About Baby Garten Studio Classes
Baby Garten Studio partners with some of San Diego's best early childhood educators to provide unique learning experiences under one roof!
The below classes are offered as multiple week sessions. All allow participants to join mid-session, at a pro-rated price, where space is available.
Newborn class registration is taken via the dropdown menu below. All others link to registration via a "More Info/ Registration" button. Clicking the button will take you to a page with more detailed information and registration. For specific class questions, please use the phone contact below each class description.
Newborn Development-- Play, Learn, Explore
Newborn- 6 mos.
Friday Mornings 8:30-9:30am
Spring Session: 5/4-6/22, 2018
Cost: $156/ 8 weeks (still covers all below topics)
Class 1 – Welcome, Introductions – Adjusting to Parenthood
Class 2 – Dealing with Crying, Sleeping, Eating Issues – HELP!!!
Class 3 – Attachment to & Attunement with our Babies
Class 4 – Temperament/ Styles of Interacting with the Environment
Class 5 - Gross Motor Development Tummy Time/ Infant Massage
Class 6 - Cognitive, Emotional & Social Development – Understanding how Babies Think and Feel
Class 7 - Baby Language: Cooing, Babbling, Imitating; Baby's Development: Ages & Stages Questionnaire
Class 8 - Reflective Parenting & Parenting Styles, Resources for Parents & Babies
Playing, Learning, Exploring is designed to empower parents to connect with their babies through nurturing, observing and learning. Join Child Development and Behavior Specialist Nancy Cohen and other parents and newborns for this interactive infant class. Part class, part support group, weekly discussions cover anything and everything new parents are concerned about: sleeping and feeding challenges, temperament, attachment, developmental milestones, and coping skills for parents. The classes include group conversation and learning from everyone present. Parents also have the opportunity to support each other and make friends during this very special time in their lives. This small, intimate, relaxing, class is perfect for parents with newborns.
Specific class questions contact Nancy: 619-992-0703
Baby Sign Language-- why wait to communicate?
Beginner class for Babies & Toddlers
Babies- 6 mos-walking/ Walkers- walking/ very active 9-24 mos
Baby Sign Language Basics™ (6 mos-24 mos)
8-weeks $156 (start in either session)
Session 1- 1/2-2/24
Session 2– 2/27-4/28 (no class 3/27-4/1)
Session 1- 5/1-6/23
Session 2- 6/26– 8/25 (no class 7/10-7/14)
Baby Sign Language Basics jump-starts communication long before speech is possible, through a fun combination of American Sign Language, music, engaging activities for baby, and a weekly parent lesson . Each week, families will learn 14-20 new signs for both daily routines and for fun things that motivate babies to communicate. Come prepared to learn, have fun, and make new friends!
These are the original classes created by the author of the #1 best selling baby sign language book, Baby Sign Language Basics, and lucky San Diego parents are still able to learn in-person with the author herself!
$156 per 8 weeks/ Infant 6-18 mos Toddler 18-36 mos, Preschooler 3--5 yrs
15 classes each week-- click info button & scroll to South Park location to see the schedule
Nightingale Music combines all types of music from traditional nursery songs, to classical, to rock-n-roll with creative movement, games and percussion instrument playing to enhance learning and initiate children into the magical world of music. The multi-sensory class features wonderfully varied manipulatives, puppets, parachute, drums, xylophones, bubbles, as well as an unusual and unending assortment of rhythm instruments, bringing a fresh and new lesson each week!
Enjoy 6 super-fun sessions each year: Spring has Spring, Jungle Jive, Splash Into Summer, Wonderful World of Music, Mother Goose Rock & Rhyme, and Hooray for the Holidays!
Movers & Groovers
Todder/ Preschooler age 2.5 -- 5 yrs"Movers and Groovers" is a dance class for preschoolers, ages 2 and a half to 5. This introductory dance class will explore the many different styles of dance including Ballet, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Modern. Lead by Ms. Nancy, ``Movers and Groovers!`` will work to establish a nurturing, and creative environment for your child to explore self-expression and individual creativity while working to enhance body awareness, flexibility, strength, focus and confidence. We are so excited for your little one to join our fun community of wigglers, shakers, movers and groovers.
Are you a bilingual parent looking for a fun way to promote bilingualism in your child?
Or maybe want to take some "baby steps" towards learning Spanish together with your little one?
$172 per 8 weeks / age 12 - 36 mos
Introducing language through interactive activities like, games, music, and even the occasional puppet show, we create an environment where young children have exposure to focused language and much needed repetition.
Questions? Email Marsi