Toddler PlaySchool

(Drop - off)

Tues/Thurs

9:15-11:15a

2019-2020 school year

 

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A young toddler (18-36 months by sept 1st) pre-academic preschool drop-off class.  The Little Red Toddler Play School is an alternative for a parent or caregiver who is home with their child but also wants to give their child a preschool experience on a part-time basis.  Created based on the values of exploration, experimentation and material-based learning guided by the individual developmental needs of young toddlers. Through play, art, literature, science, music, and movement the children will not only be learning pre-academic and social skills, but will also develop a sense of self-expression, self-possession, and joy in learning.  Anna believes that play is the invaluable work of children and holds this at the core of the curriculum.  She also believes that a positive first school experience is vital in setting up a lifelong love of education and learning. 

Toddler Play School runs for the 2019-2020 school year.  A $200 Registration fee is required to secure your spot.  Refundable until May 1st. Small Class size of 5-6 kids, 1 teacher and 1 assistant. $425/month

Taught by Anna Milner-Tritt


Child'Space Infant Development

(grownup & baby Class)

Thursdays, 1p or 2p (see corresponding ages)

March 14th - April 11th

$125 - 5 week session

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Babies and young children learn through their senses:   touch, hearing, vision, smell,  and movement   Touch is a baby's first language.  Child’Space provides a unique program for babies and their parents.  The program is based on an understanding of how a baby develops and the components necessary for fostering a strong bond between parents and baby.  In Child’Space classes, parents learn how to touch and support their baby’s growth through hands-on techniques, music, song, movement, and listening to and understanding their baby’s individual developmental needs.  Fostering communication between baby and parent is an amazing and fun journey.   We are offering 2 different sessions, each is 45 minutes in duration. 

Pre-Crawlers: 1pm is for 6 week old to 6/7 months old infants (pre-crawling babies). 

Crawlers: 2pm  is for babies 6 months to 15 months (as long as they are not walking). 

Taught by Linda Hanson - Certified Physical Therapist and Feldenkrais practitioner


Toddler Yoga

(grownup & toddler)

Saturdays, 10:30a

April 27th - May 18th

$100 - 4 week session

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This class is designed to help toddlers develop fundamental movement skills through yoga, dance, and creative play.  Parents or caregivers are encouraged to participate as we stretch, jump, and breathe our way to a life-long love of movement.  Classes are 45 minutes in length, and designed for toddlers 18 months through 3 years old.  Saturdays at 10:30 am, 60 minutes in duration.  4 week session:  April 27th - May 18th

Taught by Melissa Castagne - Mind Body Fitness


Little Flower Yoga for Kids, Tweens, Teens

 

Fri,  3:30p  4-7yrs,  Fri,  4:45p  11-16yrs 

April 5th - May 31st

$208 - 8 week session

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Lotus Buds: Ages 4-7 yrs, 3:30- 4:15p Children will experience and learn more than 50 unique and engaging yoga postures, rhymes and activities. Children delight in practicing yoga, discovering new movements and singing together while increasing flexibility, body awareness, coordination, and balance. Class is 45 minutes in duration.

Tween/Teen Yoga & Mindfulness: Ages 11-16, 4:45 - 5:45p Learn effective yogic tools to handle stress, anger, anxiety, depression, and other challenges facing teens. Practice breathing techniques to calm, energize, and balance the nervous system, practice flowing sequences, challenging poses, partner and group poses, restorative yoga, and deep relaxation. Enhances performance in and enjoyment of sports and other extracurricular activities. Class is 1 hour in duration.

8 Week session:  April 5th - May 31st (no class on April 19th)

Taught by Elizabeth Casario - Little Flower Yoga


Baby + Mama - Postnatal Yoga

(mom & baby yoga)

TBD

$80 - 3 week session

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Mommy and baby yoga is a wonderful way to nourish your body while simultaneously building your relationship with your child and getting the opportunity to build community with other new moms. Yoga poses, breathing and relaxation techniques will help moms engage, connect and strengthen their bodies and spirit. Class is designed so moms can move at their own pace, resting, feeding and/or attending to babies throughout class as necessary.  *This class is geared for moms and babies 6 weeks (with medical clearance) to crawlers.  Wednesdays, 9am. Class is 60 minutes in length.

