Classes at The Big Backyard!

2024

Cancellation policy

Class date missed must be mentioned/noted at time of paid registration.  Registration will be prorated at time of payment for planned missed class.  No class will be prorated after registration is paid.  No missed class on the day of class will be prorated.  All registration fees are non-refundable.  Special accommodations to change class date and/or time can be made in advance, if all children are able to make the date/time change. 

Registration must be paid to reserve your child’s class placement.

*Not sure if your kiddo will like the class?  We offer a drop in fee of $15 per class.

Decide you want to continue?

This fee can be applied towards the rest of the class registration fee.

Please allow 24 hr notice to allow time for class prep.

Summer Class Descriptions:

Storytime:

Starts June 5

Please join us Wednesday mornings in the toddler area at 10:30 am for a children’s book reading!

Cost: included with open play

No registration required

Craft time:

Starts June 4

Please join us Tuesday mornings in one of our party rooms to do an adult/child craft together!

Cost: included with open play

No registration required

 

Summertime Playground Drop OFF:

Ages 3 – 10 yrs old

Need a babysitter?

Drop off the kids for some structured and unstructured playtime.  We’ll have a fun group leader in charge of the kids.  They will play games, make crafts and have free time to play.  Kids can also join in on any classes being held the day of drop off.

A snack and drink will be provided.

Cost: $30 per session

Or

$70 per day

Monday – Friday

Morning Session: 9 am – 12 pm

Afternoon Session: 1 pm – 4 pm

Evening Session:  4pm – 7pm

All Day – 9:00 am – 4 pm or 12 pm – 7 pm

NOTE: N0 session July 4

NOTE:  48 hour notice required prior to registering

Click to Register for Playground Drop off

 

Princesses and Tiaras

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

Come twirl, whirl and curtsy!  Join us on a magical adventure into whimsical kingdoms and castles.  We’ll learn our princess etiquette, have a tea party and make crafts worthy of any Princess in the highest realm.  It will be a dream come true!

First Session

Mondays

June 3, 10, 17, 24

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Second Session

Mondays

July 8, 15, 22 , 29

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Hot Wheels and Monster Trucks!

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

This playgroup class is designed for kids who love to play with cars!  We’ll have Hotwheels cars, Monster Trucks and super cool tracks to build and race on!  Cars and ramps will be provided, kids are welcome to bring in their own favorite car or truck!

First Session

Tuesdays

June 4, 11, 18, 25

9:30 am – noon

Second Session

Tuesdays

July 9, 16, 23, 30

9:30 am – noon

Lego’s!

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

This playgroup class is designed for kids who love to play with Lego’s!  We’ll provide tons and tons of Lego’s to build!  We provide one set per class to work on fine motor skills, following directions and working with others.  Time for a free build will also be apart of this class.

First Session

Wednesdays

June 5, 12, 19, 26

9:30 am – noon

Second Session

Wednesdays

July 10, 17, 24, 31

9:30 am – noon

Superheroes in Training

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

Are you ready to save the world?  You’ll need to sharpen those super powers before you take on any villains.  Join us to learn what it takes to be a superhero.  We’ll test your strength, speed and agility through games, projects, books and play.  It will be an adventure!

First Session:

Thursdays

June 6, 12, 20, 27

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Second Session:

Thursdays

July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Jewelry Making!

Ages 4 -10

Cost $65 per class

Love to be Creative and make bracelets, necklaces and earrings?  This is the class for you!  Kids will learn different techniques how to create all 3.  Braided, metal working and beads will make up these creative pieces.  Kids take home each piece they create.

First Session:

Mondays

1 pm – 3:30 pm

June 3, 10, 17, 24

Second Session:

Mondays

1 pm – 3:30 pm

July 8, 15, 22, 29

Ooey Gooey Slime Making!

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65 per class

Fluffy, Glow in the dark, textured, Ooey Gooey Madness!  Come make your own favorite PINK, TEAL, PURPLE, BLUE, GREEN, any color you want Slime!  Each class we will explore a new way to make FUN globs of SLIME!  Slime is great for sensory play!  In the process of playing, kids can exercise the coordination ability of hands, eyes, and brain to cultivate their creativity and imagination.  All materials included in cost of class.

First session:

Thursdays

June 6, 13, 20, 27

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Second session:

Thursdays

July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Kick Off to Kindergarten

Ages 3 ½ – 5 years

Cost $65 per session

Headed to preschool or kindergarten in fall? This class will provide a structured group experience where your child will listen to stories, do crafts, work on calendar skills, improve social skills and learn kindergarten basics.  It is a great opportunity to practice separating from a parent and working in a group setting.    A snack will be provided.

Week of Aug 5 – Aug 8:

*Note: Kids will attend each day*

Mon – Aug 5

Tues – Aug 6

Wed – Aug 7

Thurs – 8

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Silly, Cool and FUN Science Experiments!

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

Who said learning can’t be fun?  We are getting hands-on with science to learn about cool topics:

Week 1:  Magnets

Week 2:  Gluck!

Week 3:  Flying Macines/Rochets

Week 4:  Space

First session:

Wednesdays

June 5, 12, 19, 26

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Second session:

Wednesdays

July 10, 17, 24, 31

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Mini Bakers

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

Who doesn’t love to make some sweet treats?  In this class we will be learning the basic baking skills.  Some of our yummy things kids will make are brownies, rice Krispie treats, muddy buddies, confetti cupcakes and more!  And the best part of this class…..wait for it…..we get to eat it!  Not the teachers, just the kids, unless there are leftovers!

First session:

Tuesdays

June 4, 11, 18, 25

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Second session:

Tuesdays

July 9, 16, 23, 30

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Arts & Crafts

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $65

Get creative and have fun making various arts and crafts.  We’ll be working on different projects using paints, glues, tissue paper, popsicle sticks and glitter just to name a few.  We’ll even paint a ceiling tile, to be placed in our front lobby for all to see!

Each child will come home with a new creation every day!

First session:

Fridays

June 7, 14, 21, 28

9:30 am – noon

Second session:

Fridays

July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2

9:30 am – noon

Games!

Ages 3 – 10

Cost $55 (3 classes)

Kids will be testing their running, jumping, zig zagging, climbing and tumbling skills in this beat the clock active class.  Various games of time trials, ring tosses, hula hoop contests and obstacle courses will test their feats of strength.

First session:

Fridays

June 7, 14, 21, 28

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Second session:

Fridays

July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Click to Register