Education Notes — October 19, 2018


German Storytime at Rheinland-Pfalz Library

Bring your little ones, 36 months and over, for story time in the German language, every third Thursday of the month. Connect with our host nation, learn about regional holidays and traditions, enjoy German songs and crafts. A cultural education has never been so fun! For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.


Family Game Night at Rheinland-Pfalz Library


The Rheinland-Pfalz Library invites you and your family to Game Night! Every fourth Friday of the month is reserved for board games at the library. Learn new games, connect with new friends, and make new memories! For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.


SKIESUnlimited: Drum Workshop

SKIESUnlimited now offers drum lessons for children ages 4+. Fees are 30 min session $20, 45min session $25, 60 min session $30. Register through Webtrac or Parent Central Services. After registering contact Parent Central Services to schedule your specific spot. Classes are available every Tuesday between 3 and 7 p.m. at the SKIES Drivers Training Room in Upper Wetzel Housing Area, Bldg. 8881. For more information, contact Parent Central Services or SKIESUnlimited, 485-7003/6969; 06783-6-7003/6969.


SKIESUnlimited: Voice Lessons

Children ages 8 to 18 can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited Voice Lessons. Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901 and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: Knitting Classes

Children ages 9+ are invited to learn the craft of knitting! Children may take classes solo or accompanied by parents. Classes are progressive from beginner to easy, intermediate, and experienced.  Learn various stitches, how to read a pattern, binding, seaming, fun historical facts about knitting, and so much more! Classes are offered monthly. All knitting supplies will be provided. Students only need to show up with their desire to learn. Our instructor has 15 years’ experience in the fiber arts and is a certified knitting instructor through the Craft Yarn Council. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: Engineering Classes

Children ages 4+ will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using the registered brand of Fischertechnik materials. Worksheets will be handed out so that children can expand their understanding of learned concepts outside of the classroom. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


SKIESUnlimited: Kindermusik

SKIESUnlimited now offers Kindermusik classes! Kindermusik has been proven to help children develop language, social, emotional and physical skills along with a lifelong love for music! SKIESUnlimited will offer Caterpillar Music for toddlers, ages 2 to 3, 3 to 3:45 p.m. and Music Together for children, ages 4 to 6, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sessions are held every Tuesday. Cost: $50/session (4 classes). All classes are held at the CYS Multi-Purpose Room, Wetzel Upper Housing Area, Bldg. 8876. For more information or to enroll, contact Parent Central Services, 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.


SKIESUnlimited: Music Together and Caterpillar Music Classes

Skies Unlimited is now offering a fun way to introduce your little one to music through specially created programs called Caterpillar Music classes and Music Together classes!  Caterpillar Music classes for young children ages 2-3 offer a unique introduction to music with exciting themes, colorful instruments and amazing puppets. Music together is a rich music and movement program for children age 4-6 that develops not only music skills, but also skills essential for a well-rounded education. Music develops the child’s mind, body and spirit simultaneously. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067.


Preschool Storytime

Baumholder Library offers story time for children, ages 3 to 6 years, every Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. The program includes stories, songs, dance and crafts. There is no sign-up required, just show up ready for some stories! For more information, contact Baumholder Library, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8332, 531-2841; 0611-143-531-2841.


German Storytime for Kids

Immerse you child in the language and heritage of our host nation in a fun and entertaining way!  Bring your children to the Baumholder Military Community Library for stories, songs, activities and crafts – all in German!  These events are held on the first Wednesday of every month.  Open to children, ages 3 to 7 and their parents. No registration is required for this free event. For more information, contact Baumholder Library, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8332, 531-2841; 0611-143-531-2841.