EARLY CHILDHOOD - WINTER 2021

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Friday Fun Day Session II Drop In 10226

Hooray for Friday! Join us for 3 hours of free play, arts and crafts, music and movement, games, playground or gym time, and much more! Your child should bring a peanut/tree nut free snack and a water bottle each week. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least 24 hours in advance to register. Add Lunch Bunch to extend your child's day until 12:45. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! The fee for Lunch Bunch is $8 per drop in. No class 3/4 and 4/1.
There is no online registration for this program.
Ages: 3 – 6
Jan 7 - May 13      F      9:00am - 12:00pm      $40

Friday Fun Day Session II 10225

Hooray for Friday! Join us for 3 hours of free play, arts and crafts, music and movement, games, playground or gym time, and much more! Your child should bring a peanut/tree nut free snack and a water bottle each week. If you do not need your child to attend every Friday, consider our drop in option. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least 24 hours in advance to register. The drop in fee is $40 per Friday. Add Lunch Bunch to extend your child's day until 12:45. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! The fee for one day of Lunch Bunch per week is $21 per month. No class 3/4 and 4/1.
Ages: 3 - 6
Jan 7 - May 13      F      9:00am - 12:00pm      $460

NEW Pee Wee Playtime - Session I 10334

This is a great opportunity for your child to socialize and spend a short amount of time away from a caregiver. We will play, make a craft, enjoy music and movement, and have lots of fun! *This is a drop off class for 2-year-old children only.
Ages: 2 - 2 years 11 months
Jan 6 - Jan 27      Th      11:00 - 11:45am      $35

NEW Pee Wee Playtime - Session II 10362

This is a great opportunity for your child to socialize and spend a short amount of time away from a caregiver. We will play, make a craft, enjoy music and movement, and have lots of fun! *This is a drop off class for 2-year-old children only.
Ages: 2 - 2 years 11 months
Feb 3 - Feb 24      Th      11:00 - 11:45am      $35

NEW Pee Wee Playtime - Session III 10365

This is a great opportunity for your child to socialize and spend a short amount of time away from a caregiver. We will play, make a craft, enjoy music and movement, and have lots of fun! *This is a drop off class for 2-year-old children only.
Ages: 2 - 2 years 11 months
Mar 3 - Mar 24      Th      11:00 - 11:45am      $35

NEW Pee Wee Playtime - Session IV 10366

This is a great opportunity for your child to socialize and spend a short amount of time away from a caregiver. We will play, make a craft, enjoy music and movement, and have lots of fun! *This is a drop off class for 2-year-old children only.
Ages: 2 - 2 years 11 months
Apr 7 - Apr 28     Th     11:00 - 11:45am     $35

NEW Together Time - Session I 10333

This program is designed for children 18-36 months old and a caregiver. During your time together, you and your child will meet new people, sing songs, make a simple craft, and have fun together! The $24 fee is for one child and one caregiver. Please register using your child's information. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Ages: 1½ - 3
Jan 11 - Jan 25      Tu      11:00 - 11:45am      $24

NEW Together Time - Session II 10361

This program is designed for children 18-36 months old and a caregiver. During your time together, you and your child will meet new people, sing songs, make a simple craft, and have fun together! The $24 fee is for one child and one caregiver. Please register using your child's information. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Ages: 1½ - 3
Feb 8 - Feb 22      Tu      11:00 - 11:45am      $24

NEW Together Time - Session III 10363

This program is designed for children 18-36 months old and a caregiver. During your time together, you and your child will meet new people, sing songs, make a simple craft, and have fun together! The $24 fee is for one child and one caregiver. Please register using your child's information. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Ages: 1½ - 3
Mar 8 - Mar 22      Tu      11:00 - 11:45am      $24

NEW Together Time - Session IV 10364

This program is designed for children 18-36 months old and a caregiver. During your time together, you and your child will meet new people, sing songs, make a simple craft, and have fun together! The $24 fee is for one child and one caregiver. Please register using your child's information. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Ages: 1½ - 3
Apr 5 - Apr 19      Tu      11:00 - 11:45am      $24

NEW Snow Much Fun 10216

Join us for crafts, games, music and movement, and "snow" much more!
Ages: 3 - 6
Dec 1 - Dec 15      W      12:45 - 1:30pm      $30

