Lunch Bunch Classes
An engaging, exciting experience for your child
What is lunch bunch?
Ooey Gooey & Goodies - This class has something for every child! They will participate in amazing, hands on science experiments and whip up some delicious creations to eat as a snack. It be an exciting, fascinating, and surprising experience for all the senses! Taught by Gina Elking.
LEGO camp - Students will learn about all aspects of LEGO building. They will work cooperatively to build and present their own creations. They will also have tons of fun together through LEGO games and activities (and maybe a treat). Taught by Amy Ingalls.
Webby Dance - Our professional instructors will introduce your child to beginning tap, ballet, rhythm and movement skills. We provide age appropriate music, fun props, and an action packed class! Children will benefit by building their memory, flexibility, concententration, coordination, creativity and self confidence, all in a positive atmosphere. Taught by a Webby Dance instructor
Storytime/Outdoor Adventures - Depending on the weather, we will either stay inside and explore a book with games and crafts, or we will go outside to explore mother nature and enjoy physical activity! Taught by Gina Elking
Ohio Sports Academy - Somewhere between their first steps and first bike ride should be their first gymnastics class. Preschool gymnastics is an excellent springboard for developing skills and attitudes that will enable them to be more successful in all endeavors. Gymnastics builds listening skills, fosters self confidence, improves coordination & motor skills, increases strength & fitness, and helps instill discipline & control. Taught by Andrea Nelson
Baking Buddies - The children will enjoy making desserts based on favorite children's baking book stories! We bake cookies, cakes, pies, fruit pizza, and much more! Taught by Lisa Cormier
ULMA - Complete education of the following 8 skills: focus/concentration, perseverance/teamwork, courage, discipline/intensity, coordination, fitness, agility, control, technique, and flexibility. These skills will help your child be the best they possibly can be at their age of development. They will advance to the top of their age group while they learn and have fun. Taught by an Ultimate Leadership Martial Arts instructor.
Crafty Kids - The kiddos will enjoy creating a variety of unique and engaging crafts. From painting to making "stain" glass, each week your child will experience a new and fun crafting technique.
Kindermusic - The Kindermusic experience is built on movement activities, vocal play, singing, literacy components and social development involving ensembles and instruments.
Animal Adventures - Your child will get to learn all about a variety of different animals and engage in hands-on learning activities and experiments. Your kiddo will have a blast exploring the animal kingdom.
Yoga with Storytelling & Activities - Your child will learn some basic yoga and relaxation techniques that are age appropriate and engaging.
Meet our lunch bunch instructors
Miss Gina Elking
My Name is Gina Elking. I have been blessed to be married to my husband for 18 years and we have three happy, healthy sons. I graduated from OSU with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Human Development and Family Sciences. I love children and have always known I wanted to work with them. I have been teaching at Bright Beginnings for 6 years now. I am so excited to get to know all the kids and spend time developing the important building blocks for their future education.
Miss Amy Ingalls
Mrs. Amy studied communications at Miami University. She has eight years of experience as a mom and caregiver in her home. This is her second year working at Bright Beginnings. After both of her children graduated from Bright Beginnings, she wanted to stay involved with the school. She loves to travel with her husband and two daughters. When time permits, she enjoys reading and scrap booking.
Miss Lisa Cormier
Mrs. Lisa has 17 years of experience in the preschool/day care field. She attend Foothill Junior College and Long Beach State University in California. She has always loved the saying ”To teach is to touch a life forever.” However, she believes that children “teach” me. “Every day with children, makes my heart smile. We never should forget that children are God’s gift and miracles to all of us.” Mrs. Lisa’s hobbies include antiques, reading and sitting in the sun.
Miss Gina Elking
Miss Amy Ingalls
Miss Lisa Cormier
This is Mrs. Angela’s seventh year at Bright Beginnings. Prior to joining the staff at Bright Beginnings, she was a stay at home mom for her four kids. She is very excited to be in the Stepping Stones class this year. She believes it is a gift to give kids this extra time to grow developmentally and emotionally before kindergarten. She loves spending time with her family, photography and watching her kids play sports Mrs. Angela has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dayton.