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Register for Fall Early Childhood classes.

All fall Early Childhood classes will be in-person, may be outdoors,

and the AAPS Covid-19 Health and Safety Protocols will be followed. The document contains an overview of the current prevention and mitigation strategies for Fall 2021. As information and guidance about Covid-19 changes, these strategies and levels of deployment art subject to change. The MOST up to date prescreening questionnaire for all participants can be found here.

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Look to see what NEW classes have been added!

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Please note: Scholarship recipients will need to call 734.994.2300 x0 for assistance with registration.

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Exploration Zone

Outside with Sara

Mondays

9:15AM - 10:30AM

9/13 - 11/8

Ages: Walking to 5 years old & an Adult. 

Join Sara each week as she brings the Exploration Zone experience outside. Class begins with a flexible arrival time during free play on the playground. There will be plenty of climbing, sand play, riding toys, and small manipulatives like puzzles, blocks and sorting materials packaged for individual family use. 9 classes.

$159

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Exploration Zone

Outside with Sara

Mondays

10:45AM - NOON

9/13 - 11/8

Ages: Walking to 5 years old & an Adult. 

Join Sara each week as she brings the Exploration Zone experience outside. Class begins with a flexible arrival time during free play on the playground. There will be plenty of climbing, sand play, riding toys, and small manipulatives like puzzles, blocks and sorting materials packaged for individual family use. 9 classes.

$159

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Babies and Parents Together

Outside with Sara

Tuesdays

11:30AM - 12:30PM

9/7 - 10/19

Ages: 4-12 months (non-walkers) & an Adult.

Gather outside each week at Wheeler Park and Playground to sing, dance, play and socialize. At the beginning of class, Sara leads a circle time with a routine of lap songs, nursery rhymes, movement and stories. Babies will be thrilled to see other little ones on the laps of their friendly caregivers! The second half of class moves on to adult discussions focusing on parenting topics. 7 classes.

$119

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Fall Fun OUTSIDE

with Alexia

Tuesdays

9:30AM - 10:30AM

9/7 - 11/2

Ages: 18 months-2 years & an Adult. 

Get ready for Fantastic Fall Fun with Alexia! Children and adults will use senses and investigative skills to observe signs of the changing season together at the park: autumn colors, the cool breeze and the cold earth, the rustling wind and the crunching leaves, and the scents of the season. Nature will inspire us to create our own art and musical masterpieces. Each class includes an introduction to the day's activities, free choice time for exploration of nature and hands-on activities, and circle time with fall songs, stories, fingerplays, and other group activities. 9 classes.

$145

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Fall Fun OUTSIDE

with Alexia

Tuesdays

10:45AM - NOON

9/7 - 11/2

Ages: 3-5 years & an Adult. 

Get ready for Fantastic Fall Fun with Alexia! Children and adults will use senses and investigative skills to observe signs of the changing season together at the park: autumn colors, the cool breeze and the cold earth, the rustling wind and the crunching leaves, and the scents of the season. Nature will inspire us to create our own art and musical masterpieces. Each class includes an introduction to the day's activities, free choice time for exploration of nature and hands-on activities, and circle time with fall songs, stories, fingerplays, and other group activities. 9 classes.

$159

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Fall Fun OUTSIDE

with Alexia

Thursdays

9:30AM - 10:30AM

9/9 - 11/4

Ages: 18 months - 2 years & an Adult. 

Get ready for Fantastic Fall Fun with Alexia! Children and adults will use senses and investigative skills to observe signs of the changing season together at the park: autumn colors, the cool breeze and the cold earth, the rustling wind and the crunching leaves, and the scents of the season. Nature will inspire us to create our own art and musical masterpieces. Each class includes an introduction to the day's activities, free choice time for exploration of nature and hands-on activities, and circle time with fall songs, stories, fingerplays, and other group activities. 9 classes.

$145

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Exploration Zone

Outside with Sara

Tuesdays

9:30AM - 10:45AM

9/14 - 11/9

Ages: Walking to 5 years old & an Adult. 

Join Sara each week as she brings the Exploration Zone experience outside. Class begins with a flexible arrival time during free play on the playground. There will be plenty of climbing, sand play, riding toys, and small manipulatives like puzzles, blocks and sorting materials packaged for individual family use. 9 classes.

$159

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Music Together

Outside with Stephanie

Tuesdays

1:00PM - 1:45PM

9/7 - 11/9

Ages: Birth - 5 years & Caregiver. 

This is the original Music Together® classes that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together. In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in signing moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. 10 classes.

$190

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Imagine Dance

Inside with Lesley

Tuesdays

4:30PM - 5:30PM

9/28 - 12/7

Ages: 4 - 6 years.

This class is an introduction to modern dance, improvisation and individual creativity in the dance studio at the CAB. Dancers learn to move their bodies in different ways as Lesley interweaves dance, music, literature and art for a holistic experience into the dance world. 10 classes.