NEW Jingle Bell Ball 10210

Join us as we celebrate the season by making a craft, playing games, singing songs, and meeting new friends! Add Lunch Bunch from 12:00-12:45pm for $5. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! Separate registration is required for Lunch Bunch. Please use code 10211.
Ages: 3 - 6
Dec 10      F      12:45 - 1:45pm      $12

NEW Holiday Cookie Decorating 10212

The only thing better than decorating cookies is eating them! Cookies will be decorated in class but sent home to be enjoyed by your whole family. Please contact Christina prior to class if your child has any food allergies. All recipes will be peanut/tree nut free.
Ages: 3 - 6
Dec 6 - Dec 13      M      12:45 - 1:30pm      $25

NEW 3,2,1 Fun 10239

This program is designed to help develop number recognition and math readiness skills. We will engage in hands on activities and lessons to help the children get excited for learning. There will be time for socialization during each session.
Ages: 3 - 6
Jan 5 - Jan 26      W      12:45 - 1:30pm      $40


NEW Unicorns and Dragons 10236

Join us as we escape to a world of magic, where unicorns, dragons, and other imaginary creatures live. We will use our imaginations to make crafts, create characters, and socialize with friends. No class on 1/17.
Ages: 3 - 6
Jan 10 - Jan 31      M      12:45 - 1:30pm      $30

NEW Frosty Fest 10240

Join us as we celebrate the season by making a craft, playing games, singing songs, and meeting new friends. Add Lunch Bunch from 12:00-12:45pm for $5. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! Separate registration is required for this program. Use code 10241 to register for Lunch Bunch.
Ages: 3 - 6
Jan 14      F      12:45 - 1:45pm      $12

NEW Little Veterinarians 10245

This class encourages children to role play, explore, and learn to take care of pets by using interactive activities, crafts, and games. Each week will focus on a different animal.
Ages: 3 - 6
Feb 2 - Feb 23      W      12:45 - 1:30pm      $40


NEW Slimetastic 10244

If your child loves playing with slime but you dislike the mess, this is the class you've been looking for. Let your child have all the fun and leave the clean up to us. No class 2/21
Ages: 3 - 6
Feb 7 - Feb 28      M      12:45 - 1:30pm      $35

NEW Heart-y Party 10242

Join us as we celebrate the season by making a craft, playing games, singing songs, and meeting new friends. Add Lunch Bunch from 12:00-12:45pm for $5. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! Separate registration is required for this program. Use code 10243 to register for Lunch Bunch.
Ages: 3 - 6
Feb 11      F      12:45 - 1:45pm      $12

NEW The ABC's of Spring 10355

S is for spring, R is for rain, F is for flowers! This class incorporates letter recognition activities and outdoor exploration. Join us for a little bit of learning mixed with a lot of fun!
Ages: 3 - 6
Mar 2 - Mar 23      W      12:45 - 1:30pm      $40

NEW Messy Mondays 10356

Finger paint, shaving cream, slime, and play dough are some of the substances we will use in this class. Lots of fun for your child with none of the clean up for you. DRESS FOR A MESS! Ages: 3 - 6
Mar 7 - Mar 21      M      12:45 - 1:30pm      $30

NEW Springtime Social 10248

Join us as we celebrate the season by making a craft, playing games, singing songs, and meeting new friends. Add Lunch Bunch from 12:00-12:45pm for $5. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! Separate registration is required for this program. Use code 10249 to register for Lunch Bunch.
Ages: 3 - 6
Mar 11      F      12:45 - 1:45pm      $12 

NEW Jr. Detectives 10367

Each week our detectives will help solve a mystery by looking for clues and exploring inside and outside the park district. Our super sleuths will also have time for socializing with their fellow detectives. *No class on April 18.
Ages: 3 - 6
Apr 4 - Apr 25      M      12:45 - 1:30pm      $30

NEW Social Butterflies 10368

Children are fascinated by butterfly science. Not only will we take a look at how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly, but we will see the transformation first hand in our own garden. Each week, we will also read a story and make a craft inspired by this metamorphosis. There will also be time for your "butterflies" to socialize!
Ages: 3 - 6
Apr 6 - Apr 27      W      12:45 - 1:30pm      $40

NEW Bunny Bash 10250

Join us as we celebrate the season by making a craft, playing games, singing songs, and meeting new friends. Add Fri-Yay Lunch Bunch from 12:00-12:45pm for $5.00. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun. Separate registration is required for this program. Use code 10254 to register for Lunch Bunch.
Ages: 3 - 6
Apr 8      F      12:45 - 1:45pm      $12

