West Loop (Soul City Church)
What do you get when you combine your favorite music class with messy art projects, sensory play adventures, and child lead learning explorations? The ultimate preschool prep experience for your Mini-Star! Developed by a professional performer turned child development specialist, Broadway Mini-Stars: Preschool Prep classes are taught by a team of professional teaching artists who utilize play and classroom routines to empower children to feel in control during transitions and adjust to the expectations of more formal classroom settings. By combining our Broadway "show of the week" model with an emergent curriculum approach, children are given limitless opportunities to explore and create through movement, music, art, and dramatic play.
*Mini-Stars classes are a gentle separation experience. While the goal is drop-off, parents and caregivers will be allowed to stay until their child is comfortable separating
*Children are NOT required to be potty trained.
Lincoln Park (Little Beans Cafe)
Each week Little Stars dive into the world of different Broadway Musical as our professional teaching artists help them bring the show to life through singing, dancing, and dramatic play. This unique class supports your preschooler’s physical, cognitive, language, and social-emotional development while introducing them to elements of traditional performing arts classes. The semester culminates in an Open House for family and friends where Little Stars can showcase what they've been working on throughout the semester.
Having trouble separating? That’s okay! Our teaching artists will work with you and your Little Star to develop an individualized separation plan that will ease the transition and have them saying “So Long, Farewell” in no time!
Is your little one ready to take center stage? Introduce your Mini-Star to the magic of musical theater in this unique class designed to support motor, language, and social-emotional development through singing, dancing, and acting! Developed by a professional performer turned child development specialist, Mini-Stars classes are taught by professional teaching artists and include movement and dance, music, Bubble Intermission, and drama activities inspired by a different Broadway show each week. Best of all? Each semester culminates with an Open House for family and friends where Mini-Stars get to showcase everything they've been working on throughout the semester including a special performance song. Broadway Mini-Stars is a gentle separation experience. While the goal is drop-off, parents and caregivers will be allowed to stay until their child is comfortable separating.
Western Springs (My Yoga)
Lincoln Park (Bubbles Academy)
* Early drop-off available for families with infants also enrolled in Broadway & Me on Wednesday @ 4:00pm. If registering for both classes use promo code siblingcombo to receive sibling discount!