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Fall 2014 Children’s Classes 

Parent-Child Classes Start Sept. 29

Hip Stix

Culinary Dude

Saturday, November 15th
FREE with admission - in the museum
10:30 - 11:15 am

Hip Stix gets your tots and preschoolers hippin' and hoppin' by introducing basic rhythm, funky free movement, and original kid friendly raps and chants. Using rhythm sticks, your tyke will explore preschool basics such as the alphabet, shapes, colors, and numbers through the language we all can understand, music!

Hip Stix creator, Alicia Langlais-Himelstein, is an experienced pilates and dance fitness instructor, and has over 12 years of training in ballet and modern, and 5 years of folkloric and hip-hop dance. Also, she is a very popular sing-along group leader at the Alameda Main Public Library. Most importantly, Alicia enjoys being an Oakland wife and stay-at-home mom to her sons Solomon and Malakai.Youtube video of Alicia's class.

Viva La Comida

Culinary Dude

Tuesdays, Ongoing from September 30
$8/drop-in; $45/6 class pass
10:30 - 11:15 am

Come and create meals with a focus on learning and culture for young children. Marinette Tovar shares stories from her culinary upbringing in Mexico while teaching about the traditional foods and culture in Latin cooking. Kids will get to create, get messy with tasty meals such as guacamole, salsas, enchiladas and more. Please register in advance to help us ensure we have enough delicious food for everyone who comes (limit 12 children per class so register early!)
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Music Puppet Dance Class

Music Puppet Dance Class

Wednesdays, Ongoing from October 1
$8/drop-in; $45/6 class pass
10:30 - 11:15 am

Come sing along with Teacher Toni "Tone" and special musical guests. Dance with puppets and silk scarves to these favorite Beatles and childhood songs: Yellow Submarine, Octopus' Garden, Here Comes the Sun, Baby Beluga, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Twinkle Little Star, The Puppet Dance Song and more! This high energy class will get you and your tot moving and grooving!
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Social Skills with Art and Play

Social Skills with Art and Play

Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
$75/5 classes in a paid session
10:30am- 12:00pm

Help prepare your child for preschool and/or reinforce their social skills through art and play activities in our classroom with the guidance of experienced ECE Teacher Madison. We will practice being a part of a group, work on our growing social skills and have fun following directions as we play. Activities will include art, science, storytelling and lots of pretending! This is a great way for your child to make some new friends. Parents and caregivers will have a chance to ask questions about age-appropriate behavior and child development.
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Mandarin Playgroup

let's do lunch

Fridays , Ongoing from October 3
$8/drop-in; $45/6 class pass
10:30 - 11:15 am

You and your child will get to sing, speak, and learn Mandarin words while playing in Habitot's classroom. From Chinese calligraphy, to dragon dancing, to singing songs in Chinese, and learning about natural sciences, this class is sure to inspire and expand you and your child's imagination and language skills.
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