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NEST Early Enrichment Programs

At our 1301 Locust Street building

Session 1: 9/15 - 11/2

Session 2: 11/3 - 12/21

Session 3: 1/5 - 2/22

Session 4: 2/23 - 4/19

Session 5: 4/20 - 6/14

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SENSORY PLAY: ABSTRACT ADVENTURES
Ages: 3 - 5yrs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Let your imagination run wild and embrace the chaos of creativity! This lively class is designed to engage both adults and children with a variety of hands-on art experiences igniting new and silly sensations. Whether we’re squishing through colorful slime, finger painting with foamy bubbles, or digging dino bones out of chocolate pudding mud–your little one will delight in the magic of making a mess.

 

The best part? Smocks are provided and we handle all of the clean up!

 

  • Develop Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Social Skills, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Enhance Sensory Awareness

FAMILY JAM

Ages: 6wks - 5yrs

11:00AM - 11:45AM

$170

REGISTER

Turn up the volume on family fun and unleash your inner rockstar!

 

Whether your child is a quiet observer or a lively participant, encourage their passion for music early on by joining in on the action! Led by our professional musicians, Family Jam offers a wide variety of activities and familiar tunes that ignite the musician in us all. With live performances and instruments tailored for small hands, your family will unlock the magic of making music together like never before!

 

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Encourage Emotional Expression and Confidence

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MUSIC MAKERS

Ages: 12mo - 18 mo

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Get ready to Shake, Rattle, Rock and Roll in our classes crafted for Music Makers of all ages! Tailor-made for your budding musician, encouraging their need to explore, wiggle, and move. With instruments perfect for little hands and developing minds, each class puts an emphasis on both you and your childs’ fun with interactive play from joyful sing-alongs to rhythmic rebellions. Give your Mini Maestro a standing ovation and delight in the magic of an adorable cacophony of music making!

 

Explore the fundamentals of rhythm, melody, and tempo while fostering your little one’s love for music through play. Ignite all areas of childhood development through exciting sounds, textures, and age-appropriate activities:

 

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Encourage Emotional Expression and Confidence

PUDDLE JUMPERS

Ages: 18mo - 3yrs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$250

REGISTER

Delight in the opportunity to skip check-ins and ditch jet lag as we wake up the world traveler in all of us! Both you and your little one will explore the unique sounds of global instruments, shake your sillies out to traditional songs and dances, and create multicultural works of art inspired by destinations around the globe each week. Splash across the world's largest puddles with us and dive into a world of discovery!

 

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Enhance Sensory Awareness

JAMBOREE

Ages: 18mo - 3yrs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$250

REGISTER

Welcome to our Jamboree series, where music meets movement for every stage of your child's development!

Our Jamboree classes foster curiosity and growth through structured, age-appropriate movements and games while accompanied by live, interactive music. Whether your child is a sitter, wiggler, crawler, or climber–our Jamborees will have both you and your little one movin’ and groovin’!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Sensory Exploration

TUMBLING TOTS

Ages: 12mo - 18mo
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$200

REGISTER

Introducing our Tumbling Tots series, where your toddler's journey towards independence begins and their confidence takes center stage!

 

These dynamic classes focus on age-appropriate activities to assist in the development of their gross motor skills and autonomy. Through assisted gymnastics and engaging teamwork exercises, each session is packed with high-energy challenges tailored to your little one's abilities. Whether they're just starting to walk or ready to run, Tumbling Tots offers a supportive environment where toddlers thrive as they build their social and physical skills.

 

  • Develop Gross Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Enhance Cognitive Development

JAMBOREE

Ages: 6mo - 12 mo

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

$250

REGISTER

Welcome to our Jamboree series, where music meets movement for every stage of your child's development!

Our Jamboree classes foster curiosity and growth through structured, age-appropriate movements and games while accompanied by live, interactive music. Whether your child is a sitter, wiggler, crawler, or climber–our Jamborees will have both you and your little one movin’ and groovin’!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Sensory Exploration

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TUMBLING TOTS

Ages: 2.5-3.5yrs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$200

REGISTER

Introducing our Tumbling Tots series, where your toddler's journey towards independence begins and their confidence takes center stage!

 

These dynamic classes focus on age-appropriate activities to assist in the development of their gross motor skills and autonomy. Through assisted gymnastics and engaging teamwork exercises, each session is packed with high-energy challenges tailored to your little one's abilities. Whether they're just starting to walk or ready to run, Tumbling Tots offers a supportive environment where toddlers thrive as they build their social and physical skills.

 

  • Develop Gross Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Enhance Cognitive Development

FAMILY JAM

Ages: 6wks - 5yrs

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Turn up the volume on family fun and unleash your inner rockstar!

 

Whether your child is a quiet observer or a lively participant, encourage their passion for music early on by joining in on the action! Led by our professional musicians, Family Jam offers a wide variety of activities and familiar tunes that ignite the musician in us all. With live performances and instruments tailored for small hands, your family will unlock the magic of making music together like never before!

