Early Childhood Classes

SPARK Classes

Winter 2019 Classes: January – April

  • All classes take place at SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Classes available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between January 15 & April 5, 2019
  • There will be no classes the week of Midwinter Recess (February 18-22)
  • Class sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists
  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver

Tuition: $396 per child for the 11-week session (10% discount for BCM Passport Members)

Tuesdays

Storytime & Sensory Lounge

January 15 – April 2, 2019
Tuesdays, 9:20 a.m.
Ages 12 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.


Little Artists

January 15 – April 2, 2019
Tuesdays, 10:35 a.m.
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.


Silly Sing-a-Long

January 15 – April 2, 2019
Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m.
Ages 0 to 36 months

Come sing and dance with us at SPARK! We take children on an exciting theatrical journey filled with instruments, puppets, scarves, bubbles and much more. With a morning sing-a-long, every child starts their day in a creative way!

Taught by: Ralik Smith.

Class size limited to 15 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

Wednesdays

Art Adventures!

January 16 – April 3, 2019
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 12 to 36 months

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.


Baby Sign Language

January 16 – April 3, 2019
Wednesdays, 10:45 a.m.
Ages 9 to 36 months

This winter, we are excited to offer American Sign Languages (ASL) at Spark! In this playful and educational program, students and caregivers will learn the basics of the language, including numbers, colors, greetings, family terms and more. Students can practice and grow their new language skills through a variety of fun activities such as songs and games.

Taught by: Frankie Short.

Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.

Thursdays

Tiny Tot Theater

January 17 – April 4, 2019
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 2 to 4 years

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

Taught by: Lisa Kitchens, Spellbound Theatre.

Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.


Big Trip!: A musical journey around NYC

January 17 – April 4, 2019
Thursdays, 10:45 a.m.
Ages 0 to 36 months

Big Trip is a highly interactive class featuring original and classic songs about transportation, the natural world, landmarks and other topics familiar to even the youngest New Yorkers. Children and their caregivers will explore imaginary play through seated and standing movement, musical instruments, dance, and lots of sing-a-longs!

Taught by Lloyd H. Miller, founder of the Deedle Deedle Dees and renowned leader of sing-a-longs all around Brooklyn and the country.

Class size limited to 20 children and their caregivers. Drop-ins welcome.

Fridays

Yo Re Mi Music and Movement

January 18 – April 5, 2019
Fridays, 9:30 a.m.
Ages 9 to 36 months

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

Taught by: Yo Re Mi.

Class size limited to 12 children and their caregivers. Pre-registration required.


Spanish at Spark with Espáñate!

January 18 – April 5, 2019
Fridays, 10:45 a.m.
Ages 9 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.

Any Questions?

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