NEW Hooray for May! 10369

Let's celebrate May together by playing with your preschool friends. Art projects, music and movement, and outdoor playtime (weather permitting) will be part of your child's day. Ages: 3 - 6
May 2 - May 16      M      12:45 - 1:30pm      $30

NEW Summer Scientists 10370

Let's kick off summer vacation by experimenting with summer themed science projects. We may make a mess so please dress accordingly. Participants will also spend time playing outdoors (weather permitting).
Ages: 3 - 6
May 4 - May 18      W      12:45 - 1:30pm      $30

NEW Summer Celebration Party 10373

Join us as we celebrate the season by making a craft, playing games, singing songs, and meeting new friends. Add Lunch Bunch from 12:00-12:45pm for $5. You provide the lunch and we provide the fun! Separate registration is required for this program. Use code 10374 to register for Lunch Bunch.
Ages: 3 - 6
May 6      F      12:45 - 1:45pm      $12

Pee-Wee Dodgeball 10275

Get your child running, dodging, diving, and having fun in this pint-sized dodgeball class. Children will be able to run and work on their motor skills while laughing and socializing with others in a non-competitive environment.
Ages: 3 - 5
Jan 6 - Jan 27      Th      12:45 - 1:30pm      $35

Games Galore 10359

In this class participants will enjoy many of their schoolyard favorites. Games will include tag, relays, capture the flag and much more. This class is designed to enhance your child's listening and communication skills in a fun and safe environment.
Ages: 3 - 5
Apr 7 - Apr 28      Th      12:45 - 1:30pm      $35

Sports N' More 10284

Children will be introduced to the fundamentals of soccer, t-ball, football, basketball and group games. We provide an opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and grow socially emotionally through teamwork and good sportsmanship, while exposing them to a variety of sporting activities.
Ages: 3 - 5
Feb 3 - Feb 24      Th      12:45 - 1:30pm      $35

Parent and Little Athlete Open Gym Class 10286

It's time to team up with Mom or Dad in this pint sized athletics class. We will focus on throwing, catching, kicking, running and socializing throughout the 4-week class. Each class will provide different stations for children to try new sports and game, while enhancing developmental skills.
Ages: 2 - 4
Feb 5 - Mar 12      Sa      9:00 - 9:45am      $35

Preschool Gymsters 10325

If you want your preschooler up and moving this class is perfect for you! In this class participants will get an introduction to a variety of preschool activities that include parachute games, scooters, tag and other fun exercises. This class is guaranteed to keep everyone busy and active!
Ages: 3 - 5
Mar 3 - Mar 24      Th      12:45 - 1:30pm      $35

Preschool Open Gym Drop Off

In this one day class, participants will enjoy many of their schoolyard favorites. Games will include tag, relays, sports and much more. This class is designed to enhance your child's listening and communication skills in a fun and safe environment.
Ages: 3 - 5
10400      Dec 7         Tu       12:45 - 1:30pm        $10
10401      Dec 9         Th       12:45 - 1:30pm        $10
10402      Mar 8         Tu       12:45 - 1:30pm        $10
10403      May 5        Th       12:45 - 1:30pm        $10
10404      May 12      Th       12:45 - 1:30pm        $10

Soccer Shots Session I 10279

DUPAGE COUNTY'S PREMIER YOUTH SOCCER PROGRAM! OFFERED HERE FOR AGES 3-5. Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in- class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our coaches are the best-trained in the business. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.
Ages: 3 - 5
Jan 11 - Mar 1      Tu      12:45 - 1:30pm      $110

Soccer Shots Session II 10280

DUPAGE COUNTY'S PREMIER YOUTH SOCCER PROGRAM! OFFERED HERE FOR AGES 3-5. Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in- class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our coaches are the best-trained in the business. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.
Ages: 3 - 5
Apr 5 - May 24      Tu      12:45 - 1:30pm      $110

Soccer Shots Session II PM  10599

Soccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children's lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our coaches are the best-trained in the business. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents. Located at Hoffman Park.
Ages: 3 - 5
Apr 5-May 24     Tu       5:15-5:50pm         $110.00

Soccer Shots Ages 2-3  10600

Soccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children's lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our coaches are the best-trained in the business. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents. Located at Hoffman Park.
Ages: 2 - 3
Apr 5 - May 24      Tu      4:30 - 5:00pm      $110