Lunch Bunch is a program designed for children in our three and four year old classes who are looking to extend their preschool day. The Lunch Bunch programs will be offered three days per week for 3 year olds and four days per week for 4 year olds from 11:20 am – 12:40 pm.

Click here to access the Spring Lunch Bunch application form. Once completed, please mail applications to: NCNS PO BOX 2204, Northbrook, IL 60065.

Our Lunch Bunch Programs Include:

Yoga Bash (3-4 year olds): Mondays, 11:20am – 12:40pm

Jump into spring by building your strength, flexibility and confidence through yoga poses and breathing techniques designed for children. Yoga Bash incorporates books, seasonal events and games to bring out your mini yogi. Weekly themes include geography, languages and nature which will incorporate elements such as affirmation, body benefit and brain balance. Class begins with 45 minutes of yoga followed by a 30 minute brown bag lunch as well as a short open play time. This class is open to both 3 and 4 year olds. 13-week session, January 30 – May 15 (No class February 20, March 6, and March 27).

Mad Science (4 year olds): Tuesdays, 11:20am – 12:40pm

Calling all scientists!! This very interactive hands on program is designed for Pre-K students to conduct various science experiments led by a Mad Science instructor. Students participate in making a variety of take home projects each week and will learn how much fun science can be. Some examples of Mad Science themes are electricity, plants, adventures in air, water wonders, mad mixtures and many more. This class begins with 45 minutes of science exploration followed by a 30 minute brown bag lunch as well as a short open play time. Mad Science is open to all Pre-K students (4 years old by 9/1/16). 15-week session, January 31 – May 16 (No class March 28).

Sing with Señora (3 and 4 year olds): Thursdays, 11:20am – 12:40pm

Students will be too busy having fun singing songs in Spanish and playing games to notice that they will also be building a strong foundation for lifelong language learning! Preschoolers are at the PERFECT age to start learning another language. Sing with Señora makes that learning engaging and accessible through play, stories and song. Class begins with 45 minutes of activities followed by a 30 minute brown bag lunch as well as a short open play time. This class is open to both 3 and 4 year olds. 14-week session, February 2 – May 18 (No class March 30 and April 20).

Sticky Fingers Cooking (3 and 4 year olds): Fridays, 11:20am – 12:40pm

Let your child release their inner chef! Sticky Fingers Cooking offers young chefs the chance to explore exciting tastes, often with local and seasonal ingredients. Students develop culinary skills that they can put to use in family kitchens and nourish their bodies and minds with dishes they create themselves. Each cooking class features a healthy recipe, emphasizes safety and skill-building, and encourages environmental awareness in an engaging way. Sticky Fingers provides all of the tools, ingredients and instruction needed to cook up a fun, delicious and ALWAYS 100% nut free recipe. SF can accommodate ANY and ALL food allergies. Examples of recipes include Cheesy Pretzel Bites, Fresh Orange ‘Soda’ and White Bean Pasta Alfredo Cups. This class begins with 45 minutes of cooking and enjoying the culinary creations of the day and is followed by a 30-minute brown bag lunch and short open play time.This class is open to both 3 and 4 year olds. 12-week session, February 3 – May 19 (No class February 17, March 31, April 14 and April 21).