June 6, 2018


Our kids had so much fun this year sharing their creative writings with one another.  Our workshops are a relaxed way to explore different genres, to learn about the origins of the written word, to think about audience, and to practice literary skills.  Most important...

June 5, 2018

Architecture dominated our Exploring Arts program this year; led by Phaedra Siebert, an Art Historian and City Kids parent, our kids have explored the architecture of D.C.'s buildings, mosques, and art works, to name a few lessons.  For our last Exploring Arts class of...

June 3, 2018

City Kids spends a lot of time learning about the environment, including our rivers.  We took a two hour boat ride on the Anacostia so that the kids could learn about water pollution and clean up, local wildlife, and city conservation efforts.  Young kids are natural e...

June 2, 2018

For our unit on Asia in our World Cultures and Geography program, one of our parents led an engaging lesson on the origins of tea and how it spread from China across the world.  She covered the Etymology of the word "tea," how the teas of the world originated from a si...

June 1, 2018

This year, City Kids has gone on adventures all over the D.C. metro area, and a big part of our science curriculum is our Nature Program.  Often, we work with the knowledgable and welcoming rangers in our nearby parks; recently, our kids visited a local mill for the se...

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