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LeapUp Learning


LeapUp Learning is an afterschool learning center located on the Upper East Side. The newly renovated center holds lessons in five bright, spacious classrooms. LeapUp Learning offers a variety of programs, including STEAM, Mandarin Chinese, public speaking, and tutoring to children of all ages. Its STEAM program is provided by Black Rocket, which has over a decade of experience designing cutting-edge technology programs for children. Mandarin Chinese classes are taught by teachers with advanced degrees in bilingual education. LeapUp Learning also provides one-on-one tutoring in various subjects and test prep.

Speakitaly NYC


Speakitaly NYC employs a wide variety of learning tools to ensure fun while learning. Its Italian language teaching method is anchored in the Common European Framework and driven by a didactic method that is the result of a decade of experience. Try it today!

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GoPeer Tutoring


GoPeer is a local startup with the mission of making high-quality tutoring accessible for all students. With GoPeer, you can easily contact local college students who are available to tutor K-12 students. GoPeer offers personalized near-peer tutoring by verified tutors in over 70 subjects, including SAT/ACT test prep.

GoPeer tutors attend the following colleges and universities:

  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Tufts University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Suffolk University
  • Emerson College
  • Brandeis University
  • Endicott College
  • Wheaton College
  • Bentley University
  • Babson College

Please visit the website to view the qualifications and experience of available college students near you.

Toc Toc Spanish for Kids


¡Hola! Toc Toc Spanish will be very happy (¡muy felices!) to have you in its immersive Spanish program for babies and toddlers.

Classes are a fun mix of story time, sing-alongs, dancing, games, and puppet shows, and they're great for kids with any level of Spanish. Don’t worry if you don’t speak the language—you can learn with your child. The program is best for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Older siblings are welcome to come as well.

Toc Toc classes are the perfect opportunity to expose your baby to a second language right when the "language learning window" opens. Accompanied by parents or caregivers, children start learning Spanish through a variety of activities such as singing simple, rhythmic songs, dancing, running, spinning, and jumping around the room. Teachers make sure that children have a great time in class.

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OKABALOO FunArtFaktory After-School Recreation Program


The FunArtFaktory After-School Recreation Program (ASRP) is happy to serve the needs of families in Astoria and LIC by providing a safe and supportive environment in which school-age children can learn skills, develop positive self-concepts, and experience various recreational activities. This thoughtfully-designed recreation program makes it possible for working parents to enroll their children (grades K-5) in a quality boutique-style setting with 20 seats max and be confident that they are enjoying a well-rounded, supervised after-school program. The ASRP offers a variety of structured and non-structured interactive activities in the fields of visual arts, arts and crafts, performing arts, music, musical theatre, creative movement, creative play, science, and language immersion, as well as free-play, games, and homework help. Please visit the website for more information and a schedule.


Sounds Good Westchester


Sounds Good Westchester offers Music Together classes in and near Harrison, Mamaroneck, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Pelham, Port Chester, Purchase, Rye, Rye Brook, and White Plains. Each week in the music classes, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them come together to play musically. Little ones love playing along in class, and caregivers love being a part of their children’s growth into confident music-makers. Sounds Good Westchester also offers Canta y Baila Conmigo—a Spanish-immersion music program that is suited for a wide variety of families, from native and heritage Spanish speakers to brand-new Spanish learners.

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¡HOLA! - A Playgroup in Spanish


¡HOLA! - A Playgroup in Spanish is a unique, grassroots language immersion program in which kids enter the fun and exciting world of the Spanish language. Play, artistic expression, and socialization are the touchstones of ¡HOLA!'s programs, which implement a combination of teacher-led and unstructured play.

Designed to provide a great introduction or boost to your child's emerging Spanish skills, ¡HOLA!'s classes are taught through the use of visual and auditory/verbal input including music, games, props, art, movement, play, and literacy, engaging children in a multi-sensory learning process. Programs focus on a wide repertory of concepts to build vocabulary and help children acquire the correct use of phonetics while also enhancing their cognitive abilities, fine/gross motor skills, and social and artistic capabilities.

Email for more information on the available programs, including ¡HOLA! Babies (for ages 6-11 months) and ¡HOLA! Música (for ages 18 mos-3 years).

South Brooklyn Poetry Club


South Brooklyn Poetry Club offers poetry-fueled experiences for all ages—classes full of movement, play, and imagination for children, exciting workshops for teens, as well as a variety of online courses and in-person courses for adults.

Offerings include:

Toddler Poetry Hour 
Poetry is an excellent tool to develop communication skills, and also enriches the social and emotional development of young children. Toddler Poetry Hour fosters a love of language through movement, song, and games. 

The Creative Journal Workshop for Teens
Journaling is an excellent way to relieve stress, deepen self-awareness, and process big emotions.

Please visit the website for more information, a schedule, and registration. Space is limited, so sign up now.

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