Activities for Kids - New Canaan & Darien Moms
ART, COOKING, SEWING & MORE

 

DARIEN

 

ART

 

HANDS ON POTTERY
Visit: 15 Tokeneke Road
Phone: 203.656.3995

PURPLE ZEBRA
Email: [email protected]
Visit our exclusive discounts page to save on monthly art boxes

GREEN MOOM
Visit: 140 Rowayton Avenue
Phone: 203.354.4468

 

COOKING

 

DARIEN RECREATION
Search: Sprout Chefs (Ages 5-11yrs)
Search: Cupcake Club (Ages 5-9yrs)
Phone: 203.656.7325

TINY CHEFS
Visit: check calendar for locations
Phone: 301.841.7395

THE PINK RUHBARB
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 203.979.7076

 

SEWING, LEGOS, MINECRAFT & WOODSHOP

 

DARIEN RECREATION
Search: Sew Much Better (10-12yrs)
Search: Lego in Motion (K-2nd)
Search: Minecraft (2nd-5th Grade)
Search: Woodshop (Ages 5-10yrs)
Phone: 203.656.7325

 

 

 

 

 

NEW CANAAN

 

ART

 

NANTUCKET MONOGRAM
Monogramming & Sewing Classes
Visit: 8 Elm Street
Phone: 203.594.6067

SILVERMINE ARTS CENTER
Visit: 1037 Silvermine Road
Phone: 203.966.9700

 

SEWING, CHESS CLUB

 

SEW, CREATE & CELEBRATE
Visit: Norwalk/New Canaan, Silvermine
Phone: 203.847.2561

SEWING LESSONS WITH LEE ANN
Visit New Canaan Toy Store
Visit: 95 Park Street

Register with link

NEW CANAAN RECREATION
Chess Club: 5th-8th Grade

Phone: 203.594.3600

 

 

NEARBY

 

ART

 

JUNIOR ART & MUSIC (JAM)
Visit: 203 Liberty Square, Norwalk
Phone: 203.956.0880

JERRY’S ARTARAMA
Art Supplies
Visit: 360 Main Ave, Norwalk
Phone: 203.846.2279

MICHAELS (Classes & Events)
Visit: 14 Danbury Rd, Wilton
Phone: 203.762.7213

SPLATTER BOX
Visit: 1252 Post Road East, Westport
Phone: 203.349.5508

 

COOKING

 

AUX DÉLICES
Visit: 23 Acosta Street, Stamford
Phone: 203.326.4540 Ext 109

NUTMEG KITCHEN
(Ages 2-4)
Visit: 24 Westchester Avenue,
Pound Ridge
Phone: 201.921.3327

 

 

Featured

Custom created enrichment for your school community. Sign up now and see you after school. Reach out to us anytime!  [email protected]  / 888.212.3837

Goldfish Swim School, located in Norwalk & Stamford, is a “safety-first” swimming facility dedicated to teaching children as early as 4 months old how to swim. With a vibrant, tropical design and a warm, 90-degree pool, Goldfish uses WOW! Customer Service to deliver a Golden Experience to all that enter our doors. We pride ourselves on small class sizes that help your child master the skills they need to be safer and more confident in the water. Visit GoldfishSwimSchool.com/CT to get started and your first lesson is FREE!

GIRL SCOUTS & CUB SCOUTS

DARIEN GIRL SCOUTS

 

please email [email protected] if you have information on the Darien Scouts programs.

 

NEW CANAAN GIRL SCOUTS

 

Girls in grades K-12 are eligible to join.
If you would like information or are interested in joining a Troop, please email [email protected].

 

NEW CANAAN BOY SCOUTS

 

Boys in grades K thru 12 are eligible to join:

Cub Scouts (grades K thru 5): Pack 70 – New Canaan

Boy Scouts (grades 5 thru 12): Troop 70 – New Canaan

If you would like information or are interested in joining, please email [email protected].

 

LIBRARY, MUSIC & SCIENCE

 

DARIEN

 

LIBRARY

 

DARIEN LIBRARY
Visit: 1441 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.1234 

ROWAYTON LIBRARY
Visit: 33 Highland Avenue
Phone: 203.838.5038

 

MUSIC


Visit: 14 Brookside Road
(The First Congregational Church)
Phone: 914.494.0439

DARIEN ART CENTER, MUSIC
Visit: 2 Renshaw Road
(Darien Parks & Recreation Department)
Phone: 203.655.8683

HARTBEEPS
Visit: 14 Brookside Road
(The First Congregational Church)
Phone: 203.349.1415

JUMPIN JAMS

Visit: 49 Old Kings Hwy N, 2nd Fl (YWCA – Darien/Norwalk)
203.309.2699

MUSIC FOR CHILDREN
Visit: 49 Old Kings Highway North
Phone: 203.854.9797

MUSIC TOGETHER
Visit: New Canaan United Methodist Church 165 South Avenue 

Phone: 203.256.1656

 

MUSIC LESSONS

 

DARIEN RECREATION
Search: Drum Lessons (Ages 8-15)
Search: Guitar Lessons (Ages 7-15)
Search: Piano Lessons (All ages)
Phone: 203.656.7325

 

SCIENCE

 

DARIEN RECREATION
K-5yrs
Search: Mad Science
Phone: 203.656.7325

 

NEW CANAAN

 

LIBRARY

 

NEW CANAAN
Visit: 151 Main Street
Phone: 203.594.5000

 

