us while learning to work cooperatively in a hands on, creative environment.
Instructors may include: Lindsay Gopin
Fashion Fun: Ciao Bella Sewing
Bring your imagination and get ready to create a closet full of handmade fashion with Ciao Bella Sewing! This class is great for returning and new students. We will slice, twist & stitch as they learn various hand stitching techniques. Students will learn how to trace patterns, how to cut fabric and they will learn how to construct various projects. Students will focus on their creative mindset as they could make projects varying from scarves, to tote-bags, to ponchos and so much more. Our budding fashionistas will build their sewing skills as projects increase in complexity. All students are welcome to participate in our free fashion show at the end of each session where they’ll model their creations for friends and family! We provide all supplies, including fabric, sewing notions and sewing machines. It is SEW much fun to create and sew!
Class taught by: Ciao Bella Sewing
Project Runway Get Spring Ready: Ciao Bella Sewing
Designers in Training will enjoy learning the foundation of fashion design & construction. Students will love creating wearable garments on the sewing machine! Project Runway is perfect for beginners and returning students. All projects will be created by the individual Designer in Training with the help of our fabulous and fashionable instructors from Ciao Bella Sewing. All students are welcome to participate in our free fashion show at the end of each session where they’ll model their creations for friends and family! We provide all supplies, including fabric, sewing notions and sewing machines. It is SEW much fun to create and sew!
Students will learn to:
Cut out fabric pieces
Safely operate a sewing machine
Utilize sewing terminology
Follow sewing instructions
Problem solve and more
Class taught by: Ciao Bella Sewing
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Interactive Play, Motor Skills
Start your engines! Come take a ride with us as we build train tracks, make dump trucks, and build flying machines. We combine art and dramatic play with this course designed to be your child’s first “away from mom” class. Our adventures will sharpen theiryour imagination, kick start theiryour motor skills, and ignite their passion for flying.
- Increase social/emotional growth through taking turns and interactive play
- Confidence separating from mom/caregiver
- Develop gross and fine motor skills
- Early preschool skills, including listening to directions and following a routine
Specific instructors for each section are listed under the registration link.
Children will learn, create, and socialize in an exciting classroom environment geared around summer fun. Activities, singing, games, and crafts are based on weekly themes custom-made for busy preschoolers. Our highly skilled and experienced staff will lead children through real, hands-on experiences including arts and crafts, movement, music, and imaginative play.
Rootz Summer Adventure
Summers are the best in Chicago! ROOTZ is so excited to offer our summer adventure program. Each week there will be a designated location within 10-15 min. from the ROOTZ facility. Children, parents or caregivers will enjoy spending time together, making friends, exploring nature, building sand castles, and more. Our adventures include various destinations along with crafts, water play, bubbles, music and more. This program will offer many new experiences for children and adults to enjoy together. Tuition includes admission to various experiences and activities. Locations will be emailed out 2 weeks before our session begins.