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UPDATED March 2018: The best Mommy & Me classes in Nassau and Suffolk counties, and throughout Long Island, NY.
101 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale
It’s not your birthday yet? That’s okay! Our Open Bounces are perfect for children to come in with their parents and bounce to their hearts’ content. Every Friday morning we host a Preschool Playdate that includes bounce and snack for children ages 6 and under, Wednesday nights we have Family Bounce Night, and Thursday nights are our All Ages Open Bounces. Sessions may be added or cancelled based on availability, so please make sure to call us at 631-777-5867 or go online to bounceu.com/farmingdale-ny/calendar/ to reserve your spot!
BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
29 Pinewood Drive, Commack
Come join Building Blocks Developmental Preschool’s Parent-Child Group. This group focuses on learning together with your child. The group features movement activities, music, arts and crafts, circle time, group learning, stories, and more. Children will also enjoy special activities in our outdoor classroom. Groups are open to young children ages 17 months to 3 years. All groups are led by a New York State teacher certified in Early Childhood Development. This summer our Parent-Child Group is held Tuesdays from 9:30-10:30am, July 11-Aug. 8. Grandparents welcomed. Fully air-conditioned.
GREEN VALE SCHOOL
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
The “Beginnings” Class at Green Vale is a “Mommy & Me” experience. It offers the very young child (9-23 months) the opportunity for exploratory, interactive, and parallel play with their caregiver as well as their peers. Parents and caregivers enjoy connecting with other adults as the children become more comfortable in the classroom and start to experience what school is all about. Our Beginnings class is led by Ginamarie Siciliano. Beginnings is offered Monday-Thursday, from 8:30–10am. Fees are one day per week, $250; two days per week, $500; 3-4 days per week, $750.
We are the experts in children’s fitness. My Gym has developed an extraordinary program to help children 6 weeks through 10 years of age develop physically, cognitively, and emotionally. Programs include: Mommy and Me, Gymnastics, Art, Ballet, Karate, and Preschool Prep. Children have loads of fun and gain strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence, and self-esteem. Mommy & Me classes include activities designed to work on the developmental goals of each age group through song, dance, movement, beginner games, puppets, imaginative pay, and introductory gymnastics, all with a focus on fun.
Picasso Kidz Mommy and Me classes are taught by NYS-certified art teachers and are appropriate for ages 2-3. Our youngest little artists will explore painting, sculpture, collage, and printmaking with the guidance of both teacher and parent. Classes are one hour long and include, creative play, easel time, story time, and sit down art lessons. All projects in this class focus on the process and experience of art making rather than the finished product.
SPIN DJ ACADEMY
202 Merrick Road, 2nd floor, Rockville Centre
16 Broadway, Amityville
Rock N Tots and Baby DJ classes are fun and interactive music and movement classes for infants and toddlers. Our program features small classes, age appropriate songs and stories, and will introduce your kids to music in a fun and structured social setting! Our children receive individualized attention and gain confidence. Students and parents will play, make friends, and learn!
Young artists (ages 2-3½) have the opportunity to explore the world of art with a parent (caretaker) by their side. Process vs. product type projects will be introduced to the young artist, so they enjoy their creative time. Painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, crafts, and sculpture are the visual arts introduced in this course. The goal of these classes is to familiarize our young artist with different materials to enjoy and explore their creativity, while bonding with their parent.