CLASSES

The Playroom NYC is happy to offer fun & exciting weekly classes for your little ones. Our dedicated & skilled teachers ensure that your children are engaged, entertained & learn a little something along the way.

There are TWO ways to participate!  Join the 10 week semester based class OR drop in to one of our semester based classes for $50.00*.

*Drop-in’s based on availability

Fall 2019 Minimester September 9th – November 15th

Mini-Mester Pricing: $450 for 10 weeks

Please note there will be NO CLASSES:
Wednesday, October 9th in observation of Yom Kippur
Monday, October 14th- Columbus Day

These classes will be prorated to 9 sessions for $405.

  • Sign Up for the FULL 10 week mini-mester and receive 3 additional Open Plays Passes to be used at any time!
  • ALL Classes include Open Play before or after each class!
  • Active Monthly and Yearly Members inquire about special Class discounts! Member sign-ups must be done in person or over the phone only.

Juliette & Ella’s Playdate

(6-24 months)

12:30pm-1:15pm

45-minutes of fun singalongs that cleverly encourages baby/toddler milestones (clapping, waving, sitting up, standing, crawling, walking, animal sounds, etc) while also teaching basic dance technique, music theory, introduction to various age appropriate instruments, a sprinkle of sign language. MOST importantly, we strive to make learning FUN! Babies and children learn best when they are playing so we want all our students to feel free to play and explore during the entire class! This class is taught by 2 NYC moms (a dancer & a singer) based on play dates they had with their daughters, Juliette & Ella when they were 5 months old.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Juliette & Ella’s Playdate

(12-36 months)

10:00am-10:45am

45-minutes of fun singalongs that cleverly encourages baby/toddler milestones (clapping, waving, sitting up, standing, crawling, walking, animal sounds, etc) while also teaching basic dance technique, music theory, introduction to various age appropriate instruments, a sprinkle of sign language. MOST importantly, we strive to make learning FUN! Babies and children learn best when they are playing so we want all our students to feel free to play and explore during the entire class! This class is taught by 2 NYC moms (a dancer & a singer) based on play dates they had with their daughters, Juliette & Ella when they were 5 months old.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

NYBT Social

(10 – 24 Months)

12:15pm – 1:00pm

New York Behavior Therapy is proud to announce a fun-learning environment to increase a child’s development through play.  Classes are focused on teaching social skills and language skills through play.  Taught by two Board Certified Behavior Analysts, this class will dive into messy play, offering children an opportunity to increase their development by working cooperatively and collaboratively with their peers.  In this class children will be able to use all their senses to discover and explore their environment and imagination.
Five senses refers to the five traditionally recognized methods of perception, or sense: taste, sight, touch, smell, and sound.
Why focus on one of our senses, let’s use them all!

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Craft Studio

(1.5 – 2.5 Years)

Toddler Art 3:45pm – 4:30pm

This class is hosted by Craft Studio: Toddlers first exploration into art! With songs, mini art lessons, and quick changing activities it is the perfect way to get your little ones excited to craft! We finish each class with a dance party to get our wiggles out! Each week your toddler will create a different work of art. This Class require 1 adult per child.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Social City: Toddler Edition

9:30am – 10:15am

(20-36months)

Build your child’s social-emotional and language skills through music and play!  Each month a new developmentally appropriate social skill is introduced and incorporated into fun and interactive activities, songs, books, puppet shows and language based games. Children have an opportunity to play with friends while practicing their newly learned skills.   Classes are developed by a certified speech-language therapist and led by 2 music specialists. A monthly tips sheet will be given to each caregiver to take home with suggestions on how to reinforce the skills. This class requires the participation of a caregiver.

Open play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class

 

SIGN UP HERE

Little Jay’s Music and Play

4:00pm-4:45pm

(1-3 years)

Little Jay Music and Play is a 45-minute high energy music class designed for your active toddler. Inspired by my daughter “Little Jay” who has always loved music but struggled to sit still in typical baby/toddler music classes. This class keeps the kiddos moving and engaged as they become the musicians in class. We have xylophones, tambourines, rain sticks, shakers, bells and drums for each child. We have instruments to share and explore (violin, guitar, ukulele, djambe, chimes, cajon, flute, clarinet). Class is full of fun surprises from puppets to balls to a parachute to tunnels and so much more! Our goal is to make learning fun!!

Open Play is included directly BEFORE class.

