A principle of foundation is something that all parents want to instill in their children as they raise them. At Stonebridge Church we are starting a new enrichment program that will allow moms to connect with their babies and pre -schoolers to be able to build classroom readiness skills.

By enrolling, you will be enriching your families lives by enhancing the quality of your family’s foundational structure of communication along with community.  Check out the three classes being offered this fall semester.

INFANT MOMMY AND ME
MOMMY AND ME
SOCIAL STAR

INFANT MOMMY & ME

Class Name: Infant Mommy & Me * this class is meant to be for new mom/babies

Class Description: Each class will be child centered as the mother engages with their child through a variety of developmental activities, i.e: fine and gross motor play, songs, movement, literature, and exploratory toy play along with sensory exploration.

Instructor:  Jennifer Crawford, M.S.Ed

Class Location:  Seaside

Class Cost: $75

Registration Fee:  $0

Class Ages:  2 to 8 months

Class Size: 10 pairs (which is a total of 20 participants 1 mom and 1 child equals 1 pair)

Class Times:  9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
*This class will start promptly at 9:00 am, therefore you may begin arriving at 8:45 am to get yourself and baby comfortable and ready to be engaged. 

Class Day: Thursday

Class Dates: 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7 and 11/21

Class Schedule:

10 Minutes of Social Pre-Engagement Exploration

15 minutes of Circle Engagement

5 minutes of Closing Circle

Class Benefits:  A Mommy & Me program offers benefits to both mother/child.

Bonding, Socialization, Exercise, Postpartum Depression, Independence, Confidence, Language Development and Relationship building for both mother/child.

Class Materials:   All materials that mother/child need to be successful in the enrichment class will be provided by the instructor of the class.  Though if you would like to make the class more comfortable for mother/child you may choose to bring some of the following items: a blanket for mother/child to sit on, snacks/drinks for mother/child, and if your child has an object they use to soothe/comfort themselves i.e., stuffed animal or pacifier you are more than welcome to bring it.  We just ask that it not be a toy or something that makes noise, i.e., music that can distract the other participants in the class.  We will have a changing table for you to use in the girl’s restroom and you may change your child at anytime during the class along with offer your child food/drink if they need it. We want the class to be a positive experience for your child and understand each child is on a different schedule when it comes to their eating and hygiene needs, (except: no food or drinks on the indoor tree playground).

Class Misc. Information:  This program is meant to be an engaging enrichment class for both child and mother.  Each child and mother will work at their own comfortable levels for the class.  The environment that we would like to build for our mommy and me enrichment program is one in which you come as you are. We welcome all moms and their child as they are perfectly made in God’s eyes.  We understand that children can get sick from time to time.  Please adhere to our sick policy when bringing your child to class or even if you, as the mother are sick.  Due to the nature of the class we cannot offer any makeups for this enrichment program.  At the end of each class, a handout will be given over a developmental milestone along with a mother’s devotional, as a resource for you.

SIGN UP FOR THRIVE AND GET EXTENDED TIME WITH OTHER MOMS IN THE GROUP
*Moms that are also enrolled in this class also have an opportunity to then sign up for the Thrive Mom’s Study and be able to place their baby in childcare and continue to bond with the mothers in your class in a more intimate baby free setting. click for more details…

MOMMY & ME

Class Name: Mommy & Me

Class Description: Each class will be child centered as the mother engages with their child through a variety of developmental activities, i.e: fine and gross motor play, songs, movement, literature, and exploratory toy play along with sensory exploration.

Instructor:  Jennifer Crawford, M.S.Ed

Class Location:  Seaside or Hillside  Stage Space Area

Class Cost: $175

Registration Fee:  $15 nonrefundable

Class Ages:  8 to 18 months

Class Size: 10 pairs (which is a total of 20 participants 1 mom and 1 child equals 1 pair)

Class Times:  10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Class Day: Thursday

Class Dates: 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21 (11 total)

Class Schedule:

10 Minutes of Social Pre-Engagement Exploration 

15 minutes of Circle Engagement

15 minutes of Exploratory Gross Motor and Social Play 

20 minutes of Interactive Storytime and Closing Circle 

 

Class Benefits:  A Mommy & Me program offers benefits to both mother/child.

