Youth Art, STEAM & Specialty Classes

Unlock your child’s “inner artist” in The Connection’s art classes. Students also learn skills often not emphasized elsewhere including visual-spatial abilities, reflection, self-criticism, and the willingness to experiment and learn from mistakes. And, it’s never too early to teach kids the benefits of good nutrition and how to prepare healthy foods… and to have fun in the kitchen! Your kids will LOVE cooking at The Connection. Specialty classes at The Connection teach your child fundamental skills in a warm and welcoming environment which fosters creativity and self expression.

STEAM Experiment Cooking class Messy Play

ART CLASSES

  • Pee Wee Picasso | ages – 3
    Join your child to unlock their “inner artist” while fostering their willingness to express themselves!
  • Tumble & Create | ages 2 – 3
    Mixing art and gymnastics, you and your toddler will create a craft each week that reflects a new gymnastics skill. Teacher led instruction will be provided on all gymnastics apparatus.

COOKING CLASSES

  • Edible STEAM | ages 6 – 9 
    A tasty way to explore the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! While there may be some sampling, discoveries will go home for optional consumption.
  • Cooking: Comfort Foods | ages 6 – 12
    Children will have fun creating (and tasting!) the yummy foods that make us feel happy!

MUSIC CLASSES

  • Little Musicians | ages 1-2 and 2-3
    Each class weaves a story through song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme.  Live guitar and violin, and many instruments to play!

STEAM CLASSES

  • STEAM Explorers | ages 3 – 5
    Hands-on exploration of the wonders of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)!
  • Tinker with STEAM | ages 5 – 7 
    The fundamentals of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) will be tested through fun experiments and projects.

SPECIALTY CLASSES

  • Land, Sea & Air | ages 1 – 3 and parent
    An exciting class for you and your child to experience activities, games, songs and stories modeled after your child’s favorite types of transportation.
  • Messy Play | ages 1 – 2 and 2 – 4 and parent
    Explore the wonderful world of mess making with your child. Water play, finger painting, sand, rice, crafts and much more are a fun introduction to the ideas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math).
  • You & Me Yoga | ages – 3 and parent
    Practicing yoga with your little one has many benefits for both parent and child:  more energy, less stress, better focus, stronger muscles and better sleep.
  • Jungle Fun | ages 2 – 3 and parent
    Join your child in using your imaginations to transform our “big gym” into the Jungle!  Explore the “terrain” and the animal inhabitants while developing balance, coordination and listening skills.
  • Kids Yoga | ages 4 – 12
    Develop flexibility, coordination, strength, and balance.
  • Let’s Have a Part – Event Planning | ages 6 – 12
    There is more to a party than meets the eye of the attendee:  Join our party planning team to plan and execute an event from beginning to end!
  • Legos, Robots & Coding | ages 6 – 8
    Advance your child’s tinkering curiosity with an introduction to the latest advances in applicable technologies.
  • Yoga for Special Needs | ages 5 – 11
    Fun stretches and poses designed to engage the body, mind and spirit. Modifications provided as needed.