Mommy and me classes on LI

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These days, typical mommy and me classes are not just for moms and their kids.There are dads, grandparents, guardians and caregivers, with a host of options for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. And there are myriad options -- from cooking classes to yoga sessions -- to help you bond with your children while having fun.

Here's a guide to classes around LI to take with your children.

-- Compiled by Jennifer Berger

  • Kids and their parents will enjoy the Me

    Benner's Farm Farm stand, Pumpkin picking, Corn maze/Hay rides 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd. Setauket Mommy and Me, Farm Fun (ages 4 to 5) and Down on the Farm (ages 6 and up), is a four session class where children are introduced to small farm animals along with a snack, song, and a story. $60 for four sessions; offered twice in the Spring and once in the Fall. Registration begins February 1.

  • The mommy and me class at Breathe N

    Breathe N Flow Yoga Kids, Sports and recreation 361 Atlantic Ave. Freeport The mommy and me class (up to age 2) offers parents and guardians, their infants and toddlers a way to bond while exploring the benefits of yoga. Class includes yoga poses, breathing techniques, baby massage and more.

  • Kids and parents alike can enjoy classes together

    Dreamnastics Kids, Sports and recreation 38 Great Neck Road Walbaum's Shopping Center Great Neck Traditional mommy and me classes for kids 3 months to 4 years. The Build A Class option lets you start up your own class, you just need three or more of your friends to get started.

  • Kids having fun at the YMCA in Bay

    Great South Bay YMCA Sports and recreation, Kids, Day camp, Indoor pool 200 W. Main St. Bay Shore The mommy and me classes are a fun mix of structure and free playtime. Classes range from swimming, music, arts and crafts, cooking and more, held in the Jitterbug Gym and Arts & Crafts center.

  • Gymboree at the Source Mall in Westbury features

    Gymboree Play & Music Kids, Amusement center, Arts and crafts center, Birthday party venues, Children's classes 1504 Old Country Rd. in the Source Mall Westbury From sensory stimulation to problem-solving games and storytelling, the Play & Learn class is for infants to age 5. Each week offers a different learning theme, for example, "Up & Down" and "The Jungle." Also in: Woodbury, Plainview, East Northport and Oceanside.

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    Kitchen Time Amusement center, Kids 691 Broadway Massapequa Enjoy cooking classes with little ones. Learn basic cooking instruction, new recipes and prepare a meal to enjoy during class. Some recipes are Cheesy Baked Macaroni, Minestrone Alphabet Soup, and Apple Crisp.

  • The Me & Mommy program at the Long

    $item.instanceof Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center The Me & Mommy classes for kids ages 2 to 4 use hands-on activities, stories, songs, crafts and live animal encounters as they learn all about sea creatures. $80 per four-week series; includes admission for one adult/one child.

  • M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym, located in Bellmore and Syosset,

    M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym Kids, Sports and recreation 2629 Grand Ave. Bellmore The Baby and Me class (ages 7 months to a year) is a movement class with music that includes rolling over, bubble-play and age-appropriate toys and equipment. The Anyone and Me class, all about tumbling, is for kids ages 1 to 3 years. Also in Syosset.

  • Kids having fun at Mommy & Me Art

    Mommy & Me Art Hobby or Club, Kids, Children's classes 565 Rte. 25A Miller Place For kids ages 2-5 with projects including edible art, sand clay, fingerpainting, hand plaques and much more. Prices start at $115 for six weeks.

  • Kids and their parents have fun while learning

    Moms & Tots Kids 145 Southh Merrick Ave. Merrick Enjoy fun-filled classes for children 6 months to 3 years. The 90-minute programs include music, instrument play, puppets, storytime, crafts, and free play with slides, riding toys, sand tables and more.

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