Tot 2-6 years

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Tot Spot Class Winter/Spring 2019

Hands-on exploration and interactive stories engage children as they learn about science, language, engineering, art, mathematics, and social skills. Class topics repeat throughout the same week at different times.

Cost per child per class: $12 public; $10 members

Advance registration required; payment must accompany registration. Please call 815-963-6769 or click to register below.

In our classes for 2-year-olds, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Adults are not required to attend classes for 3 to 6 year-olds, but are welcome to attend.

 

Chugga Chugga Choo Choo

Get your ticket punched and climb aboard! Ride the rails on the Island of Sodor to discover how trains operate and take a turn being the conductor.

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., Jan. 22; 11:00 am – Noon
Session 2 Wed., Jan. 23; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., Jan. 23; 11:00 am – Noon
Session 4 Wed., Jan. 23; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., Jan. 24; 11:00 am – Noon
Session 6 Fri., Jan. 25; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., Jan. 22; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., Jan. 24; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

What Do Snowmen Do At Night?

What is that cold wet stuff we call snow? Find out as we explore and play! We’ll also read the amazing book, Snowmen at Night, by Caralyn Buehner, and create and illustrate our own story!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., Feb. 5; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., Feb. 6; 9:30 – 10:30 am am
Session 3 Wed., Feb. 6; 11:00 am – Noon
Session 4 Wed., Feb. 6; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., Feb. 7; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., Feb. 8; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., Feb. 5; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., Feb. 7; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Let’s Make Music

Learn the science behind the loud, soft, high, and low sounds as we sing, dance, and make real instruments!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., Feb. 19; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., Feb. 20; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., Feb. 20; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., Feb. 20; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., Feb. 21; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., Feb. 22; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., Feb. 19; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., Feb. 21; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Happy Birthday, Dr. Suess

Turn science loose with Dr. Suess; a Cat’s hat tower will show your power. Oobleck goo, Things 1 and 2; there’s hands-on fun for everyone.

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., March 5; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., March 6; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., March 6; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., March 6; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., March 7; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., March 8; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., March 5; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., March 7; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Wild Weather

Weather happens outdoors, but we’ll MAKE it indoors! Get hands-on with clouds, wind, thunder, lightning and rain!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., March 19; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., March 20; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., March 20; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., March 20; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., March 21; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., March 22; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., March 19; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., March 21; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Humpty Dumpty: After the Fall

Can Humpty build his courage up to climb that wall again? Read, sing, and play with eggs for building up and falling down!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., April 9; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., April 10; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., April 10; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., April 10; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., April 11; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., April 12; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., April 9; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., April 11; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Welcome, Baby Animals

Do all baby creatures snuggle with their mothers? Songs, art, and games will teach us the differences in animal babies that walk, fly, and hop!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., April 23; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., April 24; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., April 24; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., April 24; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., April 25; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., April 26; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., April 23; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., April 25; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Planting a Rainbow

Lois Elhert’s wonderful book, Planting a Rainbow, is just the beginning of seed-planting rainbow-making fun! Take home a garden to grow and a rainbow to show!

Sessions for 3 to 6-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 1 Tues., May 7; 11:00 – Noon
Session 2 Wed., May 8; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 3 Wed., May 8; 11:00 – Noon
Session 4 Wed., May 8; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 5 Thurs., May 9; 11:00 – Noon
Session 6 Fri., May 10; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Sessions for 2-year-olds: Click to register.
Session 7 Tues., May 7; 9:30 – 10:30 am
Session 8 Thurs., May 9; 9:30 – 10:30 am

 

Toddler Time

Being one is FUN! Take advantage of this playgroup designed for children ages 12 months to 24 months as we sing songs, read stories and explore interesting materials while meeting new friends! Toddler Time is held from 9:30 – 10:30 am this winter/spring on one Tuesday each month, and then repeated on the successive Thursday. Choose from these dates: Jan. 15 or Jan. 17, Feb. 12 or Feb. 14, March 12 or March 14, April 16 or April 18, and May 14 or May 16. Enrollment is limited to 10 families. Advance registration is required. To register click here, or call 815-963-6769. The fee is $6/family per session. Toddler Time meets in the Tot Spot classroom (main floor, east end of the building).

 

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