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, Toddler Theatre, Music, Introduction to Piano (in a small group), Art & Open play.  Winter Session starts January 3rd (see below for each class specific dates)

There is still time to register for our Toddler Theater mini Fall Session: Starts Tuesday November 12 @4:30-5:15!

Try a class? Email cmatson@galoopclasses.com 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 @4:15 from Jan 6 – March 23 (no class on 1/20 and 2/17).  Fall session was fully booked and we expect Winter to fill up as well so please register ASAP!
 
Introduction to Piano (20min class followed by music class right after!): Ages 3.5-5 — drop off.  Join Emily to learn the FUNdamentals of music through imaginary play, hands on instrumental play, dance, reading music and more!  Your child will begin to explore and understand the piano hands on. With live guitar, ukulele, piano and voice in every class, your child will learn while having a super fun musical adventure.  Mondays @3:55 from Jan 6 – March 23 (no class on 1/20 and 2/17). 
 
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 Dec 13 – March 3 (no class on 12/10, 12/24, 12/31, 2/18). 
 
Toddler Theatre with amazing Nancy Gair!  18 months through age 3.  Build skills, maybe not for Broadway, but for bringing stories to life!  Little ones are natural players: join with your youngster in a class designed to let those instincts flourish as you have fun. We’ll use props, costume pieces, instruments, and lots of good old-fashioned pretending as we explore new & familiar songs and storybooks.  Promotes literacy, confidence, expression of feeling, empathy, taking-turns, sense of belonging and community, all while having some fun.  Starts Tuesday Nov 12 @ 4:30-5:15 (6-week session ends December 17 – contact us to pro-rate into class!).
 
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.
 
Art & Open Play: Ages 0-5.  Alex will have multiple art stations every week for your child to explore; her stations are creative, sensory rich, and open ended and the focus is on process.  Alex’s art class promotes your child’s artistic exploration and discovery.  Galoop’s fantastic play space will be open throughout the afternoon.  Fridays @3:30-5:00 from Jan 3 – March 13 (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!