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Collina Italiana - Classes


Set on the Upper East Side, Collina Italiana's Italian language classes allow children to benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning in an age-appropriate and inviting atmosphere. Children gather around to share learned words and expressions through playful, skill-building activities such as arts & crafts, games, songs, dances, stories, and fun exercises to improve language skills. 

Classes for kids include:

  • Giardino dei Bambini—drop-off program
  • Girotondo—after-school year-round program, broken into the following groups: Giallo (playgroup, ages 2-3), Rosso (playgroup and preliteracy, ages 4-5), Blu (reading and writing, ages 6-8), Viola (reading and writing, from age 9)
  • Workshops—painting, arts & crafts, specialty
  • Private/semi-private tutoring, on- and off-site.

For all the bellissimi details on Collina Italiana, call the Italian instructors today.

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LeapUp Learning


LeapUp Learning is an afterschool learning center located on the Upper East Side near the 96th Street stop on the Q train. The newly renovated center holds lessons in five bright, spacious classrooms. LeapUp Learning offers a variety of programs, including Mandarin Chinese, debate, public speaking, and tutoring, to children of all ages. 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 for G&T, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, SAT, etc., as well as a Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp.

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 will be very happy (¡muy felices!) to have you in its fun Spanish program for babies and toddlers. Don’t worry if you don’t speak the language—you can learn with your child. With Toc Toc's native Spanish teachers, children and grownups alike will learn not only the language but also cultural bites through a fun mix of sing-along, dancing, games, story time, and a puppet show. 

Speaking Spanish will bring your child valuable experiences, friends, and multicultural insight. Give them a skill that will stick with them for life! 

Please visit the website for a schedule and more information.

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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 all programs, including: Ages 2-6 months, 7-11 months, 12-23 months, 18 months-3 years, 2-4's, and the new ¡HOLA, Música!


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