Rapid City Community Family Classes

Extra-Curricular Community Classes

Rapid City’s premier place for early education

Our Hours

Weekdays: 7:30 am to 3:45 pm

5 Day Preschool: 8:30 am to 11:45 am


Lunch: 11:45 am to 12:45

$3 more per day, sometimes a 3 hour
preschool day just isn't enough!

Afternoon Enrichment:
12:45 am to 3:45 pm

$9 per day, available 1 - 5 days a week

Before School Care:

7:30 am to 8:30 am, $2.00 per day

Extra-Curricular Community Classes:

3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Half price for enrolled students. See our
Extra-Curricular Classes page for class
descriptions and pricing.


Our Extra-Curricular Community Classes are available to anyone in the Rapid City area, and they're a great way to extend your child's early education.

We strive to give every child an opportunity for creative development and offer several classes thoughout the year to the Rapid City community. Classes are for a variety of age groups and are taught by staff at The Naturally Inspired Child, as well as experts from the Rapid City community. Our offerings change throughout the year so check back often and let us know if there’s a class you’d like to see offered, or follow our Facebook page for regular updates!

Openings are limited, as they are available to both children that are enrolled in preschool and to the public. Payment is expected on the first of each month and, unless otherwise noted, all prices include supply fees.

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Class Descriptions:

(Pricing is listed as in-house/public)


4:00 pm - 4:45 pm | $25/$50 | Ages 3 to 7 years old

Enroll for a very hands-on, multi- media art experience. Areas of exploration will be combining science and the senses with art, artists, literature and art, large scale vs. small scale, mutli dimensional, and generally will foster the process of creative art vs the finished product of art.


4:00 pm - 4:45 pm | $25/$50 (plus $5 for cooking journal) | Ages 3 to 7 years old

Your child will have a math and science filled blast (and tummy) with our cooking class, featuring everyday favorites and seasonal delights. Examples of food made include: granola bars, muffins, breads, fruit creations, and seasonal/cultural fare. Note: oven and stove will be used. All safety precautions will be taken but please consider your child’s development level.


4:00 pm - 4:45 pm | $25/$50 | Ages 3 to 7 years old

Your child will explore the connection between music and movement using instruments, the elements of music, different genres of music and learn about composers and artists. Children will have the opportunity to make their own instruments and gross motor activities, such as yoga and creative dance.