Forest Playgroup is an outdoor art and music class for toddlers and children through age 12. Forest classes are held year-round in Sierra Madre, CA. Classes are local to Pasadena, South Pasadena, Silverlake, Eagle Rock, Monrovia, Arcadia, and San Marino. There are seasonal classes with art and music activities for toddlers. These speciality classes are held throughout the greater Los Angeles area.
What is special about Playgroup Los Angeles art and music classes is that they are Waldorf-inspired and taught by Miss Betsy, a highly experienced teacher with advanced degrees in family and human development. Class experiences are designed to support attachment parenting while preparing for independence and structured school experiences. Miss Betsy leads a nurturing circle time, which includes a music class followed by creative arts and crafts activities for children.
Families can expect a wholesome, engaging, and supportive structure for early learners.
Hands-on, meaningful work outside among new friends allows invaluable foundational learning to emerge through self- discovery.
Outdoor Classes for Children & Parents in Nature
Playgroup curriculum is informed by Waldorf Early Childhood Education and other whole-child learning theories and philosophies, all of which are of profound developmental value and remind of simpler times.
Forest Playgroup Classes Now Enrolling
There are two parent-child group options: Mixed-age 0-6 years and Big Kid ages 4+. To enroll in a session, scroll the “Add to Cart” button for the session you are selecting. Classes are held year-round in Sierra Madre. There are also seasonal Forest Playgroups, which are Waldorf-inspired outdoor art and music classes in Silverlake and local to the Northeast Los Angeles region and the San Fernando Valley. All of the below listed Forest Playgroups are enrolling for both full sessions and single drop-in classes. Parents receive a confirmation email followed by class details upon registration.
Please note: The early pricing period ends within 10 days of the start date of a session; Session Pricing increases by $30 within 10 days of the start of the session.
Please note, all session fees and drop-in class feess are non-refundable and non-transferable for all clients without exception.
Email for wait-list, drop-in opportunities.
Forest Playgroup meets at the Bailey Canyon trailhead in the beautiful Sierra Madre.
Email to inquire about holding a class for your area.
Please be advised: classes may be postponed and session extended in the case of inclement weather or other adverse events.