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Let’s Explore w/ JillyBeans

(12-24 months)

9:45am-10:30am 

Introduce your child to the world of story, music and art exploration. Children will revel in 45 minutes of exploration as they investigate a variety of art mediums, musical rhythms and story time concepts with our playroom mascot, as they begin to develop their independence with the added comfort of their adult nearby. This class requires participation with one adult per child.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

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Take A Leap w/ JillyBeans

(24-36 months)

11:00am-12:00pm

Help your child prepare for their first years in school with this introductory preschool class. Watch as your child takes the next step into independent learning through song, sensory exploration, art and story. This full hour class will begin with Circle Time, introducing your child to letter, shape and color recognition through a theme of the week, followed by independent exploration and a teacher led art project; all with the comforts of their adult nearby to share in the excitement. This class requires the participation of one adult per two children.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Baby Steps w/ JillyBeans

(3-8 months)

12:30pm-1:15pm 

Guide your baby through their first introduction to muscle development through movement and music. With stretches, songs, instruments, props and dancing you and your baby will discover new milestones with each class. Increase fine and gross motor development while strengthening muscles through tummy time, vestibular movement and much more. This class requires participation with one adult per child.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Craft Studio – Toddler Art

(1.5-2.5 years)

10:00am-10:45am 

This class is hosted by Craft Studio: Toddlers first exploration into art! With songs, mini art lessons, and quick changing activities it is the perfect way to get your little ones excited to craft! We finish each class with a dance party to get our wiggles out! Each week your toddler will create a different work of art. This Class require 1 adult per child.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Juliette & Ella’s Play Date: Baby Music & Movement

(6-24 months)

12:30pm-12:45pm 

45-minutes of fun singalongs that cleverly encourages baby/toddler milestones (clapping, waving, sitting up, standing, crawling, walking, animal sounds, etc) while also teaching basic dance technique, music theory, introduction to various age appropriate instruments, a sprinkle of sign language. MOST importantly, we strive to make learning FUN! Babies and children learn best when they are playing so we want all our students to feel free to play and explore during the entire class! This class is taught by 2 NYC moms (a dancer & a singer) based on play dates they had with their daughters, Juliette & Ella when they were 5 months old.

Open Play is included directly BEFORE or AFTER class.

SIGN UP HERE

Meet Miss Jill from JillyBeans NYC!

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Jill has worked as an early childhood educator for over ten years, both as a music and gym teacher for infants and toddlers, and currently, as a preschool teacher on the Upper East Side. In addition to being a teacher, she has a background in theater. She has performed Off-Broadway, and her voiceover work can be heard on many radio and television commercials. She is a graduate of George Washington University, where she was a recipient of the Presidential Arts Scholarship in theater. Jill is the owner of JillybeansNYC, which provides classes, playdates, and playgroups for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers designed to make learning FUN! She incorporates her own activities into the Playroom’s already established curriculum to make each class unique, exciting, and facilitate your child’s developmental growth.

Miss Jill teaches:

Baby Steps w/ JillyBeans

Let’s Explore w/ JillyBeans

Take a Leap w/ JillyBeans

Meet Miss Sarah!

Sarah studied voice at Indiana University and graduated with a degree in musical theatre. She has performed with several theatre companies and touring companies across the country, toured as a backup singer for the legendary LaLa Brooks, recorded an album in 2011 that was produced by Ted Mason of Modern English (“I’ll Stop the World and Melt with You”) and in 2014 began writing and recording her second album with co-writer and Swedish guitarist, Jona Carson. In 2015 Sarah’s daughter, Juliette, was born and she found her new passion- a passion for children! She and Maegan met when their daughters were 5-months-old and began having frequent play dates with their girls. These magical play dates inspired Maegan & Sarah to create a class and now almost a year later they are teaching over 90 babies & toddlers each week and loving every minute of it!

Miss Sarah teaches

Juliette & Ella’s Play Date: Baby Music & Movement

Juliette & Ella’s Play Date: Toddler Music & Movement

Little Jay’s Baby Music & Play

Little Jay’s Toddler Music & Play

Meet Miss Meagan!

Maegan moved to NYC when she was 18 to pursue a career in ballet, landing a touring contract with both Ballet For Young Audiences and Naganuma Dance. She has had the opportunity to perform with such esteemed choreographers such as Julie Bour, David Fernandez, Nicole Fosse, Darcy Naganuma and Pamela Pribisco. She has taught at various schools in NYC such as: Ballet Academy East, Steps on Broadway, Joffrey Ballet school, Caedmon School and Dalton. She currently performs with Shirdance and works as a shoe model for Blowfish Shoes. After completely a degree at Fordham University in 2013 she started the floral design company, Three Stems. Currently Maegan teaches private ballet classes throughout the city and loves teaching Juliette and Ella’s Play date with her good friend Sarah.

Miss Meagan teaches

Juliette & Ella’s Play Date: Baby Music & Movement

Juliette & Ella’s Play Date: Toddler Music & Movement