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Parent + Child and 2’s Program

Our Parent and Child program is our warm welcome to Waldorf education. Join us for these weekly classes specially designed for each developmental stage, from babies of 6 months to children who are 1 – 3 years of age. We offer simple and natural toys that nurture the development of a free imaginative life. We offer songs, games, and finger play, appropriate for each age, that encourage the development of fine and gross motor skills. We offer a peaceful and joyful environment that supports healthy social and emotional development.

Parent and Child “2’s” Program

We invite young children 2 years of age and their parents, to join our 2’s Program, two days a week, September through June.

Our 2’s class is a wonderful introduction to the Waldorf early childhood classroom curriculum and our school community. Led by experienced teachers, the children are encouraged to take part in free play, bread-baking and snack preparation, and a circle time with nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplay and stories. Parents will have the opportunity to work on simple crafts and to engage in the study of child development. Children, parents and teachers will share a nutritious organic snack together and seasonal puppet shows.

Fall Parent and Child Class for 6 – 24 Months of Age

These weekly classes are nurturing for both parent and child. We offer simple, natural toys that allow and encourage the development of the imagination. Each class has time for movement, free exploration, singing and games that reflects our Waldorf nursery classroom rhythm.  An organic, nutritious snack is shared. Each class also includes tie for conversation and parenting support.

 

2017 Winter-Spring Term

Tuesday

6 -12 Mos

Tuesday 6:30 – 7:30pm, 5 classes. Cost for families $250

Jan 17, 24, 30, Feb. 6, 13 (5 days)

Wednesday

16 months of age + 

Wednesdays 8:45am – 10:15am, 18 classes. Cost for Families: $1,260 (payable in 2 installments)

Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 14, (Winter Break 2/20-2/24), March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, (Spring Break 4/10-4/18), 19, 25, May 3, 10, 17, 24  (18 days)

16 months of age + 

Wednesdays 10:45am – 12:15pm, 18 classes. Cost for Families: $1,260 (payable in 2 installments)

Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 14, (Winter Break 2/20-2/24), March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, (Spring Break 4/10-4/18), 19, 25, May 3, 10, 17, 24  (18 days)

12- 16 mos

Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30pm, 5 classes. Cost for families $250

Jan 18, 25, 31, Feb. 7, 14 (5 days)

Thursday

16 months of age +

Thursdays 8:45am – 10:15am , 18 classes: $1,260.00  (payable in 2 installments)

Thursday:  Jan. 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 15 (Winter Break 2/20-2/24), March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6,(Spring Break 4/10-4/18) April 20, 26, May 4, 11, 18, 25 (18 days)

Saturday

16 months of age + 

Saturdays 9:45am – 11:15 am,  12 classes. Cost for families: $1,050

Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 17 (Winter break 2/20-2/24) March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 6, (Spring Break 4/10-4/18), April 22, 29, May 6, 13 (15 days)

 

Fall 2016 Term

Tuesday

6 – 12 months of age

Tuesdays from 6pm – 7pm, 6 classes. Cost for families $300

Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22

Wednesday

16 months of age +

Wednesdays from 8:45am – 10:15am , 12 classes. Cost for families: $840.00

Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7

Wednesday

16 months of age +

Wednesdays from 10:45am – 12:15pm12 classes. Cost for families: $840.00

Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7

Thursday

16 months of age +

Thursdays from 8:45am – 10:15am , 12 classes: $840.00

Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8

12-16 months of age

Thursdays from 11:00am – 12pm,  12 classes. Cost for families: $600.00

Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8

Saturday

16 months of age +

Saturdays from 9:00am – 10:30am,  12 classes. Cost for families: $840.00

Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10

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Please note:

Full payment is required for the semester, even if you are unable to attend all the classes.

Download an application here.

Checks should be made out to “The New Amsterdam School” and mailed along with the application to:

The New Amsterdam School  Attn: Admissions
62 Avenue B
New York, NY 10009

Admission to the Parent and Child program does not guarantee future admission to our nursery,  kindergarten or grades programs.