Enrichment - Playgarden NYC

Enrichment Classes for Toddlers in the Upper East Side

Children thrive in small, age-appropriate classes with caregivers. Our classes are developed by early education experts to promote development through music, movement, and more!

Instill an early love of learning!

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

Playgarden Prep’s award-winning curriculum has been helping little ones grow since 2007. Children enrolled in enrichment classes at Playgarden Prep will develop a life-long love of learning!

Each enrichment class is taught by our expert teachers, with backgrounds ranging from early childhood education to theater, music, dance, and art. Our caring team of educators will help guide your little one in reaching cognitive, physical, social, and emotional milestones through classes in subjects like Music, Movement, STEM, Early Learning, and more!

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

Research shows that early childhood enrichment programs have a positive impact on children’s developmental skills, providing the starting points for learning. Introducing children to education at an early age is an excellent way to ensure they have a successful future!

Enrichment activities that are tailored to a child's unique interests are a great way to ignite curiosity and foster development. Introducing a wide array of activities can expand a preschooler's cognitive and creative capabilities, while giving them a much-needed boost of confidence to learn and explore new things. Additionally, providing the opportunity for an advanced student to explore and develop their intellectual capacity can bring tremendous rewards in the future.

Our Classes:

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

Movement (12 months-5 years)

Active classes encourage gross motor skills, balance and coordination. Children engage in peer play on obstacle courses, sports and games and enjoy yoga stretching, dancing in bubbles and music!

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

Music (3-36 months)

Classes introduce a variety of musical genres and instruments from around the world. Little musicians work on rhythm, rhyming and keeping the beat! Teachers instill a love of music and peer play with our custom curriculum designed to inspire young students!

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

Early Learning (18-36 months)

Classes introduce little ones to first educational concepts with a Montessori-based curriculum. Music, books and hands-on learning are our key components to teaching young students colors, shapes, alphabet and counting. Learn and play with us!

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

STEM (3-5 years)-Drop Off

Hands-on classes for little scientists that introduce math and engineering concepts with a focus on fun! Students are empowered to problem solve and create new things every week. Come learn with STEM!

Instill an early love of learning - Playgarden NYC

Hip Hop (3-5 years)-Drop Off

Introduction to basic Hip Hop steps, break dancing and tumbling. Dancers learn rhythm and beat while incorporating coordination, balance and beat boxing! 

Taste of Prep

Introduce new foods while learning the basics of language, literacy, math and geometry and go home with new recipes to cook together. Mixed ages at 11:30 (lunch time!)


Groups of children ages 12 months - 3 years participate in a guided playdate to learn Social/Emotional skills


Classes introduce little ones to the concept of growing things. Children participate in hands-on gardening indoors and outdoors while learning about nature: plants, animals and geography.

*Class offerings vary by season

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Our teachers are knowledgeable, experienced educators who love teaching little ones. Find out more about each Playgarden Prep teacher!

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