Baby Hoots

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Baby Hoots!

This fun, social and informative program is for parents who are interested in learning about their baby’s development during that all-important first year!  Each class includes a half-hour of music, play and dance activities, followed by a half hour of evidenced-informed parent discussion focused on topics related to infant development.  (See below for list of topics).  The information discussed in each class is applicable to newborns, up to twelve-month-olds.  This program consists of 10, one-hour classes, qualifies for the Ontario Children’s Activity Tax Credit and the Federal Children’s Fitness Tax Credit, and includes a subscription to EcoParent Magazine!

FEE: $275

“Wholeplay, hands-down, has the best mom and baby classes in Toronto!  They’re not only fun, but you also learn a lot and meet tons of great people.”  – Susan, mom of Ruby

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FALL/SPRING curriculum: (for parents and babies, newborn – 12 months)

Week 1:  Welcome to Baby Hoots: Introduction and saying Hello!
Week 2:  Playing with my Baby: Learning about your baby’s play
Week 3:  Bonding with my Baby: Discussing the importance of relationships
Week 4:  Baby Massage: Learning the basics and benefits of baby massage
Week 5:  Rock-a-bye Baby: Understanding your baby’s sleep
Week 6:  My Baby’s Food: Discussing how to introduce solids to your baby
Week 7:  My Baby’s Body: Learning about how to support physical development
Week 8:  My Baby’s Mind: Discussing how to support cognitive development
Week 9:  My Confident Baby: Discussing how to encourage self-esteem
Week 10:  Graduation from Baby Hoots: Graduation and saying Good-bye!
 

WINTER/SUMMER curriculum:  (for parents and babies, newborn – 12 months)

Week 1:  Welcome to Baby Hoots: Introduction and saying Hello!
Week 2:  My Unique Baby: Understanding your baby’s temperament
Week 3:  Friends and Feelings: Learning about soc-emotional development
Week 4:  My Baby’s Safety: Discussing discipline and safety-proofing strategies 
Week 5:  Rock-a-bye Baby: Learning about sleep training strategies
Week 6:  My Baby’s Food: Discussing baby-led weaning and weaning your baby 
Week 7:  My Baby’s Technology: Discussing the pros and cons of baby media
Week 8:  Baby Sign: Learning the basics and benefits of baby sign
Week 9:  My Baby’s Daycare: Discussing how to find and transition to daycare
Week 10:  Graduation from Baby Hoots: Graduation and saying Good-bye!
 

LOCATIONS:

RONCESVALLES:
Sorauren Park Fieldhouse, 50 Wabash Ave
 
Winter 2017: Fridays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (January 13 – March 17)
Baby Hoots – Roncesvalles – Winter 2017
 
Spring 2017: Fridays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (March 31 – June 9)
Baby Hoots – Roncesvalles – Spring 2017
 
Summer 2017: Fridays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (June 16 – August 18)
Baby Hoots – Roncesvalles – Summer 2017
 
 
 
THE BEACHES:
Creswell Dance Academy, 2181 Queen St E 
 
Winter 2017: Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (January 12 – March 16)Baby Hoots – Beaches – Winter 2017
 
 
 
FOREST HILL:
Moksha Yoga, 1498 Yonge Street 
 
Winter 2017: Thursdays,  10:45 am – 11:45 am (January 12 – March 16)Baby Hoots – Forest Hill – Winter 2017
 
Spring 2017: Thursdays,  10:45 am – 11:45 am (March 30 – June 1)
Baby Hoots – Forest Hill – Spring 2017
 
Summer 2017: Thursdays,  10:45 am – 11:45 am (June 15 – August 17)
Baby Hoots – Forest Hill – Summer 2017
 
 
 
LAWRENCE PARK:
Tandem Studios , 3300 Yonge Street 
 
Winter 2017: Tuesdays, 2 pm – 3 pm (January 10 – March 14)Baby Hoots – Lawrence Park – Winter 2017
 
Spring 2017: Tuesdays, 2 pm – 3 pm (March 28 – May 30)
Baby Hoots – Lawrence Park – Spring 2017
 
Summer 2017: Tuesdays, 2 pm – 3 pm (June 13 – August 15)
Baby Hoots – Lawrence Park – Summer 2017
 
 
 
LESLIEVILLE:
Sprouts, 183 Carlaw Avenue
 
Winter 2017: Wednesdays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (January 11 – March 15)Baby Hoots – Leslieville – Winter 2017
 
Spring 2017: Wednesdays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (March 29 – May 31)
Baby Hoots – Leslieville – Spring 2017
 
Summer 2017: Wednesdays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (June 14 – August 16)
Baby Hoots – Leslieville – Summer 2017
 
 
 
ST CLAIR WEST:
Moksha Yoga, 934 St Clair Ave West
 
Winter 2017: Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (January 11 – March 15)Baby Hoots – St Clair West – Winter 2017
 
 Spring 2017: Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (March 29 – May 31)
Baby Hoots – St Clair West – Spring 2017
 
 Summer 2017: Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (June 14 – August 16)
Baby Hoots – St Clair West – Summer 2017
 
 
 
BLOOR WEST:
Swansea Town Hall, 95 Lavinia Avenue 
 
Winter 2017: Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (January 12 – March 16)Baby Hoots – Bloor West – Winter 2017
 
         Spring 2017: Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (March 31 – June 9)
Baby Hoots – Bloor West – Spring 2017
         
         Summer 2017: Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (June 16 – August 18)
Baby Hoots – Bloor West – Summer 2017
 
 
 
DANFORTH:
Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave

Winter 2017: Mondays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm (January 9 – March 20) *No class on Family Day
Baby Hoots – Danforth – Winter 2017
 
Spring 2017: Mondays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm (March 27 – June 5)
Baby Hoots – Danforth – Spring 2017
 
Summer 2017: Mondays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm (June 12 – August 21)
Baby Hoots – Danforth – Summer 2017
 
 
 
LITTLE ITALY:
Jill and the Beanstalk, 814 College Street
 
Winter 2017: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (January 10 – March 14)Baby Hoots – Little Italy – Winter 2017
 
 Spring 2017: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (March 28 – May 30)
Baby Hoots – Little Italy – Spring 2017
 
 Summer 2017: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (June 13 – August 15)
Baby Hoots – Little Italy – Summer 2017
 
 
 
THE ANNEX:
Knox Church, 630 Spadina Ave
 
Winter 2017: Fridays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (January 13 – March 17)
Baby Hoots – The Annex – Winter 2017
 
 Spring 2017: Fridays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (March 31 – June 9)
Baby Hoots – Annex – Spring 2017
 
 Summer 2017: Fridays, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm (June 16 – August 18)
Baby Hoots – Annex – Summer 2017
 
 
 
DOWNTOWN:
Moksha Yoga, 577 Wellington Street West
 
Winter 2017: Mondays, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (January 9 – March 20) *No class on Family Day
Baby Hoots – Downtown – Winter 2017
 
 Spring 2017: Mondays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm (March 27 – June 5)
Baby Hoots – Downtown – Spring 2017
 
 Summer 2017: Mondays, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm (June 12 – August 21)
Baby Hoots – Downtown – Summer 2017