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Early Childhood Classes

SPARK Classes

Winter 2018 Classes: January – March

  • All classes take place at SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Classes taking place Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between January 10 to March 29
  • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver

Tuition: $363 per child for the 11 week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members)

Wednesdays

Storytime & Sensory Lounge

January 10 to  March 28, 2018
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Ages 12 months to 36 months

Children and caregivers explore their senses in this interactive class that includes song, storytelling, dramatic role-play and an art project with different materials to explore every week.

Taught by Tirzah Jane Baker. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class February 21st.


Art Adventures!

January 10 to March 28, 2018
Wednesdays, 11:15 – 12:15 am
Ages 2 to 4 years

Each week children and caregivers explore art in the SPARK studio, experiment with materials, discover hidden objects from the BCM collection on scavenger hunt challenges and create masterworks in this one-hour class.

Taught by Tirzah Jane Baker. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class February 21st.


Thursdays

Tiny Tot Theater

January 11 to March 29, 2018
Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Ages 2 to 4 years

Join the enchanting world of puppets and stories in this class for children ages 2-4 years and their caretakers. Along with a storyteller/puppeteer from Spellbound Theater you and your child will explore creative play, movement, and puppet making.

Taught by Spellbound Theater. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class February 22nd.


Lavender Blues Music & Movement

January 11 to March 29, 2018
Thursdays, 10:45 – 11:45 am
Ages 0 to 36 months

Teaching musician Lavender Blues explores music, movement, and rhythm with children ages 1-3 years in this engaging jam session. During this class kids develop an understanding of rhythm and music, build awareness and control of their body as well as develop social and coordination skills.

Taught by Alex Louis-Jacques, founder, Lavender Blues. Class size limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Drop-ins welcome.

There will be no class February 22nd. 


Fridays

French for Little Ones

January 12 to March 30, 2018
Fridays, 10:45 – 11:45 am
Ages 9 months to 36 months

Immerse your little one in our language discovery class for babies and toddlers from 9 months to 3 years. Through song, theatrical play and movement children and caregivers become familiar with French vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar.

Taught by Magda Lahliti, French for Little Ones.  Class size limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class February 23rd.


Fall 2017 Classes: September – December

  • All classes take place at SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Classes taking place Wednesdays and Thursdays between September 20 to December 14
  • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver

Tuition: $396 per child for the 12 week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members)

Wednesdays

Wild Waterfront

September 20 to December 13, 2017
Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:30am
Ages 2 to 4 years

Brooklyn’s own waterfront offers endless ways to explore nature up close! We’ll get our hands a little dirty, have a close look at some of the plants and animals in our Brooklyn backyard, and create hands-on projects inspired by our outdoor adventures.

Taught by a BCM Teaching Artist. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class November 22nd.


Little Artist Wednesdays

September 20 to December 13, 2017
Wednesdays, 10:45 – 11:45am
Ages 2 to 4 years

Each week children and caregivers are introduced to a new artist, explore their technique and materials, and create their own masterworks in Spark’s art studio.

Taught by Tirzah Jane Baker. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class November 22nd.


Thursdays

Little Artist Thursdays

September 21 to December 14, 2017
Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30am
Ages 2 to 4 years

Each week children and caregivers are introduced to a new artist, explore their technique and materials, and create their own masterworks in Spark’s art studio.

Taught by Victoria Calabro. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

There will be no class November 23rd.


Lavender Blues Music & Movement

September 21 to December 14, 2017
Thursdays, 10:45 – 11:45am
Ages 0 to 36 months

Teaching musician Lavender Blues explores music, movement and rhythm with children ages 1-3 years in this engaging jam session. During this class kids develop an understanding of rhythm and music, build awareness and control of their body as well as develop social and coordination skills.

Taught by Alex Louis-Jacques, founder, Lavender Blues. Class size limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Drop-ins welcome.

There will be no class November 23rd.


Any Questions?

Call us at (718) 852-2470 or email Victoria Calabro at vcalabro@brooklynkids.org.