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Open Play $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passA credit card is required to enroll but isn't charged until the time of service.

Give you and your child the space you both need to play, learn and socialize. Open play will assist your child in building important developmental skills. Let your child roam freely in a bright, safe, engaging environment with a variety of toys, mats, art supplies, books and games. There is something for every child to indulge in at Busy Bodies. Join us to make new friends for you and your child. Open play welcomes children from newborn to 4 years old.

2s / 3s Spanish Immersion Playgroup From $30 per visit with 2s & 3s Play Group Single Class passPurchase required to enroll

This playgroup consist of 90 minutes of play, music and socialization always in Spanish. We plan activities aimed to developing Spanish vocabulary, logical thinking and awakening children’s curiosity through a variety of activities that include open play, music, sing-along, dancing and arts and crafts. Kids will be in constant participation always respecting every child's pace using their natural talents and interests to plan each activity accordingly. Classes are limited to 14 children. Ages Early 2s and 3s. This class meets Mondays 10am to 11:30am.

* We offer a snack of Goldfish during story time. Please let us know in advance of ANY dietary restrictions!

January 9th through February 27th 2019 - 8 Weeks / $200 Series

March 6th through April 24th - 8 Weeks / $200 Series

2s & 3s Playgroup $30 per classFrom $30 per visit with 2s & 3s Play Group Single Class passPurchase required to enroll

This 1 hour and 30 minute Playgroup allows children to socialize, begin to gain independence and prepare for preschool. The class includes guided open play, story time, arts & crafts and a group snack. Classes are limited to 14 children. Ages: 2s/Early 3s. This class meets Tuesday and/or Thursdays 10 am to 11:30am

* We offer a snack of Goldfish during story time. Please let us know in advance of ANY dietary restrictions!

January 8th through February 28th - 8 Weeks $200 Half Series / $400 Full Series

March 5th through April 25th - 8 Weeks $200 Half Series / $400 Full Series

Wee Jam w/ Tkiya $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passNo purchase required to enroll

Introduce your child to music in a fun and interactive setting! Through songs, stories, movement, and play, Wee Jam w/Tkiya fosters the development of social and motor skills while encouraging a love for music.

Classes held weekly. Best sure to get here early and/or register early - we cap the class at 20!

Hopalong Andrew Cowpoke Class $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passPurchase required to enroll


Hopalong Andrew plays interactive concerts geared for all-age enjoyment, singing the great folk songs, fireside ballads, and cowboy favorites of the silver screen. For his smaller events, Hopalong Andrew performs as a rollicking 1-man band, bringing his guitar, banjo, harmonica, and suitcase drum kit. His program’s built-in activities (such as “The Cozy Corrall,” The Barndance, “The Hopalong Express,” and “The Campfire”) encourage participation and interaction, creating a fun and positive space for play, music and rhythm training, and vibrant social interaction. He’ll get everybody to sing along, dance along, play along, and have an all-Americana good time.

Be sure to get here early and/or register in advance - we cap the class at 30!

Moosiki Twos/Threes Music Class $25 per class

Here comes treble - these kids are ready to bop it like a tot! This class for twos and 3 year olds allows children to explore the room while exploring music at the same time! Students in this class are typically walking, jumping, and talking.

Moosiki Kids classes are 45 minute interactive "grownup-and-me" style music classes for adults and children. Moosiki Kids blends traditional musical learning with a more relaxed, rock-and-roll style, having fun while actually learning musical terms and playing musical instruments of our own. Of course we need to mix it up by using a parachute, puppets, and other various props, all the while incorporating music in every exercise. Our number one goal is to have fun, and by doing so, learn musically at the same time!

Wednesdays at 10am to 10:45am

Please note that there is 1 make-up class per series!

Winter II Series 12 Week / 10 Class Winter Session 2019: January 7th-March 25th (No Class MLK Day 1/21 or Presidents Day 2/18 )




Puppet Playtime $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passPurchase required to enroll

Join us for Puppet Playtime, a fun interactive session of puppets, songs, stories and games with Nicola McEldowney - a professional puppeteer in NYC.

