Les Petits Amis is a French immersion summer day-program where toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners learn French through fun and developmentally appropriate educational activities. The day is divided into two sessions:
- The morning session (8:30 am to 12:30 pm) offers more structured activities to help kids develop four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing through activities such as games, music, movement, cooking, arts, science.
- The afternoon session (1:00 to 5:00 pm) offers free indoor and outdoor play (weather permitting).
All activities are conducted in French and are designed to offer your child an outstanding French immersion experience in a supportive environment.
Features of the French Summer Program:
- Kids learn French and live a complete French immersion experience
- Balanced schedule of fun activities designed to keep children engaged and help them develop life-long skills
- First-aid and CPR-trained staff who love children and enjoy teaching
- Healthy and delicious snacks (parents provide lunches or can elect to have it delivered at a cost)
- Weekly progress report shared with parents
- A focus on positive relationships and creating friendships
- A safe, wholesome environment where kids can be just kids
Example of a typical day
8:30-9:00am: Children arrive (free play)
9:00-9:45: Circle time - could include French comptine/song/dance, book reading, games
9:45-10:30: Special activity - movement, music, cooking, science or art
10:30-10:50: Wash hands/eat snack
10:50-12:00: Special activity - movement, music, cooking, science or art
12:00-12:30: Wash hands/eat lunch/wash hands
12:30-2:30: Free play or nap (as long as the child needs)
2:30-4:45: Outdoor or indoor free play (depending on the weather) - a snack will be provided during this time
4:45-5:30: Parent pick-up
Our main space is located at the corner of Pleasant Street and Brighton Street in Belmont, Massachusetts.