Manzano Day School

Joy in Learning® Since 1938

Sensations Workshops

Block I: March 12th ~ May 11th

The Sensations Workshops Program is available to all Manzano Day School students who would like to participate in some exciting and fun activities before or after school. This program offers innovative, informative, and creative workshops that develop new interests, skills, and/or strengths. All Sensations Workshops take place in the safe environment of the Manzano Day School campus. Sensations Workshops offered in the past include Spirit Runners Run/Walk Team, The Wonders of Fused Glass, Origami, Lacrosse, Cooking Around the World, Picture Me Yoga, Art Attack, African Dance, Hot Off The Press, Self-Defense, Soccer, Chess for Beginners, Kids Martial Arts, Music Lessons, Basketball, etc., and are conducted at various times either before school between 7:00 and 8:00a.m., or after school between 3:45 and 6:00p.m. The workshops range from 45 minutes to 2 hours per session and generally run for a total of six hours over a four to six week period. All Sensations Workshops are taught by Manzano Day School faculty members or select community members who are experts in their field.

Each workshop carries a flat fee, which is not prorated if workshops are missed or if the student registers late; the fee is non-refundable once the workshop begins. Students who participate in The Extended Day Childcare Program at the monthly rate can take advantage of a 15% discount on Sensations Workshops.

Extended Day Childcare is available to all Sensations Workshops students free of charge each day before their workshop begins; however, after the activity has ended, children not picked up by a parent or guardian will be sent to the Extended Day Childcare Program and families will incur the half-hour and/or the hourly fee for the service.

For more information about The Sensations Workshops Program, contact Michael Escobedo at mescobedo@manzanodayschool.org or 243-6659 ext. 420.

Extended Day and Sensations Information (PDF)


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Monday Workshops

Folk Dancing With Mrs. Jones!

18 Spots Available!


Come learn timeless folk dances from around the world! Students will explore multiple dances each week that are sure to be fast and enjoyable! Come join us for some energizing after school FUN!

Instructors: Jamie Jones

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: 1st-5th

Class Date: MONDAYS

March 12, 19; April 9, 16, 23, 30

(No Workshop March 26th and April 2nd.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $5.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

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LEGO® Amazing Motorized Motion!

7 Spots Available!

Students will have fun learning how to build motorized LEGO® brick models! Utilizing specialized LEGO® building kits, students will create motorized models such as the Swing-O-Rama, See Saw, and Gymnast complete with gears, axles, bricks, motors, battery packs, and more! Each workshop will include a S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics)-skills based teaching lesson, motorized model building, and creative free play with LEGO® bricks. Come join in on the FUN and LEGO® Up your world!

Instructor: Katherine Bruner

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: K-5th

Class Date: MONDAYS

March 19; April 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7

(No Workshop March 12th & 26th and April 2nd.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $5.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

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Simple Kitchen Concoctions II!

Workshop CANCELLED!

Welcome to Kitchen Concoctions II! Have you ever wondered what makes things glow in the dark or how soap is made? If you answered YES, now is your chance! Students will be exploring the world of science from the things we use everyday to the stuff we are just curious about. This workshop will be a FUN hands-on learning experience that will focus on projects designed for children ages 4 through 7. A book of recipes will be sent home at the end of the six weeks so that the FUN can go on long after the class ends. Come join us for an ACTION-PACKED workshop!

Instructor: Jennice Cote

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: Prek-1st

Class Date: MONDAYS

March 12, 19; April 9, 16, 23, 30

(No Workshop March 26th and April 2nd.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 10 students

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Tuesday Workshops

Cook Your Way Through The ABC's

5 Spots Available!

Join Ms. Melissa and friends as we Cook Our Way Through The ABC's! Each week, we will prepare a delicious and healthy meal based on a letter of the Alphabet! Students will explore letter L with Layered Lasagne, or Pizzas for letter P, Tacos with all the toppings for letter T, and Red Beans and Rice for letter R! Each child will take home a recipe packet after each class. Come join in on the cooking and eating FUN!

Instructors: Melissa Bentley & Sonya Logan

Time: 3:45-5:15 p.m.(LONGER WORKSHOP TIME!)

Grade: Prek-5th

Class Date: TUESDAYS

March 13, 20; April 3, 10

(No Workshop March 27th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 20 students

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Unicorns and Rainbows!

9 Spots Available!


This workshop will revolve around all things magical--UNICORNS AND RAINBOWS! Students will make and craft a plethora of take home items that are sure to brighten any room decor! Find out your unicorn name, craft an adorable unicorn pencil holder, make star-studded rainbow soap, create a rainbow mobile, and so much more! Come join us for an hour of unicorn and rainbow FUN!

Instructor: Shari Stewart

Time: 3:45-4:45p.m.

Grade: 1st-5th

Class Date: TUESDAYS

March 13, 20; April 10, 17, 24; May 1

(No Workshop March 27th; April 3rd.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students


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Sing Along!

Workshop CANCELLED!

Come join me for the next six weeks and learn how to use our bodies as instruments! We will start each workshop with a warm-up of music, dance, and grounding exercises. Students will learn and create new music which can be accompanied by ukulele, guitar, or any other instrument we can get our hands on! This workshop is perfect for anyone who loves to sing and dance, wants to increase their confidence, improve vocal skills, and have FUN!