Get ready to sing, dance, laugh and meet new puppet friends!

Sunday Songs, Play, and Snacks w/PJ Library Free

A Family Event for 0-4 year-olds and their grown-ups, presented by PJ Library in New York

We invite all neighborhood families to join us for a morning of songs, stories, and open play. We'll feature interactive music and fun, and... we'll celebrate spring, mingle over snacks, share stories, and (weather permitting) play outside in the Busy Bodies Backyard!

Please RSVP so we know to expect you! $10/family*, space is limited. RSVP strongly encouraged to guarantee your spot! Questions? Ask Beth at bslepian@hgf.org.

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Baby Massage and Yoga: A workshop for parents, caregivers, and their babies $35 per classFrom $35 per visit with Baby Massage and Yoga: A workshop for parents, caregivers, and their babies passPurchase required to enroll

Touch is baby’s first language. Join other parents and caregivers in learning practical skills and techniques to nurture your baby’s body and mind from the earliest days. Discover the benefits of massage and mindful movement for baby and how to use it to create routine, encourage self-regulation, soothe your baby, and support their development. Practice specific techniques to address common experiences including colic, digestive issues, teething, and more. Come play, learn and bond with your baby in a supportive community. Be sure to bring a blanket for your little one. Newborn to pre-crawlers welcome! Class is limited to 12 babies.

Mindful Potty Training Workshop $35 per classFrom $35 per visit with Mindful Potty Training Workshop passPurchase required to enroll

Like all milestones, learning to use the potty is a unique and individual process for each child. Learn about the ins and outs of potty training from a developmental perspective. How do we give a child ownership over the process? What do we teach them and how? When do we let go and trust? Bring your questions, stories and sense of humor. No sticker charts or gummy bears needed.

Topics will include:
-readiness: what is it?
-the importance of language
-giving choices, setting boundaries
-managing our expectations
-managing big feelings (ours and theirs)

*Leave your little ones at home for this workshop!

*Members Receive 50% off!

Understanding Toddler Emotions $35 per classFrom $35 per visit with Understanding Toddler Emotions passPurchase required to enroll

As parents of toddlers well know, a toddler’s emotional life is vivid. It is the source of great joy! And it is also often the source of the challenging behaviors we associate with this stage of life. Learn about what drives a toddler’s feelings from a developmental perspective. What is behind the tantrums? The indecision? The testing? And how do we support toddlers as they learn to understand and express their emotions? Let’s embrace the intensity of these years and find our own voices as guides for our children.

Topics will include:
-understanding the toddler mind
-tantrums: why they happen and what to do
-indecision
-testing: holding limits and boundaries with respect
-sharing (and not sharing)
-how to acknowledge feelings

Spanish Sophia Music & Movement $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passNo purchase required to enroll

Spanish Sophia is a 45 minute interactive Spanish music program for all ages. Our classes introduce young learners to Spanish through songs, movement, music, puppets and other fun activities!

Story Book Theatre $20 per classFrom $18 per visit with 10 Class Pass passNo purchase required to enroll

The goal of Storybook Theatre is to aid children in their social and emotional growth through storytelling and play. In this 50-minute class, children ages 3-4 will engage in stories through imaginative play. We will start by establishing a safe environment through a circle time which will include warm ups for our bodies, voices, and imaginations/minds. We will then use children’s stories as a foundation for exploration and introduce process drama to more deeply understand the characters, plot, and emotional elements of the story. Process drama is a play-driven exercise in which children will have the chance to experience the boundlessness of their imaginations. We believe that it’s rare to find a space where kids are not only allowed but encouraged to explore their ideas while collaborating with their peers. We will use books, pieces of music, and our imaginations to encourage active listening, empathy, and sense of community.

