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Learning Zones

SAC Learning Zones are the core of SAC daily activities, letting children decide their own path from a choice of seven zones. Learning centers offer many advantages:

  • Children make choices based on their individual interest
  • The purpose of each zone is clear and understandable to the children
  • Teaches children independence and problem solving
  • More programming can be added to each day's schedule
  • Children feel in control and have a voice 
SAC Creative Expression Zone

Creative Expression Zone

Use a variety of materials to express yourself through music, drama, dance, arts and crafts. Activities can include song writing, costume making, role play, clay sculpting, mosaics and holiday crafts.

Construction Zone

Build structures with a variety of materials through woodworking, manipulatives, blocks, LEGOs, K'Nex, Intooba and more. Activities can include marble runs, magnetic tiles, snap circuits and tangrams.


School Age Care Learning Zones - Quiet Zone

Quiet Zone

Engage in calm and silent activities through reading, puzzles, homework and single player games. Activities can include drawing, dot-to-dots, Rubik's Cube, word finds, mazes and jigsaw puzzles.

SAC Discovery Zone

Discovery Zone

Explore the world through STEM and thematic units. Activities can include science experiments, exploring an object or topic, SAC STEM kits, and studying thematic units such as ocean animals and planets.


SAC Connections Zone

Connections Zone

Interactive cooperation wrapped up in imaginary play through dolls, action figures, puppets, cars, playsets, board games and books. Activities can include playing store, strategy games and skill challenges.

SAC Club Zone

Club Zone

SAC Staff-lead activities centered around hobbies or interests through clubs like cooking, foreign languages, knitting and jewelry making. Activities can include calligraphy, juggling, cross stitch and scrapbooking.


SAC Kids Zone

Kid Zone

Students choose and lead special activities such as magic, origami and paper airplanes. Kids vote on or choose a fun activity or teach a skill they know.