Early Childhood Adventures

Ages 1-5 years

Here at the Channahon Park District, we have designed a variety of programs where your child will learn to play and interact with other children their own age.  Parents will also have a chance to meet others parents.

Programs include:

  • Physical Programs
  • Social Programs
  • Creative Programs
  • Cooking Programs
  • Parent/Tot Programs

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2020 Fall Early Childhood Classes

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Rhyme and Rhythm Time
Ages 1-2 years with your grown up
Have fun with Mom or Dad, Grandma or Grandpa as you shake maracas, bang drums, or tap the wood blocks to a beat. Children will develop listening and motor skills as they play instruments or sing and dance to a variety of music.


Fables, Fairytales and Fun!
Ages 1 ½ – 3 years with your grown up
Come enter a world of imagination with your little reader as we explore some amazing stories. Your child will develop a love of learning as we dive into a different story each week and pair it with projects, songs and playtime to enhance each story. During our special summer session, we will shake maracas, bang drums and tap wood blocks and triangles to a beat. Children will develop listening and motor skills as they play instruments.


Play and Learn
Ages 2 ½ – 3 years
This fast-filling class features finger plays, craft projects, stories, rhythm and games. This program focuses on preschool preparedness skills such as use of large and small motor skills, arts and crafts, taking turns, listening, circle time, following directions, sharing and participating in cleSan up. Emphasis is placed on socialization skills, building self-esteem and fun. Please discuss with your child that mommies and daddies do not stay. We are going to have a great time!


Lil’ Chefs NEW Recipes!
Ages 4-6 years
This exciting new cooking program provides a hands-on, fun atmosphere for children 4-6 years old. Each week we will focus on a new topic and cooking skills using age appropriate recipes. This class will enhance your child’s fine motor skills, improve social skills, heighten creativity, increase problem-solving skills and build self-esteem. Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack.


Winter Break Cooking Camp
Ages 4-6 years
Join us for some holiday cooking from all around the world. This is the best time of the year! Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack.

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