 

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Encourage Emotional Expression and Confidence

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MUSIC MAKERS
Ages: 12mo-18mo

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Get ready to Shake, Rattle, Rock and Roll in our classes crafted for Music Makers of all ages! Tailor-made for your budding musician, encouraging their need to explore, wiggle, and move. With instruments perfect for little hands and developing minds, each class puts an emphasis on both you and your childs’ fun with interactive play from joyful sing-alongs to rhythmic rebellions. Give your Mini Maestro a standing ovation and delight in the magic of an adorable cacophony of music making!

 

Explore the fundamentals of rhythm, melody, and tempo while fostering your little one’s love for music through play. Ignite all areas of childhood development through exciting sounds, textures, and age-appropriate activities:

 

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Encourage Emotional Expression and Confidence

JAMBOREE

Ages: 18mo - 3 yrs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$250

REGISTER

Welcome to our Jamboree series, where music meets movement for every stage of your child's development!

Our Jamboree classes foster curiosity and growth through structured, age-appropriate movements and games while accompanied by live, interactive music. Whether your child is a sitter, wiggler, crawler, or climber–our Jamborees will have both you and your little one movin’ and groovin’!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Sensory Exploration

TINY TAPPERS

Ages: 2yrs - 3yrs

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Introducing our newest dancing recruits to the stage! With moves that range from adorable wobbles to full-on twirls, they're the tiniest toe-tappers and the silliest shimmy-shakers around. Armed with little leaps and happy hops, they're ready to tap their way into your heart and onto the dance floor! In this class we explore the fundamentals of beginner tap dance as well as:

 

  • Develop our Imagination and Storytelling

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Social Skills, Teamwork and Peer Play

  • Encourage Emotional Expression and Confidence

 Note: Tap shoes required

GENTLE GROOVES

Ages: 6wks - 12mos

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Enjoy the soft serenade of tranquil music performed live in a cozy circle setting with our talented musicians. From birth, music naturally soothes, delights, and connects us––there’s no better way to nurture your child’s instinctual affinity for melody and rhythm than to tune in to our beloved baby music class. Immerse yourself in a host of gentle grooves, both familiar and original, designed to:

 

  • Develop Emotional Regulation, Language and Literacy

  • Build Gross Motor Skills

  • Promote Caregiver Bonding and Connection

  • Encourage Cognitive Development

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PROFESSIONAL TODDLERS
Ages 12mo - 18mo

9:30 AM - 11 AM

$300

REGISTER

Allow us to set the stage for your toddlers' success!

 

Join our Professional Toddlers class where we’ll guide both you and your child towards preschool readiness by making fundamental skills fun! Each week, our beloved early education instructors will lead age-appropriate activities following a simulated Playschool schedule. From play time to circle time, watch your child’s confidence grow as they navigate preschool activities designed to ease their transition into a structured educational environment. Encourage your superstar’s love of learning by giving them the tools they need to shine bright in any classroom!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Cognitive Skills

  • Promote Emotional Regulation, Language Skills, Literacy, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Confidence and Independence

JAMBOREE

Ages 12mo - 18mo

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$250

REGISTER

Welcome to our Jamboree series, where music meets movement for every stage of your child's development!

Our Jamboree classes foster curiosity and growth through structured, age-appropriate movements and games while accompanied by live, interactive music. Whether your child is a sitter, wiggler, crawler, or climber–our Jamborees will have both you and your little one movin’ and groovin’!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Sensory Exploration

TUMBLING TOTS

Ages: 18mo - 3yrs
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$200

REGISTER

Introducing our Tumbling Tots series, where your toddler's journey towards independence begins and their confidence takes center stage!

 

These dynamic classes focus on age-appropriate activities to assist in the development of their gross motor skills and autonomy. Through assisted gymnastics and engaging teamwork exercises, each session is packed with high-energy challenges tailored to your little one's abilities. Whether they're just starting to walk or ready to run, Tumbling Tots offers a supportive environment where toddlers thrive as they build their social and physical skills.

 

  • Develop Gross Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Enhance Cognitive Development

JAMBOREE

Ages 12mo - 18mo

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$250

REGISTER

Welcome to our Jamboree series, where music meets movement for every stage of your child's development!

Our Jamboree classes foster curiosity and growth through structured, age-appropriate movements and games while accompanied by live, interactive music. Whether your child is a sitter, wiggler, crawler, or climber–our Jamborees will have both you and your little one movin’ and groovin’!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Sensory Exploration

PARENTING: YOUR DEBUT

Parents: Newborn - 6mos

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

$155

REGISTER

Congratulations on your new arrival! Welcome to the world of parenting, where every moment is a new adventure.

In this 60-minute, discussion and support based class, you will meet other parents with babies of similar age and explore common topics like adjusting to parenthood, emotional changes, infant development, and sleep. Led by a child development educator and clinical psychologist, you'll gain insights from guest speakers including sleep consultants, breastfeeding specialists, and therapists. Learn practical tips, enjoy lap songs, discover age-appropriate resources, and foster lifelong connections with fellow parents on this journey together.

Note: This exclusive class is reserved for those who have recently given birth; while partners are cherished, we kindly request that they stay at home.

