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 one-year-olds

for babies - 12 to 24 months

Wiggleworms 12 – 24 months »

At this toddler stage, young children are working on playing with sound and motoring around. Physical development, language development, and musicality are stimulated through musical play. A mix of active walkers and crawlers, this class invites you to make new friends and groove to the beat — now with tambourines, maracas, and jingle bells.

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 One-Year Olds (10 found)

Wiggleworms 12-24 months

12 - 24 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, Laura Doherty, Tisa Batchelder, Bill Brickey, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Little Miss Ann , Meg Dedolph, Anne-Marie Akin, Karen Banks-Lubicz, Diana Laffey, Rob Newhouse, Cat Tager, Susanna Pineda, Lindsay Weinberg, Liz Klassen, Celeste Cifala Roy, Shanta Nurullah, Nick Davio, Zahra Baker, Alisa Rosenthal, Natalie Galey, Shannon Huneryager, Shaun Whitley, Sam Cantor, James Abud or Kevin Farris

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.

Bonjour! Wiggleworms

1 - 4 years  ·  Parents and Children Together!

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

Wednesday with Rose Nadolsky

Exceptional Wiggleworms!

6 months - 6 years

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $20 ($20 members)

Saturday with Anna M. Jacobson or Nick Davio

Come be a part of this monthly class - a safe and celebratory space for children with diverse abilities and the people who love them!

¡Hola! Wiggleworms: 12 - 24 meses

1 & 2 years  ·  Parents and Children Together!

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

Monday or Tuesday with Laura Crotte

¡Hola! Wiggleworms: 1 - 4 años

1 - 4 años  ·  Parents and Children Together!

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

Friday or Saturday with Laura Crotte or Karen Girolami Callam

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!

Wiggleworms Drop-In Class

6 months

45 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $20 ($20 members)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday with Staff


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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