Instructor: Elizabeth Berry

Time: 3:45-4:45p.m.

Grade: 3rd-5th

Class Date: TUESDAYS

March 13, 20; April 3, 10, 17, 24

(No Workshop March 27th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

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Wednesday Workshops

Spirit Runners!

Workshop FULL!

If you have SPIRIT and want to MOVE, this is the workshop for YOU! This series of classes is modeled after the New York Road Runner Youth Program. Through activities and games, students will LEARN:

  • Importance of Warm-up & cool-down
  • Stretching
  • Pacing oneself
  • Good running form

*BONUS: Best Effort & Attendance will earn you a “Foot Charm” each workshop!

MOST IMPORTANTLY…STUDENTS WILL HAVE FUN!

Instructor: Alanna Abeyta & Jesse Armijo

Time: 7:15-8:00 a.m. (BEFORE SCHOOL!)

Grade: K-5th

Class Date: WEDNESDAYS

March 14, 21; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9

(No Workshop March 28th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 20 students

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Basketball All-Stars!

6 Spots Available!

Are you ready for some Basketball? If so, this workshop is perfect for YOU! Students will learn basic basketball fundamentals like shooting, passing dribbling--all while having a BALL! Players will partake in game activity and skill challenges. All students will also receive a team t-shirt! Be sure to wear your sunscreen, bring a snack, and be ready to put your skills to the test!

Instructor: Shari & Bruce Stewart

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: 1st-5th

Class Date: WEDNESDAYS

March 14, 21; April 11, 18, 25; May 2

(No Workshop April 4th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 20 students

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Come Dance With Us!

Workshop CANCELLED!

Come dance with NDI (National Dance Institute) of New Mexico! Students will learn basic dance movements and techniques in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop, all to great music! No dance experience necessary. NDI New Mexico instructor, Kimberly White, will share her passion for dance and experience as a professional dancer with children in 1st through 3rd grades. Students will get their bodies MOVING and discover the JOY in dance!

Instructor: Kimberly White

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: 1st-3rd

Class Date: WEDNESDAYS

March 14, 21; April 4, 11, 18, 25

(No Workshop March 28th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

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Thursday Workshops

Learn Spanish Through The Arts!

10 Spots Available!

Come join me for some FUN as we learn Spanish through the arts together! What exactly does this mean? Students will warm up with a short dance and then transition to yoga asanas (postures) to warm up the body and mind. And we will also sing songs to warm-up our vocal cords as well! Students will transition into spanish vocabulary words which is reinforced through drawing exercises and exploring different art mediums such as pastels, oil pastels, paints, and more! This workshop is a hands-on and interactive workshop designed to learn many skills but taught in Spanish! No experience necessary! This multi-sensory workshop is available to all students interested and motivated to learn SPANISH and have FUN!

Instructors: Señorita Berry

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: 1st-5th

Class Date: THURSDAYS

March 15; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3

(No Workshop March 22nd & 29th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

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Learn Spanish Through The Arts!

10 Spots Available!

Come join me for some FUN as we learn Spanish through the arts together! What exactly does this mean? Students will warm up with a short dance and then transition to yoga asanas (postures) to warm up the body and mind. And we will also sing songs to warm-up our vocal cords as well! Students will transition into spanish vocabulary words which is reinforced through drawing exercises and exploring different art mediums such as pastels, oil pastels, paints, and more! This workshop is a hands-on and interactive workshop designed to learn many skills but taught in Spanish! No experience necessary! This multi-sensory workshop is available to all students interested and motivated to learn SPANISH and have FUN!

Instructors: Señorita Berry

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: 1st-5th

Class Date: THURSDAYS

March 15; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3

(No Workshop March 22nd & 29th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

Click HERE To Register


Learn Spanish Through The Arts!

10 Spots Available!

Come join me for some FUN as we learn Spanish through the arts together! What exactly does this mean? Students will warm up with a short dance and then transition to yoga asanas (postures) to warm up the body and mind. And we will also sing songs to warm-up our vocal cords as well! Students will transition into spanish vocabulary words which is reinforced through drawing exercises and exploring different art mediums such as pastels, oil pastels, paints, and more! This workshop is a hands-on and interactive workshop designed to learn many skills but taught in Spanish! No experience necessary! This multi-sensory workshop is available to all students interested and motivated to learn SPANISH and have FUN!

Instructors: Señorita Berry

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: 1st-5th

Class Date: THURSDAYS

March 15; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3

(No Workshop March 22nd & 29th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 18 students

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Friday Workshops

Yoga Animals II!

Workshop FULL!

Research has shown that children who participated in weekly yoga and stress management programs like Kids Luv Yoga®, improve academic performance, self-esteem, behavior, concentration, and emotional balance. Our FUN and UNIQUE beginner's curriculum will take your child on an imaginative journey, where they will learn self-control, patience, positive conflict resolution, stretching, breathing through stressful situations and, of course, how to do YOGA ANIMALS! We will foster in your child, a love and compassion for people and the planet around us. You will also receive our email newsletter with tips and exercises that you can do with your child at home! We look forward to getting to know your family!

Instructors: Megan Ketcher

Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Grade: Prek-1st

Class Date: FRIDAYS

March 16; April 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4

(No Workshop March 23rd & 30th.)

Workshop Fee: $75.00
Supply Fee: $10.00

Minimum: 6 students
Maximum: 10 students

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