Acorns & Oaks - The Arboretum
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Sunday, February 12; 9:15AM - 10:15AM

Acorns & Oaks

About This Event

Parent & Me Education Series: “Acorns & Oaks”

Child with Parent

SUNDAY SESSIONS:

6 WEEK SERIES: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 21, June 4 [No class May 14 or May 28] REGISTER HERE

6 WEEK SERIES: June 11-July 16th REGISTER HERE

9:15am-10:15am


WEDNESDAY SESSIONS:

6 WEEK SERIES: April 12th, 19th, 26th, May 3rd, 10, 17 REGISTER HERE

6 WEEK SERIES: May 31st- July 5th REGISTER HERE

9:45-10:45am


REGISTRATION FEES ARE PER PERSON: 

Members: $110 per person (1 adult + 1 child = $220; additional siblings, etc. require another ticket)

Non-Members: $120 per person (1 adult + 1 child = $240; additional siblings, etc. require another ticket)

*Each child and each adult participating requires a registration fee.  

*For Arboretum members, remember to create your Arboretum account to get the discount at checkout. For instructions on how to create an account click here. To create an account click here.

ACORNS & OAKS is a unique, homegrown, parent-child educational program that is rooted in whole-child philosophy & developmental play. Designed to provide outdoor, nature-based learning experiences for babies, toddlers and children up to the age of 5, the goal is to help our little acorns grow into mighty oaks! Acorns & Oaks fosters parent and child bonding through tactile play with nature, crafts, songs, stories, and sensory integration. The program provides little ones with a natural environment in which to practice and further develop all growing abilities, particularly gross/fine motor, cognitive, and social-emotional skills. It also offers parents and caregivers the much-needed time to socialize and relax in a beautiful setting while learning new ways to engage with their young learners. The program is mixed-age for a “family learning” style, and siblings are warmly encouraged. All domains of development are nourished through intentional teaching and hands-on learning. A simple curriculum, group singing, & nurturing tactile play offer the perfect growth experience. Sessions offer direct contact with nature, crafts, songs, stories, and sensory integration. Acorns & Oaks is led by Betsy Edelberg, founder of Playgroup Los Angeles. Acorns & Oaks is mixed age for a family learning style, and siblings are welcome. Questions? Please contact Brooke Applegate at brooke.applegate@arboretum.org

“Acorns & Oaks” classes are taught by Betsy Edelberg (founder of Playgroup LA) who has taught hundreds of parents and children over 12 years! Betsy holds a degree in Child Development. She has certifications in Children’s Yoga, Brain Gym, and training in Waldorf Early Child Education.

Instagram:

@playgrouplosangeles

Website:

www.playgrouplosangeles.com

Cost

Members: $110 per person (1 adult + 1 child = $220; additional siblings, etc. require another ticket)

Non-Members: $120 per person (1 adult + 1 child = $240; additional siblings, etc. require another ticket)

*Each child and each adult participating requires a registration fee.

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CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Cancellations requested up to two weeks in advance of the session start date will receive a full refund. Cancellations requested less than two weeks in advance of the session start date do not qualify for a refund. We do not offer credits or makeup dates. The Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the class non-viable. If the Arboretum cancels a class, registrants will be offered a full refund.

Questions? Please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623.

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