Edmonds Community College Parent Education Infant/Toddler classes begin January 3 at the Center for Families, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. The classes meet for two hours once a week for 10 sessions. Parents and children attend together. The children learn games, the parents discuss issues, and the playtime together enhances the bonding relationship between caregiver and child. This winter there's a new toddler class for Working Parents with a toddler aged 16-30 months. The class meets 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays for 10 sessions. Cost: $130.
The Parent Education Infant/Toddler Program at Edmonds Community College schedules toddlers' classes, a daddy and me class, and a baby class each quarter. A typical class includes playtime, snack, music circle, and a parent discussion group.
Winter quarter classes start Jan. 3 and meet for 10 weeks ending in March:
Infant/Toddler Classes: for parents and children 3-36 months meet weekdays according to grouped ages. Toddler classes run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. $130
• The class for children with birthdays Nov. 2007-Dec. 2008 meets 9:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Jan. 4-March 8.
• The class for children with birthdays Oct. 2008-Feb. 2009 meets 9:30-11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Jan. 5-March 9.
• The class for children with birthdays Jan. 2009-Sept. 2009 meets 9:30-11:30 a.m., Thursdays, Jan. 6-March 10.
• The class for the youngest infants with birthdays July 2009-May 2010 meets 9:30-11:30 a.m., Fridays, Jan. 7-March 11.
Infant Class, for babies born April 2010-November 2010, will be 1-3 p.m., Thursdays, Feb.10-March 10(five weeks). $60 A free preview class will be on 1-3, p.m., Thurs., Feb. 3.
Daddy & Me Class: for dads and toddlers from 18-months to 3-years-old meets 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, Jan. 4-March 8. $130
Working Parents: for parents and toddlers from 16-months to 30-months old meets 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays, Jan. 6-March 10. $130