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Preschool Openings for Summer & 2017-18 School Year @ JEA Preschool Savannah

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Limited Openings
JEA Preschool Savannah is pleased to announce openings for this summer and the 2017-2018 school year in this dynamic early childhood education program for toddlers through Pre-K.

Through the ALEF Fund, there is generous financial assistance available to children enrolled in JEA Preschool’s top notch, private Pre-K class. (Children entering this class must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2017.)

Please contact Director Jodi Sadler to schedule a tour.
912-355-8111 – preschool@savj.org – 5111 Abercorn Street; Savannah, GA 31405

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your child in Savannah’s Quality Rated, premier early learning center!

JEA Preschool Savannah admits students of any race, color, national, racial or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

Learn more about JEA Preschool Savannah & see photos by clicking here. 

JEA Preschool Savannah, Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 912-355-8111. JEA Preschool Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Bond with your toddler this summer @ Kindermusik Savannah classes

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

preschooler tots kids classes Savannah kindermusik Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano announces brand new May themes in all their weekly classes!

Two Kindermusik Monday classes for ages 0-5 meet at 10AM and 11AM and the new theme is “Playtime!” Tuesday’s 10AM class for ages 0-7 will begin “Around the Farm.”

Spend some quality time with your little one this summer in Kindermusik…where a good beginning never ends. First trial class is FREE!

April Musical Playdate for ages 0-7

There’s still room in Kindermusik’s last April playdate, this Saturday April 29 @ 10AM. The theme is “Home on the Range.” It’s all about cowboys. All children receive an instrument, 10 songs and a bonus gift at the end of class. Enroll online today.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS to join the fun.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Parent-and-me Savannah music classes: Do-Re-We Music & Movement for infants-3 years

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Music Classes for infants, babies, toddlers Savannah Do-Re-We

A new 10-week music & movement session for young children starts Thurs. April 20 in Savannah.

Do-Re-We is an early childhood music education program that incorporates the philosophy of Zoltan Kodály with early childhood learning theory and methodology.

Each week, you and your child will spend 30 minutes engaging in songs, bounces, games, and music-making classes tailored to her development level. While we giggle, dance, and sing, your baby will be developing early skills vital to healthy brain development.

Your instructor, Rebecca Flaherty, is a Classically-trained musician with a master’s degree in voice performance, and Kodály I certification.

Register online at www.dorewe.com.

Spring 2017 Schedule
Thursdays April 20 – June 29 (no classes June 15)
9:30 – 10AM Toddlers (13-24 months)
10:15 – 10:45AM Infants (0-12 months)
​11- 11:30AM 2-3 Years

Location:
White Bluff Presbyterian Church
10710 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA
The 10-week session of classes costs $100.

Registration is open online at www.dorewe.com.

Questions? Call or text 912.398.7800.

Stay connected and see photos of Do Re We classes on Facebook here. 

Do Re We, www.dorewe.com, 912.398.7800 Do Re We is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: 35th Anniversary Open House & Free Play Day @ Maggie’s Morning School

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Savannah preschools Maggie's Morning School

Calling all alumni children, parents and teachers, as well as current and all interested families.

The popular Savannah preschool & pre-K – Maggie’s Morning School – is celebrating 35 years with an Open House and Play Day this coming Saturday, April 22 from 10AM-3PM.

Lots of fun including many of Maggie’s traditional favorites! The Planetarium. Rainbow Stew. bubble play, cool art, lots of different sensory play  and outdoor activities.

Maggie’s Morning School
6610 Abercorn St.
Savannah, 31405,

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More about Maggie’s Morning School

Maggie’s Morning School  – named best Savannah childcare/daycare in Savannah Magazine and best preschool in Connect Savannah in 2016  – is a private, nonprofit preschool for children 18 months to four years old including Pre-K.

With half-and full-day programs, Maggie’s Morning School has become a beloved preschool since Maggie Smith started it in 1982.

Learn more about Maggie’s Morning School here. 

Come visit and see why Maggie’s is called “The Creative Alternative”.

Maggie’s Morning School, 6610 Abercorn St., Savannah, 31405, www.maggiesmorningschool.org, On Facebook here. (912) 352-8404, (912) 352-8065 Maggie’s Morning School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah parent & me activities: Kindermusik musical playdates during April

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah mommy and me music classes

Howdy partners! Time to enroll in Kindermusik Savannah with 88 Keys Piano’s April playdates: “Home on the Range!”

Saddle up your horses and let’s go round up them doggies—we’re singing to the music of the great frontier.