Bonding, Socialization, Exercise, Postpartum Depression, Independence, Confidence, Language Development and Relationship building for both mother/child.

Class Materials:   All materials that mother/child need to be successful in the enrichment class will be provided by the instructor of the class.  Though if you would like to make the class more comfortable for mother/child you may choose to bring some of the following items: a blanket for mother/child to sit on, snacks/drinks for mother/child, and if your child has an object they use to soothe/comfort themselves i.e., stuffed animal or pacifier you are more than welcome to bring it.  We just ask that it not be a toy or something that makes noise, i.e., music that can distract the other participants in the class.  We will have a changing table for you to use in the girl’s restroom and you may change your child at anytime during the class along with offer your child food/drink if they need it. We want the class to be a positive experience for your child and understand each child is on a different schedule when it comes to their eating and hygiene needs, (except: no food or drinks on the indoor tree playground)

Class Misc. Information:  This program is meant to be an engaging enrichment class for both child and mother.  Each child and mother will work at their own comfortable levels for the class.  The environment that we would like to build for our mommy and me enrichment program is one in which you come as you are. We welcome all moms and their child as they are perfectly made in God’s eyes.  We understand that children can get sick from time to time.  Please adhere to our sick policy when bringing your child to class or even if you, as the mother are sick.  Due to the nature of the class we cannot offer any makeups for this enrichment program.  At the end of each class, a handout will be given over a developmental milestone along with a mother’s devotional, as a resource for you.

SOCIAL STAR

Class Name: Social Stars

Class Description: In this class your student will begin to illuminate like a star and become a social star learner in each class as a new social skill is introduced to the learner and the students are able to also practice the skills with their peers.  Students will also work on their social eating skills in a group with teacher guidance to become independent in eating their lunch and cleaning up after themselves.

Examples of Skills to be introduced: asking for help, sharing materials, taking turns, staying on task, greetings, using names, being kind, waiting patiently and listening.

Class Instructor:  Jennifer Crawford, M.S.Ed

Class Location:  Seaside 

Class Cost: $300

Registration Fee:  $25 nonrefundable

Class Ages:  4 to 5 * must be potty trained

Class Size:  12 participants * this is a drop off class, no parents*

Class Times:  11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Class Day: Thursday

Class Dates:  9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21 (11 total)

Class Schedule:

11:30 – 11:45:  Social Greetings / Social Peer Play Interaction

11:45 – 12:15:  Social Skill Lesson Introduction

12:15 – 12:45:  Lunch / Restroom

12:45 – 1:30:    Social Skill Lesson Activity / Social Goodbyes

Class Benefits:  Social Skills are considered to be a “soft skill”.  Social Skills allow individuals to interact with others in environmental situations and be successful.  With the increasing use of technology in today’s world, Social Skills are still something children need to navigate the world they live in.  Social Skills promote: i.e., communication, relationship building, and task productivity.

Early social emotional skills are related to how socially, emotionally, academically and professionally skilled we are later in life.” (Jones, Greenberg, & Crowley, 2015)

Class Materials:  All materials that the child will need to be successful for the enrichment program will be provided by the Instructor.  Each child will need to bring a water bottle, lunch and small backpack to place folder in.

Class Misc. Information:  This program is meant to be an engaging enrichment class for your child.  Each child will need to follow the behavior and listening expectations of the teachers and be able to separate from their caregiver with ease and transition into the classroom setting.  We do understand that children can get sick from time to time.  Please adhere to our sick policy when bringing your child to class.  Due to the nature of the class we cannot offer any makeups for this enrichment program.  At the end of each class a handout will be given over the social skill lesson that was introduced in the class.