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Early Childhood Classes

Registration for Spring classes begins Monday, March 22

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

Music Together

Mondays

4/12 - 6/7, 10:30AM-11:00AM

Ages: Birth-5 years w/Adult. 

Music Together Online classes allow families access to the same Music Together® early childhood curriculum right in your home. Each week families participate in a live, 30-minute online class - no musical instruments necessary!

$149

Exploring Nature

with Nutty Scientist

Forest Walk

Monday 4/12

11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2.5-5 years with/Adult. 

Find out what nature has to offer in Ann Arbor’s beautiful beginning of spring! Search for evidence of wildlife, discover the diversity of plants and trees and learn a bit about forest ecology. Think of it as a Nutty Nature Scavenger Hunt with the Nutty Scientists.

$19

Exploring Nature

with Nutty Scientist

Forest & Prairie Walk

Monday 4/26

11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2.5-5 years with/Adult. 

Find out what nature has to offer in Ann Arbor’s beautiful beginning of spring! Search for evidence of wildlife, discover the diversity of plants and trees and learn a bit about forest ecology. Think of it as a Nutty Nature Scavenger Hunt with the Nutty Scientists.

$19

Exploring Nature

with Nutty Scientist

Forest Walk

Monday 5/10

11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2.5-5 years with/Adult. 

Find out what nature has to offer in Ann Arbor’s beautiful beginning of spring! Search for evidence of wildlife, discover the diversity of plants and trees and learn a bit about forest ecology. Think of it as a Nutty Nature Scavenger Hunt with the Nutty Scientists.

$19

Exploring Nature

with Nutty Scientist

Forest & Prairie Walk

Monday 6/1

11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2.5-5 years with/Adult. 

Find out what nature has to offer in Ann Arbor’s beautiful beginning of spring! Search for evidence of wildlife, discover the diversity of plants and trees and learn a bit about forest ecology. Think of it as a Nutty Nature Scavenger Hunt with the Nutty Scientists.

$19

Creative Dancer

Mondays

4/12 - 6/7, 4:00PM-4:45PM

Ages 3.5-6 years.

This outdoor, high energy class teaches rhythm, coordination and balance through age-appropriate movements set to upbeat music. 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.

$105

Hip Hop & All That Jazz

Mondays

4/12 - 6/7, 5:00PM-5:45PM

Ages 4-6 years.

It’s all about the beat and moving deliberately and in new ways. This dancing style is great for girls and boys who love dancing to fun music and aren’t as interested in traditional dance classes. It’s helpful if dancers have taken Creative Dancer or have previous dance experience.

$105

Fun at One (and 2)

Tuesdays

4/13 - 6/1, 10:00AM-11:00AM

Ages: Walking 12 to 30 months w/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! Class begins with open-ended time on the playground to explore and socialize with other families.

$119

Music Together

Tuesdays

4/13 - 6/8, 9:30AM-10:15AM

Ages: Birth-5 years w/Adult.

This is the original Music Together® class in the grass under shady trees. In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in singing, moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones and older children learn by leading younger ones.

$175

Hello Toes/PreBallet

Tuesdays

4/13 - 6/8, 1:00PM-1:30PM

Ages: 3-5 years.

Does your child pretend to be a ballet dancer? Then he or she will love this virtual class designed for our newest ballet students. Miss Tyra uses musical activities to teach balance, rhythm, movement and coordination, along with basic ballet steps.

$109

Launch Into Literacy

Wednesdays

4/14 - 6/2, 9:45AM-10:30AM

Ages: 3.5-5 years w/Adult.

A unique, virtual class that promotes literacy development for preschool learners. With 45 minutes of instruction, the students participate in a circle time focused on letter recognition and sounds (zoo phonics), rhyming with word families, read-a-loud and story retelling. There is also time for exciting journal activities that promote literacy development as well as opportunities for the children to practice literacy skills with movement!

$115

Fun at One (And Two)

Wednesdays

4/14 - 6/2, 9:30AM-10:15AM

Ages: Walking 12-30 months w/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.

