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Kids at Work

Kids at Work

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Chelsea, New York, New York
(17 Reviews)



Kids at Work was created in Manhattan in 2007 by early childhood educator Julie Averill. Started as one Saturday art class operating out of the Village Preschool Center on W10th Street, Kids at Work, now located at 242 W27th Street, has grown into one of Chelsea's best kept secrets - a community of children, parents and caregivers making real discoveries together.

Kids at Work classes are focused on educational best practices, including ideas taken from the Bank Street and Montessori systems, such as process-oriented and confidence-building, choice driven activities. Perhaps most interesting is Kids at Work's flexible drop-in policy, making it truly unlike any other program. Try out a Kids at Work class and see the difference! Kids at Work - where learning is play. 

FAQs 

What are some of your most popular classes that you offer on CourseHorse? 
Baby Fingers, Toddle Around, and cooking are the most popular classes. 

How long have you been in business? Can you tell us a bit about your history? 
Founded by early childhood educator Julie Averill, Kids at Work was created in 2007 as a source for age-appropriate and flexible class programs for babies and toddlers. Kids at Work is the only multi-subject center that features an "all drop-in" schedule of classes, where students can come to class any day, any time with a reservation. 

What is your average class size? 
Our average size is eight kids. 

What is your typical student like? What are their goals? 
Our students are typically children- newborn to 4 years, along with a parent or babysitter for each child. Our babies and parents come in excited to be with one another in a developmentally appropriate atmosphere, in our beautiful space. 

Can you recommend activities to do in the neighborhood before or after class? 
Shopping at Whole Foods or Buy Buy Baby. Playtime at City Treehouse.

Reviews of Kids at Work

(17 Reviews)
Kick and Play Soccer (12 - 26 mos)

12/9/2016
Evangeline G.

Attended: Kick and Play Soccer (12 - 26 mos)


It was very nice, however woudl be nicer to have more structurized play and more active play, then just messing around with the balls. I may suggest to use litel cones without tops and ask each child to keep in line to run over the cone and place ball on his/her foot, per example ,then score into a particular gate side. More discipline and more sports. Also needs to get better song about soccer general rules :no hand play. Something which I have observed and loved on our session with Super Soccer Star coach, who gave plain commands and multileveled tasks, like run sidways and score the ball in a particular gate, then walk backwards and place little flag into the emply cone top. That would just add awsomeness into the game and give more excercise to brain and less chaos in the group. Also, the room isn't prepared for the wrm ups. No "coconuts" in order for every child to choose his color and to claim his place for a serious warm up. (which is not a warm up at the moment. Needs more strets with rhymes and catchy tones, then we did). I do not criticise. Just kind wishes, in hope it will add and we will enjoy it (too) with the rest.

Jam Sessions Toddlers (12 mos-2.5 years)

12/3/2016
Evangeline Melodie G.

Attended: Jam Sessions Toddlers (12 mos-2.5 years)


stuff kindly allowed us to move our session for the next week, so will review properly next week.

Kick and Play Soccer (12 - 26 mos)

12/2/2016
Evangeline G.

Attended: Kick and Play Soccer (12 - 26 mos)


incomparesement to incredible energy and true soccer routine of Soccer Stars, this one was not so much loved by my baby. We have booked one more session, in hope, if somethig may go differently and better. Maybe the second time be more positive and less boring. (too many sitting ups, to many blah blah and no real soccer player on field).

Creation Station Dance Ages 18 mos - 2.5 years

11/17/2016
Anonymous

Attended: Creation Station Dance Ages 18 mos - 2.5 years


the music is just too loud and the songs are less familliar for toddlers to follow, but the instructor - very positive energetic lady, who knows how to make it her way in directional play with tots. We will try it more in half a year.

Super Soccer Stars Ages 3 - 4 years

9/11/2015
Leonard L.

Attended: Super Soccer Stars Ages 3 - 4 years


Funny and interesting class with super coach

Jam Sessions Babies (0-12 months)

4/17/2014
Josh Shurtleff

Attended: Jam Sessions Babies (0-12 months)


Great times, very fun and knowledgable instructors. Would recommend to others.

Jam Sessions Babies (0-12 months)

8/4/2017
Lucy G.

Attended: Jam Sessions Babies (0-12 months)


Lucy G. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Super Soccer Stars Ages 2 - 3 years

7/20/2017
Naeem C.

Attended: Super Soccer Stars Ages 2 - 3 years


Naeem C. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Super Soccer Stars Ages 2 - 3 years

7/7/2017
Naeem C.

Attended: Super Soccer Stars Ages 2 - 3 years


Naeem C. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Sun Sessions Outdoor Music Ages (4 months - 4 years)

6/21/2017
Camille G.

Attended: Sun Sessions Outdoor Music Ages (4 months - 4 years)


Camille G. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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242 W 27th St Ste 4A, New York, New York 10001
Kids at Work
Chelsea, Manhattan
242 W 27th St Ste 4A
Btwn 7th & 8th Avenues
New York, New York 10001

Upcoming Classes at Kids at Work

Toddle Around Ages 12 mos - 2.5 years
Toddle Around Ages 12 mos - 2.5 years
Next start date:

Monday Jun 25th, 9:30am

Mi Manzana Spanish Music & Movement (6mos - 2.5yrs)
Mi Manzana Spanish Music & Movement (6mos - 2.5yrs)
Next start date:

Monday Jun 25th, 11:45am

Mom and Baby Yoga with Karma Kids
Mom and Baby Yoga with Karma Kids
Next start date:

Monday Jun 25th, 12:30pm

Inch by Inch - Movement (6 - 18 mos.)
Inch by Inch - Movement (6 - 18 mos.)
Next start date:

Monday Jun 25th, 3:15pm

Creation Station Dance Ages 18 mos - 2.5 years
Creation Station Dance Ages 18 mos - 2.5 years
Next start date:

Monday Jun 25th, 3:45pm

Creation Station Dance Pre-Ballet/Tap (Ages 2-3 y/o)
Creation Station Dance Pre-Ballet/Tap (Ages 2-3 y/o)
Next start date:

Monday Jun 25th, 4:30pm

Jam Sessions Babies (0-12 months)
Jam Sessions Babies (0-12 months)
Next start date:

Tuesday Jun 26th, 11:45am

Mess It Up I (18 months - 2.5 years)
Mess It Up I (18 months - 2.5 years)
Next start date:

Tuesday Jun 26th, 3:30pm

Cooking (Ages 2 - 4 y/o)
Cooking (Ages 2 - 4 y/o)
Next start date:

Tuesday Jun 26th, 4pm

Creation Station Dance 2.5 - 4.5 years
Creation Station Dance 2.5 - 4.5 years
Next start date:

Tuesday Jun 26th, 4:45pm

Jam Sessions Toddlers (12 mos-2.5 years)
Jam Sessions Toddlers (12 mos-2.5 years)
Next start date:

Wednesday Jun 27th, 10:45am

Kick and Play Soccer (12 - 26 mos)
Kick and Play Soccer (12 - 26 mos)
Next start date:

Wednesday Jun 27th, 4pm

Mess It Up II (2-4 years old)
Mess It Up II (2-4 years old)
Next start date:

Wednesday Jun 27th, 4pm

Baby Fingers (5 - 18 months)
Baby Fingers (5 - 18 months)
Next start date:

Thursday Jun 28th, 11:45am

Karma Kids Toddler Yoga 1-3 years
Karma Kids Toddler Yoga 1-3 years
Next start date:

Friday Jun 29th, 4:15pm

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