Forest Playgroups are outdoor classes for kids and parents. Classes are held outside in nature in the greater Los Angeles area, primarily serving communities in Sierra Madre, Pasadena, Silverlake, Eagle Rock, Monrovia, Arcadia, South Pasadena, and San Marino.
PlaygroupLA is designed to prepare and enrich the preschool and elementary school experience. Miss Betsy curates delightful weekly circle time activities in nature, which include simple enriching songs and creative family art projects.
Families can expect a wholesome, engaging, and nurturing 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
Please note: Early registration pricing ends within 10 days of the start date of a session.
There are two parent-child group options: Mixed-age 0-6 and Big Kid ages 4-12.To enroll in a session, scroll the “Add to Cart” button for the session you are selecting. Classes are in Sierra Madre with the exception of the Silverlake class. All listed Sierra Madre & Silverlake sessions are enrolling. You will receive confirmation of the session for which you are registering.
Please note, session fees and drop-in classes 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 or the Mineral Wells woodland area of Griffith Park in Silverlake. Classes are postponed in the case of rain or inclement weather.