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  • YEAR LONG Bloomington 2 Year Old Explorers

    This class will meet both 1st and 2nd semester (Year-long class). Two year olds are not babies anymore and they are not preschoolers yet. They are taking on new challenges everyday and staff are ready and prepared for all the adventures. New words, new friends, new feelings are all part of the two year olds experience at school. A licensed early childhood teacher has set up the classrooms designed to discover shapes, art materials, and more. Parents/caregivers will have time during class to be with a licensed parent educator discussing toilet learning, behavior and cognitive growth. Gradual separation will happen throughout the year. Children must be 2 by September 1st to attend this class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay. IF you are registering at a fee paying level, one half of your payment will be taken upon initial registration and the other half will be processed mid-January. A receipt for each payment will be emailed to you after processing. Your class registration can be canceled at any time.
  • Kids in Nature

    Outside and learning…naturally! This outdoor class is focused on exploring and discovering. Math, science and language skills will be fostered through play. You and your child will spend time together discovering new ways of being outdoors with a licensed early childhood teacher. If the weather does not allow outdoor play for the full 90 minutes, the teacher will meet you at our Southwood Center to bring the exploration inside. This is a non separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Wadajir

    This class is special for Somali-speaking families. In this Somali culture-focused class, parents come with their children to play, sing, songs, meet other families, and learn together. A licensed early childhood teacher provides fun learning activities for children birth to five years old whose home language is Somali. A licensed parent educator will talk with parents about parenting issues, child development, making friends, behavior, and more. A Somali Liaison staff person will be available to help out with anything that’s needed. The class will meet weekly for one and a half hours (90 minutes). Fasalkan wuxuu qaas u yahay qoysaska ku hadlo luqada Somaliga, fasalkan dhaqanka Somalida, waalidiintu waxay la imaanayaan carruurtooda si ay u ciyaaraan, u heesaan, ula kulmaan qoysaska kale, iyo in ay wax wada bartaan. . Macallimad shatiga u haysta cilmiga caruurta yar-yar ayaa siinayso hawlo waxbarasho oo xiiso leh dhallaanka iyo ilaa kuwa shan jirka ah ee luqudooda guriga tahay Somali. Macalimad shati u haysato cilmiga waalidiinta ayaa kala hadli doonta waalidka arimo ku saabsan wixii dhibaatooyin ah, koritaanka ilmaha, sida loo sameeysto saaxiibo, habka dhaqanka dabeecada, iyo wax badan. Qof shaqaalo iskuulka oo Somali ah ayaa sidoo kale halkaas diyaar ku ah si ay oga caawido wixii markaas loo baahan yahay. Fasalka wuxuu kulmayaa isbuuc walbo hal saac iyo bar (90 daqiiqo) Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Infant/Toddler Bloomington Play and Learn

    Infants & Toddlers, you now have your own Play & Learn class! Play and Learn classes are designed to give you one-on-one time with your child. Classrooms are set up for discovery and hands-on learning. A licensed early childhood teacher will plan developmental activities such as young child safe sensory activities, homemade toys, sing songs, and read stories that you and your child can enjoy together. The room is set up for all areas of learning, even large motor mats! This is a non separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Bloomington Play and Learn

    Play and Learn classes are designed to give you one-on-one time with your child. Classrooms are set up for discovery and hands-on learning. A licensed early childhood teacher will plan developmental activities such as playdoh, building, sensory, messy art, sing songs, and read stories that you and your child can enjoy together. Your child will also have time to run, jump, slide and crawl in our motor room. This is a non separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Raising Siblings

    2, 3, or more children in a family has its challenges and cheers. Let’s talk and address those cheers and challenges in a class with other families. Part of the class you will get time in your child's classroom singing, doing creative activities and snack time. You will also have time to talk with other parents and a licensed parent educator. Parent discussions will provide support and topics such as raising more than one child, birth order, temperaments, development, guiding behavior, guiding relationships amongst other topics. This is a gradual separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Preparando: Apoyando a las familias con niños recién nacidos a cinco años (Supporting families with children from birth to five)

