Wellesley Tree House
141 Linden St.
Wellesley, MA 02482
Wellesley Tree House bring's mommy-and-me and early childhood classes to families all year long. Messy masterpieces are done "Better Together!" this spring for ages zero to five. Explore the world in play, dance, art and exercise. Contact the Tree House to enroll in a class or playgroup and meet other parents weekly in support or imaginative play. Story book yoga, music makers, explorers and ballet partners are a few of the classes already in progress. When registering, you pay for the first child and the rest of the family is free. Bring along beverages or snacks - just make sure that they are not made with nut products - and remember every child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
855 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
Tiny Tykes, ages six to 12 months, and their parents are led through a variety of stretches, beginning exercises, songs and dances, baby-safe rides and adventures, balance and agility. Improve physical and cognitive development with introductory tumbling during My Gym's 45-minute program. My Gym has classes for "Waddlers," terrific tots, mighty mites and siblings, all designed for specific age groups and mother in mind. Every class is full of original activities designed to enhance agility and social skills while your youngster watches others of the same age group move and play in new and curious ways.
Acton's Children's School
394 Massachusetts Ave.
Acton, MA 01720
Moving in creative ways fosters higher motor skill development, sparks the imagination and expands a toddler's universe. Join the Imagimotion Kidz "Mommy and Me" program, ages 18-36 months. Directed activities and free thought brings play time into a unique, expressive and exciting direction. Using music and songs about animals, the seasons or favorite storybook characters, this fast-paced class adds tactile instruments like parachutes, scarfs, hoops and teddy bears. Safe, fundamental childhood development is beautifully camouflaged by these fun-loving professionals.
42 Boston Post Road E.
Marlborough, MA 01752
Dance, sing, play and interact with other children, ages 12 months to 5 years, for a full hour of fun sponsored by the recreational department of the city of Marlborough. Here is the perfect opportunity for mothers and children to meet, learn and make new friends. If finding new support groups while keeping your child active and happy is on your list of things to do, don't miss out every Wednesday morning. This play group runs as a six-week course, with pre-registration required.
Mothers & More
3 Vision Drive
Natick, MA 01760
Mothers & More is a meetup group of over 600 mothers and their children in the MetroWest Boston area. Activities and mothers' discussion groups, ranging from infant to teens and parents of all ages, continue to grow and enlighten families year after year. Enjoy the zoos, museums, indoor playgrounds, zumba, potluck picnics and outings of every description. Attack some of the harder issues of parenting or the joys and motivations in discussion groups. These wonderful mothers of MetroWest span Framingham, Natick, Ashland, Hopkinton, Southboro, Sudbury, Wayland and Wellesley.
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