$109

I Like to Move it, Move it!

Wednesdays

4/14 - 6/2, 11:00AM-NOON

Ages: 2-4 years w/Adult.

Get outside, get moving and get on your feet! Join Lisa each week to experience the outdoors in an active and upbeat class with other families on the preschool playground. Gather outside to experience familiar First Steps favorites (like Jack in the Box and traditional circle time songs) while also being introduced to new material every week.

$115

Babies and Parents Together

Wednesdays

4/14 - 6/2, 11:30AM-12:30PM

Ages: 4-15 months (non-walkers) w/Adult.

We will gather outside in the grassy area of Las Vegas Park each week to sing, dance, play and socialize (keeping Covid safety parameters in mind). Sharing the joys and challenges of parenthood while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine of early spring will be good for the soul. Families bring a picnic blanket and lunch (optional) and are expected to wear masks except while eating.

$105

Exploration Zone

Wednesdays

4/14 - 6/2, 3:30PM-4:45PM

Ages: Walking through 5 years w/Adult.

Join Sara each week as she brings the Exploration Zone experience outside. There will be plenty of climbing, sand play, riding toys, and small manipulatives like puzzles, blocks, and sorting materials packaged for individual family use. Social interaction between families and children is encouraged during our free play time as we build community and stay connected with others.  We will move to the grassy, fenced-in area adjacent to the playground where families can spread out for a socially distanced circle time of songs and stories, featuring ExZone favorites and new material weekly.

$129

Jump Into Speech

Thursdays

4/15 - 5/20, 10:00AM-10:45AM

Ages: 15-30 months w/Adult.

Between 15 and 30 months toddlers develop their vocabulary at an amazing rate. This class provides tools and strategies for adults to use with their children all centered around communication skills. There is time for social chatting and dialogue at the beginning and end of each class facilitated and modeled by Susanna with help from the participating adults using puppets, stuffed animals, visual aids and other props.

$79

Music Together

Thursdays

4/15 - 6/10, 10:15AM-11:00AM

Ages: Birth - 5 years w/Adult.

This is the original Music Together® class in the grass under shady trees! In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in singing, moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones and older children learn by leading younger ones.

$179

Dance It Out

Thursdays

4/15 - 6/10, 9:30AM-10:00AM

Ages: 2-4 years w/Adult.

You and your child explore a variety of creative movement activities designed to develop gross motor skills and cognitive development. Sam looks for smiles, laughs and creative exploration; there's no wrong way to move! Fun music incorporates rhythm patterns which sets the scene for jumping, galloping, stepping sideways and lots of balancing.

$109

Music Together

Thursdays

4/15 - 6/10, 11:15AM-NOON

Ages: Birth-5 years w/Adult.

This is the original Music Together® class in the grass under shady trees! In our classes, your child interacts with peers of different ages and participates at their own level in singing, moving, listening, observing, chanting or exploring musical instruments. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating older ones and older children learn by leading younger ones.

$175

Soccer Tots (Cubs)

Thursdays

4/8 - 5/6, 4:00PM-4:45PM

Ages: 2-3.5 years w/Adult.

Cubs classes focus on gross motor skills and body control along with building self confidence in an outdoor, active environment alongside same-age peers and their parents. We teach the soccer basics through games and activities so young children begin to develop hand/foot-eye coordination, balance, speed and agility. Instructor-to-student ratio is kept small to maximize individual development, and above all else we promote fun, fun, fun! Parent involvement is an important part of this program.

$99

Soccer Tots (Bears)

Thursdays

4/8 - 5/6, 5:00PM-5:45PM

Ages: 3.5-4.5 years w/Adult.

In our Bears program, more challenging skills and new concepts are introduced. The emphasis is on individual soccer skill development, exposure to soccer and fitness. Fun, skill-building games are played as well as introduction to soccer and team concepts. Some are modified to limit contact. Parent involvement is an important part of this program to ensure safe distancing and maximum participation for all.

