Speech therapist recommended activities in Brooklyn- February 2024
Updated: Jan 31
Speech therapist recommended activities in Brooklyn throughout February
Storytime at Books are Magic on Smith Street
Where: Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
When: February 2nd and subsequent first Fridays of each month, 11am-12pm
More information: Storytime at Books are Magic in Carroll Gardens is led by librarian Sarah, while the Carroll Gardens library branch is undergoing renovations. Read alouds are a special experience for young children. They can introduce new vocabulary, be windows into new cultures and ways of life, or reflect a child's life to them. They can also be a shared group experience, giving children the opportunity to observe how other children react to a story and interact with them throughout.
Black Future Festival at the Brooklyn Children's Museum
Where: Crown Heights, Brooklyn
When: February 19th, 10am- 5pm
More Information: A celebration of the African diaspora through interactive dance, storytelling, art and food. Brooklyn Children's Museum's celebration offers a way to celebrate, learn and reflect for children of all ages.
Jack and Friends History - Lavender Blues
Where: Park Slope, Brooklyn | Park Slope Auditorium
When: February 21st, 4-5pm; Registration Required
More Information: This event is hosted by the Brooklyn Public Library in celebration of Black History Month. Lavender Blues will lead a "baby hip hop," high energy music class for children. This sounds like the perfect event for music loving children and those who like to get up and move around!
Yoga with Simone
Where: Love Child Yoga (9 Patchin Place)
When: Wednesdays, 4:15pm-5pm
Simone (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based yoga teacher for all ages. She integrates her passion for developmental psychology, a love for yoga and mindfulness practices, and years of classroom experience in her teaching. Simone earned her master's degree in child development from Sarah Lawrence College and completed her adult and children’s yoga teacher training at Brooklyn Flow in Park Slope. Simone appreciates yoga as an invitation to experience oneself and the details of the world more fully. In her classes, she explores aspects of mindfulness and yoga through play, breathwork, creative movement, song, and literature. She is passionate about sharing yoga and mindfulness with children as a practice of building awareness, cultivating community, and fostering self-love and care. She currently teaches yoga throughout Brooklyn, including at Brooklyn Schoolhouse in Clinton Hill and Adams and Haack Studio in Park Slope, and Manhattan in preschools, studios, and privately, and when not teaching, she loves to bake, needle-felt, travel, and find creative ways to stay organized! If you're interested in connecting with Simone and/or organizing a yoga class for your child and their friends, reach out to Simone at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunar New Year celebration at Albee Square
Where: Downtown Brooklyn
When: February 3, 1pm- 4:30pm
More Information: The Albee Square Lunar New Year celebration includes opportunities for kids to play drums, create dragon crafts and receive red envelopes.
Brooklyn Children's Museum Lunar New Year Celebration
Where: Crown Heights
When: February 11th
More Information: This celebration at Brooklyn Children's Museum includes storytelling, crafting and dancing. The storytelling aspect sets it apart from other celebrations we've seen, giving children the chance to learn more about this special holiday through shared reading experiences.
Where: Atlantic Terminal Mall, the intersection of Downtown Brooklyn/Prospect Heights/Fort Greene
When: February 4, 11am -3pm
More Information: Camptopia offers the opportunity for families to learn more about upcoming summer camp options through hands-on experiences. Kids will have the chance to take part in activities offered by various camps that resemble a day in the life at their summer camp. Choosing a summer camp that best meets a child's needs and interests can be challenging, especially with all the options available in Brooklyn. Camptopia sounds like a great way to explore some of these options.