Kids in Slide

Early

Childhood

Classes

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Register now for Summer classes

All summer early childhood classes will be in-person*, outdoors,

and the AAPS Super Six COVID 19  safety protocols will be followed.

*Dance It Out on Thursdays is an online virtual class

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

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Creative Dancer

Mondays

2:30PM-3:15PM

6/21-8/16

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.

7 classes. No class 7/5, 7/19.

$99

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Hip Hop & All That Jazz

Mondays

3:30PM-4:15PM

6/21-8/16

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. This dancing style is great for girls and boys who love dancing to fun music and aren't as interested in traditional dance classes.

7 classes. No class 7/5, 7/19.

$99

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Music Together

Tuesdays

9:15AM-10:00AM

6/22-7/27

Ages: Birth - 5 years w/Adult. 

This is the original Music Together® class that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together in the grass and under shady trees!

5 classes. No class 7/13.

$115

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Music Together

Tuesdays

10:15AM-11:00AM

6/22-7/27

Ages: Birth - 5 years w/Adult. 

This is the original Music Together® class that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together in the grass and under shady trees!

5 classes. No class 7/13.

$115

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Exploration Zone

Wednesdays

10:00AM-11:15AM

6/16-7/7

Ages: Walking - 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. 4 classes.

$65

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Babies & Parents Together

Wednesdays

11:30AM-12:30PM

6/16-7/28

Ages: 4 - 15 months w/Adult.

We will gather outside in the grassy area of Hunt Park each week to sing, dance, play and socialize. Susanna leads circle time in 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!

6 classes. No class 7/7.

$85

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Bless the Mess Workshop

Wednesday

3:00PM-4:30PM

7/14 ONLY

Ages: Walking - 5 years w/Adult.

Enjoy an afternoon of outside fun while getting messy with no stress of cleaning up your house afterwards! This workshop includes stations with different sensory play items to explore - everything from water, mud, shaving cream and more! 1 class.

$29

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Bless the Mess Workshop

Wednesday

10:30AM-NOON

8/11 ONLY

Ages: Walking - 5 years w/Adult.

Enjoy a morning of outside fun while getting messy with no stress of cleaning up your house afterwards! This workshop includes stations with different sensory play items to explore - everything from water, mud, shaving cream and more! 1 class.

$29

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Bless the Mess Workshop

Wednesday

3:00PM-4:30PM

9/1 ONLY

Ages: Walking - 5 years w/Adult.

Enjoy an afternoon of outside fun while getting messy with no stress of cleaning up your house afterwards! This workshop includes stations with different sensory play items to explore - everything from water, mud, shaving cream and more! 1 class.

$29

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Jump Into Speech

Thursdays

9:00AM-10:00AM

6/17-7/29

Ages: 15 - 30 months w/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. 6 classes. No class 7/8.

$99

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Music Together

Thursdays

9:15AM-10:00AM

6/24-7/29

Ages: Birth - 5 years w/Adult. 

This is the original Music Together® class that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together in the grass and under shady trees!

5 classes. No class 7/15.

$115

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Dance It Out (ONLINE)

Thursdays

9:30AM-10:00AM

6/24-8/15

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 while families dance together! 7 classes.

$89

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Fun at One (and Two)

Thursdays

10:15AM-11:15AM

6/17-7/29

Ages: 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! Everyone will have fun singing, dancing and learning in addition to practicing important gross motor skills like walking backwards, marching, and jumping.

6 classes. No class 7/8.

$99

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Music Together

Thursdays

10:15AM-11:00AM

6/24-7/29

Ages: Birth - 5 years w/Adult. 

This is the original Music Together® class that encourages children and families to experience the joy of making music together in the grass and under shady trees!

5 classes. No class 7/15.

$115

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Dance It Out 

Saturdays

9:00AM-9:45AM

6/19-8/14

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. 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.

7 classes. No class 7/3, 7/17.

