All ages are welcome to attend our educational classes.
To sign up for a class, you will go to "reserve your play" and select the date and time of the class you'd like to attend. Classes are included in your daily play and/or membership at no additional cost.
Educational classes are one way Inspired Play Cafe brings additional positivity + education to children in our community.
LEARNING WITH MUSIC + MOVEMENT
Check August Calendar (weekly) 11am
Interact through music and moving! This class is led by a music therapist who has studied how to educate and develop children through interactive music and instruments.
OPEN ENDED ART
Tuesdays 1:00-11:30 (weekly)
Join us as we encourage children in a montessori style, loose parts art class. We will provide various materials to children and watch them create beautiful pieces of art work. This promotes the whole brain child, curiosity, creation, imagination, and so much more!
SENSORY & STORYTIME: Creative Play KC
Wednesdays 11:00-11:30 (weekly)
Join us for an exciting play experience with carefully crafted sensory play activities that are engaging for kids of all ages and stages. Each is made with love and will INSPIRE your child through hands-on play and learning fun.
SENSORY FRIENDLY TIME: with Pediatric OT and Behavior Specalist
Every 1st Thursday of the Month 8:30 am - 10:30 am (monthly)
*Please note this play period will accommodate sensory needs- we ask guests to help us promote the environment*
Join us in our sensory-friendly play environment where a a pediatric occupational therapist has helped adapt the space during this designated play time to decrease stimulation and increase safety measures. She will be present to facilitate functional play for children with diverse sensory needs.
BABYWEARING: explore & learn
August 12 11:00am (monthly)
A time for parents and caregivers to come and learn the basics of babywearing safety, get help troubleshooting their current carrier, and learn about/try on other options.
LANGUAGE TOOLS: for early learners Speech & Language Pathologist
Friday, August 26th (monthly)
Join us as we discuss and demonstrate activities to encourage child language development. You’ll learn simple strategies to facilitate language development at home. Each family will get to make a "choice board" to take home, in hopes to increase communication between you and your child and provide you with new skills for verbal communication! This class will change monthly to provide maximum tools in your pocket!
FOOD EXPLORATION: KC Dietitians
Friday, August 5th 11:00-11:30 (monthly)
Join us as we use different types of ingredients that some children might not typically not be interested in. We will have a fun time crafting some alternative ways to "play with our food" to grow some interest.
SPANISH MUSIC & STORY TIME
Friday, August 19th 11:00-11:30 (monthly)
Join us as we embrace exposure to the Spanish language through music, story time, and art. In this class we will focus on teaching and encouraging children a new language by dancing, singing, and other child-led activies.