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fall second semester 2019 schedule: Tuesday November 5 - Sunday December 22

art & play with the art table studio:
6 week fall semester

date & time
ages 1-2: printmaking for toddlers & preschoolers Tuesdays at 10am: 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17
ages 1-6: printmaking open studio art lab Saturday at 9:30am: 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21

description
printmaking for toddlers & preschoolers: this Fall studio class is created with our youngest and littlest artist in mind, the ones who wander and love to touch, feel, hear, and look at new things around them. With hand over hand guidance from parent/caretaker, this is the perfect studio class, for your little one to be introduced to artful line making, shape-stamping, counting, known and not-so-known artists, techniques, and the very basics of color, line, and texture play. Watch your little artist problem solve and make creative decisions all by themselves right before your eyes! Each session also includes one hour of open play before or after the 45-minute class.

printmaking open studio art lab: Fall 2 studio class (November - December) is created with our littlest artist in mind. With hand over hand guidance from parent/caretaker, this is the perfect studio class, for your little one to be introduced to artful printmaking. We will explore various ways of stamping and mixed media collage making to bring their natural curiosity and creativity to life! Watch your little artist problem solve and make creative decisions all by themselves right before your eyes!

cost
$180 for 6 week semester; $40 for drop-ins
siblings save 10%
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $120 for 8 week semester; $30 for drop-ins

additional information
no refund available after October 22. make up classes subject to availability of other class times. please contact us to arrange.

registration
http://www.thearttablestudio.com/art-and-open-play-at-little-bear-play-cafe
LBPC members, contact us for savings coupon code


infant & toddler speech & social skills enrichment groups with King of Speech:
6 week sessions

date & time
ages 6 months - 9 months: little bear cublets Tuesdays at 12pm 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17
ages 10 months - 18 months: beary playful bears Tuesdays at 12:45pm 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

description
little bear cublets infant speech & social skills enrichment groups: Set the stage early! Be your own baby’s speech therapist. Learn about important infant/toddler milestones, which toys to use, how to respond and nurture infant centered interest in a way that has a positive impact on language acquisition. Yes you can! Language stems from imitation. Learn the 5 basic signs to facilitate early language and foster those imitation skills. Language acquisition starts the minute you make eye contact for the first time so no need to wait! Each session also includes one hour of open play to practice before or after the 30-minute group.

beary playful bears toddler speech & social skills enrichment groups: Come venture into the world of Pre-Symbolic Play and the developmental progression of play behaviors. This very crucial time of making important connections which will later facilitate language development. What is all the hype about play and learning anyway? How do you as a parent play with a purpose and model the power of play? Maia King of King of Speech will show you how. This class preps caregivers to respond appropriately to their toddler’s interest in play in a way which will foster language skills. In this class, caregivers learn how to set the stage for play and language. Take this skill home with you and continue to practice on a regular basis. Each session also includes one hour of open play to practice before or after the 30-minute group.

cost
$240 for 6 week semester; no drop-ins
Siblings or Referrals: $210 for 6 week semester
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $210 for 6 week semester

additional information
no refund or make up sessions available

registration
https://kingofspeechnyc.com/mck-kids/groups/


Snapology’s frozen:
5 week fall semester

date & time
ages 3-6: Tuesdays at 3:30pm 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17
caregiver & me available for under 3 years old

description
"Do you want to build" with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf?! Design your own Ice Castle, create your own snowman, and "love is an open door" is only a snowflake away. Have a blast as you create your own Kingdom of Arendelle. "For the first time in forever," you will be building with LEGO® bricks and Frozen all in one world. Each session also includes one hour of open play before or after the 45-minute class.

cost
$150 for 5 week semester; $40 drop-in
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $100 for 5 week semester; $30 for drop-in

additional information
no refund available after October 22.

registration
https://embed.snapology.com/licensee/90/events/location
LBPC members, contact us for savings coupon code


Zumbini with Johanna:
6 week fall semester

date & time
ages 0-4: Wednesday at 10am 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18

description
Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst for kids ages 0-4, the Zumbini® program combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop bonding, learning, and fun! Each session also includes one hour of open play before or after the 45-minute class.

cost
$215 for 6 week semester; $30 for one-time trial
$125 per sibling, children 6 months and under are free with a paid sibling
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $155 for 6 week semester; $25 for trial

additional information
no refund available after October 23. makeup classes may be available for winter semester in January

registration
https://www.zumbini.com/en/classes/8926
LBPC members, contact us to book


Bilingual birdies Spanish language class:
6 week fall semester

date & time
ages 0-4: Thursdays at 10am 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19

description
At Bilingual Birdies, our mission is to encourage cross-cultural awareness through our foreign language and live music curriculum. Learn Spanish through music, play and live puppetry with your child. Join Myla Birdie and Marilyn on learning adventure promoting diversity and inclusion. Each session also includes one hour of open play before or after the 45-minute class.

cost
$195 for 6 week semester; $35 for drop-ins
siblings save 5% for first sibling and 10% for each additional sibling
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $135 for 6 week semester

additional information
no refund available after October 24. no makeup classes available.

registration
https://www.hisawyer.com/bilingual-birdies---long-island---marilyn-duque/schedules/activity-set/96935
LBPC members, contact us to book


learn, play & enjoy Hebrew with shiri lavi:
6 week fall semester

date & time
ages 0-5: Thursdays at 3:30pm, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19

description
Learn, Play & Enjoy Hebrew with Shiri Lavi brings fun into language learning for little ones. Her classes include Hebrew songs, story time, games, musical instruments and lots of fun props. The class is not only for Hebrew speakers. If you want your child to learn new vocabulary, learn Hebrew songs and stories and a little bit about the Jewish heritage, come join us! Each session also includes one hour of open play before or after the 45-minute class.

cost
$180 for 6 week semester; $40 for drop-ins
siblings $120 for 6 week semester; $25 per sibling
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $120 for 6 week semester; $25 per sibling

additional information
no refund available after October 24. no makeup classes available.

registration
please call LBPC at 347.935.3841 to sign up.


premier chess:
8 week fall semester

date & time
ages 3-6: Fridays at 3:30pm 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20

description
Founded by National Master Evan Rabin, Premier Chess brings chess to neighborhoods around the country. Little ones will learn the game using opening, middle game, and end game strategies while improving their memory. It also helps improve their thinking and problem-solving skills teaching them early on how to think strategically. Recommended for kids ages 3 and up. Please note this class does not include open play.

cost
$180 for 6 week semester; $40 for drop-ins
siblings save 10% with code SIBLINGS
register before October 8 and save 10%

additional information
no refunds or make up available for this class.

registration
http://premierchess.com/group-class-in-forest-hills


Mandarin yaks with
theatre yak yak:
6 week fall semester

date & time
ages 0-5: Sundays at 9:30am 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22

description
Mandarin Yaks for under 5s with Theatre Yak Yak uses bilingual storytelling and dramatic arts – such as puppetry and role-playing, to inspire imagination and ignite expressive language development. Your child will be introduced to Mandarin via partial immersion and encouraged to own his/her new Mandarin vocabulary through participation in social play. All levels of Mandarin welcomed. Handouts are given to help caregivers reinforce words covered during class. Each session also includes one hour of open play after the 45-minute class.

cost
$180 for 6 week semester; $40 for drop-ins
sibling $120 for 6 week semester; $25 for drop-ins
Little Bear Play Cafe members: $120 for 6 week semester; $25 for drop-ins

additional information
no refund available after October 27. no makeup classes available.

registration
please call LBPC at 347.935.3841 to sign up.