$99

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Creative Dancer

Saturdays

10:00AM-10:45AM

6/19-8/14

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. 7 classes. No class 7/3, 7/17.

$99

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Hip Hop & All That Jazz

Saturdays

11:00AM-11:45AM

6/19-8/14

Ages: 4 - 6 years. 

A first Hip Hop class for the younger age kids, including jazz to keep it really cool. 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.!

7 classes. No class 7/3, 7/17.

$99

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Sign Language for Families

Saturdays

11:00AM-11:45AM

6/19-7/31

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.

6 classes. No class 7/3.

$85

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Little Tykes Sports City

Sundays

10:00AM-11:00AM

6/20-8/1

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.

6 classes. No class 7/4.

$95

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Butterfly Workshop

Sundays

10:30AM-11:45AM

6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/19

Ages: 4 - 7 years w/Adult.

Join Whitney as she takes you and your child(ren) on an exciting journey through the life of the Monarch Butterfly. The life of the Monarch will include hands-on activities, weekly butterfly-themed crafts, read a-louds, stages of metamorphosis and in-depth education about raising these most-delicate creatures. Workshop locations will be unique. Register for all four classes at a discounted price to get the complete experience of raising Monarch butterflies. 4 classes.

$105

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June Butterfly Workshop

Sunday

10:30AM-11:45AM

6/20 ONLY

Ages: 4 - 7 years w/Adult.

Join Whitney as she takes you and your child(ren) on an exciting journey through the life of the Monarch Butterfly. The life of the Monarch will include hands-on activities, weekly butterfly-themed crafts, read a-louds, stages of metamorphosis and in-depth education about raising these most-delicate creatures. Individual classes dive into topics on planting, (not spraying), habitat restoration, tending to the caterpillars, collecting/growing milkweed, searching for butterfly eggs and how to properly raise caterpillars for healthy butterfly releases. Workshop locations will be unique. 1 class. 

$29

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July Butterfly Workshop

Sunday

10:30AM-11:45AM

7/18 ONLY

Ages: 4 - 7 years w/Adult.

Join Whitney as she takes you and your child(ren) on an exciting journey through the life of the Monarch Butterfly. The life of the Monarch will include hands-on activities, weekly butterfly-themed crafts, read a-louds, stages of metamorphosis and in-depth education about raising these most-delicate creatures. Individual classes dive into topics on planting, (not spraying), habitat restoration, tending to the caterpillars, collecting/growing milkweed, searching for butterfly eggs and how to properly raise caterpillars for healthy butterfly releases. Workshop locations will be unique. 1 class.

$29

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August Butterfly Workshop

Sunday

10:30AM-11:45AM

8/15 ONLY

Ages: 4 - 7 years w/Adult.

Join Whitney as she takes you and your child(ren) on an exciting journey through the life of the Monarch Butterfly. The life of the Monarch will include hands-on activities, weekly butterfly-themed crafts, read a-louds, stages of metamorphosis and in-depth education about raising these most-delicate creatures. Individual classes dive into topics on planting, (not spraying), habitat restoration, tending to the caterpillars, collecting/growing milkweed, searching for butterfly eggs and how to properly raise caterpillars for healthy butterfly releases. Workshop locations will be unique. 1 class.

$29

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September Butterfly Workshop

Sunday

10:30AM-11:45AM

9/19 ONLY

Ages: 4 - 7 years w/Adult.

Join Whitney as she takes you and your child(ren) on an exciting journey through the life of the Monarch Butterfly. The life of the Monarch will include hands-on activities, weekly butterfly-themed crafts, read a-louds, stages of metamorphosis and in-depth education about raising these most-delicate creatures. Individual classes dive into topics on planting, (not spraying), habitat restoration, tending to the caterpillars, collecting/growing milkweed, searching for butterfly eggs and how to properly raise caterpillars for healthy butterfly releases. Workshop locations will be unique. 1 class.

$29