$185

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I Like to Move It, Move It

Inside with Lisa

Wednesdays

10:15AM - 11:00AM

9/22 - 10/27

Ages: 2-4 years & an Adult 

Gather together, get moving and get on your feet! Join Lisa each week in an active and upbeat class with other families using the dance studio of the CAB. Children and adults sing and dance while also being introduced to new material every week. Class ends with rotating activities like parachute play, hula hoops and tunnels. 6 classes.

$95

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Little Bouncy Boppers

Inside with Lisa

Wednesdays

10:15AM - 11:00AM

11/3 - 12/15

Ages: 18 months - 2 years & an Adult. 

This class for toddlers focuses on movements for building your toddler's body and brain in the dance studio of the CAB. Class begins with a few minutes of getting to know each other through sharing developments and milestones. Next, we use repetitive welcome songs to practice waving, clapping, stomping, and tapping movements. The remainder of the class uses rotating props such as scarves, sticks, shakers, and stuffed animals to introduce a variety of dance and movement activities. 6 classes. No class 11/24.

$95

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Music Together

Outside with Stephanie

Wednesdays

10:00AM - 10:45AM

9/8 - 11/10

Ages: Birth - 5 years & Caregiver. 

This is the original Music Together® classes that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together. In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in signing moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. 10 classes.

$190

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Music Together

Outside with Stephanie

Wednesdays

11:00AM - 11:45AM

9/8 - 11/10

Ages: Birth - 5 years & Caregiver. 

This is the original Music Together® classes that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together. In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in signing moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. 10 classes.

$190

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Creative Dancer

Inside with Gina

Wednesdays

4:30PM - 5:15PM

9/15 - 12/8

Ages: 3.5 - 6 years. 

This high energy class teaches rhythm, coordination and balance through age-appropriate movements set to upbeat music in the dance studio of the CAB. Your young dancer develops muscle memory in this independent class while having lots of fun. The dancing style is great for girls and boys who like to move and aren't as interested in traditional dance classes. 12 classes. No class 11/24.

$189

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Jump Into Speech Outside

Thursdays

9:30AM - 10:30AM

9/9 - 10/14

Ages: 15-30 months & an Adult. 

This outdoor class provides tools and strategies for adults to use with their children all centered around communication skills while spending time with other families at the park. Additional information on speech and language development will be available highlighting the specific strategies to practice week to week. 6 classes.

$105

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Jump Into Speech Outside

Thursdays

11:00AM - NOON

9/30 - 11/4

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Ages: 15-30 months & an Adult. 

This outdoor class provides tools and strategies for adults to use with their children all centered around communication skills while spending time with other families at the park. Additional information on speech and language development will be available highlighting the specific strategies to practice week to week. 6 classes.

$105

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Preschool Nutty Science Fun

Thursdays

10:00AM - 10:45AM

9/16 - 11/4

Ages: 3-5 years old & Adult. 

Join the Nutty Scientists for some Preschool Science Fun in our CAB 'laboratory'. You and your budding scientist participate in interactive experiments, investigations and hands-on activities in a supportive and friendly classroom environment. This 8-week session explores all elements of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) with projects like polymer chemistry, code and ozobot robots and engineering towers. 8 classes.

$139

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Fun at One & Two Outside

Thursdays

10:45AM - 11:45AM

9/9 - 11/11

Ages: Walking 12 to 30 months & an Adult. 

Welcome to the world of the one and two year old! We gather outside each week to sing, play and move with other families and same-age peers. spending time outdoors in a social and active setting is good for the soul. The group will have fun singing, dancing and learning in addition to practicing important gross motor skills like walking backwards, marching, and jumping. 10 classes.

$165

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Imagine Dance

Inside with Lesley

Thursdays

1:00PM - 2:00PM

9/30 - 12/9

Ages: 4-6 years.

This class is an introduction to modern dance, improvisation and individual creativity in the dance studio at the CAB. Dancers learn to move their bodies in different ways as Lesley interweaves dance, music, literature and art for a holistic experience into the dance world. 10 classes.

$185

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Music Together

Inside with Stephanie

Thursdays

5:30PM - 6:15PM

9/9 - 11/11

Ages: Birth - 5 years & Caregiver. 

This is the original Music Together® classes that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together. In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in signing moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. 10 classes.

$190

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Music Together

Inside with Stephanie

Thursdays

6:30PM - 7:15PM

9/9 - 11/11

Ages: Birth - 5 years & Caregiver. 

This is the original Music Together® classes that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together. In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in signing moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. 10 classes.

$190

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My Big Messy Art Class

Inside with Nina

Fridays

10:00AM - 10:45AM

10/1 - 12/10

Ages: 3.5 - 5 years & an Adult.

Dress for mess and artistic success! Inspire your child's creativity and help build fine motor skills through this process-based art class. Your child will smear, squeeze, splatter and otherwise explore endless possibilities using a variety of materials including paints, doughs, crayons, chalk, collage and found/recycled items. Each class is fresh and unique as Nina never repeats the same art project twice! 