In these heel-kicking, rip-roaring rodeo themed playdates, you’ll find a little country, a little bluegrass, and lots of lively fun. Best of all, your little cowboy or cowgirl will take home an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for weekly studio classes.

This playdate is being offered three times, but one date has already filled: Enroll online while there are still spaces left in the remaining two:

Saturday, April 22, 10AM
Wednesday, April 26, 10AM (full- wait list only)
Saturday, April 29, 10AM

Classes are open to children ages 0-7 and their caregivers. Cost is $15 for your first child; $5 each for siblings. Spaces are limited-visit kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Try your first Kindermusik Savannah parent & me music class for free

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah parent & me early music classes prechoolers babies

Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano in Savannah continues to support “Music in our Schools” month by encouraging parents that it’s never too early to begin to expose your baby to music.

Kindermusik Savannah offers classes for newborn to 7 year olds on weekdays, weekends, weekly and monthly. Your first trial class is free!

Come and experience the magic of the Kindermusik experience…where music and learning play

Also, don’t forget Kindermusik’s final monthly playdate for March is coming up Sat. March 25 at 10AM. The  theme is “Rig a Jig Jig: Music of Ireland!”.  Class is open to ages 0-7 and their caregivers. Each participant will receive an instrument, 10 Kindermusik songs, and a $10 coupon to our weekly classes.

Cost is $15 per child (siblings pay only $5).  Enroll online today – spaces are limited.

Email kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends. 912-988-KEYS.

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Kids’ after-school art classes & music classes for toddlers, babies @ Starlandia Creative Supply, Savannah

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Starlandia Art Supply Youth Toddler Classes Savannah

Mini Matisse: Kids Art Workshop for ages 9-11 in Savannah
Fridays
3-4:30PM
Cost: 25

Class skills based on dry media drawing skills, observation and reproduction.

Students will learn how to look at objects and images and begin the basics of using scale, proportion and texture to create their dry media (charcoal, graphite, pastel) drawings. Students will be asked to build on what they know in each workshop, no preregistration needed and children can jump in on any of the workshop dates!

All materials provided.
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Petite Picasso Kids Art Workshops – I AM for ages 6-8 in Savannah 
Wednesdays
3-4PM
Cost: $20

Students explore identity and self confidence through self-reflection and interpretation of colors as they work in a rainbow format!

All Materials Provided

REGISTRATION
Register for this event by coming into the store and speaking with a Starlandia team member or calling 912-417-4561. Payment can be made over the phone with any credit or debit card.

Both of the classes are at:
Starlandia Supply
2438 Bull St
Savannah, 31401
(912) 417-4561
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Do Re We: Sing, Dance, Learn for Toddlers Ages 0-4 in Savannah
Thursdays through March 30 2017
9:30AM – 12:30PM
Starlandia Supply
(912) 417-4561

Sing! Dance! Learn!

Classes are divided by age group:
2-3 Year Olds 9:30 – 10:15 am
Infants (1-12 months) 10:30 – 11:15 am
Toddlers (13-24 months) 11:30-12:15 pm

Every Thursday until March 30th
Prorated for the remaining available sessions.

Instructor Becca Flaherty will lead you and your child through 45 minutes of folk songs, nursery rhymes, games, children’s literature, and Classical music each week. Based in research of childhood develpment, behavior, and learning modality, your child will develop essential skills, both musical and non-musical. The songs and games you learn in class will make their way into your everyday routine, enhancing quality time.

Caregivers are required to participate; your child will learn best by watching and imitating your example. Don’t worry: even if you can’t carry a tune in a bucket, you and your child will have a good time. Leave the performance anxiety behind and enjoy singing, dancing, and making music with your child.

REGISTRATION
Stop in to Starlandia during our operating hours to sign up.

Starlandia Supply
10-6pm Mon-Sat
2438 Bull Street.

For more information about Do-Re-We,  contact Ms. Becca at Rebecca@TheVoiceCoop.org. Please tell her SouthernMamas.com sent you!

For questions regarding registration and directions, contact Starlandia: 912-417-4561 or spacestation@starlandiasupply.com.

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Starlandia is a new and reclaimed art supply store for families, kids, and adults! Starlandia’s workshop and class space, the Starlandia Space Station, is a space for people of all ages to be creative, learn, and grow.

Starlandia Creative Supply, 2438 Bull St., Savannah, 31401, 912-417-4561, www.starlandiasupply.com
email: info@starlandiasupply.com Starlandia is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

 

Parent & Me Fun: Free trial Kindermusik Savannah class

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah Music in Schools Mommy and Me Happy March! It’s “Music In Our Schools Month,” and Kindermusik with 88 Keys Savannah is celebrating and supporting this movement!

