Educational classes

Psi Uśmiech Charity offers dog-assisted classes based on AAA, i.e. Animal Assisted Activities.
These educational classes may concern various area, from bite prevention and education on safety around animals, through teaching empathy towards animals, to classes stimulating cognitive interest of a child and eliminating learning deficiencies. The dog can make some school subject more attractive, for example:
learning to read and write;
learning mathematics;
learning foreign languages;
art classes.
The dog’s participation is fully planned. Dog-assisted educational classes have strictly defined goals to achieve.
Find out more about educational classes offered by the Charity.

Classes 1
I’ll read to you puppy
HOW READING CAN BECOME AN ADVENTURE
This is what we do:
We stimulate children’s cognitive interest and show that reading can be a great adventure. Reading to a dog is an effective and pleasant way of improving children’s reading skills. The dog doesn’t judge or criticize, but it listens attentively. Its presence has a relaxing and motivating influence on children. Diverse formula of the classes won’t let anyone get bored.
Adventurous walk with your friend – the dog.
The aim of the class is to encourage children’s interest in reading, improve their reading skills and develop the right attitude towards animals.
Let’s not forget about fun:
We stimulate and bring children together by organizing games with the dogs’ participation.
Our offer includes:
Classes based on books and stories about animals
Dog-assisted classes involving physical exercises 
Dogs’ tricks
Contests with prizes
Each time the programme is adapted to individual needs of a group.

Classes 2
Communicating with a dog –
DOGS’ LANGUAGE FOR BEGINNERS
This is what we do:
We show the participants how to read messages communicated by dogs.
“With his eyes our pup can talk; come and take me for a walk”:
The aim of the class is to teach children how to behave around dogs and how to handle them safely.
Let’s not forget about fun:We stimulate and bring children together by organizing games with the dogs’ participation.Our offer includes:
Educational part accompanied by a multimedia presentation
Classes based on a drama technique
Dog-assisted classes involving physical exercises
Dogs’ tricks
Contests with prizes
Each time the programme is adapted to individual needs of a group.

Classes 3
They have feelings too – TREATING ANIMALS LIKE FAMILY
Faced with more and more frequent cases of abusing animals, it is important to teach children how to treat animals in a humane way. Since there are no educational programmes on this subject available, Psi Uśmiech Charity offers interactive classes with the participation of working dogs.
This is what we do:
We show children how to treat animals in a humane way.
Love me, love my dog:
The aim of the class is to teach the right attitude towards animals.
Let’s not forget about fun:

We astimulate and bring children together by organizing games with the dogs’ participation.
Our offer includes:
Therapeutic story
Educational part
Stimulating games
Dogs’ tricks
Contests with prizes
Each time the programme is adapted to individual needs of a group.