PARENTING: Act II

Parents: 6wks-12mo
$155
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

REGISTER

Welcoming your second child brings a mix of confidence and challenges. Our Act II class acknowledges this unique journey, offering support and guidance as you navigate this transition with your newest addition. When juggling between a baby and a toddler, multitasking becomes an art. Join our 60-min class tailored for parents seeking camaraderie and wisdom as we tackle topics like sibling dynamics, time management, self-care, and sleep training for two. Connect with fellow birth parents as we navigate the joys and complexities of growing families together!

Note: This exclusive class is reserved for those who have recently given birth; while partners and older siblings are cherished, we kindly request that they stay at home.

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TUMBLING TOTS

Ages: 18mo - 3yrs

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

$200

REGISTER

Introducing our Tumbling Tots series, where your toddler's journey towards independence begins and their confidence takes center stage!

 

These dynamic classes focus on age-appropriate activities to assist in the development of their gross motor skills and autonomy. Through assisted gymnastics and engaging teamwork exercises, each session is packed with high-energy challenges tailored to your little one's abilities. Whether they're just starting to walk or ready to run, Tumbling Tots offers a supportive environment where toddlers thrive as they build their social and physical skills.

 

  • Develop Gross Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Enhance Cognitive Development

SENSORY PLAY: ABSTRACT ADVENTURES

Ages: 3 - 5yrs

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Let your imagination run wild and embrace the chaos of creativity! This lively class is designed to engage both adults and children with a variety of hands-on art experiences igniting new and silly sensations. Whether we’re squishing through colorful slime, finger painting with foamy bubbles, or digging dino bones out of chocolate pudding mud–your little one will delight in the magic of making a mess.

 

The best part? Smocks are provided and we handle all of the clean up!

 

  • Develop Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Social Skills, and Peer Play

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Enhance Sensory Awareness

JAMBOREE

Ages: 12mo - 18mo

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

$250

REGISTER

Welcome to our Jamboree series, where music meets movement for every stage of your child's development!

Our Jamboree classes foster curiosity and growth through structured, age-appropriate movements and games while accompanied by live, interactive music. Whether your child is a sitter, wiggler, crawler, or climber–our Jamborees will have both you and your little one movin’ and groovin’!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Encourage Sensory Exploration

TUMBLING TOTS

Ages: 12mo - 18mo
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
$200

REGISTER

Introducing our Tumbling Tots series, where your toddler's journey towards independence begins and their confidence takes center stage!

 

These dynamic classes focus on age-appropriate activities to assist in the development of their gross motor skills and autonomy. Through assisted gymnastics and engaging teamwork exercises, each session is packed with high-energy challenges tailored to your little one's abilities. Whether they're just starting to walk or ready to run, Tumbling Tots offers a supportive environment where toddlers thrive as they build their social and physical skills.

 

  • Develop Gross Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Enhance Cognitive Development

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TUMBLING TOTS
Ages: 18mo - 3yrs
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
$200

REGISTER

Introducing our Tumbling Tots series, where your toddler's journey towards independence begins and their confidence takes center stage!

 

These dynamic classes focus on age-appropriate activities to assist in the development of their gross motor skills and autonomy. Through assisted gymnastics and engaging teamwork exercises, each session is packed with high-energy challenges tailored to your little one's abilities. Whether they're just starting to walk or ready to run, Tumbling Tots offers a supportive environment where toddlers thrive as they build their social and physical skills.

 

  • Develop Gross Motor Skills

  • Build Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Flexibility

  • Promote Language, Literacy, Social Skills, Teamwork, and Peer Play

  • Enhance Cognitive Development

GROOVE ON, GOOF OFF
Ages: 18mo-3yrs
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
$250

REGISTER

Introducing the hippest, happiest, and silliest hour on the block: Groove On and Goof Off!

Get ready for countless giggles as we unlock a world of silliness and song. This unique blend of storytelling and original children's music is perfect for bookworms, wiggle worms, and just about anyone who loves to embrace their playful spirit. Make some noise and show us your best moves–it’s time to show you how to do the goof and groove!

  • Develop Gross and Fine Motor Skills

  • Build Language, Literacy, Rhyming and Early Phonetic Skills

  • Promote Cognitive Development

  • Encourage Emotional Expression, Confidence, and Social Skills

GENTLE GROOVES

Ages: 6wks-12mo

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

$170

REGISTER

Enjoy the soft serenade of tranquil music performed live in a cozy circle setting with our talented musicians. From birth, music naturally soothes, delights, and connects us––there’s no better way to nurture your child’s instinctual affinity for melody and rhythm than to tune in to our beloved baby music class. Immerse yourself in a host of gentle grooves, both familiar and original, designed to:

 

  • Develop Emotional Regulation, Language and Literacy

  • Build Gross Motor Skills

  • Promote Caregiver Bonding and Connection

  • Encourage Cognitive Development

Accessibility: To share an access need for your child or find out more about possible accommodations, please email MTP’s executive director, Tim Popp at tim@musictheatrephilly.com

 

Registration or cancellation information can be found in our Studio Policy 

To find out more about which program may best fit your child’s needs, visit our Find Your Fit page.

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