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ECE CLASSES

Kindermusik Village (12-18M with Adult)
Music is one of our baby's favorite things AND it's one of the best things for our baby's developing minds. These classes offer a sensory rich environment complete with music, movement, singing, and play! Each activity touches on every learning domain, creates special bonding moments, and begins to instill a lifelong love of music. Bring $32 for required materials, payable to Irene Murphy, on the first day of each session. Materials include a CD, baby's board book, visual stimulation banners, and baby instrument.

Location: Studio 4, Lake Forest Recreation Center
Instructor: Irene Murphy
Notes: Caregivers must be present

Kindermusik Wiggle & Grow (18M - 3Y with Adult)
This class celebrates the unique joys of your growing child. Each week we sing, dance, explore, and play instruments with new friends. Your child will have fun practicing gross and fine motor skills, turn-taking, social skills, and active listening, We'll also share tips and ideas for using music throughout the week. Kindermusik home materials are included, including a CD, family activity guide with stories, games and activities from class, and an instrument.

Location: Studio 4, Lake Forest Recreation Center
Instructor: Irene Murphy
Notes: Caregiver must be present

Family Indoor Playground (5M-3Y)
Bring the family to share games, friends, and fun! instruction will include circle time, free play, large motor equipment, and more. Great for social and physical development for your young ones. Please register each child attending the class, but only pay for the first child.

Location: Gymnasium, Lake Forest Recreation Center
Instructor: Kristin Wismer
Notes: All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Two's & Three's Together (2-3Y)
Just what can two's and three's do together? This parent/tot class will show you. Through arts and crafts, stories, free play, and more, you and your child will discover the fun of being 2, 3, or somewhere in between. Sign-up and watch your children grow before you.

Location: Recreation Annex, Everett Park
Instructor: Christine Faudel
Notes: All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Kinder Enrichment
Can't get enough Kindergarten? Let us further engage your child through this wonderful time! We will work to supplement the daily activities of the school districts to best duit the educational development of each child through a variety of concrete and abstract learning activities. Projects and activities will be loosely structured around the interests of the class participants to best fit the needs of each child while having a lot of fun! This is a great extension for AM Kindergarteners. Everett students will be escorted to class by ECE Program Coordinator Christine Faudel.

Location: Recreation Annex, Everett Park
Instructor: Christine Faudel
Notes: Students are required to bring a peanut free lunch and drink each week.

Mindful Adventures
Come explore a new dimension of fun every week! This class is a great way to extend the morning Kindergarten experience. A variety of different avenues will be explorered: being creative with our hands on art and food projects and playing organized games. Each class session will have a theme created by the class registrants and a curriculum designed for fun and learning on all of their favorite topics! Everett students will be escorted to class by ECE Program Coordinator Christine Faudel.

Location: Recreation Annex, Everett Park
Instructor: Christine Faudel
Notes: Students are required to bring a peanut free lunch and drink each week.

Fantastic Friday
We will explore a new dimension of Friday Fun each week! A variety of different avenues will be explored each class session based on a theme created by the class registrants and a curriculum designed for fun and learning on all of their favorite topics! This is a great extension for morning Kindergarten. Everett students will be escorted to class by ECE Program Coordinator Christine Faudel.

Location: Recreation Annex, Everett Park
Instructor: Christine Faudel
Notes: Students are required to bring a peanute free lunch and drink each week.

 

ECE WORKSHOPS

Hurray for Spring
Is your child ready to spring into action in a camp style setting? Join us for cooking, crafts, games, music, and stories. Each day, Christine Faudel and her assistants will instruct participants in fun-filled activities to welcome spring. This class will be held during the week of spring break from March 27-29. Participants must register for the specific days they would like to attend.

Location: Recreation Annex, Everett Park
Instructor: Christine Faudel and Staff
Notes: Please send a peanut-free sack lunch and drink each day.

Questions? Please contact Christine Faudel, Early Childhood Coordinator at 847-810-3660 or John Eldridge, Program Manager at 847-810-3940.

 

THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST
220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
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