Enrichment

ENRICHMENT

Our enrichment classes focus on process, not the final product. We encourage children to get messy, move freely to the beat and explore the world around them in a safe, structured and, of course, fun environment.


Signature Classes

CitiBitty

For our youngest learners. CitiBitty focuses on a baby’s physical, cognitive and social development

2-5 mos
5-8 mos
8- 12 mos

CitiSongs

Join your favorite Citibabes teachers for a  sing-a-long which will entertain through fun pairings of traditional children’s songs, rock, folk and more.

2-24 mos
6 mos – 4yrs

CitiRockers

Your “babes” playlist will go beyond nursery rhymes and pat-a-cake with this fun, family-friendly participation based class. This rockin’ class will take you on a journey through the ages-everything from classic rock to reggae, country and folk to disco. Classical music to Beyonce. Get ready to get down and jump up!

2-24 mos
6 – 4yrs

CitiStories

Calling all “Very Hungry Catterpillars”: Bring classical literary works to life through art and movement in this unique storybook experience. Children’s imaginations will soar as we delve into the worlds of Eric Carle, Dr. Suess, Ronald Dahl, Maurice Sendak and more.

12-24 mos

CitiMove

Toddlers are building their walking skills as they bob and weave across our apartment floors.  We challenge their newfound walking skills with weekly obstacles that are fun and safe for children to climb, bounce and slide.  They will build strong muscles as they walk over balls, through tunnels and under bridges while developing motor planning and spacial awareness skills.

12-18 mos
18-30 mos
30 mos-4yrs

CitiArt

We encourage little ones of all ages to learn, experiment and explore through art and a variety of its mediums.

18 – 24
2 – 3 yrs

Ballet

Our most popular in-house dance class introduces children to the fundamentals of ballet in a positive and creative environment.  The students develop an excellent foundation for future dance programs as well as a love for music and movement.  Leotard, tights and ballet slippers required.

2-3 yrs

Yoga

 We work with your little ones from the inside out and the ground up. Our yoga is inspired by more than just animal poses and physical games, but children will also learn guided meditations, how to calm our minds, and control our breath. Age-appropriate poses and child-centered instruction take place with a motivation for peacefulness and non-competitive environment that encourages mindfulness.

2-3 yrs

Think Tank

Come investigate water, sand, trees, rocks, volcanoes, living organisms and more in this signature, hands-on science class.  Children will explore their natural world through experiments, stories and projects based on weekly themes such as Examining Seasons, Exploring Insects and Seeds and Growing.

2 – 4 yrs

Super Soccer Stars

Offering classes exclusively for Citibabes members, Super Soccer Stars brings soccer right to our facility. This 45-minute class teaches soccer in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Super Soccer Stars uses soccer to nurture, build self-confidence and develop teamwork in every class. Age-specific curriculum uses positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

2-3 yrs

Language

Bonjour! Hola! Nin Hao! Join us for our brand new French, Spanish and Mandarin classes! All of these classes bring each specific language and culture to life! The class is taught primarily in the second language, so that children absorb the new language naturally – through understanding not translating. Instructors will teach through music, movement, and language to help your little ones absorb the language and begin to practice it in their everyday lives; you may pick up some new phrases as well! 

18 – 36 mos
3 – 4yrs

After School Classes

Mini Architects

Do you have a natural born builder and creator? Does your little one notice big buildings? Stack things and watch them fall? Let them learn more about how a building goes together! Mini Architects will explore buildings from Renaissance, Gothic, Modern, Colonial, Japanese architecture and will explore all the wonderful building from all around the world. The class will construct their own buildings using 3 dimensional objects and even create their own blue prints!

Green Art

Go Green in this eco-conscious art class for our creative preschoolers.  Children will create works of art from everyday items. We will “shop” in our environment; outdoors and in, as well as our school materials room for natural materials and recyclables. Using a little imagination and a lot of inspiration, we will turn trash into treasures and one-of-a-kind masterpieces.

Gym Adventures

Climb, jump, and roll in our very own indoor CitiGym.  This class is designed for our active and imaginative learners who love excitement and adventure! Gym Adventurers helps to develop coordination, strength, balance, and agility as children engage in planned gross motor activities centered around fun, imaginary themes.  Lively music, interesting props, and tumbling equipment are all used to create an atmosphere supporting the imaginary concept for the day. Come, play, imagine!

Art in Nature

Children will meet at Citibabes and create pieces of art through various techniques; watercolors, print-making, sculpting, collaging and more. AIN students will often travel off-site to various destinations for inspiration. Off-site release forms are required for this fun and imaginative class.

Think Tank

Come investigate water, sand, trees, rocks, volcanoes, living organisms and more in this signature, hands-on science class.  Children will explore their natural world through experiments, stories and projects based on weekly themes such as Examining the Seasons, Exploring Insects and Seeds and Growing Plants and Animals.

Art Masters

Our oldest artists will dive into the art pool by learning about many famous artists from around the world. Each week the class will study artists such as Picasso and Pollack through technique and artistic style. They will not only create a piece inspired by the artist but they will develop an early appreciation for their works as well.

Schedule a visit

If you are interested in enrolling your child, would like to schedule a visit or just have a question please fill out this form and we will get right back to you. Or if you prefer give us a call at (212) 334-5440.