March comes and we return to Prospect Park. It’s still chilly and the trees are bare. We can dig for some treasures under the hardened ground, but best of all is to be there outside – witnessing Spring coming from Day One!
Birds chirping, squirrels making nests, tiny bits of green showing on every single branch and the sun shining warmer each day, calling for the turtles to come out of the water to soak up the rays. We love Spring!
We go to different parts of the park, singing cheerful songs while walking. We collect sticks, stones, and we celebrate every single change we see. We tell stories, observe nature and build our own “home”, making little pots out of clay, little food out of mud, stoves out of rocks and sticks, brooms out of branches to clean the leaves, climb little trees, run with our “horses” made of sticks and use our imagination to create our own environment in the park as if we were living there. We Play! And there is nothing better than that.
Spring playgroup will run from March 1st – June 25th ; there is no playgroup for Spring Recess, March 29th – April 2nd and Memorial Day, May 31st.
Morning sessions: Mon-Fri
9:00am to 1:00pm
Extended hours: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The fee below is per child for 16 weeks; 4hrs per day
5 days a week – $7900
4 days a week – $6400
3 days a week – $4800
2 days a week – $3200
Extended hours – $ 50/per day billed separately from the tuition outlined above.
A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total amount of tuition is required upon registration; spots can only be considered secured once a deposit payment has been made. The deposit will be applied towards the last month’s (June) payment, with the remaining installments due on the first day of playgroup for the months of March, April and May.
We compiled a pdf with instructions and guidelines, following the recommended best practices established by the Center of Disease Control and the NYS Dept. of Health. Please read the document before signing up!