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Baby Sign Language Introductory Workshop

4/15/2015
11:00am - 12:30pm

Learn more than 30 basic signs that are based on American Sign Language (ASL).  Discover the important benefits of signing and all the techniques of teaching your pre-verbal baby to sign.  Fun activities and songs will show you how easy it is to integrate simple signs into your everyday routine.  

One 90 minute session | Birth to 18 months
Save $10 with the Early Bird price:  $40 per individual/$70 per couple

To learn more or to regsiter for the class, click here.

Baby Sign Language 6 Week Playgroup Series Boom

4/22/2015
11:00am - 12:00pm

Playgroup Series Six 60 minute sessions  |  4 to 18 months

Wednesdays, Jan. 28 - Mar. 4 11:00 - 12:00

This six-week playgroup is a fun opportunity for you to build your signing vocabulary with themes like mealtime, animals, colors, family, bedtime, and more.  Two different playgroup series are offered for an increased opportunity to practice and build your signing vocabulary.  One is called Playgroup Zoom and the other is called Playgroup Boom.  No need to take them in order; you can start with either Zoom or Boom.  Both Playgroup Boom and Playgroup Zoom include the essential basic starter signs and vary in the more advanced vocabulary.  When babies are around 13 to 14 months old and expressing many signs, parents often enroll in the alternate series as a refresher course to grow their vocabulary.

Early Bird Price: $125 per individual/$185 per couple.

*It is recommended that you enroll in the Introductory Workshop prior to taking this playgroup series.

For more information and to register, click here. For more information on baby sign language, see our blog article.

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Weekly Events

Monday

4:00pm - 5:00pm -- Afterschool Art Class with The Little Art Studio (No class 2/16/15- off for ski week)

Tuesday

10:30am - 11:10am -- Music with Little Folkies

11:30am - 12:10pm -- Music with Little Folkies

4:30pm - 5:00pm -- Story Time with Jamaroo

Wednesday

10:00am - 10:40am -- Music with Little Folkies

Thursday

11:00am- 12:00pm -- Lactation/ Breastfeeding Circle with Newborn Solutions

Friday

10:30am -- 12:00pm -- New Moms Group with Newborn Solutions

12:30pm - 1:10pm -- Music with Little Folkies 

3:30pm - 5:30pm -- Parent and Baby Playdate

 

Class Descriptions

Afterschool Art Class with The Little Art Studio

In our fun Afterschool Art Class, children ages 3 and 4 will have the opportunity to explore a variety of art materials and techniques each week! Individual and group projects will include ceramics and mixed media sculpture, painting, drawing, collage, as well as learning how to creatively re-use recycled and found materials.
This class is 1 hour long and is a drop off class. (Please contact us in advance if a parent/caregiver needs to accompany your child during class). To find out more information, or to register for the class visit The Little Art Studio Website here.

Lactation/ Beastfeeding Circle with Newborn Solutions

Drop-in on Thursday mornings to meet with lactation consultant, Tanya Powell from Newborn Solutions. Meet other new moms, mingle, get lactaion tips and advice, track weight gain and more during this open class. For more information or to register visit Newborn Solutions.

Little Folkies Music Class

Little Folkies is a recreational song-circle for kids and parents created in San Francisco and instructed by active Bay Area musicians. This class features a repertoire of uplifting and down-to-earth folk tunes, both original and traditional, often accompanied by hand-movements, clapping, instrumental jamming, and dancing. These Appalachian / bluegrass inspired songs, composed by class creators Irena and Joshua Smith are favorites amongst families from Little Folkies classes, and are ripe for singing throughout your week to accompany a myriad of everyday activities.

Each class features only acoustic instruments like guitar, banjo and ukulele, a delightful array of nature inspired folk songs for children as well as hands on jamming on child sized instruments like accordions, xylophones, percussion, etc. Students also get instrumental recordings of class material to accompany singing at home.

Register for this series or sign up for a free demo class here.

New Moms Group

(New Moms and all pre-crawling babies welcome)
Date/Time: Ongoing schedule (Groups are six-week series).

Becoming a new mom can be exhilarating and exhausting at the exact same time!

Join Catherine Lucey of NewboRN-Solutions for a six-week new mom group in a supportive environment where moms can meet one
another and discuss the joys & challenges of transitioning to parenthood. Click here to find our more information, or to register for the series.

With warmth and humor, NewboRN-Solutions facilitators will cover topics such as parenting expectations,
relationship/couple hood challenges, sleep for the whole family, breastfeeding, self-care,
going back to work or staying ay home, and other mom focused topics.
The series will also include expert guest speakers who will discuss common issues for mom and babies.

Parent and Baby Playdate

Pop in, enjoy our playroom, and meet up with other parents and their tots looking to make friends.

Story Time

JAMaROO Kids’ Storytime Program is designed to enrich children’s imagination and creativity. It is their goal to broaden the student’s experiences of the world in which they live.

They will be providing the students with an introduction to cultures and traditions from all over the world, encouraging them to be respectful to others. Stories can come from the world’s oral traditions, fables, parables, fairy tales, folktales, myths and legends. Using the art of storytelling as well as the use of specially chosen books they bring each story to life. Sometimes this will include the use of puppets and other visual aids. Other times it may incorporate the use of song, dance and/or theater.  These drop-in classes are $10 per family.

 

 

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