Toddler Programming

We are pleased to announce the remaining 2017 dates for toddler programming at Baker Demonstration School! Whether you’re interested in an introduction to general play or want something more targeted, such as swimming or music & movement, we have the classes you need to provide your toddler with a fun and engaging school experience. Full descriptions of each class are listed below.

We kindly request a one adult to two children ratio for classes. The Baker Beginnings parent-tot program runs through May, while all specialty classes end in March. Our third session of these courses is scheduled to begin during the first week of April. Registration for these offerings will begin in March.

BAKER BEGINNINGS Ages: 16 mos. – 3 yrs

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 9-11AM
Instructor: Baker Early Childhood Staff

Baker Demonstration School is pleased to offer a new program specifically created for toddlers, ages 16 mos. to 3 years old. This program will offer a variety of experiences designed to facilitate the social, emotional and physical growth of your toddler.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-11AM, Baker early childhood staff will host “Baker Beginnings” play classes in Baker’s toddler room. Classes will provide an enriching space and opportunity for developmentally appropriate toddler play. The instructors can also offer guidance and assistance to parents or caregivers in facilitating play for their toddlers at home.

Tuesdays Only: April 4 – May 23, 2017
Cost: $130 for 8 sessions

Thursdays Only: April 6 – May 25, 2017
Cost: $130 for 8 sessions

Tuesdays & Thursdays: April 4– May 25, 2017
Cost: $250 for 16 sessions

Registration deadline: Rolling enrollment

TODDLER SWIM LESSONS Ages: 16 mos. – 3 yrs

Wednesdays 9:00-9:30AM
Instructor: Pam Bossert

These classes are a fun and gentle introduction to swimming. Little swimmers adore “Ms. Pam” and take quickly to her age-appropriate teachings and always pleasant approach. Questions for Ms. Pam? Feel free to email her.

April 12 – May 31, 2017
Cost: $150 for 8 sessions

Registration deadline: April 5, 2017

Note: Toddlers are not required to be potty trained, but must wear swim diapers to participate. We ask that children come ready to swim dressed in their swimsuits and swim diapers (if not potty trained).


Fridays 10:30-11:15AM
Instructor: Celeste Cifala Roy

Everybody Move, Inc. under the direction of Celeste Cifala Roy, has been offering early childhood movement and music classes on the north shore for the past 20 years. Come to sing and dance and play accompanied by guitar/autoharp with scarves, balls, hoops, puppets, instruments and more. This class is the perfect balance between child-centered instruction and supported imaginative play. Gather to meet new friends and enrich your child’s day with music.

April 21 – May 26, 2017
Cost: $90 for 5 sessions

Registration deadline: April 3, 2017


Questions? Contact Jay Woodruff, Director of Student Life.