MUSIC


Visit:70 Pine Street
(Performing Arts Conservatory)
Phone: 914.494.0439

HARTBEEPS
Visit: 178 Oenoke Ridge
(1st Presbyterian Church)
Phone: 203.349.1415

MUSIC TOGETHER
Visit: 165 South Avenue
(New Canaan United Methodist Church)
Phone: 203.256.1656

JUMPIN JAMS
Visit: 49 Old Kings Hwy N, 2nd Fl 
(YWCA – Darien/Norwalk)
203.309.2699

 

MUSIC LESSONS

 

NEW CANAAN MUSIC
Visit: 90 Main Street
Phone: 203.920.1800

GUITAR LESSONS, TOWN REC
Visit: 468 South Avenue
(Saxe Middle School Band room 151)
Phone: 203.500.591
SPRINGFALL & WINTER

SCHOOL OF ROCK
Visit: 41 Grove Street
Phone: 203.594.7870

 

SCIENCE

 

RAD LAB SCIENCE
Visit: 165 South Avenue
(United Methodist Church)

Phone: 203.594.7826

 

 

NEARBY

 

MUSIC

 

RENTAL INSTRUMENT, LLC
Visit: 547 Main Avenue, Norwalk
(Across from DMV)
Phone: 203.957.8300

 

Get Messy! with Stories, Songs, and Senses; a new weekly toddler/caregiver sensory play class where we read, sing, and explore using all our senses. Sign up now for classes at https://www.storiessongssenses.com/. Follow on Instagram to see what happens each week.

Performing Arts

Downtown Cabaret Theatre

Since 1976, the Downtown Cabaret Theatre has been a go-to family fun spot! Bring your own picnic and watch fantastic shows like The Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Little Mermaid and more. Every season features a new showcase of high-quality productions for all ages. It’s not just a theatre; it’s a lively hub uniting the community through the arts!

Location: 263 Golden Hill St. Bridgeport, CT 06604

Contact: (203) 576-1636 | Website: mycabaret.org

 


 

Speech and Language

Little Talkers
(203) 973-7685

Little Talkers was founded by three speech-language pathologists with a love and passion for helping babies, toddlers and little ones develop language, communication and social skills. Classes are for ages 6 – 36 months and incorporate language-rich play, literacy, and sensory exploration to promote language and social development.

 

 

 


 

MOMMY/DADDY & ME!

DARIEN

 

FITNESS

 

DARIEN RECREATION
15+ yrs + Baby
Search: Stroller Barre
Phone: 203.656.7325

STROLLER STRIDES
(Infant-PreK)
Visit: 2 Renshaw Road
(Darien Parks & Recreation Department)
Phone: 203.656.7325

 

SWIM & GYM

 

DARIEN YMCA SWIM & GYM
Water Discovery (Shrimp, 6-12mos)
Water Exploration (Perch, 13-36mos)
Water Readiness (2-3yrs)
Visit: 2420 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.8228

DARIEN YMCA TUMBLEBEES
Visit: 2420 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.8228

 

NATURE

 

DARIEN NATURE CENTER
 Babies in the Woods (12-21mos)
Knee high to nature (2yrs)
Visit: 120 Brookside Road

Phone: 203.655.7459

 

SOCCER

 

BLUE WAVE KICKERS (BWK)
(Thru Darien Recreation)
Tiny Tots (Mommy/Daddy & Me):
2 & 3yr olds

 

 

NEW CANAAN

 

ART

 

SILVERMINE SCHOOL OF ART PARENT & CHILD:

FALL
Adventures in Art (Ages 2-5)
Muddy Hands (Ages 2-5)
Fantastic Painting (Ages 4-8)

WINTER
Art Workshop (Ages 2-4)
Art Creatures & Animals (Ages 2-4)

Visit: 1037 Silvermine Road
Phone: 203.966.9700

 

DANCE

 

NEW CANAAN DANCE ACADEMY, MOM & ME DANCE
Tiny Tots (18-36 months)
Hip-Hop (K and Up)
Visit: 15 & 32 Forest Street
(parking available behind buildings)
Phone: 203.972.9174

 

SWIM & GYM

 

NEW CANAAN YMCA SWIM
Water Discovery (6mos-3yrs)
Water Exploration (2-3yrs)
Visit: 564 South Avenue New Canaan
Phone: 203.966.4528

NC YMCA BOUNCING BEARS
Little Bears (12-24mos)
Big Bears (24-36mos)
Open Gym Hours
Visit: 564 South Avenue New Canaan
Phone: 203.966.4528

 

FITNESS

 


Visit: 18 Elm St (above Benefit)
Phone: 203.966.8662
(formerly Go Figure)

STROLLER PUMP
(under 2yrs)
New Canaan Moms followers get first class for only $10

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 513.444.6276

 

NATURE

 

NEW CANAAN NATURE CENTER
Mommy, Me & Nature (18-36mos)
Visit: 144 Oenoke Ridge
Phone: 203.966.9577

 

NEARBY

 

COOKING

 

AUX DÉLICES ADULT & KID CLASSES
Visit: 23 Acosta Street, Stamford
Phone: 203.326.4540 Ext 109

NUTMEG KITCHEN
(Ages 2-4)
Visit: 24 Westchester Avenue,
Pound Ridge
Phone: 201.921.3327

 

DANCE

 

CREATIVE MOTION
(Chelsea Piers/Stamford Athletic Club)

 

NATURE

 

STAMFORD MUSEUM & NATURE CENTER
Little Farmers (18-24mos)
Art Farm (2yrs)
Spring on the Farm (2+yrs)
Visit: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Phone: 203.322.1646

 

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