Research has proven higher academic success in children who have been introduced to music from an early age than in those who haven’t.

So give your child the best start possible and take them to Kindermusik before school!

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS to request your first trial class for free!

Kindermusik…where music and learning play.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Parent & Me musical classes: Kindermusik Savannah February classes & playdates

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Kindermusik Savannah musical classes preschoolers toddlers babies

It’s time for February playdates @ Kindermusik with 88 Keys Savannah: “I Love Musik!”

Join Kindermusik Savannah Wednesday Feb. 15, Saturday Feb. 18 or Saturday Feb. 25 @ 10AM.

Open to ages 0-7 and their caregivers. Each child will receive an instrument, 10 songs, and a $10 coupon for our weekly classes. Come for a heartwarming time of celebrating our love for each other through music, instruments , movement, and more!

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com to enroll. All class spaces are limited and Saturday Feb. 18 is almost full, so enroll today.

Kindermusik… music now, skills for life.

For more info, or to visit a free class, visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912.988.KEYS today or email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@kindermusikwith88keys.com or info@kindermusikwith88keys.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah preschools: Open House @ First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Savannah preschools First Presbyterian Preschool Open House for Prospective Families @ First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
6-7PM
First Presbyterian Preschool
520 Washington Ave.
Savannah, GA 31405

Come and check out this beloved Savannah preschool’s wonderful classes for one – four year olds!

Teachers @ First Presbyterian Preschool would love to meet you and your child!

For more information call 912-351-0609.

Learn more about First Presbyterian Preschool in Savannah here. 

Mommy & Me classes: New healthy, fit classes including YogaKids @ Ignite the Senses children’s sensory gym

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Ignite the Senses Sensory Gym Bluffton SCParent & Me classes (YogaKids, FitKids & more) start Jan. 30 2017 @ Ignite the Senses children’s sensory gym in Bluffton SC.

A healthy lifestyle is learned early

Ignite the Senses has three options available to kick off 2017 for kids and moms too to test their strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Additional class days and times will be added as needed. Classes are once per week and can be in any combination between Yogakids and Fitkids for the children.

*All classes include 1 hour access to the open gym after the class

For those that want to save money – all you need to do is register and pay for your family in advance online. (Discount code: SAVE$10 – code can be used monthly, but only works for monthly rates). Register online here. 

YogaKids
$15/class – $60/month {Monday 9:30AM/Friday 11AM}

The emphasis in this class will be on slowing down! We live very fast paced and stressful lives and our children absorb the stress too. Children (ages 2 and older) will learn how to recognize signs of stress and how to best deal with it. Limited to 6 children/class. Register online here. 

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FitKids
$15/class – $60/month {Tuesday 11AM/Thursday 9:30AM}

FitKids (ages 2 and older) will have fun while building strength, coordination and balance along with confidence, self-esteem and independence. They will also learn team building skills with their new friends and as they challenge themselves they will learn that there are no limits to their abilities as long as they try and never give up. Limited to 6 children/class. Register online here.

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Mommy & Me Get Fit Together
$25/class – $100/month for families (up to 2 children)

This class is for those moms that want to workout and want to share the experience with their child(ren). Whether you carry and use your small child (infant) as a weight or your toddler mimics everything you do (side-by-side) we will provide a workout that both of you can do. All fitness levels are welcome. Limited to 6 families/class. Register online here. 

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LOCATION

Ignite the Senses Gym
163 Bluffton Road
Suite C1
Bluffton, SC. 29910
(843) 757-0179
Email: info@ignitethesensesgym.com

Ignite the Senses, www.ignitethesensesgym.com. Stay connected by liking Ignite the Senses on Facebook here . Ignite the Senses is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah schools: Applications for 2017-18 Savannah-Chatham FREE pre-K available Feb. 21

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

free pre-K programs 2017-18 Savannah public schools

Free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2017-2018 school year

The free, state-funded Pre-K at some Savannah-Chatham public schools is open to all children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 residing in Chatham County.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 60 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes with additional classes at Coastal Empire Montessori.  See the list of Savannah-Chatham public schools that offer the free Pre-K here.

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2017-18 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online here starting Feb. 21 2017 until March 6 2017. Applications & required documents are due March 7 2017. The lottery will be April 4 2017.

The deadline to submit required documents to one of the selected schools is March 7, 2017. Applications cannot be processed without these documents.

This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or by Sept. 1. Details here. 

Some Savannah private preschools and childcare facilities also offer the state-funded, free Pre-K program and have different application deadlines. Please contact those facilities for their application deadlines.

