About ACD

ACD is a Family Owned business which opened in November 2017, after the owner, who has provided in-home child care in Astoria for over 10 years, noticed a lack of activities, classes, and play for parents and children to enjoy on a daily basis.  ACD is proud to support moms and dads who themselves are entrepreneurs in the children arts/activity fields. Our goal is to provide a safe and educational space for children to learn and grow through exploring, music, dance and, most of all, PLAY!

Class Overview

BabyBand Stand

Ages 0-5 years

RSVP Only with BabyBand Stand

www.babybandstand.com

 

Baby Bandstand provides hands-on speech and language enrichment classes with music for ages 0-5 years and their caregivers. Created by a professional singer with training in theatre and speech language pathology along with a certified speech language pathologist, Baby Bandstand believes in using music to help children form an early foundation for strong speech, literacy, language and social skills. 

Preschool Alternative Drop Off

8:30am-11:30am Option

11:30am-2:30pm Option

Ages 2.5 - 4 years

 

ACD Preschool Alternative program provides the next step for preschool-aged children. We will focus on literacy and numeracy and basic Preschool Concepts through classroom discussions, circle time, art projects, movement, and more. Children will also be exposed to Daily Enrichment Classes such as STEM, MUSIC, DANCE and SIGN LANGUAGE already included in this 3 hour drop-off class. Our program is enriching, exploring areas such as arts and crafts, music, creative STEAM activities, as well as creative play, free-play, peer-play, board games and other entertainment helps your child grow and learn through play.

Little Experiences

3 Options Available

Little Einstein Experience (20 Monthly Classes)

Little Brainiac Experience (12 Monthly Classes)

Little Genius Experience (5 Monthly Classes)

Trial Class Package (8 Classes)

Daily Enrichment Classes such as STEM, MUSIC, DANCE, SIGN LANGUAGE, MOVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT AND ART.

Parents must remain in the class.

Choose from Classes such as:

Baby Bandstand

Petite Ballroom Dancing

STEM w/ Snapology

Movement & Development w/Beyond Play

Sign Language w/My Baby Fingers

FunikiJam Music

Art

Little Experiences

3 Options Available

Little Einstein Experience (20 Monthly Classes)

Little Brainiac Experience (12 Monthly Classes)

Little Genius Experience (5 Monthly Classes)

Trial Class Package (8 Classes)

Daily Enrichment Classes such as STEM, MUSIC, DANCE, SIGN LANGUAGE, MOVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT AND ART.

Parents must remain in the class.

Choose from Classes such as:

Baby Bandstand

Petite Ballroom Dancing

STEM w/ Snapology

Movement & Development w/Beyond Play

Sign Language w/My Baby Fingers

FunikiJam Music

Art

Sign & Sing w/My Baby Fingers

Ages 3 months - 3 years

Registration is OPEN

Become an early partner with your child as together you dance with the words of ASL (American Sign Language). Both your fingers and hands and your child’s fingers and hands can create meaning in the air as you silently exchange messages in sign language. For your child, this dance will activate formative links in the developing brain; teach phonics, vocabulary, word recognition, and comprehension.

FunikiJam Music & Movement

Ages 0 - 8 Years

Age Specific Classes

FunikiJam's PRODIGY

Ages 0-4 years (Mixed Age Group)

Petite Ballroom

14 months-3.5 years

The most novel Mommy & Me class in town, "Petite Ballroom " is an extraordinary blend of classical ballet and ballroom dance. The class is suitable for toddlers as young as 14 months and their dancing mommies. 

Toddler Sensory Class

Ages 2-3years

Semester Class Only

Register with The Connected Chef

 

Sensory focused classes support your child at the stage of development that they are in. 

Give your little one the chance to explore there colors, numbers and shapes through food. 

Allow your child more practice in developmentally appropriate social situations that leave them more social adept and well rounded.

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Puppet Workshop w/ ShakesBEARS

Ages 2- 6 years

Semester Class Only

 

ShakesBEARS puppet shows provide children with a fun and unique introduction to Shakespeare’s stories and puppetry. Each show consists of a short Shakespeare-inspired marionette show and a puppet making craft.

The experience centers around three aspects:

(1) a positive first encounter with Shakespeare’s stories

(2) introduction to puppetry and puppet theater, (3) learning through hands-on crafting and play.

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31-24 38th Street  Astoria, NY, 11103  718-204-2237