wiggleworms

Old Town School of Folk Music's celebrated early childhood music program welcomes young children and their families to the world of music. Silly, musical, playful, and wonderful, Wiggleworms® is a hands-on exploration of rock, pop, folk, and fun.

for babies during their first year

for babies - 0 to 6 months

Lullabies »

Together, mommies, daddies, and families sing and gently move with their babies. Through call and response, you will learn new songs and recall childhood favorites to share with baby all day - and all night! As the room fills with cooing and melody, you and your baby will enjoy finger play songs, gentle dancing, and beautiful lullabies. The class is 30 minutes long. Please bring a blanket for your little one. Nursing, bottles, sleeping, giggling, and crying welcome.

for babies - 6 to 12 months

Wiggleworms 6-12 months »

Babies love making music with their special grown-ups and in the company of other little ones. Come sing with us and enjoy this musical time with your little one and new baby friends.

for kids - 6 months to 4 years

Sibling Wiggleworms »

In this special class for siblings, families share musical time together engaging in interactive songs and musical play. Older children and younger children leave the class with lots of songs to sing and play together at home. ¡También en español!

Wiggleworms Options for Babies (7 found)

Lullabies

0 - 5 months  ·  Parents and Children Together!

30 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $112 ($102 members)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday with Julie Helenius, Laura Doherty, Tisa Batchelder, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Cat Tager or Natalie Galey

Begin your journey with a soft place to land each week.

Wiggleworms 6-12 months

6 - 12 months  ·  Parents and Children Together!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $312 ($292 members)

Any Day of the Week with Julie Helenius, Mary Peterson, Maryanne Johnson, Tisa Batchelder, Bill Brickey, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Anne-Marie Akin, Karen Banks-Lubicz, Diana Laffey, Susanna Pineda, Liz Klassen, Celeste Cifala Roy, Shanta Nurullah, Natalie Galey, Shannon Huneryager, Sam Cantor or Kevin Farris

Welcome to Wiggleworms! Let's wiggle!

Sibling Wiggleworms

6 months - 4 years  ·  Parents and Children Together!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

Any Day of the Week with Julie Helenius, Maryanne Johnson, Bill Brickey, Diana Laffey, Susanna Pineda, Liz Klassen, Celeste Cifala Roy, Shanta Nurullah or Sam Cantor

“I was singing with my sisters, I was singing with my friends.
We can all sing, all together ‘cause that circle never ends!”

¡Hola! Sibling Wiggleworms

6 months - 4 years  ·  Parents and Children Together!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

There are no classes scheduled right now. Please check back.

¡Hola! Wiggleworms: 6 - 12 meses

6-12 months  ·  Parents and Children Together!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 16 weeks  ·  $312 ($292 members)

Monday with Laura Crotte

Mixed Age Wiggleworms

6 months-3 years  ·  Parents and Children Together!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($146 members)

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Karen Banks-Lubicz, Rob Newhouse, Liz Chidester, Zahra Baker, Shannon Huneryager, Shaun Whitley, Sam Cantor, James Abud or Kevin Farris

Mix it up in Wiggleworms!

Wiggle-N-Strum: for grownups ready to strum!

3 years & younger!   ·  Parents and Children Together!

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $160 ($150 members)

Thursday, Friday or Sunday with Mary Peterson, Jason McInnes or Alisa Rosenthal

Grown-ups, it's time to join your children's musical play and strike up the family band!


Engaged and curious kids sing, dance, learn finger plays, tell story songs, and explore rhythm instruments for little hands.

Parents and caregivers make crucial social connections in a fun, stress-free environment.

Your Wiggleworms class meets once each week for 45 minutes at one of 6 convenient locations. Class options every day!


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