$99

Soccer Tots (Grizzlies)

Thursdays

4/8 - 5/6, 6:00PM-6:45PM

Ages: 4.5-5 years w/Adult.

Grizzlies further develop important soccer skills like kicking, balancing, dribbling, foot-eye coordination and running control by playing fun games with their adult. Some small-sided scrimmaging is played in a modified way for players to begin to better understand the soccer field and team playing. More challenging skill development activities are practiced week to week. Parent involvement is an important part of this program.

$99

Baseball Tots (Batters)

Thursdays

5/13 - 6/10, 4:00PM-4:45PM

Ages: 2-3.5 years w/Adult.

In Batters, there are a variety of fun activities to develop balance, movement and beginning baseball skills as well as learning to listen to instructions. Simple hand-eye and movement skills are introduced through engaging games with appropriate sized, safe equipment all in an outdoor, active environment alongside same-age peers and their parents.

$99

Baseball Tots (Hitters)

Thursdays

5/13 - 6/10, 5:00PM-5:45PM

Ages: 3.5-4.5 years w/Adult.

In Hitters, more challenging skills and new concepts are introduced. The emphasis is on individual baseball skill development and listening to instructions with parent participation. Fun, skill-building games are played as well as an introduction to baseball and team concepts all in an outdoor environment alongside same-age peers and their parents.

$99

Baseball Tots (Homers)

Thursdays

5/13 - 6/10, 6:00PM-6:45PM

Ages: 4.5-5 years w/Adult.

In Homers, young players develop hitting, throwing, catching and body-control through drills and fun skill-building games. The emphasis is on individual skill development, having fun and listening to instructions all in an outdoor environment alongside same-age peers and their parents

$99

Spring Into Art

Fridays

4/16 - 6/4, 10:15AM-11:00AM

Ages: 2-5 years w/Adult.

In this new virtual art class, your child expands his or her creativity while continuing to develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor movement. Each child creates a variety of “Spring Themed” art projects under Danielle’s guidance and with assistance from their caregiver. Every week features a different theme for art projects and uses a mixture of materials for your little one to explore.

$115

Creative Dancer

Saturdays

4/17 - 6/5, 9:30AM-10:15AM

Ages: 3.5-6 years.

This outdoor, high energy class teaches rhythm, coordination and balance through age-appropriate movements set to upbeat music. 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.

$105

Sign Language for Families

Saturdays

4/17 - 6/5, 11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: Adults with babies & 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.

$99

Baseball Tots (Batters 1)

Saturdays

4/10 - 5/8, 11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2-3.5 years w/Adult.

In Batters, there are a variety of fun activities to develop balance, movement and beginning baseball skills as well as learning to listen to instructions. Simple hand-eye and movement skills are introduced through engaging games with appropriate sized, safe equipment all in an outdoor, active environment alongside same-age peers and their parents.

$99

Baseball Tots (Hitters 1)

Saturdays

4/10 - 5/8, 12:00PM-12:45PM

Ages: 3.5-4.5 years w/Adult.

In Hitters, more challenging skills and new concepts are introduced. The emphasis is on individual baseball skill development and listening to instructions with parent participation. Fun, skill-building games are played as well as an introduction to baseball and team concepts all in an outdoor environment alongside same-age peers and their parents

$99

Baseball Tots (Homers 1)

Saturdays

4/10 - 5/8, 1:00PM-1:45PM

Ages: 4.5-5 years w/Adult.

In Homers, young players develop hitting, throwing, catching and body-control through drills and fun skill-building games. The emphasis is on individual skill development, having fun and listening to instructions all in an outdoor environment alongside same-age peers and their parents.

$99

Baseball Tots (Batters 2)

Saturdays

5/15 - 6/12, 11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2-3.5 years w/Adult.

In Batters, there are a variety of fun activities to develop balance, movement and beginning baseball skills as well as learning to listen to instructions. Simple hand-eye and movement skills are introduced through engaging games with appropriate sized, safe equipment all in an outdoor, active environment alongside same-age peers and their parents.

