Meadowlands Area YMCA

201.955.5300

PreSchool activities and sports

 

Activities

BABY AND ME GYM CLASS        Ages 6-18 mos

Introducing non walkers to gross motor skills through use of soft play. One adult per child required.

MOVERS & SHAKERS                  Ages 1–2½

Here is an opportunity for children to express themselves through music and dance movement. They will learn how to socialize with their friends and practice following basic directions. We’ll practice walking, jumping, wiggling, and dancing as we enjoy songs, rhymes, finger plays, and toys with a little time left over for free-play.

TINY TUTUS                                   Ages 1-3

Beautiful music and graceful movements make this class for little ballerinas a great way to play with friends. Stretching and basic beginners steps will be introduced with some other playful dances.

LITTLE PICASSOS                          Ages 2–4

Discover art hands on through coloring, gluing, painting, stories and more. We’ll learn that books, games, songs, and holidays are all great inspirations for artwork. Each week we will use some traditional art supplies as well as some surprises! Some weeks you will take home a “refrigerator masterpiece”, other weeks it’s all about exploring the medium.

MUSICAL MUNCHKINS                Ages 2-4

We’ll explore music by  listening to the sounds that different instruments make. We will sing lots of songs and interpret music through dance or art!

LITTLE BEAKERS                           Ages 2-3

Let the scientist come out of your child. Your child will experiment and learn about what happens when we mix different mixtures together.

LITTLE TRAVELERS                      Ages 2-3

Get ready to explore and learn about the world and many great places we can travel to. So get your passport ready and off we go.

LITTLE BUILDERS                          Ages 2-3

This course will be an opening and exciting way to have our young builder’s design and create exciting things.

LITTLE COOKS                                Ages 2-3

This class will offer your child to cook in a safe environment that encourages discovery and learn about healthy foods and have fun in the kitchen.

LITTLE PICASSOS                          Ages 2-3

Discover art hands on through coloring, gluing and painting and more. We‘ll learn that there is inspiration all around us. Each week we will have a messy good time.

PRESCHOOL PREP                         Ages 3-5

The best way to learn is to do it in a fun way. What better way to do that than with some exciting games, educational books, wonderful art projects, and songs about our favorite things. We’ll keep busy with circle time exercises, flash cards, make-believe, finger plays and rhymes and toys. The children will also improve their social skills by sharing, taking turns and respecting our friends. 

STORY TIME ART                          Ages 3-5

Story Time Art is a new class. Each week students will read a story and then create an art project based on the book.

YUMMY TUMMIES                        Ages 3-5

We will read recipes, measure ingredients and follow instructions to create snacks and treats!  We will eat our snacks and take home our recipes to share with our families!

LITTLE LEARNERS                         Ages 3-5

The Little Learners program engages pre-k children, helps them meet high standards and leads your little learners on a journey of self-discovery.

MINI CHEFS                                     Ages 4-5

Ready, set chop. Your child will learn basic cooking skills and how much fun it is to cook and make exciting meals and snacks.

MINI EINSTEINS                            Ages 4-5

Let the adventuring begin. We will do different science experiments and encourage the little scientist come out of us. We will incorporate STEM as well.

MINI MONET                                  Ages 4-5

In this class your little one will discover a whole new world . This class will establish your child's imagination and creative side.

MINI ARCHITECTS                        Ages 4-5

This will be your child's first class to learn how to make plans by painting, drawing and making different prints.

PRESCHOOL PREP                        Ages 4-5

The best way to learn is to do it in a fun way. What better way to do that than with some exciting games, educational books, wonderful art projects, and songs about our favorite things. The children will also improve their social skills by sharing, taking turns, and respecting our friends.

READY SET READ                         Ages 4-5

This course is a hands on reading class which will help your preschoolers get acquainted with sight words, phonetic blending and build confidence to make reading so much fun.

READY SET ACTION                    Ages 4-5

The stage is calling your child. Your future star will learn about drama and theater.

READY SET ADD                           Ages 4-5

This course is a hands on math class. It will help your preschooler get acquainted with counting, patterns and basic number.

MINI ADVENTURERS                  Ages 4-5

We will explore the world and our own backyard to see what adventures we can find.

ROCK YOUR WORLD                   Ages 4-5

We’ll go around the world and learn about different cultures and the musical influence music has on the world. We will look at different musical instruments and explore the world.

 

CLASS SCHEDULES & PRICING

Sports

TINY TUMBLERS 1                       Ages Walking - 2 1/2

This is an independent class for children to be introduce to the world of tumbling in a fun and interactive way.

TINY TUMBLERS 2                       Ages 2-3 1/2

In this course your child will learn how to flip, soar and enjoy tumbling. We will learn the basic fundamentals and have fun.

LITTLE CLEATS                               Ages 2-3

Defend, score a goal and so much more. We will learn the fundamentals of soccer and make new friends.

BALLET/TAP 1                               Ages 2-4

Your child will learn the very basic movements and exercises to start their dancing career!  They will enjoy the music and dancing while making new friends.

LITTLE SPORTS                              Ages 3-4

This class will empower your child as they learn rules and fundamentals of various sports and help build your child's confidence.

GYMNASTICS STARS                    Ages 3-4

Crawl, run and explore on an open mat environment. This class is geared toward children with more advanced gymnastics skills.

BALLET/TAP 2                                Ages 3-5

In this advanced class your child will learn new steps and some dance vocabulary.  We will also learn an entire dance by the end of the session that we will share with our families!  Prerequisite:  (ballet/Tap 1 or Preschool Ballet.)

BALLET/TAP 3                                Ages 4-5

In this advanced class your child will learn different steps and different techniques. We will also learn an entire dance by the end of this session.

MINI ALL-STARS                           Ages 4-5

Throw, hit and dribble and make a goal, this course we will learn the basic fundamentals of different sports.

MINI SHOOTERS                            Ages 4-5

Throw, hit and dribble and make a goal, this course we will learn the basic fundamentals of different sports.

GYMNASTICS SHOOTING STARS   Ages 4-5 1/2

Your child will learn the basic understanding about the sport of gymnastics. We learn the basic fundamentals of this sport and make new friends.

 

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