Spanish Music Sing-a-Long $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passNo purchase required to enroll

Join us every Friday morning for Anza's Spanish Music Sing-a-long. Anza's love of music and children is ever so present during this 45 minute group class. You and your child can sit back and enjoy Anza's Spanish songs, guitar, flute, animal puppets and bubbles! This class will help to introduce your child to spanish in a fun, social and engaging way. All ages welcome!

Classes held weekly. Best sure to get here early and/or register in advance - we cap the class at 30!

Moosiki Infants / Ones Music Class

Moosiki Infants/Ones class: From their first grasp of a baby maraca to their first crawl around the room, our Moos-ic Babies class for infants and one-year-olds encourages development through music and meeting new friends! Students in this class are typically seated, crawling, or taking their first steps!


Moosiki Kids classes are 45 minute interactive "grownup-and-me" style music classes for adults and children. Moosiki Kids blends traditional musical learning with a more relaxed, rock-and-roll style, having fun while actually learning musical terms and playing musical instruments of our own. Of course we need to mix it up by using a parachute, puppets, and other various props, all the while incorporating music in every exercise. Our number one goal is to have fun, and by doing so, learn musically at the same time!

Mondays at 11:30am to 12:15pm

Winter II Series 12 Week / 10 Class Winter Session 2019: January 7th-March 25th (No Class MLK Day 1/21 or Presidents Day 2/18 )

Please note that there is 1 make-up class per series!


Infant, Child and Adult CPR & Choking Training From $75 per visit with Individual Infant CPR & Choking Training passPurchase required to enroll

This 2 hour class led by an American Red Cross Certified Instructor will cover the basics of Infant, Child and Adult CPR & Choking Procedures to expectant parents and caregivers. Each participant will have an opportunity to practice on their own infant and adult mannequin. Additional Certification is optional.

Individual - $75 / Couple - $125 / Certification - $20 / per


Rolie Polie Guacamole Musement $20 per classFrom $15 per visit with Day Pass passNo purchase required to enroll

Sing-a-long with Frank Gallo of the famed Brooklyn-based, national touring group, Rolie Polie Guacamole. Frank and his group have been engaging and charming children and parents alike for over ten years with their many hit albums. His class consists of original compositions, plus traditional children’s music, and a few classic rock / folk songs mixed in. Frank encourages kids and their adults to sing, shake, and move to the music through a thoughtfully curated program that he’s taken a decade to perfect.

Sing-a-long with Frank Gallo of the famed Brooklyn-based, national touring group, Rolie Polie Guacamole. Frank and his group have been engaging and charming children and parents alike for over ten years with their many hit albums. His class consists of original compositions, plus traditional children’s music, and a few classic rock / folk songs mixed in. Frank encourages kids and their adults to sing, shake, and move to the music through a thoughtfully curated program that he’s taken a decade to perfect.

Infant Developmental Movement Playgroup & Workshop $25 per classFrom $25 per visit with Infant Developmental Movement Workshop passNo purchase required to enroll

Play and move with your baby! Join other parents and caregivers in learning practical skills and techniques to nurture your baby’s body and mind. This monthly workshop is designed to support babies as they learn to roll, sit, crawl and stand. With the room set up to encourage movement, we will observe, play and talk. The group is facilitated by an early childhood specialist who draws from infant massage, yoga and natural movement development to offer ideas for how to support each child’s unique path. This workshop is offered monthly. Newborns to pre-walkers welcome!

Event Space

Birthday Party Reserved

Standard Birthday Package $500
Includes 2 hours of private party play for up to 15 children, a staff member to help set up and and clean up, and 24 Birthday Balloons (additional 30 minutes for set up is included)

All Inclusive Birthday Package $650
Includes everything offered in the Standard Birthday Package plus pizza, cupcakes, juices boxes and water for 15 children, paper goods, napkins and cutlery.

*There is a $10 charge per child over 15
*Max capacity of 60 / including a total of 20 children