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 kids 2 to 4 years old

for kids - 2 to 3 years

Wiggleworms 2 years »

For 2 year olds, imagination games, singing familiar songs, and language play contribute to the child's developing musical self. Two year olds love belonging to a special musical community. Look forward to a lively class in which children, grown-ups, and teacher delight in musical discovery and collaborate in the joy of making songs. Now with parachutes, special props, and instrument time.

for kids - 3 to 4 years

Meet the Instruments »

Children explore the world of music each week by singing, dancing and playing percussion instruments such as rhythm sticks, hand drums, tambourines, triangles and more! Your teacher will lead the group in an exploration of music concepts such as melody, dynamics, tempo, and rhythm while introducing special big-kid instruments and songs, and discovering the uniqueness of percussion, string, and wind instruments. ¡También en español!

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 Two to Four Year Olds (11 found)

Wiggleworms 2 years

24 - 36 months  ·  Parents and Children Together!

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

Any Day of the Week with Julie Helenius, Maryanne Johnson, Laura Doherty, Tisa Batchelder, Bill Brickey, Lisa Joy DeRosia, Little Miss Ann , Meg Dedolph, Anne-Marie Akin, Karen Banks-Lubicz, Diana Laffey, Cat Tager, Susanna Pineda, Liz Klassen, Celeste Cifala Roy, Shanta Nurullah, Nick Davio, Zahra Baker, Alisa Rosenthal, Natalie Galey, Shaun Whitley, Sam Cantor, James Abud or Kevin Farris

Playing!

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)

Upcoming “drop-in” Exceptional Wiggleworms classes will be:
Saturday, May 20th at 4PM
Saturday, June 10th at 4PM
Sunday, July 23rd at 4PM
Sunday, August 13th at 10AM
In Lincoln Square!
Register by calling: 773-728-6000 or online at:
http://www.oldtownschool.org/classes/detail/?courseid=4886

¡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

¡Hola! Wiggleworms: 2 años

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! celebrates being bilingual!

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 Julie Helenius, Diana Laffey, Nick Davio or Sam Cantor


More Programs for Two to Four Year Olds

Your child is two! Now they're ready for even more of our fantastic programs in Music, Dance, and Art!

 ART CLASSES » (including Scribble from 2 years)

 FIDDLE CLASSES » (including Little Fiddlers from 2 1/2 years)

 DANCE CLASSES » (including Kangaroos from 2 years, Ballet & Tap starting at 3 years)

 PIANO CLASSES » (including Little Red Piano from 3 1/2 years)

 DRUM CLASSES » (including Little Drummers from 3 years)

 GUITAR CLASSES » (including Little Strummers from 4 years)


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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