10 classes. No class 11/26.

$165

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Exploring Nature

with Nutty Scientists

Fridays

10:00AM - 10:45AM

9/17 - 10/22

Ages: 2.5-5 years old & Adult.

Professor Pollen will lead Junior Scientists and their "Adult Assistants" on treks through the Pioneer and Eberwhite woods to learn how to observe like a scientist. Search for evidence of wildlife, discover the diversity of plants and trees and learn a bit about forest ecology. Each class includes nature walks, experiments and arts and crafts. This class focuses on different aspects of nature and seasonal changes of the forest, woods and/or prairie. 6 classes.

$105

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Sign Language

for Families Outside

Saturdays

11:00AM - 11:45AM

9/25 - 11/6

Ages: Adults with Babies and Toddlers.  

Empower your baby or toddler to communicate more effectively, expressing their joys and needs more clearly and with decreased frustration. In this outdoor class, learn a library of baby signs as well as methods for teaching and encouraging communication with your baby through sign discussions, observations, songs and play alongside other families. 7 classes.

$119

Dance It Out

OUTDOORS with Gina

Saturdays

9:00AM - 9:45AM

9/18 - 11/13

Ages: 2-4 years & an Adult. 

You and your child explore a variety of creative movement activities designed to develop gross motor skills and cognitive development. Gina leads adults and young children with upbeat music to create a creative and enjoyable dance environment; there's no wrong way to move while families dance together! Fun music incorporates rhythm patterns which sets the scene for jumping, galloping, stepping sideways and lots of balancing.

6 classes.

$155

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Creative Dancer

Inside with Gina

Saturdays

10:00AM - 10:45AM

9/11 - 11/13

Ages: 3.5-6 years. 

This high energy class teaches rhythm, coordination and balance through age-appropriate movements set to upbeat music in the dance studio of the CAB. Your young dancer develops muscle memory in this independent class while having lots of fun. The dancing style is great for girls and boys who like to move and aren't as interested in traditional dance classes. 10 classes.

$159

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Hip Hop & All That Jazz

Saturdays

11:00AM - 11:45AM

9/11 - 11/13

Ages: 4 - 6 years.

Gina is teaching a first Hip Hop class for the younger-age kids, and she's including jazz to keep it really cool. It's all about the beat and moving deliberately and in new ways using the dance studio in the CAB. This style is great for girls and boys who love dancing to fun music and may not be as interested in traditional dance classes. It's helpful if dancers have taken Creative Dancer or have previous dance experience.

$159

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Hello Toes Ballet

Saturdays

12:00PM - 12:45PM

9/11 - 11/13

Ages: 3 years. 

Does your child pretend to be a ballet dancer? Then he or she will love this class designed for our youngest ballet students. Dancers will learn basic ballet steps with a focus on balance, rhythm, movement and coordination. Let Gina introduce your little dancer to the beautiful art of ballet. 

10 classes.

$159

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Beginning Ballet

Saturdays

1:00PM - 1:45PM

9/11 - 11/13

Ages: 4 - 5 years.

This class is for older preschoolers who may or may not have previous ballet experience. Basic ballet positions and steps, terminology, rhythm and coordination are taught, practiced and developed through movement and music in a supportive environment. Your young dancer will improve in strength, flexibility and self-confidence. A performance is included at the end of the season. 10 classes.

$159

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Little Tykes Sports City

Inside with Andrea

Sundays

9:30AM - 10:30AM

9/12 - 10/3

Ages: 2-4 years & an Adult.

Looking for something physical and fun to do with your child inside on a Sunday morning? Here it is! Each week a different sports theme is introduced that includes basketball, soccer, t-ball and hockey. Children, with their adult, practice skills for each sport in a non-competitive, enjoyable class held in the gym at Westerman Preschool. Families rotate between several stations. 4 classes.

$69

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Little Tykes Sports City

Inside with Andrea

Sundays

9:30AM - 10:30AM

10/17 - 11/7

Ages: 2-4 years & an Adult.

Looking for something physical and fun to do with your child inside on a Sunday morning? Here it is! Each week a different sports theme is introduced that includes basketball, soccer, t-ball and hockey. Children, with their adult, practice skills for each sport in a non-competitive, enjoyable class held in the gym at Westerman Preschool. Families rotate between several stations. 4 classes.

$69

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Little Tykes Sports City

Inside with Andrea

Sundays

9:30AM - 10:30AM

11/14 - 12/12

Ages: 2-4 years & an Adult.

Looking for something physical and fun to do with your child inside on a Sunday morning? Here it is! Each week a different sports theme is introduced that includes basketball, soccer, t-ball and hockey. Children, with their adult, practice skills for each sport in a non-competitive, enjoyable class held in the gym at Westerman Preschool. Families rotate between several stations. 4 classes. No class 11/28.

$69