Early Childhood Classes

SPARK Classes

Spring 2018 Classes: April – June

  • 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 April 18 and June 22, 2018.
  • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver

Tuition: $333 per child for the 10-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members)

Wednesdays

Wild Waterfront

April 18 to June 20, 2018
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Ages 2 to 6 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. This spring we will explore SPARK’s special waterfront oyster estuary with the Billion Oyster Project.

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


Art Adventures!

April 18 to June 20, 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 BCM’s Collection through 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.


Thursdays

Yo Re Mi Music and Movement

April 19 to June 21, 2018
Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Ages 9 to 36 months

Yo Re Mi is a music, movement, and mindfulness program. Through a unique integration of movement and original live music, we explore nature, geography, culture, language, rhythm, yoga, dance, songwriting and playing instruments.

Taught by Rachel Costello, Director, Yo Re Mi Kids. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.


Lavender Blues Music & Movement

April 26 to June 28, 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.


Fridays

Spanish at SPARK with Espáñate!

April 20 to June 22, 2018
Fridays, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Ages 9 months to 36 months

Through game-based interactions, children build cognitive, fine-gross motor, social and artistic skills. Children become accustomed to listening and speaking in Spanish.

Taught by Michelle Ruiz, Founder, and Director, Espáñate. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.


French for Little Ones’

April 26 to June 29, 2018
Fridays, 10:45 – 11:45am
Ages 9 months to 36 months

Immerse your little one in our language discovery class for babies and toddlers from 1-3 years. Through song, theatrical play and movement children and caregivers become familiar with French vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar.

Taught by French for Little Ones. Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

 

Any Questions?

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