Philadelphia area parents, chime in with your reviews for the best mommy and me classes near you! Baby and toddler classes are a fun way to be social alongside your little ones while keeping those growing brains and bodies active. Browse our list of parent-approved mommy and me classes around Philadelphia, and share the love for your own favorite.
If you're looking for activities to entertain a toddler at home, our community of parents is sharing those ideas, too!
Cerca Trova Yoga - Storytelling Yoga
Sue Krawitz Tandoc: Experience a mind and body connection on a date with your child during Storytelling Yoga with Cerca Trova Yoga at Sugars Bridge Farm. During the 45-minute session, you and your child will explore stories, games, art and music as you develop flexibility, strength and coordination in a calming and relaxing environment. The session will be rewarding for both parent and child as you focus on creativity, imagination, play and exercise.
Prices range from $9.50-$16.25/class; sibling discounts
Born Well Community: Born Well Mommy and Me Classes! Your first mommy and me fitness class is FREE. Born Well offers mommy & me cardio, yoga, art, and music classes, along with "tea and talks" for moms with their babies. Born Well offers classes at a variety of locations in Delaware County, Montgomery County, and Chester County on both weekdays AND weekends. Learn more about Born Well and sign up for your FREE class.
Engage Art Studio - Mom & Me Class
Erin P.: Engage Art Studio offers Mom (or any parent or caregiver!) & Me class for kids and their grown ups. Kids can experiment with a wide variety of materials - clay, paint, collaging, and mixed materials, while their parent oversees, and maybe even jumps in on the fun! They will make a different project in each class.
Shila: Baby Wordplay Theaters perform story and song programming called "Storyplays" with books, songs, finger-plays, puppets, movement, live music, sign language and more for all ages. In terms of bonding and communication, adults can learn a lot too! Storyplays are open to all, but most appropriate for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
The Academy of Natural Sciences - Paleo Playdates
Shila: The Academy of Natural Sciences is a leading natural history museum and a kid-friendly favorite Philly museum. Signature exhibits include a Butterfly Garden, Outside In Discovery Center, and an impressive Dinosaur Hall.
Paleo Playdates is a preschool party for budding scientists! Each week there will be new stories, hands-on activities, crafts, exploration time, and a weekly special guest.
Arden Drama School - Bookworms Class
Erin P.: Arden Theatre offers a great parent and me class for tots, called Bookworms. In this class, they will read a book together and use theatre games, music and dance to act out the story. Kiddos will love this opportunity to bring some of their favorite characters to life! All classes are held at the Hamilton Family Arts Center. Classes run in eight-week sessions. Payment is per class, not per session, so you can choose to come to all eight classes or sign up just for those that fit your schedule and budget.
Sue Krawitz Tandoc: Bond with your child on musical play dates where the two of you will explore singing, dancing and playing instruments through hands-on interactive play to engage you and your little one. Experienced teachers will lead you on this musical journey with other parents and children for a roomful of fun, learning and laughter! They offer classes in many different areas so check the closest one to you!
Art in the Pod - Mommy, Daddy and Me Art Class
Sue Krawitz Tandoc: Art in the Pod features Mommy, Daddy and Me Art Class in 10-week sessions throughout the year. You and your child will learn, create and explore together famous artists and styles while using a variety of art materials. Each week has a unique theme which is taught with stories, music and various art activities. Children will hone fine motor skills and hand/eye coordination while creating art masterpieces that you will cherish and display in your home. Check their current schedule for dates and times. Classes are one hour.
My Little Adventures Learn & Play Cafe
Shila: This is a bright indoor playground with age-appropriate toys, slides, climbers, a cafe serving a variety of healthy snackables (most only for one, two or three dollars!), enrichment classes and more. Check the schedule for open Pop-n-Play.
Classes are held in Art, Music, and Movement, all of which are broken into developmental age groups. These fun, 45 min classes occur on weekdays and weekends. And, unlimited Pop-n-Play is included with all enrollment!
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