Parenting Center & Infant and Toddler Classes

Infants & Toddlers (Ages 0-3)
Central Queens (Forest Hills)
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We are truly excited to share with you our schedule of spring classes! There’s nothing better than giving your child a gift that is both enjoyable and educational. All programs will be offered at our Central Queens location in Forest Hills.

In order to best provide you with effective and affordable programs, please note the following:

  • Any arrangement to view a class or take a paid trial class may be made with Robin Kaufman at 718-268-5011 ext. 482 in advance.
  • While we seek to respond to family concerns regarding children with allergic conditions, we cannot ensure that the classroom will be free of any specific products.
  • All Parenting Center classes require the presence and participation of a parent or caregiver, unless otherwise stated.
  • To focus on the needs of children enrolled in these programs, we must ask that no un-enrolled siblings be brought to class.
  • If you miss the beginning of a semester, you may still join a class subject to availability.
  • If your child does not meet exact age requirements for a class and you still want to join, please call Robin Kaufman at 718-268-5011 ext. 482.
  • Parenting Center make-up classes or credits are not available due to absences or acts of nature.  Please contact the director with questions.

For more information, please contact Robin Kaufman, Senior Director of the Parenting Center, at (718) 268-5011 ext. 482 or by email at You can also fill out our form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you with more information.

Spring 2024 Programs:

Some of the classes are already filled – please call Robin to check availability for the spring classes and also for the Nearly Camp in the summer.

Click here for a hard copy of our registration form


“Totally Tots” is the most enriching, educational and enjoyable part-time separation program for your two year old. Our acclaimed program includes thematic lessons, creative play, crafts, storytime, music, circle time, snack and time in our beautiful gym. Give your child the opportunity to experience school with a part time drop-off program now, before they attend our free NYC 3K program (which is over 6 hours daily). The skills they learn this year will make them comfortable in a school setting and give their early education a jump start. Spaces are very limited. Please arrange an appointment with Robin Kaufman prior to registering if you are new to the program.

Section I – 7 Mon/8 Wed/10 Fri beg. April 3 (9:00 AM to 11:45 AM)
$1525 members / $1625 non-members

Section II – 10 Tues/9 Thurs beg. April 2 (9:00 AM to 11:45 AM)
$1159 members / $1235 non-members

Section III – 7 Mon/10 Tues/8 Wed/9 Thurs/10 Fri beg. April 2 (9:00 AM to 11:45 AM)
$2684 members / $2860 non-members

Nearly Camp in the summer and Totally Tots beginning in September are the best part time separation programs for your two year old before they attend our free NYC 3K program in September of 2025. Space is limited – please contact Robin Kaufman for more information.

Ages 18-36+ months (with an adult please)

In this structured play-and-learn experience, our wonderful instructor will introduce your child to free play, story time, arts and crafts, circle time and a snack. This class is perfect to teach children how to easily transition from one activity to another, how to share and how to make friends. This is a very important class for children to take before enrolling in our “Totally Tots” program.

Section I –  7 Mondays beginning April 8
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
$231 members / $266 non-members

Section II – 9 Thursdays beginning April 4
9:30 to 11:00 AM
$297 members / $342 non-members

Ages 3-36 months (with an adult please)

Join our amazing Zumbini instructor Jessica who will teach your little one and you (or your caregiver) how to move and dance to child friendly Zumba music. What better way to start the day than moving to the beat? In addition to having a wonderful time, children will learn how to follow instructions, gain confidence, listen and develop their fine and gross motor skills. Each semester has a different curriculum. Adults will have a blast too in this energetic class.

Section I – 10 Tuesdays beginning April 2
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
$260 members / $290 non-members

Section II – 10 Fridays beginning April 5
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
$260 members / $290 non-members

Ages 3 to 36 months (with an adult please)

Treat your child to the wonderful experience of hearing live music each week as played by our very talented guitar instructor.  Class participation is encouraged through the use of shakers, bells, and other props. This class will help your child in the development of language and listening skills, fine and gross motor skills, and socialization. Adults will have a great time too!

8 Wednesdays beginning April 3
11:00 AM to 11:40 AM
$224 members / $256 non-members

Ages 12-24+ months (with an adult please)

Did you know that Spanish is the world’s second most spoken language in the United States? Help boost your child’s problem solving, critical thinking and listening skills while having a wonderful time in our new toddler Spanish class. This semester, we are so excited to be partnering with Toc Toc Spanish. Babies and toddlers will be treated to a mix of sing-along, dancing, games, storytime and puppets in Spanish. Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome. Space is limited so register today.

8 Wednesdays beginning April 3
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
$224 members / $256 non-members

For more information and to register, contact Robin Kaufman, Senior Director of the Parenting Center at (718) 268-5011 ext. 482 or by email at 

You can click here to register for any of our current classes.

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