$99

Baseball Tots (Hitters 2)

Saturdays

5/15 - 6/12, 12:00PM-12:45PM

Ages: 3.5-4.5 years w/Adult.

In Hitters, more challenging skills and new concepts are introduced. The emphasis is on individual baseball skill development and listening to instructions with parent participation. Fun, skill-building games are played as well as an introduction to baseball and team concepts all in an outdoor environment alongside same-age peers and their parents

$99

Baseball Tots (Homers 2)

Saturdays

5/15 - 6/12, 1:00PM-1:45PM

Ages: 4.5-5 years w/Adult.

In Homers, young players develop hitting, throwing, catching and body-control through drills and fun skill-building games. The emphasis is on individual skill development, having fun and listening to instructions all in an outdoor environment alongside same-age peers and their parents.

$99

Little Tykes Sports City

Sundays

4/11 - 5/2, 10:00AM-11:00AM

Ages: 2-4 years w/Adult.

Looking for something physical and fun to do with your child outside 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 parking lot at Westerman Preschool. Families rotate between several stations to maintain social distancing.

$65

Little Tykes Sports City

Sundays

5/9 - 5/30, 11:00AM-NOON

Ages: 2-4 years w/Adult.

Looking for something physical and fun to do with your child outside 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 parking lot at Westerman Preschool. Families rotate between several stations to maintain social distancing.

$65

Soccer Tots (Cubs 1)

Sundays

4/11 - 5/9, 11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2-3.5 years w/Adult.

Cubs classes focus on gross motor skills and body control along with building self confidence in an outdoor, active environment alongside same-age peers and their parents. We teach the soccer basics through games and activities so young children begin to develop hand/foot-eye coordination, balance, speed and agility.

$99

Soccer Tots (Bears 1)

Sundays

4/11 - 5/9, 12:00PM-12:45PM

Ages: 3.5-4.5 years w/Adult.

In our Bears program, more challenging skills and new concepts are introduced. The emphasis is on individual soccer skill development, exposure to soccer and fitness. Fun, skill-building games are played as well as introduction to soccer and team concepts. Some are modified to limit contact. Parent involvement is an important part of this program.

$99

Soccer Tots (Grizzlies 1)

Sundays

4/11 - 5/9, 1:00PM-1:45PM

Ages: 4.5-5 years w/Adult.

Grizzlies further develop important soccer skills like kicking, balancing, dribbling, foot-eye coordination and running control by playing fun games with their adult. Some small-sided scrimmaging is played in a modified way for players to begin to better understand the soccer field and team playing. More challenging skill development activities are practiced week to week. Parent involvement is an important part of this program

$99

Soccer Tots (Cubs 2)

Sundays

5/16 - 6/13, 11:00AM-11:45AM

Ages: 2-3.5 years w/Adult.

Cubs classes focus on gross motor skills and body control along with building self confidence in an outdoor, active environment alongside same-age peers and their parents. We teach the soccer basics through games and activities so young children begin to develop hand/foot-eye coordination, balance, speed and agility.

$99

Soccer Tots (Bears 2)

Sundays

5/16 - 6/13, 12:00PM-12:45PM

Ages: 3.5-4.5 years w/Adult.

In our Bears program, more challenging skills and new concepts are introduced. The emphasis is on individual soccer skill development, exposure to soccer and fitness. Fun, skill-building games are played as well as introduction to soccer and team concepts. Some are modified to limit contact. Parent involvement is an important part of this program.

$99

Soccer Tots (Grizzlies 2)

Sundays

5/16 - 6/13, 1:00PM-1:45PM

Ages: 4.5-5 years w/Adult.

Grizzlies further develop important soccer skills like kicking, balancing, dribbling, foot-eye coordination and running control by playing fun games with their adult. Some small-sided scrimmaging is played in a modified way for players to begin to better understand the soccer field and team playing. More challenging skill development activities are practiced week to week. Parent involvement is an important part of this program.

$99

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