    In this Latino culture-focused class, parents come with their children to play, sing, songs, meet other families, and learn together. A licensed early childhood teacher provides fun learning activities for children birth to five years old whose home language is Spanish. Parents will have time with a licensed parent educator to talk about parenting issues, child development, making friends, behavior, and more. A Latino Liaison staff person will be available to help out with anything that’s needed. The class will meet weekly for an hour and 30 minutes. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay. Esta clase está enfocada en la cultura Latina, los padres vienen con sus hijos, juegan, cantan, conocen a otras familias y aprenden juntos. Un maestro de la primera infancia con licencia ofrece actividades de aprendizaje divertidas para niños desde el nacimiento hasta los cinco años cuyo primer idioma es el español. Los padres tienen tiempo de hablar con un educador de padres con licencia sobre temas de crianza, desarrollo infantil, hacer amigos, comportamiento y otros temas más. Un miembro del personal de Enlace Latino estará disponible para ayudar con cualquier cosa que se necesite. La clase se realiza una vez a la semana por una hora y treinta minutos (1hr 30min). Consulte la tabla anterior para determinar su nivel según el tamaño de su familia y sus ingresos. Podrá elegir uno de estos rangos de ingresos durante el proceso de registro. Todas las familias son bienvenidas. A nadie se le negará la participación debido a la imposibilidad de pagar.
  • Bloomington Baby Beginnings

    Newborns to 12 Months Enjoy your child’s first class! Whether this is your first child or 3rd, baby classes are for you. Our infant classroom is designed with you and your baby in mind. Come in comfortable clothes ready to sing and play with your baby. You will also have the opportunity to meet other parents/caregivers with children the same age.. A licensed parent educator will provide support and research based materials that will help lay a foundation for your child’s development. Topics will focus on social emotional, language, and motor just to name a few of the developmental areas. Sleep, nutrition and self care are often discussed weekly. This is a non-separating class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay. Sibling care may be available based on interest for each class. Separate registration for sibling care is required and fees are based on the chart above.
  • Bloomington Movers & Explorers

    One and Two year olds together exploring their environment. The classroom is set up for discovery across all domains of learning. Come with your child to explore together and using a gradual separation approach, parents will meet with a licensed parent educator for topics such as social emotional development, motor, guiding behavior and other topics important to parents raising toddlers. This is a gradual separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Bloomington Adventurers

    Come to an early evening class and enjoy some one-on-one time with your 2 1/2 to 5 year old child. Part of the class you will get time in your child's classroom singing, doing creative activities and snack time. You will also have time to talk with other parents and a licensed parent educator. Parent discussions will provide support and topics such as helping my child deal with their emotions, encouraging problem solving skills in my child, bedtime routines and many more! This is a gradual separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Music and More

    Come with your child to explore music, art, dance, and more! We will have time to sing, dance, and play instruments together. Families will also freely explore the classroom to discover art, dramatic play, and sensory experiences. Come dressed for fun and messy play! This is a non separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • Preschool Preview

    Your child is growing out of being a toddler into a preschooler. What does that look like and how can you support your child as parent or caregiver? Just like a preschool classroom this early childhood classroom is set up with learning centers, toys & activities that are focused on a 2 to 3 year old development. The early childhood teacher will provide activities that allow your child to discover their skills for learning. Parent education will happen in the parent education room. This is a separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • What's On Your Mind? (Virtual Parent Education Class)

    The kids are in bed (hopefully) and your mind is whirling with all the things you did today and all the things you still need to do. Take a 45-minute break and join a “NO JUDGMENT” place to talk with other parents/caregivers about your kids, and parenting challenges or share a new tip on helping your kids eat healthy food. This parent/caregiver class will focus on the topics that address the issues that are important to you. Come hear some new fresh ideas from a licensed parent educator and other parents/caregivers. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • On the Road to Reading

    In this class you and your child will be able to enjoy activities that support a child’s ability to someday begin to read. Enjoy activities like names of animals and the sounds they make or writing in sand and shaving cream. Come and stay with your child during this all interaction class. Dress casual because we’re going to have fun! This is a non separation class. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • SATURDAY ECFE Stay and Play Classes

    We are expanding to Saturdays! Come enjoy time with your young child. Once a month, we will have class from 10:00-11:15am at our Pond Center location. At each event, our licensed teachers will have different fun filled learning activities. Sign up for a couple or join us for the whole school year! Pre registration is required. Please refer to the chart above to determine your level based on the size of your family and your income. You will be able to choose one of these levels during the registration process. All families are welcome. No one will be denied participation due to inability to pay.
  • ECFE for One-Sign up to Meet One on One with a Parent Educator

    We offer free appointments to talk directly with a licensed parent educator about your unique parenting challenges, find resources or develop a plan that will fit you and your family. Do not choose the "ENROLL" button, instead click on this LINK and fill out the Google Form. A parent educator will reach out to you within 3 business days of filling out the form. Call 952-681-6213 or email kjacobson@isd271.org with questions.