Taught by Corey Esannason - Esa Yoga


The Sleep Circle

 

First Friday of the month, 12:30-2p

$30 - MUST pre-register and pay 24 hrs in advance

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Let's talk about sleep...or lack there of! Come join Sleepy on Hudson's "Sleep Circle"  for parents (and soon-to-be parents) with babies and toddlers up to 3 years old. Whether you are actively working on sleep for your baby or are just wondering what methods are right for you, this supportive group will work together with pediatric sleep consultants, Brooke or Sara, to troubleshoot and develop healthy sleep habits for your little one.  This will be a supportive Q&A session for moms in which everyone learns from Brooke and Sara’s advanced sleep knowledge, as well as, from each other.  Circle group is 1.5 hour in duration. 

Taught by either Brooke Nalle or Sara DiBernardo - Sleepy on Hudson Pediatric Sleep Consultants


Linguakids - Spanish for Toddlers/ Kids

 

Weds, 3:30p 3-4.5/5yrs   Weds, 4:30p - 5-8yrs

April 10th - June 19th

$300-  10 week session

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Spanish with Linguakids is fun!  Research shows that children who are exposed to a foreign language after the age of 10 will most likely never speak it like a native. That’s why it is so important for children to be exposed to another language during their “critical period." Linguakids’ goals are to teach a new language, introduce a new culture, and have fun at the same time! Through engaging songs, games, arts and crafts activities, read alouds, and much more, your child will learn basic vocabulary and how to speak with a flawless accent. Classes are taught with complete immersion in Spanish, where students will be encouraged to speak and repeat, as they build everyday life vocabulary.

Classes are 45 minutes in length designed for the 3-4.5/5 yr old age group.  Or 60 minutes in length for the 5-8 age group.  10 week session:  April 10th - June 19th (No class April 17th)

Taught by Ericka Reyes


Cooking with Kate

 

Mondays, 4p

March 25th - May 20th

$210 - 7 week session

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This class is a hands-on cooking class for toddlers. It is designed to be creative and educational and to give children a tactile experience; kids will explore textures and taste a variety of nutritious ingredients in order to build their curiosity.  Students will learn kitchen safety and strengthen their fine-motor skills through hands-on activities involving age-appropriate utensils.  Designed for children age 3 to 6 years. This class is not a drop-off class, UNLESS your child is 5 or has already taken a class with Kate.  The class is nut-free and vegetarian but does involve dairy, soy and wheat.  *Bring a to-go container to bring leftovers home*

8 week Session: March 25th - May 20th (no class April 15th or 22nd)

Taught by Kate Sonders Solomon


Joanna's 'n Banana's Music 'n Play

 

Tuesdays, 3:30p  or Thursdays, 4:30p

April 30th/May 2 - June 25th/27th

$235  - 9 week session (or $375 for 2 kids)

Music 'n Play is a foundational music class for babies and toddlers and the grown-ups who love them.  With an emphasis on engagement and community, we provide a fun and playful setting to lay the foundation for a lifetime of musical learning, appreciation and participation.  Offering a rhythmically and melodically rich environment for our little ones to play with and draw information from - we will investigate a variety of percussive instruments, engage in musical story time, hide under parachutes, blow bubbles, dance like no one's watching, jam out to fun originals and favorite classics, and explore the fundamental elements of music.  Appropriate for babies to 4 years old. Come play with us :)  12-week session:  January 8th/10th - April 2nd/4th (No class February 19th/21st)

Taught by Joanna Levine-Pawlings


Songs for Seeds

Mondays,  9:30a, or 11:30a

Possible Spring Concert Series - TBD

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Songs for Seeds, named "Best Kids' Music Class” by Westchester Magazine  and “Most Magical Music Class” by Red Tricycle, is a rockin’ program that is brought to you by apple seeds.

This weekly, 45 minute, interactive class encourages children, newborn to 6 years old, to sing, dance and play along with a live, three-piece band.  Kids rock out with children's instruments, as well as real drums, guitars, keyboards and instruments from around the world.  Our teacher/musicians take students on a musical journey each week through a series of seven engaging activities. Your kids will experience music and language from  cultures around the globe, help create magnetic art murals during a sing-along of well-known nursery rhymes, be amazed and delighted by magic tricks that are used to practice numbers and counting and get fully engaged in a wheel spinning game that reinforces the names and sounds of animals.

 By mixing our original kids rock 'n' roll with popular tunes, the band is sure to please little ones and their adults. It is the most fun you can have in 45 minutes with your kids. Join the fun!


Many more offerings are coming soon! 

 

Many more offerings are coming soon!  The Little Red is always working to bring so much more to Rivertown toddlers and families.