Pooler schools: Open House @ Risen Savior Christian Academy

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Pooler private schools Savannah Risen Savior Christian Academy

Come and see all that Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler has to offer.

OPEN HOUSE
10AM-NOON Sat. Jan. 28 2017
Meet the teachers~ Learn the curriculum
Tour the Academy~ Enroll your child

NOW ENROLLING
Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-4th grade (New grade added each year)
*Limited space in each classroom

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
912.925.9431

Learn more: www.risensaviorgeorgia.com

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1-4.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah parent & me activities: Kindermusik early childhood music classes

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Kindermusik Mommy Me Classes Savannah Music Looking for a meaningful way to spend time with your baby, toddler, or young child each week, and instill in them a love for music along the way?

Ready to take home monthly materials filled with music, books, and ideas for things you can do at home together?

Then join Kindermusik with 88 Keys Piano for brand new themes in January!

Ages 0-4 meet Mondays at 10AM for Kindermusik Savannah “Family All Around Me”. Ages 0-7 meet Tuesdays at 10AM for Kindermusik Savannah “On the Go!”

Enrollment is ongoing so join us anytime.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com or call 912-988-KEYS to set up your free trial class today. Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik…a good beginning never ends.

Kindermusik Savannah, kindermusikwith88keys.com,  email music@88keysga.com, 912.988.KEYS (5397) Kindermusik is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah Schools: Learn about Savannah, Pooler preschools, public & private schools & homeschool programs @ Pooler MOPS School Fair 2017

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

MOPS Savannah Rincon Pooler
The Pooler MOPS will host their free Pooler MOPS Annual School Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, 9:30 AM-12:30PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Pooler.

Participants include preschools, public and private schools, homeschool coops, early intervention, and more.

There will be representatives there to answer your questions and provide information.

Let your friends and family know to come out and learn all about the different educational options available in the Greater Savannah area including Pooler and Rincon.

Pooler MOPS Annual School Fair
Wed. Jan. 25 at 9:30AM-12:30PM
First Presbyterian Church of Pooler
1115 US Highway 80 E,
Pooler, Georgia 31322

Free and open to the public

Organizers will add to the following list as they confirm the schools & organizations that plan to attend:

Risen Savior Christian Academy
Teach Right
Classical Conversations Homeschool Co-op
Veritas Academy
The Sandbox Children’s Museum in Hilton Head Is.
Calvary Day School
Grace Academy-Rincon
Savannah Country Day School
First Steps Preschool-Rincon
MOMs Club

FREE preschool Young Explorers nature program for ages 3-4 @ Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Free children's activities Savannah toddler preschoolers Savannah Wildlife Refuge The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge hosts a preschoolers “Young Explorers Club” on the first Tuesday of each month.

The free, hour-long monthly program for 3-4 year-olds starts at 10AM on the first Tuesday of each month.  There will be story time, crafts, snacks, and take-home activities all about this month’s topic.

The programs are at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (694 Beech Hill Lane Hardeeville, SC 29927).

Each month, a different animal or method of conservation will be highlighted. Juniors of Girl Scout Troop 30387 have designed the monthly programs as their service project for completing the Bronze Award. The themes are:

February – Lady Bugs
March – Plants
April – Recycle
May – Baby Birds
June – Alligators
July – Sea Turtles
August – Spiders
September – Fish
October – Butterflies
November – Turkeys
December – Ducks

For more information, please contact Joel Vos at (843) 784-2468.

Learn more here.

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FREE REFUGE DISCOVERY DAY, March 11

Discover YOUR National Wildlife Refuge in Savannah/Hardeeville.

Join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for a day of free, family fun at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Visitor Center on Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10AM-4PM.

Discovery Day will be filled with fun, wildlife-related educational activities for all ages.

Have you ever wondered what a biologist, a wildland firefighter, an archaeologist, a forester or a refuge manager does on a National Wildlife Refuge? This is your chance to learn! Learn about wildland fire with hands-on activities involving real fire equipment; try your luck at target shooting with a bow while learning about our Refuge hunt programs; gain a better understanding of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s role in protecting endangered species; learn why water management matters to wildlife on Savannah National Wildlfie Refuge; get close up with a variety of reptiles, and much more.

All activities will be at the Savannah NWR Visitor Center located at 694 Beech Hill Lane Hardeeville, SC (off U.S. 17, approximately 7 miles north of Savannah, GA and 7 miles south of Hardeeville, SC).

For more information on this rain or shine event, call 843-784-2468.

Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex
694 Beech Hill Ln
Hardeeville, South Carolina 29927