Afternoons

Our afternoons offer enrichment programs for children under the age of 6 and their accompanying caregivers (unless otherwise noted).  Please see each class for the specific age ranges. 

Our Winter 2020 offerings are: Spanish**, French, Music, and Sensory Art (new!).  Coming soon: STEM for preschoolers.  Winter Session starts January 6 (see below for each class specific dates)

NEW time for Music class added! Based on demand we now offer a second music class on Mondays @ 3:30-4:15; register ASAP while spots last! Class starts on Jan 13th.

Try a class?  Email us to schedule a trial (based on availability).

** For Spanish only click here and scroll to bottom of page to register

 

Class descriptions:

Music with Emily: Ages 1-5.  Emily brings fun educational music classes to you and your little ones; her classes consist of movement, imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, new themes each week with traditional, classical, pop, folk and original music and more!  Mondays from Jan 6 – March 23 (no class on 1/20 and 2/17): NEW time added @ 3:30-4:15! Register ASAP to guarantee yourself a spot (first come first serve). 4:15-5:00 time slot is fully booked; email us if you’d like to be added to the waitlist. 
 
French:  Class for 3 & 4 year olds.  Expect stories, games, music, thematic discussions, arts and crafts, and more to help children learn French!  Patricia, our wonderful teacher, is an expert in teaching french to toddlers and children, and has taught at the Alliance Francaise in Boston for many years.  We’re excited to have her on board at Galoop!  Tuesdays @3:30-4:15 from Jan 7 – March 17 (no class on 2/18). 
 
Spanish: Ages 0-5.  Canta y Baila Conmigo is designed to support both Spanish language development and cultural competence through the use of children’s songs and traditional music from Spain and Latin America. Participants will receive a songbook and CD created especially for each session. Teacher Maddie has broad experience in music and theatre and has been a licensed bilingual teacher in Massachusetts for more than 10 years!  Wednesdays @4:00-4:45 from Jan 8 – March 4 (no class on 2/19).  Class was full this Fall so please register here ASAP.
 
Sensory Art: Ages 1-4.  Taught by Ashley who has many years of experience teaching sensory art for tots!  Kids will get messy and explore art through their senses. Learn about art through play and sensory exploration. Each week brings a new theme and each theme has new textures & props to encourage their social, physical, and emotional development.

Class begins with a hello song and a book that matches our theme. Then our tots will explore themed sensory bins & crafts. Parents & caregivers can also take part in developmental discussion while their little ones explore. We will clean up together, and transition to circle time which includes sign language, songs, parachute, book, props, & bubbles. Class includes optional open play during the last 30 minutes! Fridays @4:00-5:15 (you are free to leave anytime between 4:45-5:15) from Jan 31 – Feb 28 (no class on 2/21)

Don’t forget that you can enjoy our fantastic outdoor space before and after class—open all afternoon every day!