Music & Art Classes at The Astor
Tales & Tunes
Ages: Birth - 36 Months
This enchanting class combines the magical trio of music, art, and storytelling to engage your little one’s senses, spark their creativity, and cultivate a love for the arts. We create a nurturing and stimulating environment where toddlers can explore, express, and discover the joy of music, the magic of art, and the power of storytelling. Each class is thoughtfully crafted to captivate and engage young minds, fostering cognitive, social, and emotional development. Your child will be introduced to diverse sounds, rhythms, and melodies through lively and interactive music sessions. They’ll learn to clap, sing, dance, and play simple instruments, nurturing their sense of rhythm and coordination. The power of music will ignite their imagination, create a sense of joy, and develop their listening skills. In the art component of the class, children will have the opportunity to explore their creativity through various art mediums. From finger painting to collage, they’ll experiment with colors, textures, and shapes, unleashing their artistic potential. Combining music, art, and storytelling creates a multi-sensory experience, reinforcing vital developmental skills. Your child will learn to express themselves, communicate their thoughts and emotions, and develop their fine motor skills while having a blast in a supportive and inclusive environment. This class is ideal for siblings!
Art Fusion: Famous Masters
Ages: 2 - 3 Years
In our Famous Masters Art Fusion Class, we journey through the fascinating world of famous artists! This art class introduces them to the masterpieces and techniques of renowned artists, igniting their creativity and appreciation for art. We bring these artists’ works to life through interactive discussions, storytelling, and hands-on activities. From Vincent van Gogh’s vibrant and swirling Starry Night to Pablo Picasso’s abstract and playful shapes, our young artists will explore a variety of artistic styles, themes, and techniques. Our experienced instructors guide the children through age-appropriate art projects inspired by the works of famous artists. Using various materials such as paints, clay, collages, and more, your child can experiment, create, and express themselves while drawing inspiration from the masters. The focus of our preschool art class extends beyond replicating famous artworks. We encourage imaginative thinking and personal interpretation, allowing each child to infuse their unique creativity into their creations. By exploring the works of famous artists, your child will gain a deeper understanding of the world around them, enhance their fine motor skills, and develop a keen eye for detail.
Art Fusion: Around the World
Ages: 3 - 5 Years
Our Art Fusion: Art Around the World class is a culturally rich and diverse experience designed to introduce our young learners to different artistic traditions, techniques, and styles from various cultures across the globe. Exposing children to art from other parts of the world fosters their creativity and promotes cultural understanding, empathy, and appreciation for diversity. Each art class is a fascinating journey that transports our little artists to far-off lands, where they discover the beauty and uniqueness of art from different continents. Our experienced instructors guide the children through interactive discussions and storytelling, sharing fascinating tales of artistic traditions and cultural practices. Join us on this inventive adventure, where your child’s imagination will soar, their creativity will flourish, and their appreciation for the beauty of the world’s art will blossom!